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Albie Thomas Night of Miles

Albie Thomas Night of Miles

Tuesday 16th December 2014

Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Wednesday, 19 November 2014/Categories: Events, ANSW Club Events

Event date: 16/12/2014 Export event

The Albie Thomas Night of Miles is an event dedicated to one of Australia's greatest distance runners. Albie Thomas broke world records, competed at three Olympic Games (Melbourne 1956, Rome 1960 and Tokyo 1964), was a dual Commonwealth Games (Cardiff 1958 and Perth 1962) medallist and later, coached and worked tirelessly for the St George Athletics Club. In 1960, Albie ran 3:58.8 to record the first sub-four minute mile on grass in NSW. Albie later lowered this record to 3:58.3.

When:

6.30pm Tuesday 16 December 2014

Where:

The Crest, Bankstown

Entry:

$10 on the day and free for Little Athletics.

Timetable: 

6:30- little A’s 70m Girls

6:32- Little A’s 70m Boys

6:38- Little A’s 100m Girls

6:40- Little A’s 100m Boys

6:50- 3 miles Community

7:19- 100 yards Women

7:22- 100 yards Men

7:30- 300m Women

7:35- 300m Men

7:45- 1 Mile Elite women

7:55- 1 Mile Elite Men

Prize Money for the Mile: 1st $500, 2nd $200, 3rd $100

Bonus: $500 for breaking Albie Thomas’ Mile Record 3:58.3 or the NSW Women’s Open Mile Record 4:29.28

For more information and to be considered for selection contact Youcef Abdi
Email: youcef.abdi@nswathletics.org.au Mob: 0403 553 519
 
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