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Masters Athletics offers fitness, fun and fellowship across a range of athletic activities for men and women aged 30 and over. Victoria boasts a membership approaching a thousand, whilst the total for all Australian state clubs is over 3,500.The philosophy of the Masters movement is PARTICIPATION.

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  • VMA Track & Field Championships
  • VMA Organisation “Revamp
  • VMA New Organisation – List of Roles
  • VMA T&F Pentathlon Lakeside Feb 2023
  • Andy Salter 2023
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Sunday 16 April 2023@ Tom Kelly Athletics Track Doncaster
Early bird entries close:Monday 27 March  23:59 (Melbourne Australia)  $10 entry

Late entries close:Thursday 6 April  23:59 (Melbourne Australia)  $20 entry
Events: 110m Gift, 1600m Walk, 4800m, 1200m, “The Landy” 200/1000/400,  2 Throws, Jumps

To the online VMA 30+ Gift registration

VMA Throws Pentathlon Championship

Sunday 26 March 2023@ Duncan McKinnon Reserve Athletics Track
Early bird entries close:Sunday 12 March  23:59 (Melbourne Australia)  $10 entry

Late entries close:Sunday 19 March  23:59 (Melbourne Australia)  $20 entry
Events in order: Hammer, Shot, