City to Surf

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Congratulations to all MAWA members who completed the City to Surf events. Some great performances, but too many to pick out all of your results.

AMA Decathlon and Heptathlon Championships

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AMA Decathlon and Heptathlon Championships will be conducted as part of the Oceania Masters Athletic Championships in Bendigo, Victoria, January 4-12, 2014.  Entries via the online entry for Oceania Championships close on 24 November 2013.  Further information is available on the AMA website

Winter throws returns

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We have been without a home since Perry Lakes closed five years ago, but we are now able to use WAAS on Saturday mornings from 9.30 to 11.00. Lindsey Glass has again offered to coach us.

This is a training group for all levels of ability, including those with no experience who would like to learn how to throw.

We will train on five of the next six Saturdays. August 24 & 31 and September 14, 21 & 28. Normal WAAS entry conditions apply.


Oceania Throws Pentathlon Challenge

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Oceania Throws Pentathlon Challenge will be held during September 2013. Any thrower who is interested in competing should check out the information  on the NZ Masters Athletics Website  and then contact Val Millard  If there is sufficient interest, a local organiser will need to be appointed, so a thrower needs to be prepared to take on this job.


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At the Burswood run on Sunday, a set of keys went missing from the key box.  Could all who were at the run please check that they didn’t mistakenly pick up the wrong keys.  Please contact Val Millard, Club Secretary, if you have any information.


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AMA has announced that to cater for the T&F and Throws Pentathlons, an arrangement has been made to hold them on FRIDAY 7th MARCH 2014 in LAUNCESTON. Athletes will be able to fly into Launceston, take part in the Pentathlons and then take a bus to HOBART Friday evening for the main Championships.  TMA will provide a separate entry form and further information will be sent out in coming weeks.  See also post on the AMA website.

July Vetrun Now Available

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July VetrunThe latest edition of Vetrun is now available for download in the Magazines section here. As usual there is both a high and low resolution edition for you to choose from.

Please not an error in the results for Sharks handicap event. There were some omissions and corrections that happened after this edition went to press.

Please see the results on the website for the correct details.

Many thanks to Vic Waters for his work.

Lotterywest Grant Approved

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Good news! Lotterywest has approved a $1500 grant towards the publication of Christine Oldfield’s book celebrating the 40th anniversary of MAWA. Thanks are due to Geoff Brayshaw who undertook the task of preparing and submitting the application. The book will be launched on February 9th at the special anniversary run at McCallum Park.

Lynne Choate and Nick Miletic feature on WMA site

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Follow the link from our site to World Masters to see our athletes featured on the WMA home page

MAWA 10K Walk Championship – 7 July

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MAWA’s 10K Walk Championship will be held on Sunday 7 July 2013 at Kent Street Weir, Wilson, at 9:00am.  The event will be held in conjunction with the AWA Winter Walks program and will be fully judged.  Age group medals will be awarded.  No fee for MAWA members.  For further information contact Val Millard,, phone 64687720 or on a Sunday