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World Record Attempt

By | 2018-04-19T13:20:59+00:00 April 19th, 2018|

Heather Lee. NSW race walker Heather Lee is gunning for a record that’s missing from her collection when she competes at the 2018 AMA National Championships on April 29: the world record for the W90 10km road walk. Heather, 91, set world records in the 3000m and 5000m walks at the Australian [...]

Bus timetable

By | 2018-04-16T16:27:39+00:00 April 10th, 2018|

Bus timetable: CITY STOP HAY STREET EAST: 297 Hay Street – Tourist Stop Perth Mint CITY STOP HAY STREET WEST: 815 Hay Street – outside the InterContinental Hotel City East pick-ups: 6:15, 7:15, 8:00, 8:45, 9:30, 11:00, 2:00pm, 3:30pm. West pick-up 5 minutes later Stadium departures: 7:15, 8:00, 8:45, 9:30, 10:15, 1:15pm, [...]


By | 2018-04-06T06:56:45+00:00 April 6th, 2018|

Registration All athletes must collect their registration pack before their first event. It contains their bib numbers, programme book, plus any pre-ordered merchandise and dinner tickets. The Registration desk will be open 12 - 5pm on 25th and from 1 hour before the first event on competition days. It will be on [...]

Training at WAAS

By | 2018-04-05T08:06:37+00:00 April 5th, 2018|

WAAS Training. WAAS is available for training 24th from 3pm to 7:30pm on payment of $8 entry, and from midday 25th free for masters athletes. During the championships all training must be at the warm-up track.


By | 2018-02-28T14:44:13+00:00 February 28th, 2018|

Bus arrangements to stadium. Go Adams have been contracted to provide a bus service from the CBD to the stadium. There will be 2 pick up points in the CDB, and the bus circuit will take 90 minutes. A timetable and map of pick up points will be provided to competitors. [...]

Availability of Poles

By | 2018-01-15T11:40:22+00:00 January 15th, 2018|

Poles available. We have 9 poles available for the use of competitors. If anyone wants to know their specifications, please send an email to


By | 2018-01-09T12:19:58+00:00 December 21st, 2017|

Merchandise designs revealed. Our exciting range of merchandise can now be revealed. They feature West Australia's traditional gold and black colours and incorporate our numbat emblem. The polos and tee's come in a wide range of sizes and are priced at $35 and $30 respectively. It is highly recommended that you purchase [...]

Major Sponsor

By | 2018-01-10T16:24:57+00:00 December 20th, 2017|

Perth2018 major sponsor. The organising committee are delighted to announce that VenuesWest will be our major sponsor. VenuesWest owns and manages Western Australia’s best sport and entertainment venues on behalf of the State Government. The portfolio consists of 13 venues including Perth Arena and Optus Stadium. They were also a major sponsor of [...]

Endangered numbats

By | 2017-11-22T07:00:56+00:00 November 1st, 2017|

The numbat.       Our Championship emblem, the numbat, is now one of 12 endangered marsupials that is rarer than the giant panda. In the Dryandra forest in WA numbers are down from 600 in the 1990's to less than 50 today. The Perth Zoo has a programme to recover numbat [...]