Marge Allison

Marge has been an outstanding competitor in Masters athletics for over thirty years.  In that time she has competed in nearly every event from the sprints to 800m, long and short hurdles, long and high jump, relays, multi-events and a marathon.

Marge AllisonIn all these events Marge has set numerous records at World, Oceania, National and State levels. 

Following the honour of being flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony at the World Championships in Buffalo in 1995, Marge went on to break the 400m World Record in 58.51 thus becoming the first 50 year old woman in history to run a sub 60 second 400m. 

In 2010 Marge became only the second woman to win the prestigious John Landy Trophy. 

Marge is not only dedicated to her training but also the encouragement of others and the promotion of the sport of athletics and was Inducted into the Australian Masters Athletics Hall of Fame in 2016.