Latest news
  1. Pacific Pride: Tokyo Olympic Wrap Up
  2. Historical Moment for Ashley Moloney; Oceania’s first Decathlon Olympic Medal
  3. Once-in-a-Lifetime Games; Privileged to be a Technical Official 
  4. Flack, Snell, Doubell … Peter Bol?
  5. Dame Valerie Adams: Oceania Athletics’ GOAT
  6. Oceania Identified Athlete from Tuvalu makes Olympic Debut
  7. Oceania Athletics Tokyo2020 Event Previews
  8. Jonah Harris on Track to Create Nauru History
  9. Global Conversation
  10. 2020 MERIT AWARD RECIPIENTS
  11. Oceania One Day Meetings 2020-21
  12. Cook Islands Games
  13. World Athletics – Wrap Up
  14. Lauren Bruce Claims Area Hammer Throw Record
  15. McSweyn Area Record
  16. Project W.I.N: HPTC Athletes take on Nutrition
  17. Area Record Holder Announces Retirement
  18. OAA COMPETITION COMMISSION: EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
  19. Alex Beddoes: Sportsmen of the Year
  20. AREA NEWS: FEBRUARY
  21. Ratcliffe Sets New Area Record at Porritt Classic
  22. Oceania 20km Race Walk Championships
  23. Fiji’s Sprinter, Heleina Young, Awarded Inaugural Scholarship
  24. Tokyo Qualifiers, Records, and GIO OzDay10k
  25. Hull and Baxter Set New Area Records
  26. Palau: 4th Annual Koror Kolor Run
  27. Maurie Plant: Tributes and Memories
  28. 2020 Melanesian Championships: New Location
  29. NMA 38th Annual Christmas Island Relay
  30. Congratulations to newly elected OAA President Robin Sapong Eugenio of the Northen Mariana Islands
  31. McSweyn claims Zatopek 10,000m Victory in Record Time
  32. Sir Peter Snell, a New Zealand Athletic Legend who Always be Remembered
  33. Day 9 & 10: Doha Report
  34. Doha Report: Day 8
  35. Doha Day 7: Report
  36. Doha Report: Day 6
  37. Doha Report: Day 3
  38. Doha – Day Two
  39. Day 1: Competition Begins
  40. Press Release: 2021 OCEANIA AREA CHAMPIONSHIPS
  41. Sally Pearson, one of Australia’s greatest Olympians, has announced her retirement. 
  42. Oceania Athletics Council 2019-2023
  43. Oceania Virtual Athletics Championships
  44. Oceania Athletics Coaches’ Association – OACA
  45. Oceania Athletics Technical Officials Advisory Committee
  46. Throwing Cage Safety and Selection
  47. World Athletics Rules Change Summary

Oceania Marathon and 10km Championships

Oceania Marathon and 10km Championships

The Oceania Championships for the 10km Road and Marathon took place on the Gold Coast, on the 1st and 2nd of July 2017.

The races were held alongside the Gold Coast Marathon Festival. The races held in beautiful conditions, with still conditions greeting the runners.

The Men’s and Women’s marathon where highlighted by a brilliant performance by Virginia Moloney. The Australian ran a time of 2 hours 29 minutes and 14 seconds, to win by over 5 minutes from her nearest competitor.

The Men’s marathon, was a much tighter affair with Dave Ridley from New Zealand, breaking away over the final kilometers to win from Australian Charlie Boyle by 24 seconds.

The Men’s 10km road race was close race with Timothy Lefroy from Australia taking line honours in a time of 29 minutes and 48 seconds. Winning by 1 second from Matthew Hudson. Local youngster Louis Mcafee rounded out the podium in a time of 29 minutes 50 seconds.

The Women’s 10km was won in commanding fashion by Eloise Wellings. It was her last race in Australia before heading to Europe to prepare for the World Championships in London, where she will compete over 10,000m.

We now head to Port Vila, Vanuatu at the end of the year, for the Oceania Half Marathon Championships, to be held alongside the Pacific Mini Games.

Marathon Male

1 DAVE RIDLEY NEW ZEALAND 02:24:59
2 CHARLIE BOYLE AUSTRALIA 02:25:23
3 BEN MACCRONAN AUSTRALIA 02:26:19

Marathon Female:

1 VIRGINIA MOLONEY AUSTRALIA 02:29:14
2 CELIA SULLOHERN AUSTRALIA 02:34:38
3 MARY DAVIES NEW ZEALAND 02:36:19

10km Male:

1 TIMOTHY LEFROY Australia 00:29:48
2 MATTHEW HUDSON Australia 00:29:49
3 LOUIS MCAFEE Australia 00:29:50

10km Female:

1 ELOISE WELLINGS Australia 00:32:55
2 ALEX PATTERSON Australia 00:33:10
3 LAURA NAGEL New Zealand 00:34:25

 

RECENT NEWS