South Australian
Masters Athletics

SA Masters Athletics (SAMA) caters for men and women athletes aged 30 years and above. The main aim of the Club is to provide an ongoing competition program for mature age athletes in South Australia for people of all athletic abilities.

You will find a varied program of Running, Walking and Field events conducted throughout most of the year. Some events are handicapped which encourages athletes of all abilities. Everyone is welcome to come and try.


Recent News & Announcements

Change to next Social Event

Unfortunately the Quiz Night scheduled for 4th February has been cancelled, as there were insufficient numbers to make it viable. Any payments that have been made will be refunded.

In its place a dinner has been arranged on Friday 24th February for 7.00 pm at the Goodwood Hotel, Goodwood Road, Goodwood.

Bookings essential with Bill Dickenson – see the Event for details.

January 21st, 2023|

Uniform Purchase now available on-line

The next Campaign Period leading up to the 2023 Sydney National Championships opened on Monday 9 January, and will remain open until the end of January.

For this campaign SAMA Competition T-Shirts and Singlets, and the newly designed SAMA Track Jackets are available to order through the Online Portal.

This should allow for enough time for manufacture and distribution of uniforms by the end of February. For further details see the Uniforms page.

January 13th, 2023|

SAMA History Update

George White has again updated the history of the club in his publication “AGE IS AN ADVANTAGE: A History of Veterans/Masters Athletics In South Australia”  taking the narrative up to January 2023, including the Exurbia SA Masters 800m event.

Individual year dates from 2000 onwards have been added to assist in searching for information. Should anyone find anything significant missing, or find errors – please advise George.   See the SAMA History section to download it as a PDF.

January 13th, 2023|
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CONTACT INFO (click to reveal)

President: Sarah Chinner 0412 915 100
Vice PresidentAnne Lang 0457 070 934
SecretaryEdna Bates 0402 267 239
Treasurer: Richard Moyle 0417 831 194
RegistrarDavid Bates 0413 023 075

Throwers’ CoordinatorAnn Jefferies 0417 716 892
Runners’ Coordinators
(Summer) Sarah Chinner 0412 915 100
(Winter): See Other Contacts
Walkers’ Coordinator: See Other Contacts
Newsletter EditorAnn Jefferies 0417 716 892
Awards Officer: Bill Dickenson 0497 911 198
Uniform OfficerDavid Wilczek 0430 140 722
Social Organiser: Bill Dickenson 0497 911 198
Safety OfficerAnne Lang 0457 070 934
Club DelegateDavid Wilczek 0430 140 722
Webmaster: David Bates 0413 023 075
Promotions/Sponsorship Officer:
Viddy Jermacans 0407 188 721
Historian/Championships Coordinator (Summer & 20km Walk): George White 0419 348 888

Runners’ Coordinator (Winter): Patricia Laird 0420 681 040
Walkers’ Coordinator: Graham Harrison 0439 500 751
Course Measurer: Doug Smart 0413 456 898
Social Media : Stephanie Noon 0416 097 747
StatisticianRos Lowe 0437 811 582
Weekend Away Coordinator: Helen Suridge 0401 009 982
Public Officer
Lisa Attenborough 0404 120 813

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