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EVENT OVERVIEW

The 2018 Australian Half Marathon Championships will be held on the Sunshine Coast (Qld) on Sunday 19th of August, in conjunction with the Sunshine Coast Marathon.

As in previous years all State and Territory member associations have been invited to send 6 male and 6 female athletes to contest this event. The top three placings in each gender will accumulate points towards a total team score. Each athlete will also be eligible to compete for the Australian Half Marathon Individual Championship.

HALF MARATHON QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:


Women: 1:40:00

Men: 1:30:00

 

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          2018 QLD Team Selections

 Female Male 
Melanie Panayiotou  Pat Nispel
Samantha Phillips  Aidan Hobbs
Clare Geraghty  Peter Bracken
Christie McKay   Derrick Leahy
Ellen Christinson Paul Tierney 
Kerri Hodge  David Russell

TEAM SELECTION

Queensland Athletics will be selecting 6 men and 6 women to represent Queensland at the Australian Half Marathon Championships. The following will be available to selected athletes:

  • Free race entry
  • Use of Elite Athlete Facilities on race day
  • An elite start at the front of the field
  • One night's twin share accommodation (top 3 males/females)
  • Allowance of $150 dollars per athlete (top 3 males/females)
  • Ground transport to the start line (if applicable) (top 3 males/females)
  • Facility access into/out of Event venue for the athlete briefing

 In order for an athlete to be considered for selection to represent Queensland at the championships they must complete an application form.

Due to the individualised nature of half marathons, selections are at the discretion of the Queensland Half Marathon Selection Committee. The committee will consider events from open cross country through to marathons, with performances at half marathons to be given the greatest weight. Where applicable, the committee will give greater weight to performances achieved at Queensland Athletics permitted events.

 

ATHLETE CODE OF BEHAVIOUR

ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The top three male and female athletes from each state will receive assistance as follows:

  1. One nights twin share accommodation
  2. Travel allowance of $150
  3. Ground transport to the start line


IMPORTANT DATES

Friday 29th June (5pm): Team Applications Close

Tuesday 3rd July: Queensland Team Announced

Sunday 19th August: 2018 Australian Half Marathon Championships

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CONTACT US

Have a question? Contact us below:

Email: teams@qldathletics.org.au 

Tel: 07 3343 0900

Post: Queensland Athletics, PO Box 249, SUNNYBANK QLD 4109