AMA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014 – PENTATHLONS

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AMA has announced that to cater for the T&F and Throws Pentathlons, an arrangement has been made to hold them on FRIDAY 7th MARCH 2014 in LAUNCESTON. Athletes will be able to fly into Launceston, take part in the Pentathlons and then take a bus to HOBART Friday evening for the main Championships.  TMA will provide a separate entry form and further information will be sent out in coming weeks.  See also post on the AMA website.

July Vetrun Now Available

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July VetrunThe latest edition of Vetrun is now available for download in the Magazines section here. As usual there is both a high and low resolution edition for you to choose from.

Please not an error in the results for Sharks handicap event. There were some omissions and corrections that happened after this edition went to press.

Please see the results on the website for the correct details.

Many thanks to Vic Waters for his work.

Lotterywest Grant Approved

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Good news! Lotterywest has approved a $1500 grant towards the publication of Christine Oldfield’s book celebrating the 40th anniversary of MAWA. Thanks are due to Geoff Brayshaw who undertook the task of preparing and submitting the application. The book will be launched on February 9th at the special anniversary run at McCallum Park.

Lynne Choate and Nick Miletic feature on WMA site

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Follow the link from our site to World Masters to see our athletes featured on the WMA home page

MAWA 10K Walk Championship – 7 July

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MAWA’s 10K Walk Championship will be held on Sunday 7 July 2013 at Kent Street Weir, Wilson, at 9:00am.  The event will be held in conjunction with the AWA Winter Walks program and will be fully judged.  Age group medals will be awarded.  No fee for MAWA members.  For further information contact Val Millard, mawasecretary@gmail.com, phone 64687720 or on a Sunday

Perth Marathon Photographs

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Click here to see Graeme Dahl’s photos

Perth Marathon

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Congratulations to all MAWA marathon finishers and relay runners. For the third year in a row, Bob Lane wins the Jim Barnes trophy with an outstanding age-graded performance of 85.87%.

State Championships Pentathlons 2014

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We carried out an email survey to our pentathletes regarding the venue for the 2014 State Championships pentathlons. An impressive 75% of you took the time to respond. 27 of you preferred to pay a higher entry fee and be at WAAS. 11 preferred ECAC, while 7 expressed no preference.

In view of this strong preference for WAAS, we have made a booking at WAAS for the pentathlons on Saturday 15th March, 2 weeks prior to the main weekend. WAAS is not available 22nd March because of Little A’s Championships.

MAWA 40th Anniversary

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MAWA celebrates 40 years in 2014. To mark this achievement there will be a birthday party after the McCallum Lakes run on February 9th. The party will also feature the launch of Christine Oldfield’s book, written to celebrate this anniversary. The programme of activities for the event, and details of how to order your copy of the book, will be published much nearer the time.

Sunday Run Photos

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After a long absence we will now be regularly posting Sunday run photos on the website. They are on the Photo Gallery page on the Road tab, and are filed in discreet galleries for each run. The club now owns a camera, and Lorraine Lopes has kindly agreed to take the camera home each week and upload selected photos to the website. If Frank or Vic are not available to take the photos, she may ask a non-running member to test their photographic skills. Enjoy.