Patron’s Trophy results

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Well done to all those who took part in this year’s event. Congratulations to Colin and Barbara who are the 2020 winners.
Women
W70 Barbara Blurton 655.02
W50 Jenn Parker 623.52
W40 Dani Fuda 423.28

Men
M55 Colin Smith 605.80
M70 Geoff Brayshaw 573.28
M40 Rob Nichols 559.99
M30 Matt Dean 477.54
M40 David Adams 453.06

AMA Awards – MAWA nominations

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Congratulations to the following outstanding MAWA athletes who have been nominated for AMA Awards.

Sprints

Barbara Blurton World and Australian records over 200m/400m

Mandy Mason State record over 100m

Middle Distance

Barbara Blurton Australian and State records over 800m/1000m

Sharon Davis State record over 1000m

Distance

Roberto Busi State records over 3000m and half marathon

Walks

Andrew Duncan State records in 10km and 20km road walk

Jumps

Hans Venter State record in high jump

Throws

Warren Button – Australian and State records with hammer and weight

Multi-events

Jenn Parker State records in Throws and Heavy Weight pentathlons

Male Athlete of the Year

Roberto Busi

Female Athlete of the Year

Barbara Blurton

Best Performance of the Year

Barbara Blurton

Administrator of the Year

Delia Baldock

Christine Oldfield

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It is with great sadness that the club reports the passing of Christine Oldfield on 20th December from a sudden heart attack.

I am sure the whole club will want to pass their best wishes to John in this difficult time.

ECAC 17 December

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Due to the aborted 100m on 19th November the 100m this week will be a Patron’s Trophy event. To accommodate this as well as the Long Jump, we have revised the event order, which is now: 100m, 1500m, 200m, 3000m, steeple.

Barbara Blurton pending WR

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Congratulations to Barbara who has taken a sizeable chunk off her 400m World Record. At ECAC last night she ran 71.78s.

December vetrun now available

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The December vetrun is now available. Head to the Magazines Tab to download the High or Low Res version.

Christmas Gift

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Our Christmas Gift event on 20 December is a bit different – there is no set course, no timing and no marshals. Note that this run starts at 7.30 am but the rest of our summer runs start at 7 am.

We all set off together but can turn around whenever you are ready! Festive dress is the order of the day so wear your best Christmas outfit, hat, socks and Christmas colours and there will be prizes for the best costumes.

The run/walk is followed by a special Christmas Morning tea for everyone. The sharing of Santa gifts is for those who would like to participate – just bring a wrapped gift of around $10 value to place under the tree and our Christmas Fairy (Elaine) will let everyone know when it is their turn to choose a present.

Calling all 5000m runners

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Athletics West is hosting a Keep on Running Night on 16 December that will offer a program of 5000m races for runners of every speed to test themselves on the track. Whether you’re a recreational runner, track athlete or are usually found on road, trails or park, this is a great opportunity to lace up your racing shoes and test yourself for an official time.
Go to the Athletics West website -Events tab, Calendar and click on 16 December for further information and registration.

December TFNL now available

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The latest TFNL is now on the website – head to the magazines tab

Masters segment on Radio

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Note that we have our own Masters segment on a Radio Station 101.7 FM every Saturday. The time has been changed to 7:30am so that more members are able to listen. It contains news and items of interest, so please support this initiative and listen in if you can.

Thanks go to Barrie Kernaghan.