Welcome To Masters Athletics W.A.

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Next run: Sunday October 28: Bibra Lake – 12k/6k 8am.

Visitors are always welcome at MAWA events for a small fee ($5)

The object of our club is to encourage and promote Masters Athletics, general fitness, and to provide opportunities for training and competition.

To see what Masters Athletics WA (MAWA) offers, head over to the about us page.

Over 30? Why not join us?

Membership is open to men and women 30 years of age and over.

Committee Meeting Summary, September/October

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  • Membership fees will remain the same, except that the supplement for posted vetrun will increase to $20.
  • A special $20 membership will apply to new and rejoining members joining for the remainder of 2018.
  • Bold Park run very successful. Some issues identified, and a report by Paul Hughes on recommended changes has been passed to Giovanni.
  • 2019 State Champs programme agreed, and now on website.
  • Agreed to ask David Carr to be our new Patron. He subsequently agreed.
  • Clash checking of the draft 2019 Sunday programme is complete. The programme will be on the website in November.
  • MAWA will support the AMA proposal that Heavy Weight weights should vary with competitor age.
  • Worked to prepare for the upcoming MAWA and AMA AGM’s.
  • Membership at 625 is a new record for the club.

New Committee & AGM Awards

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Thanks to everyone who came to the AGM on Sunday it was a great turn out.

The full minutes will be placed on the website for viewing in due course.

Special thanks to retiring committee members Keith Hill, Margaret Bennett and Jenn Parker for their great contributions over their time on the committee.  Please also make our new committee members feel welcome!

Your new committee for 2018-2019 are as follows:

President: Richard Blurton

Vice-President: Jim Langford

Secretary: Delia Baldock

Treasurer: Gary Fisher

Committee Members:

  • Giovanni Puglisi
  • Janne Wells
  • Andrew Cuthbertson
  • Mark Howard

Congratulations to the winners of the following awards which were presented at the AGM by our esteemed new Club Patron David Carr:

Anne Shaw Trophy (Best Performance at State Champs): Lyn Ventris

John Gilmour Trophy (Best Performance of year): Lyn Ventris

Achievement Award – Track & Field (Most improved at Track): Janne Wells

Achievement Award – Road (Most improved on Sundays): Gary Fisher

Life Membership: Delia Baldock

Special thanks also to Elaine Dance and all our wonderful morning tea helpers!


Throws Pentathlon

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We are hoping to go ahead with the throws pentathlon scheduled on Saturday 13 October at ECAC 2.30 pm despite forecast for rain.

Please contact Jenn Parker in the morning if you would like to check it is still going ahead before you come:

Ph: 0428 760 003






AGM Reminder

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Just a reminder that our AGM will be held at 9.45 am on Sunday 14 October following the Claypit Circuit run at Perry Lakes and morning tea in the Hockey Club rooms.

Any apologies please send to:



Membership for the remainder of 2018

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New or rejoining members may now join MAWA for the remainder of 2018 for a special fee of $20.

Go to memberships on the right sidebar for a link to the online form

2019 State Championships dates

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The 2019 State Championships will be held as follows:

10,000m:  Thurs 4th April
Pentathlons: Saturday 6th April
Steeplechase: Thursday 11th April
Main weekend: 13th/14th April

All at ECAC

Throws Pentathlon Reminder

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Reminder there will be a Throws Pentathlon held at:

Ern Clark Athletics Centre, Wharf St, Cannington on:

2.30pm Saturday 13 October

$10 payable on day to enter the Oceania Throws Pentathlon Challenge

For more information please contact Jenn Parker

Wireless Hill Photos

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Graeme Dahl’s photos from the run on Sunday 7 October can be viewed at the link below:

Graeme Dahl’s Flickr Albums

Vetrun Correction

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October Vetrun p7 “Malaga Stars”

In the list of Gold Medal performances please note that Gillian Young and David Carr won the 2k Steeplechase (not the 5ooom) in 10:25.65 and 11:24.55 respectively.

Also addition: Mandy Mason received Gold in the W50 4 x 100m Relay

Apologies for printing error and congratulations again to all!


TAFE Sports Massage

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South Metro TAFE students are offering a sports massage clinic in November:

Limited places available so appointments necessary

Cost: $10

Requirements: Commitment to 1 hour treatment per week for 3 weeks:

Tuesday 6, 13 & 20 November 2018

130 Murdoch Drive, Murdoch

For more information please see flyer below:

Sports Massage Clinic