Cliff Young

Deceased

Updated: 2021-10-02

Victoria

Bio

Cliff Young captured the nation's attention in 1983 with his unexpected outright victory in the inaugural Westfield Sydney to Melbourne Ultramarathon Run. He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1983.

Records

Event Category Distance Record Date(s)
Sydney - Melbourne 864 km 5d 15h 4m 27 Apr to 4 May 1983
M60 World & Open Australian 24 Hours Track 235.969 km 9 Nov 1985
M65 Australian 12 Hours Track 104.800 km 5 Aug 1990
M70 Australian 100km Track 14h 08m 54s 17 Oct 1993
M70 Australian 100 Miles Track 1d 6h 49m 10s 21 Nov 1995
M70 Australian 200km Track 1d 18h 11m 47s 21 Nov 1995
M70 Australian 500km Track 6d 0h 0m 0s 21 Nov 1995

Media

1984: Westfield Run '84
1983: Good on yer, Cliff! Cliff Young "shuffles" from Sydney to Melbourne Down on the farm

Results

DateNamePositionResult    
14/11/1999 Colac 6 Day Race13492.400 km
23/10/1999 Sri Chinmoy Festival Of Running9137.720 km
08/05/1999 Coburg Harriers Carnival 24 Hour Track Race5147.487 km
22/08/1998 Coburg Harriers Carnival 24 Hour Track Race6141.570 km
11/03/1998 Nanango 1000 Mile Track Race0DNF    
18/11/1996 Colac 6 Day Race9561.200 km
27/10/1996 Sri Chinmoy Festival Of Running8146.817 km
19/11/1995 Colac 6 Day Race14600.800 km
14/10/1995Liverpool City Council Saucony 24 Hour Track Race6146.500 km
21/01/1995 Toukley Rotary 12 Hour Race1184.320 km
14/11/1994 Colac 6 Day Race9596.000 km
22/10/1994 Sri Chinmoy Festival Of Running8150.760 km
01/10/1994Liverpool City Council Saucony 24 Hour Track Race11150.540 km
03/06/1994 Queensland 24 Hour Track Championship6135.470 km
16/04/1994 Coburg Harriers Carnival Victorian 24 Hour Track Championship5153.055 km
26/03/1994Vita Health Foods South Coast 24 Hour Championship11145.740 km
29/01/1994Liverpool Leader Saucony 24 Hour Track Race6147.000 km
22/01/1994 Toukley Rotary 12 Hour Race1488.429 km
14/11/1993 Colac 6 Day Race7609.600 km
16/10/1993 Sri Chinmoy Festival Of Running8148.470 km
30/08/1993 Nanango South Burnett Pioneer Foot Race948:10:52    
05/06/1993 Queensland 24 Hour Track Championship8130.452 km
13/03/1993 Tamworth 24 Hour Charity Run7155.258 km
27/02/1993 Coburg Harriers Carnival Victorian 24 Hour Track Championship3171.650 km
23/01/1993 Toukley Rotary 12 Hour Race891.334 km
15/11/1992 Colac 6 Day Race7653.600 km
15/10/1992Hungry Jack's Geraldton to Perth Whopper Marathon0DNF    
31/08/1992 Nanango South Burnett Pioneer Foot Race544:11:28    
26/06/1992 Caboolture 6-12-24-488140.800 km
23/05/1992 Queensland 24 Hour Track Championship2158.617 km
22/02/1992 Coburg Harriers Carnival Victorian 24 Hour Track Championship14153.851 km
03/11/1991 Colac 6 Day Race10590.400 km
28/09/1991 Sri Chinmoy Festival Of Running13157.100 km
22/09/1991 Traralgon Marathon493:47:12    
06/09/1991 Caboolture 6-12-24-48 24 Hour Track Race5154.2679 km
04/05/1991Medibank Private Bunbury Marathon534:10:17    
23/02/1991Westfield Coburg Harriers Carnival Victorian 24 Hour Track Championship12165.231 km
26/01/1991 Wyong 24 Hour Track Race13134.545 km
18/11/1990 Campbelltown Australian 6 Day Race9648.503 km
27/10/1990 Sri Chinmoy Festival Of Running7148.427 km
01/09/1990Westfield Sydney Striders 24 Hour Track Race8178.670 km
04/08/1990 Toto's International 24 Hour Challenge11183.310 km
