Athletics Victoria is pleased to present the 56th edition of Zatopek:10 on Thursday 8th December, 2016 at Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park.

A celebration of Athletics featuring the Australian 10,000m Championships and the Victorian State Championships supported by our friends at Little Athletics Victoria and Athletics Australia.

Event Information

Date: Thursday 8th December, 2016
Start Time: 6.30pm (Gates open 5.00pm)
Venue: Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park

Event Coverage:
Will be confirmed prior to the Event. Live results will be available via www.athsvic.org.au/liveresults. Follow us on social media – @athsvic via Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram for up-to-date information.

Athlete Information

All entries must be completed online before the closing deadline. Please note that your entry does not guarantee automatic selection into the event and athletes will be informed of their selection following the closing date.


Tickets for Zatopek:10 2016 will be available to purchase at Gate 1 for $15 for adults and $25 for a family ( 2 Adults and unlimited children)

If you have any question regarding access please contact Athletics Victoria on (03) 8646 4500.

Click here for Lakeside Stadium conditions of entry.

Prize Money

Zatopek10 Men

1st Place: $4,500

2nd Place: $1,000

3rd Place: $500

Zatopek10 Women

1st Place: $4,500

2nd Place: $1,000

3rd Place: $500

Ondieki 3000m

1st Place: $1,000 Flight Centre Gift Voucher

De Castella 3000m

1st Place: $1,000 Flight Centre Gift Voucher


Time Event No. Event 
6:30pm 1 Denise Boyd 100 Yards **
6:35pm 2 Gary Honey Long Jump Challenge
6:40pm 3 David Baxter Memorial 100 Yards **
6:50pm 4 Jamieson u/15 Girls 1500m
7.00pm 5 Hillardt u/15 Boys 1500m
7.10pm 6 Steve Hooker Pole Vault Challenge
7.15pm 7 Open Womens 1500m
7:25pm 8 Open Mens 800m
7:30pm 9 Ondieki u20 3000m Women #
7:45pm 10 De Castella u20 3000m Men #
8.00pm 11 Zatopek Womens 10,000m **/*
8.40pm 12 Womens 4 x 400m Relay **
8.45pm 13 Mens 4 x 400m Relay **
8:55pm 14 Zatopek Mens 10,000m **/*
* Includes Australian Championships
**Includes Victorian Championships
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Athlete and Coaches Information


  • Entry to the Zatopek:10 must be made via the Athletics Victoria entry portal via this link ENTRY PORTAL
  • The Mens and Womens Zatopek 10,000m and the 100 Yards are National Championships and State Championship Events and for 2016 will have an entry fee.
  • Athletes MUST include their season best time if possible or personal best as a second option
  • All athletes will receive athlete accreditation which will provide entry into Zatopek:10.


  • Under 15 boys and girls competing in the 1500m events will have one free of charge minder/parent.
  • Each athlete can nominate one (1) Athletics Australia accredited coach that MUST display their Athletics Australia accreditation card upon entry.
  • Reciprocal rights are reserved for international athletes who have accredited coaches recognised by their nations official coaching body.

Transport Information

It is easy to travel to the 2015 Zatopek:10 across Melbourne’s public transport system:

Yarra Trams:
Route 96: St Kilda Beach to East Brunswick – 2-8 per hour (Every Day)
Route 12: Victoria Gardens to St Kilda – 5-6 per hour (Every Day)

Those traveling by Metro Train services are best to connect to the Yarra Tram Services via Southern Cross Station.

For more up-to-date information on travel times and services head to: http://www.yarratrams.com.au

For connecting train information please visit http://ptv.vic.gov.au


Limited parking is available at Lakeside Stadium so we recommend public transport for spectators.

  • Parking is subject to availability
  • Please follow directions given by traffic controllers if on duty
  • Lakeside car park is Pay-and-Display.
  • You must purchase and display a prepaid valid ticket from a ticket machine
  • Parking along Albert Rd is Pay-and-Display. You must purchase and display a prepaid valid ticket from a ticket machine.
  • Please see recommended park spots around Lakeside Stadium here – Lakeside Stadium Parking Map
  • For information on parking around Albert Park check out – http://au.parkopedia.com/free/albert_park/parking/