Committee Summary September/October

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  • Sunday tags to restart 4th October.
  • Sunday visitors to restart 15th November, with requirements for exact cash put into tin and cut-off 10 minutes before run start.
  • Agreed to purchase time display board linked to photofinish.
  • Agreed to purchase one-piece soft top cover for high jump mat.
  • Committee roles for next 12 months: Silke – communications and in particular facebook, Pam – Sunday Run Co-ordinator, John – Sunday Run Equipment, Mark – Track and Field, Rochelle – Medals and Trophies, Richard – Track Bookings. If possible questions and comments should be addressed directly to the responsible committee member.
  • Electronic timing required for State Records 800m and below.
  • AMA Coaching Grant received and 2020/2021 coaching programme set up and detailed on the website
  • Answers to issues raised at MAWA AGM: there will be no limit on visitors, older athletes will be exempt from helper duties in future years, free membership will be kept at 90+.
  • Attended AMA AGM. For those interested the minutes will soon be on the AMA website.
  • Acknowledgement of Country. MAWA statement is now on the website home page, but announcements prior to runs will only be made when we are at a site of special Aboriginal significance.
  • On the social side there will be a Christmas lunch if sufficient interest – speak to Elaine Dance.
  • Next Year’s National and International events: A decision on AMA Champs Canberra will be made on 16th December. A decision on WMAC Tampere will be made in January. World Masters Games in Kansai Japan in May – this has been cancelled. Australian Masters Games in Perth in October – planning for this to happen.