Brazil World Championships TFNL

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A strong contingent of MAWA athletes attended the World Championships in Porto Alegre, Brazil and a special edition of Track and Field Newsletter (TFNL) has been produced.

Thanks to everyone who have contributed stories and photographs. This World Champs TFNL has covered more kilometres than any previous edition. The first pages were generated in WA and added to in Chile, Brazil and Argentina. Hopefully some of the colour of South America is reflected in the pages you read.

The virtual book is available at virtual book. When the page loads, click on the front cover for a full screen view. Previous editions will be to the right of screen.

For iPad users download the PDF from the website and save it into iBooks. You will find TFNL in collections/PDF.

If viewing the PDF, once loaded go to View/Page display/two page view to see the double page spreads.
Brazil World Championships

40th Anniversary Celebrations

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MAWA is 40 years young in 2014, and to mark the occasion there will be a celebration after the McCallum Lakes Event on 9th February. All members are invited, and we would love to see Track and Field runners coming along as well. Take this opportunity to chat to Life Members and Past Presidents about how the club evolved.

In addition, this will be the first opportunity to obtain your copy of Christine Oldfield’s book celebrating the 40 years of the club. Details of how to order and of the special ‘Early Bird’ price will be available very shortly.

Formalities will start at 8:15 followed by refreshments and birthday cake.

Hammer Throw WAAS 10th December

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A hammer throw competition has been added to the programme at WAAS this Tuesday, 10th December.

December TFNL Available

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The December issue of TFNL features:

  • Reports on the first four weeks of Patron’s Trophy competition.
  • Geoff Gee record meet in Canberra
  • Carol Bowman reports on the Australian Masters Games in Geelong.
  • Margaret Saunders talks about “Training for Strength in her column.
  • Todd Davey is the centre of attention in Christine Oldfield’s profile page.

November/December Vetrun now online

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AMA National T&F Championships 2014 – Hobart

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Online Registration is now available at  Information including accommodation options will be added to the site in future.

Bunbury Throws Pentathlon Date Change

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Due to popular demand from Perth Athletes (and the WAAS track upgrade) the BRAC throws pentathlon has been moved from 1 February to 18 January 2014 – same time, same place, just a different date

AMA Team Manager

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AMA is seeking expressions of interest from persons interested in being a team manager for World Indoor Championships in Budapest in March 2014.  Please forward your CV and a letter to the AMA Secretary by 30 November outlining your experience in undertaking this role.

Chris Anderson High Jump

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Congratulations to new member Chris Anderson for an outstanding high jump at Strive last night of 1.85m, smashing the M45 state record by 25cm. This is in fact the highest jump ever achieved by a MAWA member in competition.

High Jump at ECAC this week

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As John Oldfield will be very busy on 2 Patron’s Trophy events this week, the scheduled high jump will be postponed until next week, Thursday 28th November. Hope this does not inconvenience anyone too much.