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 3.5 million bananas to Little Athletics Centres across Australia and $1.68 million worth of sports equipment to 376 Little Athletics centres through the Coles Little Athletics Community Fund.

To find out more about our partnership with Coles and the benefits to athletes and centres, click on the links below or visit

Coles Community Round

We would like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s inaugural Coles Little Athletics Community Round, celebrating our amazing partnership with Coles.

Click here to check out the highlight video from Coles Community Round

Coles Community Awards Program

Nominate athletes at your centre who you believe deserve to receive the Coles Little Athlete of the Month Award. Monthly winners in each State will receive a $25 Coles gift card and a chance to be chosen as Athlete of the Year!

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Coles Little Athletics Community Fund

From high jump mats and long jump sand to printers, trolleys and gazebos. Coles has donated $1.68 million worth of sports equipment to 376 Little Athletics Centres across Australia since November 2018.

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Banana Donations

Since September 2017, Coles has donated over 3.5 million bananas to help Little Athletes run, jump, throw and grow.

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

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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.

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Coles marketing support

Centres can use the following resources to promote the Coles Little Athletics Partnership.

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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

Or click here to view some handy links

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.

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