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

2023/24 Summer Program Update

The schedule for SAMA competition during the remainder of the 2023/24 T&F season, including the State Masters Athletics Championships, has now been finalised.
An updated Summer Program and an Information Sheet about the Championships are available to download from the Programs page.

January 9th, 2024|

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 2024, to cater for the addition of the Hall of Fame and include information and data up to the end of 2023.

There are two versions available for download – one at 9MB or a more compressed version at 5MB. Should anyone find anything significant missing, or find errors – please advise George. See the SAMA History section to download it as a PDF.

January 2nd, 2024|

Uniform Purchase now available on-line

Those members who wish to enter the 2024 AMA Championships in Hobart will need to wear a SAMA uniform when competing.

Uniforms can now be ordered at any time using the Sports Centre On-Line Portal.
The company’s last day of business prior to the Christmas / New Year break will be Friday 22 December 2023 and they will reopen for business on Monday 14 January 2024.  Orders placed via the portal will be collated and actioned from the 15 January.
For further details see the Uniforms page.

December 22nd, 2023|
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August 2023 Newsletter

SA Masters Athletics News – August 2023 – click here to download

June 2023 Newsletter

SA Masters Athletics News -June 2023 – click here to download

Visit SAMA Newsletters archive
Visit AMA Archives


The photos from SAMA competitions can be viewed via our Facebook Gallery .

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CONTACT INFO (click to reveal)

President: Viddy Jermacans 0407 188 721
Vice PresidentAnne Lang 0457 070 934
Secretary: George White 0419 348 888
Treasurer: Margaret Clark 0412 950 558
Registrar: John Hore 0417 858 882

Summer Coordinator: Viddy Jermacans 0407 188 721
Track Coordinator: George White 0419 348 888
Winter Coordinator: George White 0419 348 888
Walks Coordinator: George White 0419 348 888
Throws Coordinator: Ann Jefferies 0417 716 892
Jumps Coordinator: See Other Contacts
Safety Officer/Uniform Officer: Anne Lang 0457 070 934
Newsletter Editor: Ann Jefferies 0417 716 892
Committee Member: Des Clark 0407 719 652
Committee Member: Marinus Haccou 0400 950 580
Committee Member: Dean Mortimer 0428 557 757
Committee Member: Donna Palmer 0438 685 568
Committee Member: Mike Vowles 0404 028 227

Awards Officer/Social Organiser/Promotions Officer/Sponsorship Officer:
Viddy Jermacans 0407 188 721
Historian-Archivist/Technical Coordinator/Governance Coordinator/Hall of Fame Chair/AMA 20km Event Manager:
George White 0419 348 88

Webmaster: David Bates 0413 023 075
Course Marker: Graham Harrison 0439 500 751
Course Measurer: Doug Smart 0413 456 898
Records OfficerRos Lowe 0437 811 582
Public OfficerLisa Attenborough 0404 120 813
Jumps Coordinator (shared):
Kathy Blute 0416 214 439
Hayden Harrell 0481 113 732

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