This online talk will showcase some of the finest local Queensland athletes, from Queensland Race Walking Club, Queensland Masters Athletics and parkrun!

Professor Brenda Gannon, University of Queensland, who has researched ageing, physical activity and health care use, will talk with athletes about their lifestyle, training, nutrition, coaching and volunteering. Their influence is broad, also coaching children from age 8 upwards, and adults into their 80’s and 90’s! Their achievements are outstanding!

Athletes include:

  • Internationally competitive racewalkers
  • Australian and Queensland Masters Champions
  • Queensland Record Holders
  • World Medallist
  • World Masters Association volunteers.

Please join in to learn their tricks of the trade, and how you can become involved too!

A Zoom Link will be provided here soon. Please check back here by 12 October. 

About Seniors Month at UQ

This month UQ is supporting Queensland Seniors Month. The theme ‘Social Connections' promotes positive community attitudes towards older people and ageing.

As Australia’s first Age Friendly University, we are hosting a variety of events throughout the month.

'Social Connection' events for seniors

Age friendly 'Social Connection' events for all ages

Other things to do at UQ throughout October


Online via Zoom