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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 r.blurton@iinet.net.au

Merchandise

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 [...]

Non-Stadia Courses

By | 2017-12-20T17:34:46+00:00 November 4th, 2017|

Cross Country & Road Walk Courses are now set The Cross Country course is a 2k loop.  Under 70 will complete 4 laps for 8k and 70+ will complete 3 laps for 6k as per new WMA ruling. The Road Walk course is also a 2k course, out and back with two [...]

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 [...]

Lap Scoring

By | 2017-10-12T19:07:20+00:00 October 7th, 2017|

Electronic Lap Scoring to be used at Championships   Lap scoring is always the bane of organisers of masters track distance races. You can’t get enough of them, many are not very good at it, mistakes are frequent. Remember poor Bob Schickert in Sacramento. Despite him thinking they were wrong, the lap-scorers [...]

UWA Sports Park

By | 2017-10-16T07:16:35+00:00 October 7th, 2017|

UWA Sports Park Increased Facilities. Throwers will be pleased to hear that agreement has just been reached with University of Western Australia to use their discus cage for these championships. The cage was erected specifically for the World Championships. Scheduling throws events is always difficult at the AMA Nationals with five throws, [...]