Francois Robert de Castella

Retired

Updated: 2021-09-06

Victoria

Bio

Track ChampionshipsRoad ChampionshipsOff-Road Championships
1977 Pacific Conference Games 10000m
1980 Victorian 10000m
1985-86 Australian 10000m
1975 Victorian 15km Road
1978 Victorian 10km Road
1979 Victorian 10km Road
1979 Victorian 15km Road
1979 Victorian Marathon
1979 Australian Marathon
1981 Australian Road Running
1982 Australian Road Running
1982 Commonwealth Games Marathon
1983 World Championships Marathon
1984 Australian Road Running
1986 Commonwealth Games Marathon
1988 Australian Road Running
1975 Australian Junior Cross Country
1976 Victorian 16km Cross Country
1978 Australian Cross Country
1979 Victotian 8km Cross Country
1979 Australian Cross Country
1980 Australian Cross Country
1981 Victorian 12km Cross Country
1988 Australian Cross Country
International CompetitionOlympic GamesCommonwealth Games
1977 Pacific Conference Games
1977 World Cross Country
1979 World Cross Country
1981 World Cross Country
1982 World Cross Country
1983 World Championships
1983 World Cross Country
1984 World Cross Country
1985 World Cross Country
1986 World Cross Country
1987 World Championships
1988 World Cross Country
1980 Moscow
1984 Los Angeles
1988 Seoul
1992 Barcelona
1982 Brisbane
1986 Edinburgh
1990 Auckland
World RecordsAustralian RecordsState Records
World Marathon - 2h 08m 18s - 6 Dec 1981# Australian Junior 3000m - 8m 21.4s - 26 Oct 1974
Australian Junior 3000m - 8m 13.8s - 6 Nov 1974
Australian Junior 5000m - 14m 04.0s - 4 Dec 1974*
Australian Junior 3 Miles - 13m 39.6s - 4 Dec 1974
Australian Junior 2 Miles - 8m 49.0s - 17 Dec 1974
Australian Junior 3 Miles - 13m 31.6s - 4 Dec 1975*
Australian Junior 5000m - 13m 58.4s - 4 Dec 1975
Australian Junior 6 Miles - 28m 15.8s - 17 Dec 1975*
Australian Junior 10000m - 29m 11.8s - 17 Dec 1975
Australian Junior 6 Miles - 28m 15.8s - 15 Jan 1976
Australian U20 10000m - 28m 54.4s - 16 Dec 1976
Australian 20000m - 58m 37.2s - 17 Apr 1982*
Australian 1 Hour Run - 20,516m - 17 Apr 1982
Australian Marathon - 2h 09m 18s - 8 Oct 1982
Australian Marathon - 2h 07m 51s - 21 Apr 1986
* Records set en-route to longer distance.
^ Overseas performances not recognised as records before 1969.
# Best on record for Non-Record Events.

