|SAMA encourages you to enter these events - click on event details to find out more!
Australian Masters Athletics 20km Walk Championships - Adelaide 2019
Sunday 11 August, 2019.
Closing date for entries is Sunday 4 August
See the event details.
Oceania Masters Athletics Championships - Mackay QLD 2019
31 Aug - 7 Sept, 2019
Entries open- close 21 July
See the event details
XVII Australian Masters Games - Adelaide 2019
5 - 12 October, 2019
Entries open - Early Bird period until 2 August.
See the event details
Australian Masters Athletics Championships 2020
Brisbane, 10-13 April 2020
The SAMA winter competition is held most Saturdays at various venues in the parklands around Adelaide, from May to September. See the Competition Formats page for further information.
July-August competition - full details of the upcoming competitions over the next few weeks are available here.
These will include the 20km walk, Half-Marathon and 10km run Championships, and the Winter T&F Meet.
The full 2019 Winter Program can be found on the Programs page . Please ensure you have downloaded the latest version (v8 -updated 22 May 2019).
The June edition of SA Masters News can be downloaded from the Newsletters page. The next edition will be available from mid-August.
Fitzy's 5 Fun Run
Athletics SA is providing a wonderful opportunity for members of SA Masters Athletics to take part in the Fitzy’s 5 Fun Run on Sunday 4 August for HALF the standard price of entry. See here for details.
SAMA Winter T&F Meet
A Winter Track & Field competition will be held on Sunday 25 August 2019 at SA Athletics Stadium, just prior to the Oceania Masters Athletics Championships in Mackay. Full details including the program timetable for this event are available here.
Sunday Winter Lunch
See the Social Events page for details.
At the AGM held on Saturday 22 June, the Committee was appointed for the 2019-20 year. See the Committee page for further details about the Committee members.
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
- Other running/walking events; ASA & SARRC events. Held throughout the year.
- Trail Running SA events; Various venues. Held throughout the year.
- SAMA Winter Program 2019 in Adelaide; Commences May 4, 2019.
- Fitzy's 5 Fun Run 2019 - Adelaide, SA; Aug 4, 2019.
- AMA 20km Walk Championships 2019 - Adelaide, SA; Aug 11, 2019.
- Oceania Masters Athletics Championships 2019 - Mackay, QLD ; August 31 - September 7, 2019.
- XVII Australian Masters Games - Adelaide, SA ; October 5 - 12, 2019.
- AMA T & F Championships Brisbane 2020 - Brisbane, QLD ; April 10 -13, 2019.
The Athletics SA 2018-19 Awards Night was held on Friday 10th May, 2019 when the achievements of South Australian athletes were recognised for the past year.
Congratulations to the following SAMA members who received awards:
Anne Lang - O35 Female Track and Field
Allan Mayfield -O35 Male Track and Field
SA Masters summer premiership O35 Women
Peter Sandery -O35 Male road, X-country and walks
SAMA Athletic Awards & AMA Awards
At the Summer Presentation Night held on Wednesday 17 April, the SAMA Athletics Awards for 2018 were announced. Congratulations to all recipients and also to the runners-up. Full details can be found on the Awards page.
Particular congratulations to George White who was then announced as the winner of the Most Outstanding Individual Performance 2018 at the AMA Awards ceremony conducted at the Melbourne Nationals on 27 April.
AMA T & F Championships - Melbourne 2019
Full Results are available on the Melbourne 2019 website. See our Facebook page for posts about the wonderful results achieved by SAMA athletes - thanks to Ros Lowe for providing news of our medal winners. Photos can be found via our Gallery.
The Early Bird Membership prize draw was conducted on 17 April , and Colin Hainsworth, Ros Lowe and Julia Lycett were the three winners, each receiving a refund of one year membership fees!