Friday 18 January – Sunday 27 January 2019

The Summer Down Under Wheelchair Road Racing Series is the highest profile wheelchair sporting event in Australia. The Series has grown from a single road race to an international competition, with both elite Australian and international athletes competing in track and road events in January each year. In 2019, the Oz Day 10K will be celebrating 30 years of racing and we thank our Major Sponsor GIO for supporting this event in this 30th year.

The GIO Summer Down Under Series features the following:

Canberra International Track Meet (Sunday 20 – Tuesday 22 January 2019) – 3 evenings of racing at the Australian Institute of Sport Track (incorporating a Junior and Developing athlete Mentor Clinic on the final day)

Sydney Twilight Track Meet (Thursday 24 January) – Twilight racing at Blacktown International Sportspark Athletics Centre (incorporating a Junior and Developing athlete Mentor Clinic)

GIO Oz Day 10K (Saturday 26 January) – Road racing through Sydney’s The Rocks on Australia Day 

Celebrating 30 years of the Oz Day 10K Lunch (Sunday 27 January) – A lunch for athletes, sponsors and supporters of the event at Taronga Zoo.

ATHLETES, COACHES and EVENT SUPPORTERS 

 

VOLUNTEERS

 

MENTOR CLINIC / COME ‘N’ TRY REGISTRATION  

 


Event Sponsors

Wheelchair Sports NSW would like to thank GIO for their ongoing major sponsorship as the Summer Down Under Series.

GIO
Wheelchair Sports NSW would like to thank the following support sponsors of the 2019 Series.

 Invacare
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2018 GIO Summer Down Under Results

Canberra International Track Meet

Sydney Twilight Track Meet

GIO Oz Day 10K – The Oz Day 10k race was broadcast LIVE on Sky News. Results (by category), Results (Overall).

 

 

The video of the 2018 race can be found on the Wheelchair Sports NSW you tube channel – or click here

With thanks to Serena Corporate Photography – images from the 2018 Series can be viewed and purchased from here

For highlights, news and more, follow us on the WS NSW Facebook page

The Oz Day 10K Hall of Fame can be found here

 

ABOUT US

Wheelchair Sports NSW (WS NSW), formed in 1961, is a charitable organisation responsible for the development, promotion and delivery of wheelchair sport in NSW.

It all started more than 50 years ago with a few visionary wheelchair members who believed in the power of sport to rehabilitate and integrate.

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