With more than 570 competitors have entered the AMA Championships in Perth, you can read the information you will need on the champs. In addition on pages 16 to 19, all the event starting times are listed.
The MAWA nominees for the AMA Awards are featured. The Awards will be announced at the AMA championship dinner on April 28 in Perth.
Click on a link to a speech by one of the stars of the recent Pacemakers television programme.
WMA recently announced the Best Masters Athletes. Five Australians figured in the awards. Read their own stories on their time in athletics.
Carmel Meyer’s profile story features Lisa Limonas.
Margaret Saunders column looks at your training programme during and after the Nationals.
John Dennehy writes on some of the highlights of the recent track and field meetings.
Results are on the website under T&F results, Special events
AMA Award Nominees
Please click on link below to view all the 2018 Australian Masters Athletics Awards Nominees
Awards are based on 2017 athletic performances
The Category Winners will be announced at the AMA Championships Dinner in Perth 28 April 2018
The ‘new tag’ team would like to thank all members for remembering their tags and following the instructions give at the finish area. The trial went very smoothly, and the results using the new system were compiled very quickly.
A further trial will be carried out at the next run
New tag system
The new system will definitely be trialled at Thornlie this Sunday.
If you already have your tag, please remember to bring it and carry it on the run.
If you do not, please collect it before the start of the run.
Help us win Grant
MAWA has been shortlisted for an Bankwest Easy Grant up to $1,000 towards our National Championships!
The three finalists with the most public votes will get $1,000 each and the rest will receive $200.
To support our bid just go to the link below – look for Masters Athletics WA and register your vote by Friday 27 April – then share the link with your family and friends!
Many congratulations to Gillian Young for becoming MAWA’s latest holder of an individual World Record.
Gillian broke the W70 2000m Steeplechase record at the OMA Championships in Dunedin with a time of 10:03.49.
10,000m Track Handicap
Just a reminder that the Track Handicap is on 12th April, 7pm, at McGillvray oval. Anyone wishing to compete should contact Jeff Whittam. djwhittam @pixelvision.com.au