In the programme section on the home page you will find 2 new programmes. The first is the revised programme for January to April 2013, and as there are several changes, please now refer to this revision. The second is the draft 2013-14 programme. After 1st January, all new members and renewals must select their 2 helper events from this draft, and not from the 2012-13 programme.
ACTVAC will be conducting the annual Australian Masters Athletics Track and Field Championships at Easter in 2013.
The year 2013 is the Centenary of Canberra, so this will be an excellent opportunity for you to be part of the festivities.
A special purpose website has been built for the championships.
The website is found at https://sites.google.com/site/ama2013canberra
This website provides links for event registration and results, contains information about timetables and venues, and has plenty of other helpful information.
The results from Saturday’s 6 Hour Relay can now be viewed on the Relays\Fixed Time Relays tab.
The November edition of Vetrun Magazine is now available for download. Head over to the Magazines menu for the current edition in both low and high resolution. You will also find the “China Study” Vetrun Extra there.
The analysed results for the Pan Pac Masters Games 2012, which were held in the Gold Coast from Nov 3-5 are also available in the Track & Field Results under Special Events.
This month’s Track and Field Newsletter highlights World Champion walker Lyn Ventris’ second IAAF award as she heads to Barcelona to join the elite of athletics at the Gala awards.
Head over to the TFNL page for the latest edition.
The 2013 Multi Championships will be held in Bendigo on the 5th/6th January 2013. The Championship will be held in conjunction with the AV Junior Multi Championships. Entry form attached.
The late notification of this event is due to negotiations taking time and the need for the approval of the AMA Board that met in late September.
The closing date for Entry forms is 14th December 2012
Download Entry Form
Joan Pellier has now completed part three of her MAWA history. 30 Years of Road Running-Part 3 (2002-2008)
For the second consecutive year, Lyn Ventris W55, our very own world champion walker, has won the female section of the IAAF Masters Athlete of the Year 2012. Lyn will receive her award at the IAAF Gala in Barcelona, Spain in November. We’ve been amazed over the past few months at the number of world records Lyn has broken. She is a true champion and we are so very proud of her. Congratulations Lyn.
At an Extraordinary General Meeting of the club on 16th September 2012, the 69 members present voted to adopt a new constitution. You can view the minutes of meeting EGM Minutes 16 September 2012
The Club is updating its Register of members who have current First Aid/Nursing/Medical training who are available to offer assistance, if required, at Sunday runs and Tuesday and Thursday competition. The Register will be included in the Race Directors’ packs. If you have any of this training and would like to be put on the Register, please contact Val Millard, secretary, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 6468 7720. You can talk to Val at a Sunday run or on Thursdays for more information.