Athletics Raod

Athletics - Road Events

Short, sharp and speedy, this one mile (1609m) event is run along the iconic Mitchell Street in Darwin city. Featuring elite and mass participation events, running enthusiasts from around the world can watch as elite athletes attempt to crack the 4 minute barrier.

Competition Details

Sport Schedule

Mitchell Street Mile
Mitchell Street, Darwin CBD

Event Programme

Race Categories:

  • Elite Women (Arafura Games medal event)
  • Elite Men (Arafura Games medal event)
  • Open
  • Street Skating
  • Defence and Services
  • Masters
  • Cycling
  • 12yrs and under (Primary)
  • Under 18 (Secondary)
  • Fancy Dress

Technical Information

Level of Competition

  • Invitational – Elite Men and Women
  • Mass participation for all other events

Rules & Regulations

The event will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of World Athletics.

Host Venue Details

Mitchell Street, Darwin CBD

24, Mitchell Street, Darwin City, Northern Territory, 0800, Australia.

Additional Information

Registration Fee

Mass participation events: Adults $20, Children $10 ($AUD)

Sport Contact Details


Leanne Chin


Host Organisation

Athletics Northern Territory

Games Contact Details

Arafura Games Office General Enquiries

+61 8 8999 5256 (ACST)