Results

DateNamePositionResult    
07/03/2021 Port Macquarie Running Festival 3km IMF #RunSweatInspire19434:26    
25/08/2019 DeCastella Run20527:54    
02/09/2018 Fathers Day Warrior Run6828:55    
26/08/2018 DeCastella Run19930:40    
30/06/2018Southern Cross University Gold Coast 10km Run107851:03    
03/09/2017 Fathers Day Warrior Run5811:25    
02/07/2017Southern Cross University Gold Coast 10km Run51546:47    
28/08/2016 Dubbo Stampede Dingo Dash32634:05    
02/07/2016Southern Cross University Gold Coast 10km Run200458:10    
05/07/2015Southern Cross University Gold Coast 10km Run150855:11    
25/08/2013 DeCastella Run33933:31    
18/04/1993Nutrasweet London Marathon332:19:44    
23/03/1993 YMCA Of Canberra Runners Club Summer Series114:57    
02/03/1993 YMCA Of Canberra Runners Club Summer Series130:38    
09/08/1992 Games of the XXV Olympiad Men's Marathon262:17:44    
21/06/1992 Australian Half Marathon Men's Championship61:05:57    
13/06/1992 Victorian Road Championship Men's 10km1029:18    
17/05/1992Safety In Action Canberra Half Marathon21:06:38    
09/02/1992 Tokyo Marathon0DNF    
20/10/1991 Canberra Times Fun Run329:22    
22/09/1991 Burnie Ten329:11    
25/08/1991 Australian Cross Country Championship Senior Men's 12km236:47    
11/08/1991The Sun-Herald City to Surf440:59    
27/07/1991 YMCA Of Canberra Runners Club Cross Country Championship236:12    
14/07/1991 YMCA Of Canberra Runners Club Winter Series149:30    
21/04/1991Canon Rotterdam Marathon12:09:42    
22/02/1991 Australian Track & Field Championships Men's 10000m328:59.88 
23/01/1991 ACT Interclub Men's 5000m114:17    
21/10/1990 Canberra Times Fun Run129:01    
12/08/1990The Sun-Herald City to Surf341:25    
16/04/1990 Boston Marathon52:11:28    
01/04/1990 Cinque Mulini2532:19    
30/01/1990 XIV Commonwealth Games Men's Marathon132:18:50    
07/12/1989 Victorian Marathon Club Emil Zatopek Trophy Elite Men's Race528:38.37 
23/11/1989 AIS Drug Offensive Meeting Men's 5000m713:46.45 
02/11/1989 Australian Institute of Sport Men's 5000m314:02.1  
26/08/1989 Bobby Crim 10 Mile Road Race for the Special Olympics346:52    
20/08/1989 Falmouth Road Race332:33    
29/07/1989Quad City Times Bix 7 Road Race1033:08    
04/07/1989Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race1529:37    
09/04/1989MDA Boston Milk Run929:02    
02/04/1989 Carlsbad 5000 Men's Race1914:03    
18/03/1989 Azalea Trail Run328:35    
11/03/1989 Red Lobster 10k1028:41    
04/03/1989 Gate River Run2145:07    
14/01/1989 Bermuda International 10k1131:06    
02/10/1988 Games of the XXIV Olympiad Men's Marathon82:13:07    
28/08/1988 Australian Road Running Championship Senior Men's Race144:08    
09/07/1988 Australian Cross Country Championship Senior Men's 12km137:35    
28/05/1988Elby's Distance Classic11:01:08    
15/05/1988Revco Cleveland Marathon 10km Run429:15    
01/05/1988 Lilac Bloomsday Run1335:56    
26/03/1988 IAAF World Cross Country Championship Senior Men's Race0DNF    
14/02/1988 Tokyo Marathon42:08:49    
04/02/1988 Australian Track & Field Championships Men's 5000m513:50.22 
06/09/1987 IAAF World Championships Men's Marathon0DNF    
22/08/1987 Amatrice - Configno Road Race224:10    
13/08/1987 International Leichtathletik Abendsportfest Men's 5000m1713:43.36 
06/08/1987 Stockholm Games Men's 5000m313:47.58 
25/07/1987Quad City Times Bix 7 Road Race835:04    
04/07/1987Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race428:47    
21/06/1987Pearl Assurance Great North Run11:02:04    
20/04/1987 Boston Marathon62:14:24    
14/03/1987 Australian Institute of Sport Men's 3000m18:10.17 
