Winter Mini Meets

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The University of WA Athletics Club is holding some open mini meets at the WA Athletics Stadium over winter and athletes from all other clubs are welcome to compete.

The second meet will be on Saturday 23 June – Timetable:

9am 1600m
9.30 400m
9.30 High Jump
10.00 600m
10.00 Discus
10.30 120m
11.00 200m Hurdles

To enter just come down on the day and sign up for any events you would like to compete in. Entry fees include the usual WA Athletics Stadium entry fee as well as a single gold coin donation to the UWAAC when registering for your events.

Remember to register for your events a minimum of 15 minutes before the scheduled event time. Call time is 10 minutes before the event at the event site (start line for track races, and field site for field events).

For more information please go to the following link:

UWAAC

 

Perth Marathon results

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Twenty MAWA members completed the Perth Marathon yesterday, and there were some great performances. Foremost was Rochelle Rodgers who picked up awards for first female overall, State Champion and age group winner. She will also collect the Jim Barnes Trophy for her 82% age-grade.

New member Matt Di Masi was first MAWA athlete home and collected a State Record and a 75% age-grade. David Baird was on course for a State Record but faded towards the end. Other 70%+ achievers were Kim Thomas, Mitch Cleasby, Kevin Johnson and Clare Wardle.

Perth Marathon MAWA results

Now revised – apologies to Mercurio for missing his name.

Perth Marathon Photos

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It was a spectacular day for the Perth Marathon Sunday 17 June and Graeme Dahl has taken some great photos from various stages – please go to the following link to view:

Graeme Dahl’s Flickr Album

Well done to all the Masters athletes who participated!!

Thanks also to the wonderful helpers!

Trophy and medal presentations

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For those members new to the club, each year we have a presentation breakfast after the Racecourse Run – this year 29th July.

We will present trophies and medals for the Road Running and Walking Championships, plus medals for the club half marathon

Coaching Books

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The Australian Track & Field Coaches Association WA has some coaching books for sale:

If you would like to buy any please phone their Secretary Anne Masters on 9381 7673 or email to:

atfcawa@gmail.com

Books available are:-

The Young Athlete’s Handbook – Your guide to success in sports $32.00
Strength Ball Training $32.00
The Strength Training Workout Encyclopedia $30.00
Running Encyclopaedia $37.00
Stretch to Win $30.00
SportsVision – Training for Better Performance $35.00
Sport First Aid 4th Ed $35.00
Plyometrics for Athletes at All Levels $27.00
101 Winning Racing Strategies for Runners $24.00
Pose Method of Running (Nicholas Romanov & John Robson) $50.00
Training for Speed, Agility and Quickness $20.00
Coaches Guide to Teaching Sports Skills $25.00
Coaching Track and Field Successfully $36.00
Creative Play Activities for Children with Disabilities $31.95
Circuit Training for All Sports $34.00

 

Sunday Photos

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Please go to the following link to view Graeme Dahl’s photos from Sunday’s RRC and RWC:

Graeme Dahl’s Flickr Album

2018 Long and short RRC/RWC

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See the attached for the full results of both RRC and RWC.
Long and short RRC/RWC results

AMA ENews June

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Please click on the following link to view your AMA ENewsletter for June:

AMA ENews June

Malaga Info Flyer

WA Race Walkers Club

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If you are interested in the the WA Race Walkers Club Winter program please go to the following link to download:

WARWC 

Note they will be holding our Masters State 10k Road Walking Championships on 15 July

Sunday runners with prams

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After requests from members the committee has decided to trial allowing runners with prams to participate at Sunday runs.

For safety runners with prams should start at the rear of the pack

Note cross country runs and some other courses may not be suitable for prams – if in doubt please contact the Race Director.