Allan has competed in athletics since the age of 10 mostly over the 400m,800m & 1500m distance.
He was also an accomplished AFL Boundary umpire participating in 256 league games and 3 AFL Grand Finals during the 90's.
Allan also competes as a Professional runner for the past 30 years winning many Professional racers.
Since turning 45 years of age Allan has been competing with Masters Athletics and has taken him all over the World.
Allan was selected to run for Australia in an Invitational 800m Masters Event during the 2015 IAAF World Athletic Championships in Beijing & competed in the World Masters Championships in Porto Alegrie Brazil in 2013.
Allan is a member of Athletics Victoria and competes with Western Athletics Club
Stawell Gift Carnival won 800m (1985) & 1600m (2007)
World Masters Games Sydney 2009 Silver 800m, Bronze 1500m
World Masters Athletics 1500m World Champion for Mens 50 to 54 years Porto Alegrie Brazil 2013
IAAF Australian Flames team member Beijing 2015 competing in an invitational Masters Mens 50+years 800m event
9 times National Masters Champion
12 times Victorian Masters Champion
Athletics Victoria Most outstanding Master Athlete 2015/2016