Date: Saturday, March 2-3 2012
Location: Lakeside Stadium (Melbourne, VIC)
Did you know an AFL goal post stands at 6m tall and Olympic champion Steve Hooker can pole vault 6.06m?
Did you know that the last time someone hurdled as fast as World Athlete of the Year Sally Pearson, Justin Bieber wasn’t even born, let alone singing?
Did you know the width of four F1 cars is 7.2m, while world championship silver medallist Mitchell Watt can jump 8.54m?
Did you know that this year’s IAAF Melbourne Track Classic will also see Australia’s best athletes attempt to secure their spot on the plane to London?
That’s right, you can Experience Amazing for two days, when the 2012 Australian Athletics Tour climaxes with the IAAF Melbourne Track Classic March 2-3 at Lakeside Stadium, the brand-new home to athletics in Victoria.
In an Olympic year, competition will be intense as Australia's best athletes do battle against each other and some of the biggest names on the planet. The question is, will you be there?
Please note that this event doubles as the nomination trial for the 2012 Olympic Games. For this reason, the event will be held across two days and incorporate all championship events on the London 2012 schedule.
- Men's & Women's 100m
- Men's & Women's 200m
- Men's & Women's 400m
- Men's & Women's 800m
- Men's & Women's 1500m
- Men's & Women's 5000m
- Women's 100mH
- Men's 110mH
- Men's & Women's 400mH
- Men's & Women's 3000m Steeplechase
- Men's & Women's High Jump
- Men's & Women's Pole Vault
- Men's & Women's Long Jump
- Men's & Women's Triple Jump
- Men's & Women's Shot Put
- Men's & Women's Discus Throw
- Men's & Women's Hammer Throw
- Men's & Women's Javelin Throw
For more information on the 2012 National Athletics Series, including the event grid and the athlete funding list, please follow this link to the 2012 NAS home page on the Athletics Australia website.