Canberra 2013 Photos

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In the posts section of AMA website there is now a link to over 500 photos taken by Michael Slagter of SAMA at the Canberra 2013 Championships.

Canberra WA Results

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Canberra results have now been further checked and re-formatted. They have been posted on the Track and Field Results page for future reference. AMA National Championships 2013

AWA Gallipoli Run details – important changes from last year – no entries on the day

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The Athletics WA Bankwest GALLIPOLI RUN is on again. This year’s run will be held on the last Sunday before ANZAC Day, Sunday 21st April. The Race Patron is MAWA Patron, Second World War Veteran John Gilmour, OAM.

Many MAWA members have run in previous years in the Legacy team. Legacy are once again entering a team and for the second year the organiser Athletics WA and major sponsor BANKWEST have kindly named Legacy as one of the beneficiaries of the event.

There is a 4km run/walk and and 8km run. This year all entrants receive a running T-shirt courtesy of Bankwest. If you would like to take part, you can enter through the AWA website at

If you would like to be part of the Legacy team, remember to type ‘Legacy’ in the team section when you get to it and please let ‘Legacy Runners’ organiser Eldon George (MAWA #511) know you have entered the Legacy team on or mobile 0438 502 978

Due to the growing size of this event, please be aware of several changes this year:

1) there will be no entries on the day. Entries close on Wednesday 17th April at 5pm

2) 4km run and walk commences at 8.30am

    8km run commences at 9am

MORE helpers needed – NOW!

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TWO of our MAY events need helpers – urgently!  The WEIR RUN (5 May) has NOBODY – and Aquinas (12 May) is also desperately short on person-power.

Anyone who is able, please contact Gillian Young (, 9295 1754) and sign up for these Sunday events.

Secretary Report to AGM 2013

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The Secretary’s report can now be read, Secretary Report to AGM 2013. This report, along with other AGM and Club Constitution material, can be found under the ‘About Us’ tab.

Winter Track Programme

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The winter Track Programme is now on the website – winter 13 programme.  The meetings at WAAS will revert to a 6pm start, although due to other WAAS bookings, the start will be at 6:30pm on 9th, 16th and 23rd April.




TFNL – State Championships Edition

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TFNL-2013-03-StateChampsThe 2013 State Track and Field results TFNL is now in the virtual bookcase and can be accessed with the link below or use the PDF.

For iPad users download the PDF from the website and save it into ibooks. You will find it in collections/PDF.

If your are using an Apple Safari browser access the PDF rather than the virtual bookcase’

Happy reading


Changes to classification of club records

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The committee have agreed a few minor changes to the way records are presented, as recommended by the Club Statistician.

The official list of state records is unchanged except that we have added the 1000m.

Currently there is a  list of “non championship event state records” and this will now be split into two lists. The first is the obsolete records. The second is for the remainder which will now be called State Bests, not records. So we will only have “records” where courses are certified and walks are judged. Certificates will not be given for new State Bests.

If members think they may have broken a State Best they should inform the Statistician.

The records and bests are updated on the website every April, so as to include performances in the State and National Track and Field Championships.

Anyone referring to new records should always use the word “pending” until they know for certain that the record has been ratified.

Reminder – Membership Renewal now due

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Membership fees are due for renewal on 31st March.  Membership form is on the website (see Membership box above).  On-line renewal is preferred.  Members without internet access will receive a membership form by post in the near future.