Masters Athletics Marathon Championships
The 2019 Australian Masters
Athletics (AMA) Marathon Championships will be held in conjunction with the
Gold Coast Marathon. All current financial members of a state masters athletics
club are eligible to enter. A $15 championship levy is required with your
nomination through the regular race entry process.
The new vetrun is now available. Head to the Magazines Tab to download the High or Low Res version.
2019 Road Running and Walking Championships
Congratulations to all members who completed these events on Sunday.
The full results can be accessed in Special Events on the Road Results tab on the website.
11 men and 8 women ran the 50km event, with Jason Woolley, Keith Miller, Wendy Grace and Jessica Mance doing so for the first time.
Kim Thomas retains the men’s trophy just creeping under the 4 min/km barrier, while Clare Wardle, on great form this year, took the women’s trophy with 4:36 min/km.
Just 6 members completed the 30km walk. Victor Munoz was a clear winner in the men’s category as was Karyn Tolardo in the women’s.
We must salute Bob Schickert for reaching 30 completed championships. Ross Keane is our latest member to pass the 10 championships barrier.
The short road championships over 15 km were tightly contested, particularly in the women’s run with Amanda Walker just pipping Liz Gomez. Not to be outdone Liz’s partner Jason Kell took out the men’s walk title. Lynne Choate changed her sprint spikes for walking shoes to take the women’s walk, while Randy Hobbs was the men’s run winner.
Any issues contact Barbara
Change to Start 2nd June
Please note due to the WA Day Festival on at Burswood over the long weekend we have had to move the start of our RRC/RWC event on 2 June to McCallum Park, Taylor St, Victoria Park.
If you think you will take more than 2 hours 45 minutes to complete your event please be ready to start at 7.30am. For everyone else all events start at 8am.
The course will go the same way as before but the 5k, 10k & 15k turn around points will be moved back accordingly.
Attention MAWA walkers
See the info from South Australia. Note the prize for the interstate competition – well with in WA grasp!
The Annual General Meeting of Oceania Masters Athletics is to be held on Saturday 31 August 2019 in Mackay, Queensland. The OMA Championships commence on that day. The AMA Delegates for the meeting will be Richard Blurton and Hazel McDonnell.
Proposals for Constitutional change and Nominations for all Council positions for the next term must be submitted to the OMA Secretary by 30 June 2019. Note expressions of interest for Council nominations must first go to AMA Secretary Donna Hiscox prior to 30 June for approval by the AMA Board – email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The positions and current incumbents are as follows:
President – Lynne Schickert (AUS) completes the maximum three terms as President at this AGM and is therefore ineligible to be nominated again for this position.
Vice President – David Lobb (Cook Islands)
Secretary – Bob Schickert (AUS) has been Secretary for eleven years and will not be seeking renomination for this position.
Treasurer – Stewart Foster (NZ)
Council Members – Joan Merrilees (NZL) Tim Rogers (Norfolk Island), Andrew Stark (NZL) George White (AUS)