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.
Sad to report that Rosemary McGlashan passed away yesterday. Our sincere condolences go to Hamish.
We have a new Throws Coach – Bailey Dawson will be at Ern Clark Athletics Centre on Wednesdays from 5.30pm to provide coaching for our members
Starts this week 5 December – all members welcome to attend
The 2019 membership form is now on the website – right side bar. Use the same form for renewals, rejoins and new members.
Nominations for World Masters awards
Our MAWA athletes feature very strongly in the OMA nominations for WMA awards. Congratulations to Lyn, Gillian and David.
Lyn Ventris AUS – David Carr AUS CATEGORIES
SPRINTS Julie Brims AUS – Trevor Young AUS
MIDDLE DISTANCE Gillian Young AUS – David Carr AUS
DISTANCE Sally Gibbs NZ – Alastair Prangnell NZ
THROWS Jan Banens AUS – Mark Cumming NZ
JUMPS Margaret Taylor AUS – Geoff Shaw AUS
RACE WALKS Lyn Ventris AUS – Ralph Bennett AUS
COMBINED EVENTS Gabi Watts AUS – Geoff Shaw AUS
December vetrun now available
The December vetrun is now available. Head to the Magazines Tab to view the High Res or Low Res versions.
Throws Pentathlon Results
The Oceania Throws Pentathlon Challenge results are now available at the following link:
The WA Throwers Club will hold meets on Saturday 1st December and Saturday 15th December at ECAC starting at 2pm. The meets will include all 5 throwing events.
Masters Athletes are welcome to attend
We are pleased to announce that the 5 MAWA coaches will continue through the 2018/19 season, and that the schedule on the website has been updated, (see right sidebar).
This offers members a great opportunity to improve their skill level and bring their times down.
We have still not found a throws coach, but our throws official on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Glenn Bartlett, is always willing to offer coaching tips and advice.
Weight throw ECAC 22nd November
We have the patron’s trophy javelin this week, so in order to ensure we can get through that before it gets dark, the weight throw competition will commence at 5:45 sharp.
November committee meeting summary
There will be an unveiling of a plaque for John Gilmour at the Marathon Club, 24th November, 3pm. All welcome
Committee roles for 2018/19 are as follows:
Sunday Coordinator – Giovanni Puglisi
Trophies – Janne Wells
Sunday Helpers – Jim Langford
Track & Field Coordinator – Mark Howard with support from Jenn Parker on throws
Sunday Visitors, Maps & Equipment – Andrew Cuthbertson
Our coaching schedule has been updated on the website. Application has been made for a new coaching grant from AMA
MAWA is purchasing the 2 EDM’s (electronic distance measurement devices used for throws events) currently owned by Perth 2016 Ltd
Work continues to develop the idea of a MAWA storeroom/clubroom at ECAC that was discussed at the AGM. The effort is focusing on a modular building that could be readily moved if Canning Council moved the track location in the future.