07/03/1987 Australian Institute of Sport Men's 5000m113:51.9  
08/02/1987 Bob Hasan Bali Road Race829:41    
22/01/1987 America's Cup Invitational Men's 5000m213:52    
02/11/1986 New York City Marathon22:11:43    
18/10/1986 International Peace Race128:55    
05/10/1986 Sprint Oktoberfast234:24    
27/09/1986 Virginia 10 Miler147:49    
01/08/1986 XIII Commonwealth Games Men's Marathon12:10:15    
12/07/1986 Rainbow Classic222:53    
04/07/1986Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race1228:44    
21/04/1986 Boston Marathon12:07:51    
05/04/1986 Crescent City Classic328:28    
23/03/1986 IAAF World Cross Country Championship Senior Men's Race1436:10.9  
06/03/1986 Australian Track & Field Championships Men's 10000m228:37.98 
01/03/1986 Australian Institute of Sport Men's 5000m113:35.5  
20/10/1985 Chicago Marathon32:08:48    
06/10/1985 Sprint Oktoberfast134:21    
28/09/1985 Virginia 10 Miler146:52    
18/08/1985 Falmouth Road Race332:09    
10/07/1985 Lausanne Athletissima Men's 10000m428:05.23 
18/06/1985 Harry Jerome International Track Classic Men's 3000m108:03.81 
27/05/1985 Bolder Boulder Elite Men's Race829:33    
18/05/1985 St Paul Charity Race229:20    
31/03/1985 Cinque Mulini633:03    
24/03/1985 IAAF World Cross Country Championship Senior Men's Race2034:17    
17/02/1985 Shore To Shore228:41    
21/10/1984 Chicago Marathon32:09:09    
07/10/1984 Canberra Times Fun Run128:16    
12/08/1984 Games of the XXIII Olympiad Men's Marathon52:11:09    
27/06/1984 Run For Kevin129:51    
20/05/1984 Australian Road Running Championship11:16:41    
01/04/1984 Crescent City Classic628:03    
25/03/1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championship Senior Men's 12km2134:08    
03/03/1984 Continental Homes 10k227:48    
15/12/1983 Zatopek: 10 A Division228:02.2  
14/08/1983 IAAF World Championships Men's Marathon12:10:03    
09/04/1983 Rotterdam Marathon12:08:37    
27/03/1983 Cinque Mulini131:19    
20/03/1983 IAAF World Cross Country Championship Senior Men's 12km637:00    
20/02/1983 Hallandale Beach Road Race128:48    
05/02/1983 Gasparilla Distance Classic142:47    
16/12/1982 Zatopek Classic A Division228:12.2  
20/10/1982 YMCA Of Canberra Runners Club Winter Series5535:58    
08/10/1982 XII Commonwealth Games Men's Marathon12:09:18    
14/08/1982 Australian Road Running Championship11:17:02    
07/08/1982 Maggie Valley Moonlight Road Run322:52    
01/08/1982 Hennepin Lake Classic128:50    
24/07/1982Quad City Times Bix 7 Road Race132:21    
19/06/1982 Australian Cross Country Championship Senior Men's 12km236:47    
29/05/1982 Victorian Cross Country Championship Senior Men's 12km135:41    
17/04/1982 Rome One Hour Race120.516km
12/04/1982 Scarpa d'Oro Road Race121:19.4  
04/04/1982 Stramilano Half Marathon21:01:18    
28/03/1982 Cinque Mulini5Unknown    
21/03/1982 IAAF World Cross Country Championship Senior Men's 12km1034:20.5  
20/02/1982 Victorian Championship Men's 5000m Final213:45.31 
06/12/1981 Fukuoka International Marathon12:08:18    
04/10/1981 Pepsi Challenge National Road Championship128:43    
27/09/1981 BMW Road Race143:54    
20/09/1981 Maple Leaf Half Marathon31:03:04    
09/08/1981The Sun City to Surf140:08    
04/07/1981 Australian Road Running Championship Senior Men's 25km11:14:42    
12/04/1981 Stramilano Half Marathon11:04:52    
05/04/1981 Cinque Mulini229:52    
28/03/1981 IAAF World Cross Country Championship Senior Men's Race635:20    
19/03/1981 Australian Track & Field Championships Men's 5000m213:54.8  
21/02/1981 Victorian Championship Men's 5000m Final413:51.4  
