Welcome To Masters Athletics W.A.

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Next run: Sunday December 23: Christmas Gift – Any distance 7:30am.

Visitors are always welcome at MAWA events for a small fee ($5)

The object of our club is to encourage and promote Masters Athletics, general fitness, and to provide opportunities for training and competition.

To see what Masters Athletics WA (MAWA) offers, head over to the about us page.

Over 30? Why not join us?

Membership is open to men and women 30 years of age and over.

Committee Summary December 2018

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  • We have listened to member suggestions and are making an effort to consider the environment. The Club is phasing out plastic drinking cups and replacing them with paper cups. We are also replacing existing rubbish bags with plastic bags that are biodegradable.
  • Get your name printed on your club number. Just see Russell Smith and leave your number with him. $5 to members, (MAWA is subsidising $2)
  • Planning application for our store/clubroom project has been submitted to Canning Council
  • A one-piece club uniform design has been approved, and we also looking at compression top designs. See Mark Howard if interested
  • Emergency contact numbers are written on Sunday tags. If members have changed their contact, and want the correct one on the tag, they can see Delia to order a new tag

2018 Handicap trophy

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At the final event, we did not have our usual exciting race for the trophy, as Elizabeth already had an unassailable lead. 

Congratulations to Elizabeth and the Trophy will be presented in the new year.

1.Elizabeth Gomez
2.Tristan Bell
3.Akos Gyarmathy
4.Rochelle Airey
5.Jason Kell
6.David Baird
7.Keith Atkinson
8.Brian Bennett
9.Charlie Chan
10.Bob Schickert
11.Alex Tinniswood
12.Gary Fisher
13.Frank Price

December 2018 TFNL

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The latest edition of TFNL is now available on the magazines page.

Head over to the magazines tab to download a pdf copy or view in the digital bookshelf.

Xmas Gift Run

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Just a reminder about the Christmas Gift Run on 23 December:

Don your Christmas garb as there will be prizes for best festive outfits!

If you would like to participate in Christmas gift giving please bring a wrapped gift of $10 value to place under the tree.

After the untimed group run/walk (distance of your choice) a sumptuous morning tea will be provided for all thanks to our wonderful Christmas fairies!

Those who brought gifts will then be called up in age groups to pick a present from under the tree.

Merry Christmas to all from the Committee!

 

 

 

 

Bib Number/Name Transfers

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New Transfer Services available:

Member Russell Smith can currently provide you with your number and first name transferred onto your singlet for $15

For members who don’t want a transfer onto their top but would like to have their name printed you can now have your name transferred onto your bib for $5 (partly subsidised by the club)

Orders will be taken for minimum of 6 at a time so please use a paper bib while this is being done.

Sample of name transfer added to bib number below:

You can see Russell at Sunday runs or contact at:

kpdperth@hotmail.com or on: 0421 827 160

If your bib number is very old and tatty you can also order a replacement bib with your name on it for $15 ($10 without name)

Sample of bib number reprinted with name below:

Please see Delia Baldock to order replacement bibs on Sundays or contact at:
mawasecretary@gmail.com

Delia also has sample club singlets to try on for size at Sunday runs but you need to purchase them online through the MAWA Shop.

 

AMA ENews December

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Please click on the link below to view your AMA Newsletter for December – please note future events.

Feedback wanted from relay and non stadia participants – go in the draw to win an Australian uniform!

AMA ENews December

Vale Rosemary

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Sad to report that Rosemary McGlashan passed away yesterday. Our sincere condolences go to Hamish.

Throws Coaching

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We have a new Throws Coach – Bailey Dawson will be at Ern Clark Athletics Centre on Wednesdays from 5.30pm to provide coaching for our members

Starts this week 5 December – all members welcome to attend

 

2019 Membership

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The 2019 membership form is now on the website – right side bar. Use the same form for renewals, rejoins and new members.

Nominations for World Masters awards

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Our MAWA athletes feature very strongly in the OMA nominations for WMA awards. Congratulations to Lyn, Gillian and David.

OVERALL
Lyn Ventris AUS – David Carr AUS
CATEGORIES
SPRINTS Julie Brims AUS – Trevor Young AUS
MIDDLE DISTANCE Gillian Young AUS – David Carr AUS
DISTANCE Sally Gibbs NZ – Alastair Prangnell NZ
THROWS Jan Banens AUS – Mark Cumming NZ
JUMPS Margaret Taylor AUS – Geoff Shaw AUS
RACE WALKS Lyn Ventris AUS – Ralph Bennett AUS
COMBINED EVENTS Gabi Watts AUS – Geoff Shaw AUS