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Welcome to over 30s Athletics in South Australia

Start your preparations now for these upcoming events!

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Updated: 13-1-2017

Summer Program 2016-17
The SAMA summer competition will continue on Wednesday 18 January at SA Athletics Stadium, and will include the 4x100m relays and have Program B1 events (scratch). See the Competition Formats page for details, and how to enter for the relay.

Results for all our summer competitions are available on the Results page as soon as possible after completion of the events.
Photos taken by Ros Lowe at the competition on 4 January 2017 can be viewed via the Gallery.

To download the Summer Program, see the Programs page for the latest version (v3). Information about ASA membership for the summer season is also available there.

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 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.

Latest Newsletter
The December 2016 edition of SA Masters News can be downloaded from the Newsletters page.

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..
  • 2017 Australian Masters Combined Events Championships in Bendigo, VIC; January 7-8, 2017.
  • AMA Half Marathon Championships 2017 in Hobart, TAS; January 15, 2017.
  • 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.
  • AMA Track & Field Championships 2017 in Darwin, NT; June 9-12, 2017.
Previous Announcements

Club Uniforms
See the Uniform page for information on purchase of all your Uniform needs.

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.