Bibra Lake Runs

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The City of Cockburn has moved their Bibra Lake 6k Fun Run to the 5th November, the same day as our Bibra Lake run. This is due to the timing of Council elections. However, as we had a confirmed booking, they are allowing us to go ahead with our run as long as we finish before their event starts.

We will be starting at 7.30am and need to be completely finished by 8.50am as their start is at 9am. If you would like to do the 12k and think you will take longer than 80 mins,  you can either opt to do the 6k instead or you can start at 7am. We will start a watch for 7am starters and adjust times accordingly.

Thanks for your cooperation in this matter. Added bonus – if you feel like making the extra effort you are welcome to enter the fun run as well afterwards (but note their fun run entries close online Friday 27 October).

 

AMA Nationals Website

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The website for the National Championships in Perth next year is now up and running

Nationals website

Our thanks to club member Sally Sims for all her efforts in designing and building the site

 

Funeral Notice

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For those who would like to attend the funeral for Raymond Gimi please note the service will be held at:

11.30am – 12.15pm

Friday 20 October

Simplicity Chapel 442 Scarborough Beach Road Osborne Park

 

Merit Award

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Congratulations to Graeme Dahl who was recently presented with an AMA Merit Award for his services to Masters Athletics in WA – namely his brilliant photography and Track & Field Newsletter.  We thank him for his dedication and all the time and expertise he has donated to our club and athletics.

MAWA Coaching Programme

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We are delighted to announce that our Coaching Programme will continue through the 2017/18 Track and Field season. The programme is at the bottom of the right side-bar. No need to book – just turn up.  MAWA coaching schedule

Committee member responsibilities

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Committee responsibilities for 2017/2018 will be as follows.

If you have a questions or issue on a specific topic it would help us if you could address it to the appropriate committee member. Contact details are on the Our Club\About Us tab.

If you have a general issue or concern, speak to any committee member at one of our events.

Sunday Run Co-ordinator…..Giovanni Puglisi

Track and Field Co-ordinator…..Jenn Parker

Trophies and Medals…….Janne Wells

Sunday Run Helpers……Jim Langford

Sunday Run Equipment……Margaret Bennett

Vale Ray Gimi

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We were shocked to hear the tragic news that Ray Gimi passed away suddenly last weekend – still wearing his kit after his morning run. Running was Ray’s passion. He was well liked by all of us who do the Sunday runs. He was a gentleman and a gentle man and was selfless in looking after his elderly parents while they were at home. Funeral arrangements will be posted when known.

October TFNL Out Now

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The October edition of TFNL (Track & Field Newsletter) is now available.

You can download your pdf copy here (also available from the magazines page) or alternatively view in the online bookshelf here.

In this edition:

  • Summer Season starts
  • Giovanni Puglisi and Cecil Walkley’s Oxford banter
  • Carmel Meyer profiles Syliva Byers
  • Margaret Saunders writes on preparing for the summer season.
  • John Dennehy’s Winter Season review

Melbourne Cup Lunch

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Tickets to this year’s lunch can now be purchased from the MAWA online shop.

Short Road Running Championships

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Congratulations to our two winners, Margaret Saunders with 4:35m/km and Jim Klinge with 4:28m/km.

The committee felt there were a number of factors that contributed to the poor participation level, and have agreed to hold a further championship next year, along with a corresponding short walks championships.