Tallent Wins Bronze at World Race Walking Cup

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Courtesy of Athletics Australia The outstanding international career of South Australian based Jared Tallent has continued in Taicang (CHN) with the three-time Olympic medallist winning a strong BRONZE in the men’s 50km walk at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup. His third consecutive medal over the distance at the world championship of race walking, the […]

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

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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

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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 […]

Joe Stevens, Graham Billett and Rosemary Billett Receive Life Membership

Joe Volunteer of the Year

The long standing and wide-ranging contributions of three stalwarts of South Australian Athletics were recognised at Athletics SA’s Annual General Meeting on Monday night.  Joe Stevens, Graham Billet and Rosemary Billet will receive Life Membership in acknowledgement of their exceptional contribution to athletics in South Australia. Presently active as the President of Athletics SA, Joe […]

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 […]

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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