AMA Events

AMA 20km Walk Championships 2018AMA 20km Walk Championships

Adelaide, SA: Sunday 5 August, 2018.

Entries Close Sunday 29th July 2018

Click here for more information.





AMA Half Marathon Championships 2018

AMA 20km Walk Championships

Canberra, ACT; Sunday 19 August 2018 (see the AMA website for details).

Entries via On line registration  only and close 5.00pm Thursday 16th August 2018.

WMA Championships - Malaga Spain 2018

4th September – 16th September 2018

See the 2018 WMA Championships website at: www.malaga2018.com

Registration has closed.

The Flight Centre Sports and Events accommodation packages* in Malaga are available at: http://fcsportsandevents.com.au/active/run/australian-masters-athletics/

The official AMA Uniform must be worn when competing. AMA is offering various discount deals on the purchase of AMA uniforms - this offer has been extended to 31 August 2018 (see the AMA website for details).

* See the PDF for details about booking the Flight Centre packages



Westpac City-Bay Fun Run 2018

16th September 2018

See the Westpac City-Bay Fun Run 2018 website at: www.city-bay.org.au/

Download the poster.

 Join thousands of friends, workmates and families in Adelaide’s pre-eminent fitness event.

CMI Early Drive Competition
Register and pay before August 31 to enter the draw to win a brand new 2018 Toyota Yaris courtesy of CMI Toyota.

Alice Springs Masters Games 2018

13-20 October 2018 - see the website for more information.

Online Registration closes Friday 14 September 2018

The Games Office have just announced the new Beat the Rush competition. Anyone who registers for the Alice Springs Masters Games before midnight 31st July will go in the running to win one of two amazing prizes;

  • Outback Quad Adventures tour for two people
  • Alice Springs Reptile Centre entry for two people

Please follow the link for the Friendly Games Bulletin for more information.



This is a fantastic biennial event hosted by the NT Government that attracts 4000 participants each Games and is the biggest sporting party of the year!

In addition to a fun peer to peer competition, all competitors and accredited visitors have free entry to the Opening Ceremony, Mid-Week Party and Closing Ceremony.  

Come and see what “The Friendly Games” is all about!

Download the posters for Masters Mile, Road & Cross Country and Track& Field.

See also the 2018 Alice Springs Masters Games website or Facebook page.

Trailblazer by the Sea #5 - Walk for HIS Life

Sunday 28 October 2018

starting at Semaphore & Henley Surf Life Saving Clubs, Adelaide.

Members of running and walking clubs and the general public are invited to take part in the annual Trailblazer by the Sea event organised by the Rotary Club of Adelaide.  There are easy coastal walks and runs of 8 and 14km and longer distances of 28 and 36km.  It is a fun coastal walk or run along coastal trails, through sand dunes and a beach section. 

You can find more information on www.trailblazerbythesea.com.au .  Family and group entries.  Six people can enter for the cost of five. Early bird registrations are now open.

Trailblazer by the Sea has been created as a fund raising, running and walking, event by the Rotary Club of Adelaide together with the Surf Life Saving Association of South Australia, two organisations that share values, and have a long history of achieving positive outcomes in the community.

This year’s event – Walk or Run for HIS Life – on Sunday, 28 October 2018 is supporting The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (SA Branch).  Prostate cancer is the most common internal cancer diagnosed in Australia and after heart disease the greatest killer of men. PCFA is dedicated to reducing the impact of prostate cancer on Australian men, their partners and families.  

Oceania Masters Athletics Championships - Mackay QLD 2019

31 August 2019 – 7th September 2019 at Mackay Regional Sports Precinct (due to open in February 2019).

See the 2019 OMA Championships information brochure for more information.


See the media release.


Other Upcoming Events


parkrun Australia organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the nation. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. Check out the websites for the individual venues for more details and how to register.

