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.


The GIO Summer Down Under Series features the following:  

Canberra International Track Meet – 2 evenings of racing at the Australian Institute of Sport Track

Sydney Twilight Track Meet – Twilight racing at Blacktown International Sportspark Athletics Centre

GIO Oz Day 10k – Road racing through Sydney’s The Rocks on Australia Day 


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

Event Sponsors

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


Wheelchair Sports NSW would like to thank the following support sponsors of the 2017 Series.

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



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.