Don’t Worry, Be Happy, Run Fast – A return to familiar surrounds has Clay Watkins in a good place

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Ahead of this week’s national championships and Commonwealth Games trials, Daniel Jervis-Bardy caught up with 400m specialist Clay Watkins as he attempts to regain the form that lead him to a 4th place in the 400m at the 2009 National Championships On the eve of the 92nd Australian Athletics Championships, Clay Watkins – South Australia’s […]

2014 Australian Road Championship Events

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Athletics Australia has released details of the 2014 Australian out of stadium championships. There are some funding opportunities available to South Australian athletes. Interested athletes should read the information below and complete an expression of interest for funding as desired.         Australian Marathon Championship Date: Sunday 6th July 2014 Venue: Gold Coast, QLD […]

Para Athletes Shine for SA at Junior Nationals

Bronze medal relay Aus Juniors 2014

By Daniel Jervis-Bardy The outstanding performances of our junior para-athletes have headlined the South Australian effort at the 2014 Australian Junior Championships in Sydney. Lead by Brayden Davison, the local contingent of ambulant athletes concluded the first amalgamated Junior, Para-Junior National Championship with a collective haul of six gold, four silver and three bronze medals. […]

Athletics to Benefit From $400,000 in New Funding for SA Athletics Stadium


News Release - Saturday February 15, 2014  Minister Leon Bignell Minister for Tourism Minister for Recreation and Sport   $400,000 to improve SA Athletics Stadium Competitor and spectator viewing areas around the running track at SA Athletics Stadium at Mile End will be upgraded with the help of a $400,000 State Government grant. The funding has […]

Adelaide Track Classic Review – A Local Perspective


Words: Daniel Jervis-Bardy With a fervent smile stretched across her face, Margaret Gayen encapsulated the overwhelming sentiment among South Australian athletes at Saturday night’s Adelaide Track Classic.   ‘Its awesome’ Gayen beamed. ‘To have that many people in the stadium, that many people interested in Track & Field in South Australia is just fantastic’ On […]

Richard Just Wants to Run – The South Australian distance runner who won’t give up

Richard Everest

On a perfect night in Adelaide in 2009, Richard Everest broke the Australian Junior 3000m record, replacing world championship bronze medallist Craig Mottrom as the fastest ever Australian junior over the distance. On the verge of Commonwealth Games selection, Everest had the world at his feet. Five years on, many people may be wondering what […]

Start Lists Released for Adelaide Track Classic


Athletics Australia and Athletics SA have this morning released the preliminary start lists for the 2014 Adelaide Track Classic to be held next Saturday 15th February from 6pm at SA Athletics Stadium. For all the details, including the link to purchase tickets, please visit the dedicated Adelaide Track Classic page by clicking here

Australian Record Highlights Interclub Competition

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Two of South Australia’s finest young throwers headlined the Interclub Program at SA Athletics stadium today. Pembroke’s Lachlan Page and Para-Athlete Amanda Tscharke etched their name in to the State record book with a pair of record-breaking performances. A gold medallist at the 2013 Australian Junior Championships in Perth, Page (16) solidified his reputation as […]

Athletics SA Joins Forces with Triathlon for The Espy Run

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Athletics SA is today very excited to officially announce a partnership with the Adelaide Triathlon Club which will see The Espy Run incorporated in to an exciting new multisport festival at Aldinga on the 5-6 April 2014. Modelled on the successful Victor Harbor Triathlons, the Nippy’s Silver Sands Multisport Festival will incorporate sprint and Olympic […]

Runnin’ Rebel – The Chaotic Career of Sophie Linn

Sophie Linn Terra Haute

Ever wondered what it’s like competing in the US Collegiate System? Well more and more Australian athletes are heading to the US on college scholarships. In South Australia, many locals have headed to the “States” including in recent years, thrower Jarrod Stevens (Boise State University), former Australian Marathon Champion, Dale Engler (Idaho), distance runner Daniel […]


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