Thursday 18 – Saturday 27 January 2018

Incorporating the 29th year of the iconic Oz Day 10K.

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 two international competitions, road and track events, and the event attracts the finest wheelchair athletes from across the globe.

The 2018 GIO Summer Down Under Series will feature the following:  

Canberra International Track Meet – 2 evenings of racing at the Australian Institute of Sport Track on Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 January (racing starts at 5:30pm). 

Sydney Twilight Track Meet – Twilight racing at Blacktown International Sportspark Athletics Centre on Wednesday 24 January from 5.00pm.

GIO Oz Day 10K – Road racing through Sydney’s The Rocks on Australia Day, Friday 26 January from 9.00am. The race was broadcast LIVE on Sky News. Results (by category), Results (Overall)

Note- Due to Sydney’s Light Rail roadworks the Oz Day 10K course has undergone a renovation! The start / finish line is outside the MCA on George St.




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.