Welcome To Masters Athletics W.A.

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Next run: Sunday July 21: Club Half Marathon – 21.1k/10.5k/6k 8am (7:30am 21.1k walk).

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.

Winter Throws

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The WA Throwers Club is hosting the following winter throws competition which is also open to all Masters throwers:

21 July Sunday WAAS: 9am-Javelin; 9:45am-Shot Put; 10:30am-Discus; 11:15am-Hammer.

25 July Thursday ECAC: Weight Throw

18 August Sunday WAAS: Hammer, Discus, Shot Put, Javelin (Program TBA)

22 August Thursday ECAC: Weight Throw

28 September Saturday ECAC: 12pm – Individual Throws (Program TBA)

29 September Sunday ECAC: 12pm – Throws Pentathlon (Program TBA)

30 September Monday ECAC: 12pm – Weight Throws (Program TBA)

Toronto 2020

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Are you planning to attend the World Masters Athletics Championships in Toronto, Canada 20 July to 1 August 2020?

You may be interested in the packages offered by NPIRE Travel – please see link to their newsletter below:

NPIRE Travel Package

WAAOC Winter Walks

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The next Winter Walk will be held on Saturday 27 July 2019 at Perry Lakes

Registration on the day no later than 20 minutes before start of event

MAWA included in following events:

1pm – 3k

1.50pm – 5k & 10k

Australian Masters Games

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The XVII Australian Masters Games will be held in Adelaide 5-12 October 2019.

For information and to enter go to: www.AustralianMastersGames.com

Athletics Events will be run by Athletics SA:

Track & Field : 5-8 October

City Mile: 10 october

Cross Country: 11 October

Road Walk: 12 October

Vale Barrie Thomsett

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Sadly Barrie Thomsett one of our cherished Life Members has passed away at 79 after a serious illness.

Barrie was member number 41 and will be remembered by many as a staunch supporter of our club. He joined in 1979 and was awarded life membership in 2007.
Barrie was our Boxing Day BBQ Race Director for many years. He was a Committee member from 1991 to 1993 and worked tirelessly on our Sunday results and helping at many Sunday runs.

Funeral details to be advised next week

Road Walking Championships

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The Masters 10k Road Walking State Championships will be held on Sunday 14 July at Kent St Weir, Wilson starting at 8am hosted by the WA Race Walkers Club.

Oceania Championships

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Just a reminder that entries for the Oceania Masters Athletics Championships in Mackay Queensland will close 21 July – see links below:

Oceania 2019 Website

Oceania 2019 Facebook

To compete you need to be a Masters member and wear the current Australian Uniform which is available from the AMA website:

AMA Uniforms

Optional Team Wear is also available but needs to be ordered by 4 July.

The Championships will be held from 31 August to 7 September 2019.

September Weekend Away

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Our next club weekend away will be on the September long weekend:
Friday 27 September to Monday 30 September 2019

Come and join your fellow runners and walkers for a great weekend away at Myalup Pines Cottages in Myalup.

For details of this fun filled weekend please go to the “Social” page (see tab above)

If interested please see Elaine Dance at our Sunday runs

WAAOC Winter Walks

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The next WAAOC Winter Walk will be on Saturday 29 June at Perry Lakes.

Masters Athletes invited – registration on the day no later than 20 minutes before start of event.

1:00 pm – 3k

1:50 pm – 5k & 10k

This would be good practice with judging for our Masters State 10k Road Walking Championships coming up on 14 July!

For more information go to:

www.waathletics.org.au

Perth Marathon

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Entries are now open for the Perth Marathon.

This year the Perth Marathon is being combined with the Perth Running Festival on 6 October 2019. There will also be a 4k, 10k and Half Marathon.

Go to: perthrunningfestival.com.au