Zátopek:10 Coming to Lakeside Stadium

Athletics Victoria are pleased to announce the date for the 2022 edition of the ZÁTOPEK:10.

Named after the renowned Czech distance runner Emil Zátopek, the ZÁTOPEK:10 is one of Australia’s most prestigious track races. On December 15 2022 we will celebrate the 62nd edition of this event at the home of athletics in Melbourne, Lakeside Stadium.

Featuring the Australian Women’s and Men’s 10,000m Championships, this celebration of athletics is supported by the U20 Ondieki Women’s and U20 de Castella Men’s 3000m and Open Women and Men’s 1500m and 800m events.

Also on the night will be the Steve Hooker Pole Vault Challenge & the Gary Honey Long Jump Challenge where athletes will compete in teams of two to win the trophies.

To round out the evening there will also be the finals of the Athletics Victoria Open 4x400m relays and the Victorian All Schools 4x200m Relay Invitationals.

More information about the event is available here, and you can view the selection and eligibility policy here.

Athletes can click here to enter the event.

Spectators can click here to purchase a ticket.

We look forward to see you at this spectacular event!