Queensland Athletic League Inc
Welcome to the official site of the Queensland Athletic League (QAL)! The QAL organises professional running events across Queensland. Races are run under a handicap system, usually over distances ranging from 70 metres to 1600 metres.
Handicap racing is designed to ensure that every athlete has a chance to win ! Runners are handicapped according to their ability which ensures that racing is close and more importantly exciting for both participants and spectators. While the big gifts offer thousands of dollars in prizemoney, there are many races where the prizemoney is a few hundred dollars.
Registration with the QAL allows the athlete to compete in both local (usually around 10 races) and Interstate events. The QAL has reciprical arrangements interstate professional bodies in VIC, SA, NSW, WA and Tasmania whereby runners need only pay the race entry fee. However to run interstate in pro running you must be a member of the QAL
Payments can be made via the Qld Athletic League Bank Acc – Bank of Qld BSB 124 053 ACC 10196537. All runners must be a member of Qld Athletics via a club or affiliated body to run in Qld or a member of an interstate Athletic League. If you live in Queensland are not a QA member it only costs $10 to get the base membership. So go online to Queensland Athletics membership and sign up
The QAL is a not for profit organisation run by a volunteer committee. Our handicapper is Darren Kynaston his email for entry forms is firstname.lastname@example.org
The Inaugural Somerset Gift will take place on Saturday 15 July at the Somerset College synthetic Athletic Track and is sure to feature some of the best Athletes in the local region. There are three ways you can be involved: come down as a spectator, sponsor the event, or take part in one of the many races listed.
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Somerset Foundation Day Gift at Somerset College Mudgeeraba
The Somerset Foundation Day Gift at Somerset College Mudgeeraba is approaching soon, more information to come.