Past Member Remembered

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Vale June Strachan

For those of you who were members in the 1980’s you would remember past member June Strachan and husband Duncan (deceased) who was also once Secretary.  For a trip down memory lane look in the Vetrun archive May 1988 edition page 11 which shows their River Run report and picture.

June’s funeral will be in Cannington on Wednesday 23 August.


David Masters the Mile

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With great conditions at Ern Clark Athletics Centre on Thursday night David Carr set a pending new world record for the M85 mile with the fantastic time of 7:16.7 (previous record 7:22.28)

Congratulations to David! (his 4th new world title pending ratification)

A special thank you to all those who came on the night expressly to help, support and run with David!


Masters Invitation Cross Country Event

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At the 2017 Australian Cross Country Championships in Wollongong NSW on Saturday 26 August there will be a invitational Masters 6km Cross Country race for men and women.

Entries cost $30 and close 21 August – please go to the following link to register:

World Rankings Website

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The World Masters Rankings Website is asking for help to keep it operating.  This site is supported by World Masters Athletics and Australian Masters Athletics with championship performances being regularly uploaded into the data base. However the website is operated by John Seto voluntarily and costs considerable time and money to run.

How individuals can help:

  • Join as a paid member to the website to view additional information – different levels of membership available
  • Share the website with your friends and encourage their support
  • Donate through the website – see link below

20K Walk Champions

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Congratulations to the following MAWA Members who had outstanding results in 20k Road Walking Competitions on Sunday:


Athletics WA State Road Walking Championships – 6/8/2017, Shelley WA

Winner:  Open Women 20km:  Karyn Tolardo  2:11.33


Australian Masters Athletics 20km Road Walking Championships – 6/8/2017, Adelaide SA

Winner:  M50-54:  Andrew Duncan WA   1:45:44*State Record


New Vetrun Edition Now Available

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The August edition on the club newsletter Vetrun is now available for download.

Select High or Low resolution version
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If you have trouble downloading from these links please head to the Magazines page on the website.

Please note a correction to start time from previous mailout.
MAWA AGM – Sunday 10th September 2017 9:45am at the Hockey Club Rooms – Perry Lakes.

AMA Winter Throws

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The 2017 AMA Winter Throws Championships will be held in Wollongong NSW from:

30 September to 2 October

If interested please go to the following link for more information – online registration is now open (closing 19 September):

AMA Winter Throws NSW


Throws Pentathlons

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MAWA and the WA Throwers Club will be holding a Throws Pentathlon weekend on 16/17 September at ECAC as Follows:

10am Saturday 16 September – Throws Pentathlon

8am Sunday 17 September – Heavy Weight Pentathlon

Trophies and medals will be awarded – all members welcome to come along and compete

Entry fee: $20 for each event


Club AGM Notification & Documents

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The MAWA AGM will be held on Sunday 10th September 2017 9:45am at the Hockey Club Rooms – Perry Lakes.

Please find links below to notice for our AGM and notice of special resolution to change the rules of the association (constitution).
The amended constitution (July draft) has been updated as required by the new Act with the amendments highlighted and if passed will be adopted in its entirety.
Please send any comments or queries to the secretary well before the meeting – copies are also available from the secretary on request.

You can view all relevant documents via the links below or alternatively they are available on the Club Website (along with many other documents) on the “about us” page of the site. Visit About Us