The news item on Cecil will be aired on the 7pm ABC news Saturday 17th March. If you miss it, you will be able to see it on iview.
Vale Alan Pomery
Many of our older members will remember Alan Pomery who was a member from 1983 to 2011
Known for his enthusiasm he turned from runner to walker in his later years
He sadly passed away on 11 March at 86 yrs and we send our condolences to Maureen and family
There will be a Funeral Mass at 10am on Tuesday 20 March at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church 6 Lillian Rd Maida Vale
April Track and Field
The pre-Nationals April 2018 programme is now on the website – right sidebar.
Note that jumps coaching with Dave Wyatt starts 5:30 at WAAS, while due to the poor floodlighting at ECAC the throws will start at 5:30 on Thursdays.
The winter programme at ECAC will commence on 10th May.
There will also be a pre-Worlds programme at WAAS in August.
Committee Summary March 2018
MAWA bid to host the AMA 2020 half marathon has been submitted
Large number of new members in February – now 553
The club has lost money when members have cancelled their bookings for our camps. From now on payment will be required up front
We have just been advised that we cannot hold our Aquinas run due to construction works at the school. An alternative has been found at Curtin. Details will be on the website and an email sent to members.
Equipment for the new results system is being delivered and it will be trialled soon
ABC are producing a news item on Cecil Walkley. It will probably be aired on a Sunday evening – as soon as we know the date we will put it on the website
We will cancel our Paypal account. It has only been used once since 2014.
Reminder Entries Close Soon
Reminder that entries for the Venues West AMA Championships Perth 2018 (Nationals) will:
CLOSE by Midnight WA time on Friday 16 March
Please don’t leave it till too late and miss out on this golden opportunity –
Note results will also be used to award WA State placings this year so we encourage all WA athletes to enter!
Remember no late entries accepted so don’t be disappointed!
Australian Revelations is bringing to the Perth Film Festival the documentary “Salute” about a piece of athletics/human rights history:
1968 Olympics Mexico – Australian Peter Norman wins the silver medal in the record breaking 200m final. On the podium the Americans that won gold and bronze raise a closed fist salute for human rights that makes history.