17/06/1990Southern Cross Traralgon Marathon763:26:03    
08/04/1990 Toto's 100km Race Against The Clock1110:12:07    
10/03/1990Westfield Coburg Harriers Carnival Victorian 24 Hour Track Championship17164.509 km
03/02/1990 IAU World 24 Hours38167.136 km
13/11/1989 Colac 6 Day Race11664.000 km
28/10/1989 Sri Chinmoy Festival Of Running8175.834 km
19/08/1989 Hi-Tec International 24 Hr Challenge15173.768 km
18/05/1989Westfield Sydney to Melbourne Ultra Marathon0DNF    
25/02/1989Westfield Coburg Harriers Carnival Victorian 24 Hour Track Race26157.875 km
11/12/1988 Ballarat C.H.A.S.E. Carnival Ultra228:43:54    
14/11/1988 Colac 6 Day Race14670.400 km
29/10/1988 Sri Chinmoy Festival Of Running9175.330 km
28/05/1988 Sydney Striders 24 Hour Track Race4196.281 km
13/02/1988Westfield Coburg Harriers Carnival Victorian 24 Hour Track Race12179.081 km
16/11/1987 Colac 6 Day Race12632.000 km
03/10/1987 Sri Chinmoy Festival Of Running34100.182 km
05/09/1987 QMRRC 24 Hour Track Race6185.811 km
23/08/1987 Ballarat C.H.A.S.E. Carnival Ultra167:43:04    
30/05/1987 Sydney Striders 24 Hour Track Race4196.867 km
26/03/1987Westfield Sydney to Melbourne Ultra Marathon16229:17:00    
27/02/1987Westfield Victorian Veterans 24 Hour Track Race8197.115 km
01/11/1986 Sri Chinmoy Festival Of Running23156.106 km
24/08/1986 Ballarat C.H.A.S.E. Carnival Ultra86:33:46    
28/06/1986 Victorian Marathon Club 50 Mile Track Race136:51:39    
02/05/1986Westfield Sydney to Melbourne Ultra Marathon0DNF    
15/02/1986Westfield Victorian Veterans 24 Hour Track Race6203.200 km
01/12/1985Westfield Melbourne to Colac0DNF    
09/11/1985 Sri Chinmoy Festival Of Running1235.969 km
04/08/1985The Sun City to Surf155759:16    
29/06/1985 Victorian Marathon Club 50 Mile Track Race56:45:15    
12/04/1985Westfield Sydney to Melbourne Ultra Marathon0DNF    
10/03/1985 Victorian Marathon Club 150km Track Race416:09:27    
02/02/1985Westfield Victorian Veterans 24 Hour Track Race2216.095 km
26/11/1984McEwan's Colac Ultra Marathon8746.600 km
05/08/1984 Gold Coast International Marathon2853:11:34    
15/07/1984Mita Copiers Victorian State Championship Marathon1453:11:25    
27/04/1984Westfield Sydney to Melbourne Ultra Marathon7179:02:00    
15/11/1983 Cliff Young Colac 10000DNF    
09/10/1983 Athens International Marathon773:11:xx    
31/07/1983Superfast Gold Coast International Marathon03:12:24    
26/06/1983 Victorian Marathon Club 50 Miles Fun Run96:41:49    
27/04/1983Westfield Sydney to Melbourne Ultra Marathon1135:04:00    
02/04/1983 Manly 100 Mile Track Race114:37:54    
17/10/1982Big M Melbourne Marathon9093:08:28    
26/06/1982 Victorian Marathon Club 50 Miles Fun Run46:31:26    
10/04/1982 Manly 100 Mile Track Race114:46:00    
18/10/1981Big M Melbourne Marathon4583:04:12    
11/07/1981 Victorian Marathon Club 50 Miles Fun Run97:12:53    
25/04/1981 Halls Gap - Stawell Marathon1093:17:13    
14/01/1981 4th World Veteran Championships M55 Marathon82:58:20    
10/01/1981 4th World Veteran Championships M55 10km Cross Country1339:04    
12/10/1980Big M Melbourne Marathon4433:02:53    
21/10/1979Big M Melbourne Marathon3293:41:41    
23/09/1979Adidas Sun Superun01:04:00    

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