Welcome To Masters Athletics W.A.

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Next run: Sunday January 27: Australia Day Run – 10k/5k 7am.

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.

High Jump 29 January

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Please note that Dave Wyatt will be away next Tuesday for the High Jump at WAAS

However you can still do the high jump but participants will need to organise it amongst yourselves on the day and collect (and return) the jump bar from the Venues West reception. Thank you.

McCallum Lakes Photos

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Photos taken by Graeme Dahl at our McCallum Lakes run showcasing sunny Perth are now available for viewing at the following link:

Graeme Dahl’s Flickr Album

Thanks Graeme

State Championships 2019

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The information sheet and entry form are now on the website, right sidebar.

It is vitally important that you read the information sheet BEFORE starting to complete your entry form. You will need to be aware of some changes this year in the timing of events.

Vale Rob Young

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Rob Young, long-standing MAWA member and well respected among southwest athletics as an athlete and a coach, passed away on 14th January. His funeral is to be held on Wed 23rd 1pm at Bunbury Crematorium for those who wish to go.

Rob lived in Collie and was an active member of the Bunbury club. He was a keen thrower, and a regular competitor in both State and National Championships.

Paula Kennedy of the Bunbury Club writes:

“RIP Rob. I valued your experience and coaching over the last few years and enjoyed our chats when we were competing at the same comps recently”.

January 2019 TFNL

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The latest edition of TFNL is now available on the magazines page.

Head over to the magazines tab to download a pdf copy or view in the digital bookshelf.

Dwellingup Camp

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Camp 1-4 March 2019

It’s nearly that time again for our popular long weekend away at Dwellingup staying in chalets at the Dwellingup Caravan Park.

For planned activities please see the itinerary on our “Social” page.

To secure your place please see Elaine Dance at our Sunday morning runs or contact her by email: danaine@hotmail.com

or phone: 0421 397 821

Cost to be advised but payment to be received by 24 February

Welcome Run Photos

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For Graeme Dahl’s photos from our Welcome Run on Sunday 5 January please go to the following link:

Graeme Dahl’s Flickr Album

Vale Chris Tittel

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MAWA member Christian Tittel has sadly passed away from cancer on 26 December aged 90

Chris was an enthusiastic thrower who just recently competed successfully at Worlds in Malaga and has State Records in  M90 Discus and M85 and M90 Hammer, Weight Throw, Shot Put and Throws Pentathlon.  If you would like to attend the funeral please see details below.

FUNERAL DETAILS:

Tuesday 8 January 10am

West Chapel Fremantle Cemetery, Sainsbury Rd Palmyra.

(Instead of flowers donations can be be made to the Fred Hollows Foundation – thank you)

Level 2 Technical Course

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The WA Athletics Officials Club has organised a Level 2 Technical Seminar & Workshop for 12 & 13 January 2018 at WAAS.

Please see full information in flyer below:

Level 2 Seminar Flyer

2019 State Championship Dates

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The following dates are now confirmed for next year’s State Championships. Please note carefully the significant changes from the pattern in previous years. These are designed to make it easier for members to do their full range of desired events, and lead to a less cluttered main weekend.

Thurs 4 April          Steeplechase
Sat 6 April am        Pentathlon + 5000m
Sat 6 April pm       Throws Pentathlon + Long Jump
Thurs 11 April        10,000m
Sat 13 April             Main day 1
Sun 14 April           Main day 2

All events are at ECAC

The pole vault will be at a Strive meeting, date to be advised