In 2018, the SAMA Winter Program designates two Saturdays when SAMA members are encouraged to participate in a parkrun.

parkruns in the Adelaide metropolitan area (all occur every Saturday at 8am):

Trail Running SA

Two of our members, David Close and Doug Smart, together with other trail-running enthusiasts have set up set up a trail running group. Trail Running SA is a “do-it-yourself” group without formal membership, which depends completely on volunteers. Their purpose is to organise off-road running activities which enable runners of all levels and abilities to enjoy running in natural surroundings and in pleasant company.

Check out the Trail Running SA website for more details of their activities, upcoming trail-running events, and how to join-in, and follow their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/trailrunningsa.

Athletics SA events

Visit the ASA website for full details of all their Stadium events, and the Running SA website for details of other events.

SA Road Runners Club events

Visit the SARRC website for full details of all their events in 2018.


Follow their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/runsarun99.

Past Events

Special Events

Murray Bridge 2018 SA Masters Games

2 Jetties Fun Run 2017

Bay Sheffield Carnival 2017 - SAMA Event

Further details can be viewed on the Special Events page.

VenuesWest AMA Championships Perth 2018

26 -29 April, 2018 at Western Australian Athletics Stadium, Floreat, Perth, WA.

Results are available on the VenuesWest AMA Championships Perth 2018 website.

A selection of photos are available on Graeme Dahl’s flickr page.

Oceania Masters Athletics Championships - Dunedin NZ 2018

January 20th – 27th 2018 at Caledonian Ground, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Results are available on the OMA website.

AMA 20km Walk Championships 2017

The AMA 20km Walk Championships was held in Adelaide on Sunday 6 August, 2017. See here for details.

AMA Track & Field Championships - Darwin 2017

9 June - 12 June, 2017

Athletics NT hosted the 2017 Australian Masters Athletics Championships in the Northern Territory.

Full final Results are available on the AMA website.

SAMA Track & Field Pre-Nationals Meet

In the lead-up to the 2017 AMA Championships in Darwin, SAMA held an additional track & field competition day on Saturday 27 May at SA Athletics Stadium.

Results are available on the SAMA Results page.

Clare SA Masters Games 2017

The Games were held Friday the 24th March to Monday the 27th March 2017.

RESULTS from each day of the Athletics competition at the Clare SA Masters Games are available to download from the Results page of the SAMA website. Photos can be viewed on our Facebook page via the Gallery

SAMA Half-Marathon Championships for 2017

The Athlete's Foot Greenbelt Half Marathon was held on Sunday 30 April 2017, and incorporated the SAMA Half-Marathon Championships for 2017.

WMA Events

WMA World Indoor Championships 2017 was held in Daegu City, South Korea; March 19-25, 2017.

For results see the WMA website.

World Masters Athletics Championships- Perth 2016

The World Masters Athletics Championships in Perth were held from 26th October to 6th November 2016.

For results see the WMA website.

AMA Events

AMA Decathlon & Heptathlon Championships 2018 in Bendigo Vic; January 6-7 2018. Results.

2017 Australian Masters Combined Events Championships in Bendigo, VIC; January 7-8, 2017. Results

AMA Half Marathon Championships 2017 in Hobart, TAS; January 15, 2017. Results

AMA Winter Throws Championships 2017 in Wollongong, NSW; September 30, 2017 to October 2, 2017. Results. Full report.

XVI Australian Masters Games 2017

The AMG were held in Tasmania, October 21-28, 2017.

Full results from all competition days for the Athletics are available on the AMG Website.

AMA National Track & Field Championships 2016

To see all the results and photos from the 2016 Nationals visit http://www.samastersathletics.org.au/nationals2016/





Bay-City Fun Run 2016

The Bay to City was held on Sunday 20 March 2016. Visit the Bay-City Fun Run website for results.

Oceania Masters Athletics Championships 2015

The Oceania Masters Athletics Championships were held in the Cook Islands, October 5-10, 2015. See the OMA website for results.

World Masters Athletics Championships Stadia 2015

World Masters Athletics Championships Stadia 2015 in Lyon, France, August 4-16, 2015

For results see the WMA website.