2020 Tas. Road Running Championships -13 December 2020

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2020 Tasmanian Road Running Championships

Athletics Tasmania has advised that the 2020 Tasmanian Road Running Championships will be contested in conjunction with the Tasmanian Running Festival in Launceston on Sunday 13 December 2020.


The Tasmanian Championships will be recognised in the following age groups for men and for women:


Open, Under 20, Over 40 and Over 50

All athletes will be classified in the open championships. Athletes will be classified in the other age groups according to standard age eligibility rules:

Under 20 as of 31 December 2020

Over 40 and Over 50 on the day of competition

5km (age as of 31 December 2020)

Under 18, Under 16 and Under 14

1 Mile (age as of 31 December 2020) [replacing the previous 2km]

Under 12

There are no teams competitions: individual championships only.


Exceptionally for 2020 given that the championship was moved out of the original registration year, the following special eligibility rules will apply:

(1) any athlete who was fully or Out Of Stadium (OOS) only registered with AT as at 30 September 2020; and/or

(2) any athlete who is full year or OOS only registered with AT as at 12noon on Friday 11 December 2020

will be eligible for the championships and therefore will be considered in producing the Tasmanian Championships results.

Therefore, please ensure if you are taking part in the Launceston Running Festival and wish to be considered for the Tasmanian Championships and were not registered for 2019-20, that you are registered with Athletics Tasmania before noon on Friday 11 December.

Any athlete who wishes to “enter” the 2020 Tasmanian Road Running Championships should enter the relevant event distance in the Tasmanian Running Festival and pay the applicable entry fee. There is no additional fee to be considered for the Tasmanian Championship.

Please email Phil Hand, TMA Secretary at tasmasterssec@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Event Facebook link is https://www.facebook.com/TasRunningFestival Entries at time of writing were expected to be open by 30 September


Tasmanian Masters Athletics

The philosophy of the Masters movement is participation. Come along and enjoy yourself in running, walking, throwing and jumping. While membership is restricted to those over 30, children or grandchildren of members are most welcome to participate with us. Only financial members are eligible for Championships however.