Past Member Remembered

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Vale June Strachan

For those of you who were members in the 1980’s you would remember past member June Strachan and husband Duncan (deceased) who was also once Secretary.  For a trip down memory lane look in the Vetrun archive May 1988 edition page 11 which shows their River Run report and picture.

June’s funeral will be in Cannington on Wednesday 23 August.


David Masters the Mile

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With great conditions at Ern Clark Athletics Centre on Thursday night David Carr set a pending new world record for the M85 mile with the fantastic time of 7:16.7 (previous record 7:22.28)

Congratulations to David! (his 4th new world title pending ratification)

A special thank you to all those who came on the night expressly to help, support and run with David!


Masters Invitation Cross Country Event

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At the 2017 Australian Cross Country Championships in Wollongong NSW on Saturday 26 August there will be a invitational Masters 6km Cross Country race for men and women.

Entries cost $30 and close 21 August – please go to the following link to register:

World Rankings Website

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The World Masters Rankings Website is asking for help to keep it operating.  This site is supported by World Masters Athletics and Australian Masters Athletics with championship performances being regularly uploaded into the data base. However the website is operated by John Seto voluntarily and costs considerable time and money to run.

How individuals can help:

  • Join as a paid member to the website to view additional information – different levels of membership available
  • Share the website with your friends and encourage their support
  • Donate through the website – see link below

20K Walk Champions

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Congratulations to the following MAWA Members who had outstanding results in 20k Road Walking Competitions on Sunday:


Athletics WA State Road Walking Championships – 6/8/2017, Shelley WA

Winner:  Open Women 20km:  Karyn Tolardo  2:11.33


Australian Masters Athletics 20km Road Walking Championships – 6/8/2017, Adelaide SA

Winner:  M50-54:  Andrew Duncan WA   1:45:44*State Record


AMA Winter Throws

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The 2017 AMA Winter Throws Championships will be held in Wollongong NSW from:

30 September to 2 October

If interested please go to the following link for more information – online registration is now open (closing 19 September):

AMA Winter Throws NSW


Throws Pentathlons

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MAWA and the WA Throwers Club will be holding a Throws Pentathlon weekend on 16/17 September at ECAC as Follows:

10am Saturday 16 September – Throws Pentathlon

8am Sunday 17 September – Heavy Weight Pentathlon

Trophies and medals will be awarded – all members welcome to come along and compete

Entry fee: $20 for each event


TFNL Special from 2017 Nationals – Darwin

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The latest edition of the TFNL is now available.

Full coverage of events from the Australian Nationals competition held in Darwin.

Head over the the magazines page to download.

Alternatively you can view in the online library here

Myalup Camp

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Our next camp is coming up soon at Myalup Pines on the September long weekend

From 22 September you can stay 3-4 nights

It is a fun weekend and you can join in running, walking, Pilates, Yoga and there is a hall for music

Prices to be advised

For more information or to register interest please contact Elaine Dance (see Social page)