Since its inception in 2004, the UQ Sport 1500m Classic has been a regular fixture on the Queensland Athletics calendar, kicking off the track and field season!
The event consists of only 1500m races, with events for school-age, masters, race walking, and elite-level competitors.
Year-on-year, the 1500m Classic attracts hundreds of competitors from all over Australia, with all races seeded based on performance.
The 2019 event featured more than 20 races, with a total prize pool of $5,600.
Jordan Williamsz won his fourth-consecutive (’16, ’17, ’18 & ’19) Men’s 1500m Classic, while Brittany McGowan scored her fifth (’12, ’13, ’16, ’17 & ’19) Women’s 1500m Classic (view full 2019 race results).
UQ Sport Athletics Centre
The University of Queensland,
Sir William MacGregor Drive,
St Lucia, Qld 4067