SAMA / AMA Special Events – 20km Walk Championships / Half Marathon Championships

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SAMA winter competition Special Events to be held at Adelaide Harriers Clubrooms (Park 20), Peacock Road, Adelaide including the following events:

WalksAMA 20km Road Walk Championships and 20km SAMA Walk State Championships at 10.00am.  There will be SAMA Championships for both Race Walkers and Club Walkers.  Other distance on offer –  6km (scratch) at 10.10am.

All entries for the AMA 20km Road Walk Championships must be submitted by Sunday 30 July 2023 using the 20KM WALK Entry form 2023 (available here).
NB. Race Walk competitors in the SAMA 20km SAMA Walk State Championships must also complete an entry form if they wish to be part of the AMA Championships too.

The AMA Championships will also allow for postal entries ( States and Territories to complete their event between 22/07/2023 and 20/08/2023)  – see the AMA website for details.

Entries Close on Sunday 30th July for all entrants or 3 days before an Interstate race held earlier than the 30th.

Runs –  SAMA Half-Marathon State Championships at 10.10am. Other distance on offer – 4km (scratch) at 10.10am.

The Half-Marathon race is eligible for the 2023 AMA Postal Half-Marathon Championships.
NB. All competitors are responsible for submitting their own results for the Postal Championships. 

Course Maps for South Australian Races

Walks and support Runs: 2km-Walk-Course-Map-Park20-2023

Half-Marathon: Extension of 2km Walk course.

NB.  These events are being at Park 20 in the Adelaide South Parklands (start near Adelaide Harriers Clubrooms off Peacock Road – see the accompanying venue map)

Parking Options

  • in South Terrace both east and west
  • along Peacock Road
  • along Unley Road

SAMA Stance on Mask Wearing

Whilst there is no longer a requirement to wear Face Masks under current SA Government COVID-19 restrictions, all participants at SAMA events still have the option of wearing a mask if they prefer. This is recommended when in close vicinity of other persons, such as at the start/finish line and check-in location, and all other times when physical distancing is not practical.  This is a personal choice and should be respected by others.

COVID-Safe Recommendations 

SA Masters Athletics will conduct their events safely and in a manner that minimises risk of  infection by COVID-19.  From 24 May 2022, SAMA is no longer required to operate under a COVID-Safe Plan.

However, it is recommended that all participants in SAMA competition, including athletes, officials, volunteers and spectators continue to follow health advice and maintain social distancing and wash or sanitise their hands regularly.  We also request that those persons who are feeling ill should refrain from taking part.

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