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Coles Partnership

Little Athletics Australia is proud to have Coles as our major partner.

Since our partnership with Coles began in September 2017, Coles has donated over 3.9 million bananas to Little Athletics Centres across Australia and provided more than $2.2 million in sports equipment grants to 456 Little Athletics Centres through the Coles Little Athletics Community Fund.  These are just some of the ways Coles has supported community Little Athletics Centres over the past six years

To find out more about our partnership with Coles and to see how your Centre can get involved this season scroll down.

Coles Little Athletics Community Fund

Round 7 of the Coles Little Athletics saw 73 Little Athletics across the country share in $251,000 of athletics equipment. To view what Centres were successful visit Coles Little Athletics Community Fund.

Applications for the Coles Little Athletics Community Fund Round 8 Open from August 1- August 31 2023.

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Coles Banana Donations

Since September 2017, Coles has donated over 3.9 million bananas to help little athletes run, jump, throw and grow.

Around 450 Little Athletics Centres across Australia have benefited from Coles banana donations and we are delighted that Coles will continue to donate bananas to Little Athletics Centres and at state and national events this season.

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Coles Community Round

Coles Community Round is a celebration of the Coles Little Athletics partnership at Little Athletics Centre's across Australia. Little Athletics Centre's are encouraged to host a Coles Community Round event as part of their normal weekly Centre meet across one of two weekends in November.

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Coles Store Engagement

The Coles local community program supports schools, clubs, groups and charities through fundraisers, raffles, community days and other activities.  If your Little Athletics Centre is seeking further support or wants to find out how your local store can help, please complete the application form via the above link and return it to your local store manager.

Recipes and Inspiration

If you are after some recipes, tips and inspiration on what to do with your bananas or how to prepare a nutritious pre-race meal, visit

Here are some handy links:

More resources will be made available throughout the season.

Offers and Competitions

Affiliated Little Athletics Centres and registered athletes will have a chance to sign up for offers and competitions throughout the season to receive some great products and prizes thanks to Coles.

Any opportunities will be published via this page and or Little Athletics Australia social media pages.

Coles Marketing Support

Centres will be provided an update on resources to promote the Coles Little Athletics Partnership soon......stay tuned!

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We are committed to a positive future for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and to honor their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country and recognize the role and value of culture.