Queen’s Baton in Australia
On the 24th of December the Queens Baton Relay officially arrived in Australia, beginning its tour in the City of Brisbane before making its way up to the tip of Queensland. The Baton has just left Palm Island on its way to Natural Bridge. To see the path that the Queens Baton is going to take visit the Commonwealth Games website.
Saipan Marathon Opens Registration
For any runners that are participating in the Saipan Marathon can now register online for marathon held on March 10, 2018. The Marianas Visitors Authority has opened registrations and encourages all runners to register by February 12th, 2018 for the early bird deadline, for the best price and to guarantee inclusion in the official race booklet. Saipan Marathon 2018 will be including a 10K, Half Marathon, Full Marathon, and 50K Ultra Marathon courses
Paralympic Medalist and Bladerunner Liam Malone, who competed in the 2016 Paralympic Games with his unbelievable sprint double, has announced his retirement from the sport at the age of 24. Malone says he has made this difficult decision due to a number of factors but in the end lacks the motivation and will to continue in the sport in the countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. “Over the last month I have been reflecting on my position and I have made the difficult decision to retire my running career effective immediately,” Liam explains.
Congratulations Liam on a fantastic career. Good luck for the future.