Australian Masters Athletics 20km Walk Championships - Adelaide 2016
The AMA 20km Walk Championships will be held in Adelaide on
Sunday 28 August, 2016.
Entries have now closed.
SAMA is hosting these Championships for the next three years. See here for details.
World Masters Athletics Championships - Perth 2016
The WMA Championships will be held in Perth, WA from
26 October - 6 November, 2016.
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This is unique opportunity to take part in a major international masters athletics event right here in Australia. All SAMA members are encouraged to enter. For non-members wishing to take part a Temporary Membership form can be downloaded. See the Events page for more details.
Enter now at www.perth2016.com. The deadline for online entries is Thursday 25 August 2016.
The next Friday Night Dinner will be this week on 26th August, 7pm at the Calendonian Hotel, North Adelaide.
All welcome, but BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL by Tuesday 23 August. For details see the Social Events page.
The August 2016 edition of SA Masters News is available to download from the Newsletters page.
Winter Program 2016
Saturday 27 August - competition will be at Burbridge Road, West Beach.
Full details of the weekly SAMA Winter competition, including the run/walk distances and start times can be found on the Competition Formats page.
Sunday 28 August - Special event at Peacock Road (Adelaide Harriers Club Rooms), will include the 20 km SAMA State Championships Walk and the AMA 20km Walk Championships, both starting at 8.00am. See here for more details about the AMA 20km Walk Championships..
Results for all our winter competitions are available on the Results page as soon as possible after completion of the events. Photos taken by John Martin and Ros & Roger Lowe at the competitions can be viewed via the Gallery. See the latest photos taken at Bonython Park on 20 August.
An updated version of the full program for the 2016 Winter Season and maps of the courses are available to download from the Programs page.
To give greater choice to the winter “sprint” group a 1km race will now be included on 30th July, 13th August, 3rd September and 10th September.
AMA Team Manager, Daegu 2017
Expressions of Interest are now being called for the position of Team Manager for the WMA Indoor Championships to be held in Daegu 19-25 March 201. See the Events page for further details.
The SAMA summer competition will commence on Wednesday 5 October. For full details and to download the Summer Program, see the Programs page.
Information about activating ASA membership for the summer season is also available there.
Change to venue for Winter Presentation
Please note that the last Winter competition on 10 September will now be at Burbridge Road, and will be followed by the Winter wind-up in the Scout Hall (changed from Pulteney Grammar). Details of the run/walk events to be advised, but they will still be Turkey handicap.
SAMA Committee 2016-17
At the AGM held on Saturday 25 June the Committee for 2016-17 was elected - see the Committee page for their details. The SAMA By-Laws have been updated to include the new membership fee structure, as approved at the AGM.
Winter Throws Training
A winter throwing group will be held at SA Athletics Stadium every TWO WEEKS on Sunday mornings, starting at 9.30am until the beginning of October.
For more details see the Training page.
Full details for all events are available on the Events page, in the Calendar, or using the links below.
- Torrens, Lochiel & Mt. Barker parkruns - A free, weekly, 5km timed run every Saturday at 8.00 am
- Winter running/walking events; ASA & SARRC events. Held throughout the Winter.
- SAMA Winter Program 2016 in Adelaide; Commenced May 7, 2016.
- AMA 20km Walk Championships 2016 in Adelaide, SA; August 28, 2016.
- AMA Winter Throws Championships 2016 in Wollongong, NSW; October 1-3, 2016.
- World Masters Athletics Championships - Perth 2016 in Perth, WA; October 26-November 6, 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.
- AMA Track & Field Championships 2017 in Darwin, NT; June 9-12, 2017.
Membership fees become due on 1st April each year (refer to the On-line Membership/Renewals page).
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.
The SAMA Athletic Awards for 2015 were presented at the Summer Presentation Night on 23/3/2016 - see the Records & Awards page for details. Photos taken during the presentation by Roger Lowe can be viewed via our Facebook Gallery.
The SAMA 2015 Athletics Awards winners were finalists for the AMA Awards, which were presented at the Awards Dinner during the AMA Championships in Adelaide.
Lyn Peake received the award for Sprints, and Valmai & David Padget received the award for Administrator/Official of the Year. Full results of the AMA Awards can be fouind on the AMA website.