An invitation is extended by the Mentone Venue to all Masters runners to take part in the 19th Annual PETER COLTHUP 5 Miles (8.045km) Road Self Handicap to be held on Wednesday April 24th at Dolamore Reserve, Mentone (Melway 87 B6). You will have the opportunity to add your name to the illustrious past winners [...]
Handicap marks have been released for Doncaster’s new feature event, the Masters’ version of The Manningham Mile. The Manningham Mile, which was formerly for open class athletes and run on Landy Trophy night, will in future be run as an age-graded Masters’ event, to be conducted at a separate meeting. Sponsored by Manningham YMCA, this [...]
It’s Championship time again and VMA is committed to helping to conduct the event in conjunction with Athletics Victoria. This is a request for members to help out over the two days of competition at the East Burwood Athletic Track Burwood Road, Nunawading Entry opposite Mahoneys Road, then drive behind Basketball Stadium We require helpers: [...]
The Landy Trophy 2013 Results are in. It’s a Golden Landy celebration for Bob Fifty years ago 21-year-old sprinter Bob Wishart first hit the headlines when he won the Bendigo Thousand, at the time the richest professional footrace in Australia. And at Doncaster on February 18 he celebrated the ‘golden anniversary’ of that win when [...]
Please note that the fax number is incorrect on the Entry Form at page 20 of the February 2013 edition of Footprints. The correct fax number is 03 8646 4540 which goes to Athletics Victoria at their ‘new’ Albert Park address. Reminder: entries close on 28th February 2013. Thanks to David McC
The deadline for receiving Championship entries has been altered – but only for on-line entries. Instead of entries closing on Friday 22nd February 2013,on-line entries will remain open until11:59pm on TUESDAY 26th FEBRUARY- an extension of the original deadline by four days. There is no change to the deadline for receipt of mail entries – [...]
Our AMA-VMA statistician, Clyde Riddoch, has compiled the latest update to our masters athletics records and ‘bests’ – WMA, AMA, VMA. This edition includes updated world records from the WMA listings on their website. Clyde has also re-scored world indoor pentathlons using the 2010 factors. Please access the lists via the Records tab above.