Festival Sprint

Set the pace in this years Festival Sprint hosted by Athletics ACT. Open to everyone we challenge you to take on the 30m dash and clock your best time, go head to head with a mate or just share the thrill of crossing the finish line.

Australian 100m record holder Melissa Breen and London Olympian Ben Offereins will be stepping up to set pace - do you have what it takes to beat our champions? Bragging rights and prizes will be on offer for the fastest times!

Melissa Breen, Australian 100m record holder

Melissa Breen, Australian 100m record holder

Melissa Breen

  • Australian 100m record holder with a time of 11.11s
  • 3 time, and defending, national champion over the 100m.
  • 2012 London Olympian
  • 2010, 2014 representative at the Commonwealth games
  • 2011, 2013, 2015 representative at the World Championships

 

 

Ben Offereins, London Olympian

Ben Offereins, London Olympian

Ben Offereins

  • 7th fastest Australian of all time over the 400m in 44.86
  • 2 time national champion over the 400m
  • 2012 London Olympian
  • 2010 Commonwealth games gold medallist in the 4x400m relay
  • 2009 World Championship bronze medallist in the 4x400m relay
  • 2009, 2011, 2013 World championship representative