To ‘Experience the Gift’ is a must for any sports fan. The history and romance of the Stawell Gift is entrenched in Australian folklore, ensuring its status as an icon of Australian sport.
The Stawell Gift has been held in all but four years since 1878, and has developed into one of the world’s most famous and prestigious foot races.
The Stawell Gift is a professional athletics meeting incorporating 60+ events, with athletes running off handicaps. It is a true carnival atmosphere with plenty of action off the track for all the family, including a betting ring, fashion parade and children’s entertainment.