Quebec, Canada 28-29 July 2007.
AURA will be selecting teams to represent Australia at the 2007 IAU 24 Hour World Challenge to be held in Canada.
Men’s and Women’s Teams may consist of between 3 and 6 athletes. It is anticipated some funding will be available to both the team and individual athletes under the IAU travel grants scheme www.iau.org.tw. Additional funding may also be available.
Primary selection standard will be set at 200km (Men) and 180km (Women) for 24 hours, recorded in races in 2006 and 2007. Athletes posting superior performances in comparable events (eg. 100 miles) may also come under consideration.
Suitable qualifying races include:
- Coburg 24 Hour in April 2006 http://www.coburgharriers.org.au/html/24hour.htm
- Gold Coast 24 Hour in August 2006
- Sri Chinmoy 24 Hour (Adelaide) in October 2006 http://www.srichinmoyraces.org/au/events/24hour/
- Coburg 24 Hour in April 2007 http://www.coburgharriers.org.au/html/24hour.htm