The Rocks Oz Day 10K on Australia Day
- Mon Jan 26 2015
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Wheelchair athletes from across the globe will descend upon Sydney for the 26th annual GIO Summer Down Under Series, with the highlight event, the Oz Day 10K, taking place on Australia Day in The Rocks.
The GIO Summer Down Under Series will see the finest wheelchair track and road racers from around the world compete in the prestigious event. Australia’s Kurt Fearnley OAM, fresh off the back of his impressive New York City Marathon victory, will be returning for his 19th consecutive year, hoping for a win in the Men’s Open category. He will face off with athletes from Japan, Canada, USA, South Africa and UK.
CEO of Wheelchair Sports NSW, Jim O’Brien, is excited to see domestic competitors go head to head with international rivals in the 26th year of the event.
The stars of tomorrow will race alongside their heroes of the past and the public is invited for free to come and celebrate and cheer them on from 9am along the spectacular race around The Rocks, starting and finishing at Alfred St, Circular Quay.
Spectator entry to all the track and road events is free.
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