AUSTRALIAN MASTERS ATHLETICS Inc
AMA Track & Field Championships - Perth 2018
26 -29 April, 2018
More information on AMA website
January 20th – 27th 2018
Online entries are now available.
(Closing date for entries 8/12/2017 11.59pm NZ time)
5th September – 16th September 2018
Australian Team Managers
AMA is seeking applications for Team Manager for both Oceania Masters Championships in Dunedin, NZ (January 2018) and WMA Championships Malaga, Spain (September 2018).
Expressions of interest with CV's for these positions need to be with the AMA secretary (email) by 20th August 2017
The responsibilities for both positions are available to download as shown below:
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 2017, the SAMA Winter Program designates two Saturdays when SAMA members are encouraged to participate in the Lochiel parkrun.
parkruns in the Adelaide metropolitan area (all occur every Saturday at 8am):
- Torrens Lake Weir near North Adelaide (see http://www.parkrun.com.au/torrens/ )
- Lochiel-Campbelltown (see http://www.parkrun.com.au/lochiel/ )
- Christies Beach (see http://www.parkrun.com.au/christiesbeach/)
- West Beach (see http://www.parkrun.com.au/westbeach/),
- Mount Barker (see http://www.parkrun.com.au/mountbarker/ )
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 2017.
runSArun is an exciting website that brings together all South Australian running races and similar events, such as race walking, multisport and orienteering, into a single, comprehensive calendar for all runners and athletes to use.
The runSArun website is aimed at being the first stop for South Australians who are planning their race seasons or just looking for a one-off fun run, and to help increase participation through making event information easier to find. There is a dedicated Masters calendar which features all masters-only events (including SAMA events) as well as other South Australian races which have specific masters categories. The site also has details of events organised by specific Associations in South Australia and SAMA Events are also included here.
A SA Club and Training Group directory has been added to the runSArun website.
Check out http://www.runSArun.com for more information about what's on in the race calendar for South Australia, and follow their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/runsarun99.
AMA 20km Walk Championships 2017
The AMA 20km Walk Championships will be held in Adelaide on Sunday 6 August, 2017.
SAMA is hosting these Championships for the three years 2016-2018. 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 at http://ntmastersathletics.com.au/
Photographs wil be available at http://www.ntmastersphotos.com/
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
Special SAMA Events
Each year Special Events are held under the auspices of South Australian Masters Athletics (SAMA). In 2016 these included the annual 2 Jetties Fun Run and the SAMA event at the Bay Sheffield Carnival. Further details of these events, including results can be viewed on the Special Events page.
In addition the Henley Beach Fun Run was held for the first time on 17 January 2015, and an inaugural Invitational Mens Throws Pentathlon was held on 15 February 2015. Further details of previous special events can be viewed on the Previous Special Events page.
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 World Indoor Championships 2017 was held in Daegu City, South Korea; March 19-25, 2017.
For full results see the 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 website at www.perth2016.com.
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 (pdf)
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.
XV Australian Masters Games 2015
The AMG were held in Adelaide, October 3-10, 2015. John Martin's photos taken during the 4 days of Track & Field, and at the three Out-of-Stadum events can be viewed via the Gallery.
Full results from all competition days for the Athletics are available on the AMG Website.
Oceania Masters Athletics Championships 2015
The Oceania Masters Athletics Championships were held in the Cook Islands, October 5-10, 2015. See the AMA website for results.
AMA 20th Winter Throws Championships
Canberra, ACT. 3-5 October 2015. Results will be published on the AMA website.
World Masters Athletics Championships Stadia 2015
World Masters Athletics Championships Stadia 2015 in Lyon, France, August 4-16, 2015
Results are available at https://www.lyon2015.com/en/result/results/
City-Bay Fun Run 2015
The City-Bay was held on Sunday 20 September 2015. Visit the City-Bay Fun Run website for full results.
Clare Masters Games Athletics
SAMA also usually organises the Athletics events each year at the SA Regional Masters Gamse. This year it was in Clare. Further information, including results and links to photos, can be viewed on the Previous Special Events page.