A rare weekend that saw both the end of the winter season and the start of summer produced welcoming results.
Mel Breen could be forced to retire after the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro if she doesn't receive funding from Athletics Australia following her appeal.
Athletics ranks sixth out of seven sports that the Australian Sports Commission has threatened with funding cuts if reform to their governance is not achieved.
It has been two years since he raced in a 10 kilometre event, but Cameron Page is confident of being the first across the line in this Sunday's Burnie Ten.
Olympic champion Sally Pearson's old coach Sharon Hannan has taught her new coach Antony Drinkwater-Newman much of what he knows about guiding an elite athlete.
The surprise appointment by Sally Pearson of the unheralded Antony Drinkwater-Newman as the replacement for long time coach Sharon Hannan poses the classic question: Does the coach create the athlete? Or the does athlete create the coach?
Queensland's Michael Shelley has finished twelfth in the Chicago Marathon in a Commonwealth Games A-qualifying time.
Lisa Weightman's decision to swap Red Square for Fed Square for her 2013 marathon has paid dividends, with the diminutive distance runner recording a new personal best in taking out today's Melbourne Marathon.
Scott Westcott had planned for his final competitive marathon to have been in Moscow at this year's world championships, but instead finds himself taking to the streets of Melbourne.
Olympic gold medallist Sally Pearson has split with her coach of 14 years, Sharon Hannan.
Two-time Olympian Chris Wardlawmay be better known for his role in athletics as a coach, having mentored such great Australian marathoners as Steve Moneghetti and Kerryn McCann as well as 5000m ace Craig Mottram.
Once the province of charities, entrepreneurs are making a packet from fun runs.
The athletics season opened last week with the Australian University Games in Brisbane, with Sydney University dominating the competition.
Ryan Gregson will take a stronger mind and body into next year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after learning some tough lessons from last year's London Olympics.
Talented long jumper Brooke Stratton has a few targets in her sights.
Paralympic running superstar Evan O'Hanlon claims Athletics Australia's new funding program is insulting to athletes and says he may be forced to retire at the peak of his powers.
Alexander Rowe is an elite 800m runner from Melbourne, Australia. He finished 5th at the 2009 World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy. He claimed his first senior Australian National title in Sydney earlier this year and competed at the World Championships in Moscow, qualifying for the semi-finals. His current PB is 1:45.44, ranking him 8th on the Australian all-time list.
The Athletics Victoria winter season has wrapped up at the Tan Relays, with world championship representative Nikki Chapple the standout individual performer.
The controversial eight year tenure of Eddie McGuire on the Athletics Australia Board is over following his resignation.
Australian athletes have ended the season on a high in the Italian town of Rieti.