17/02/1981 Victorian Championship Men's 5000m Heat 1114:09.7  
07/12/1980 Fukuoka International Marathon82:10:44    
06/09/1980 Australian Cross Country Championship Senior Men's 12km137:11    
01/08/1980 Games of the XXII Olympiad Men's Marathon102:14:31    
06/04/1980 Olympic Trial Marathon22:12:24    
23/03/1980 Australian Track & Field Championships Men's 10000m429:11.2  
16/02/1980 Victorian Championship Men's 5000m Heat 1214:38.9  
17/01/1980 Victorian Championship Men's 10000m128:19.08 
20/12/1979 Zatopek: 10 A Division128:23    
08/09/1979 Australian Cross Country Championship Senior Men's 12km137:04    
12/08/1979 Australian Marathon Championship12:13:23    
21/07/1979 Victorian Road Championship Men's 15km145:06    
23/06/1979 Victorian Marathon Championship12:14:44    
09/06/1979 Victorian Road Championship Men's 10km129:05    
12/05/1979 Victorian Cross Country Championship Men's 8km125:12    
01/04/1979 Cinque Mulini830:51    
25/03/1979 IAAF World Cross Country Championship Senior Men's Race6239:20    
06/02/1979 Victorian Championship Men's 10000m429:40.7  
02/09/1978 Australian Cross Country Championship Senior Men's 12km135:36.6  
29/07/1978 Victorian Cross Country Championship Men's 12km337:11    
01/07/1978 Victorian Cross Country Championship Men's 16km248:03    
14/05/1978San Francisco Examiner Bay To Breakers437:38    
19/03/1978 Australian Track & Field Championships Men's 10000m529:54.4  
18/02/1978 Victorian Championship Men's 5000m Final714:09.9  
11/02/1978 Victorian Championship Men's 5000m Heat 1214:26    
07/02/1978 Victorian Championship Men's 10000m229:12.5  
27/08/1977 Australian Cross Country Championship Senior Men's 12km937:18    
20/08/1977 Victorian Cross Country Championship Men's 12km336:54    
14/08/1977The Sun City to Surf141:12    
06/08/1977 Victorian Cross Country Championship Men's 16km353:00    
28/05/1977 Victorian Cross Country Championship Men's 8km3Unknown    
20/03/1977 IAAF World Cross Country Championship Senior Men's Race3738:52    
05/03/1977 German Cross Country Championship Men's Race1134:13    
20/02/1977 Victorian Championship Men's 5000m Final814:24.8  
15/02/1977 Victorian Championship Men's 5000m Heat 2214:23.8  
10/02/1977 Victorian Championship Men's 1500m Heat 463:57.7  
13/01/1977 Victorian Championship Men's 10000m230:10.5  
16/12/1976 Victorian Marathon Club Emil Zatopek Trophy A Division428:51    
11/09/1976 Australian Cross Country Championship Senior Men's Race336:49    
21/08/1976 Victorian Cross Country Championship Men's 12km241:44    
07/08/1976 Victorian Road Championship Men's 15km244:55    
24/07/1976 Victorian Cross Country Championship Men's 16km152:50    
22/05/1976 Victorian Cross Country Championship Men's 8km224:45    
18/03/1976 Australian Track & Field Championships Men's 5000m514:03.5  
29/02/1976 Victorian Championship Men's 5000m Final414:00.6  
25/02/1976 Victorian Championship Men's 5000m Heat 1314:49    
15/01/1976 Victorian Championship Men's 10000m329:12.2  
10/01/1976 Victorian Championship Men's Mile Heat 484:25.2  
17/12/1975 Victorian Marathon Club Emil Zatopek Trophy A Division529:11.8  
30/08/1975 Victorian Road Championship Men's 15km144:28    
26/07/1975 Victorian Road Championship Men's 10km323:30    
31/05/1975 Victorian Cross Country Championship Men's 12km337:08    
10/05/1975 Victorian Cross Country Championship Men's 8km424:19    
23/03/1975 Australian Track & Field Championships Men's 5000m614:14.6  
12/02/1975 Victorian Championship Men's Mile Heat 164:20    

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