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 OMAC entries is 8/12/2017. The preliminary Flight Centre Sports and Events accommodation packages in Dunedin are now available - see the event details.
The SAMA summer competition is held each week on Wednesdays at SA Athletics Stadium, Mile End. The detailed Summer Program (recently updated) can be downloaded from the Programs page.
See the Competition Formats page for details of upcoming competition each week; please note minor changes have been made to the times for track Program B.
Results will be available on the Results page as soon as possible after each competition, and any photos will be uploaded to our Facebook Gallery.
The October edition of SA Masters News can be downloaded from the Newsletters page.
Bay Sheffield 2017
Each year SAMA is invited to stage a distance handicapped 800m at the Bay Sheffield Carnival. Last year in particular was a great success with a very close finish. To maintain our invitation it is important that we produce a good field of at least 15/16 people. If you would like to take part in this wonderful event, please see our Special Events page for details.
SAMA uniforms are available to purchase on-line via local Adelaide store Sports Centre. See the Uniform page for information on purchase of all your uniform needs.
Services for Masters Athletes
We are proud to announce that SAMA is now a Good Sports accredited club. The Good Sports program works with clubs to help them provide safe and healthy environments for families to play sport. Full details can be found on our Service Providers page.
You can also find out more about a Biomechanics research survey being conducted on Breast Support Issues, and what the World Masters Rankings website has to offer. Further information on our Service Providers page.
Congratulations to George White
At the Australian Masters Athletics (AMA) AGM, George White was announced as a 2017 recipient of the prestigious AMA Merit Award in recognition of his ‘Services to SA Masters Athletics (and beyond)’. To find out more see the Records & Awards page.
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
- Winter running/walking events; ASA & SARRC events. Held throughout the year.
- Trail Running SA events; Various venues. Held throughout the year.
- SAMA Summer Program 2017/18 in Adelaide; Commenced October 11, 2017.
- AMA Decathlon & Heptathlon Championships 2018 in Bendigo, Vic; January 6-7, 2018.
- Oceania Masters Athletics Championships 2018 - Dunedin NZ ; January 20-27, 2018.
- Murray Bridge 2018 SA Masters Games - Murray Bridge, SA; April 19-22, 2018.
- AMA Track & Field Championships 2018 in Perth, WA; April 26-29, 2018.
- WMA Championships 2018 - Malaga Spain ; September 5-16, 2018.
Results for the completed 2017 winter competitions are available on the Results page.
20km Walk Championships Results
Results for the AMA 20km Walk Championships (incorporating the 20km SAMA State Champs Walk) held on Sunday 6 August are available on the Results page.
At the AGM held on Saturday 24 June, the Committee for 2017-18 was elected, as shown on the the Committee page.
We welcome Kathy Blute to the Committee, and Lisa Attenborough was elected as Treasurer. We thank Rodger Barber for his sterling service in that position over the past few years, and for the tireless work he has put as Treasurer during the three times he has held that office!
George White has produced an updated 2017 edition of 'Age is an Advantage' as a single web document, which is now available on the SAMA History page.
AMA Track & Field Championships - Darwin 2017
Results are available on the AMA Championships website. Photographs will be available at http://www.ntmastersphotos.com/
Half-Marathon Championships Results
The results and placings for the SAMA State Championships Half-Marathon (held in conjunction with the Greenbelt Half-Marathon on 30 April 2017) are available on the Results page.
Each year awards are made for athletic excellence in our club. Categories for these awards parallel Australian Masters Athletic Awards and category winners are nominated to the AMA. Click here for information on the SAMA Athletic Awards, and to see the winners for 2016.