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Welcome to over 30s Athletics in South Australia

Start your preparations now for these upcoming events!

SAMA encourages you to enter these events - click on each image to find out more!
Closing date for on-line registration to enter the AMA Championships in Darwin is 1st May 2017

RESULTS from each day of the Athletics competition at the Clare SA Masters Games will be available on the Results page of the SAMA website

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Updated: 23-3-2017

Upcoming Summer Competition
The next summer competition at SA Athletics Stadium will be Day2 of the Main T&F Championships on Wednesday 29 March, as shown in the timetable. It is not necessary to enter beforehand. Entries will be received at the check-in desk when you arrive.
Entry fee is $10 per day (any number of events) payable by cash or cheque at the SAMA check-in desk (includes entry to the Stadium).

Results for all our summer competitions are available on the Results page as soon as possible after completion of the events. The results of the Men's T&F Pentathlon held on Wednesday 15 March have been been posted on that webpage.
The latest photos taken by Ros Lowe at the competitions on 8 March 2017 & 15 March 2017 can be viewed via the Gallery

Latest Newsletter
The February 2017 edition of SA Masters News can be downloaded from the Newsletters page.

Social News
This year's Weekend away will be at Mannum Caravan Park, Mannum from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd October 2017.

Club Uniforms
SAMA now has a new range of uniforms available to purchase on-line via local Adelaide store Sports Centre. Note that previous stocks of uniform are still available and have been heavily discounted.

See the Uniform page for information on purchase of all your uniform needs. Note that the wearing of the club uniform is compulsory for all SAMA members competing in the Darwin Nationals in June 2017. Plan ahead!

Summer Program 2016-17
Note that changes have been made to the timetable for the summer program. See the Competition Formats page for details.

To download the Summer Program, see the Programs page for the latest version (v4). Information about ASA membership for the summer season is also available there.

Upcoming events

    Full details for all events are available on the Events page, in the Calendar, or using the links below.
  • parkruns - A free, weekly, 5km timed run every Saturday at 8.00 am
  • Summer running/walking events; ASA & SARRC events. Held throughout the year.
  • SAMA Summer Program 2016-17 in Adelaide; Commencing October 5, 2016.
  • WMA World Indoor Championships 2017 in Daegu City, South Korea; March 19-25, 2017.
  • 2017 Clare Masters Games in Clare, SA; March 24-27, 2017.
  • SAMA Winter Program 2017 in Adelaide; Commencing April 22, 2017.
  • Athlete's Foot Greenbelt Half Marathon in Athelstone; April 30, 2017.
    • incorporating the SAMA Half-Marathon Championships for 2017
  • SAMA Pre-Nationals T&F Meet in Adelaide; May 27, 2017.
  • AMA Track & Field Championships 2017 in Darwin, NT; June 9-12, 2017.
  • AMA 20km Walk Championships 2017 in Adelaide, SA; August 6, 2017.
Previous Announcements

2 Jetties Fun Run / Bay Sheffield 2016
Photos taken by Ros Lowe, Richard Everson and Lyn Peake at the 2 Jetties Fun Run from Glenelg Jetty to Brighton Jetty and back can be viewed via the Special Events page. Result sheets from the event are are also available for viewing on that page.

Results for the 800m masters race at the Bay Sheffield Carnival , and photos of the competing athletes are available on the Special Events page.

Christmas Fun Night 2016
Photos taken by Ros & Roger Lowe and Edna Bates at the Christmas Fun Night 2016  on Wednesday 21st December can be viewed via the Social Events page.

Nationals 2016 - final wrap
All Results have been finalised and a Results Book has been produced that contains a complete set of results for the Championships, and also the outcomes for all the special Awards made, plus new Australian records and Championship records that were achieved. For details see the AMA Championships 2016 Results page.

WMAC Perth 2016 Results
The results including placings and medals for all SAMA members who competed at the World Masters Athletics Championships - Perth 2016 have been compiled by George White - download as a PDF. Full results and photos are available on the WMAC Perth 2016 website

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About South Australian Masters Athletics


SA Masters Athletics (SAMA) was founded in 1971 as the SA Veterans Athletic Club and caters for men and women aged 30 years and above.  While membership is restricted to those over 30, children or grandchildren of members are most welcome to compete with us, as are members of ASA. Only members are eligible for Championships, trophies and prizes.

The main aim of the Club is to provide an ongoing competition program for mature age athletes and to especially cater for people of all athletic abilities.

We meet all year round on a weekly basis, with summer competition each Wednesday evening at SA Athletics Stadium, and each Saturday afternoon during the winter season. Each season (summer and winter), we conduct Championship events which are age graded based on 5 yearly age increments.   Medallions for age group winners and place getters are presented at end of season presentations.

SAMA is affiliated with Australian Masters Athletics Inc and promotes the many Masters Athletics events held throughout Australia and the world.