MAWA’s world champion walker, Lyn Ventris mixes with athletic royalty at the IAAF Gala Awards night in Barcelona last week. Lyn joined Allyson Felix, Usain Bolt and Prince Albert of Monaco on stage to accept her award.
Lyn received the top Women’s Masters Athlete of the Year for the second year in succession.
MAWA athletes return from the Pan Pacs on the Gold Coast with a bag of medals.
Thrower Geoff Gee is featured in this month’s In Focus profile.
The Patron’s Trophy results from November.
MAWA athletes and officials make mark at Friday night Strive meets.
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.
AMA Nationals 2013
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.
This website provides links for event registration and results, contains information about timetables and venues, and has plenty of other helpful information.
6 Hour Relay Results
The results from Saturday’s 6 Hour Relay can now be viewed on the Relays\Fixed Time Relays tab.
November Vetrun, Extra and Pan Pac 2012 Available
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.
November TFNL Now Available
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.
AMA Decathlon & Heptathlon Championships
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
Part 3 of Joan Pellier’s MAWA history now available
Lyn Ventris wins IAAF Masters Athlete of the Year Award again!
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.
MAWA has a new constitution
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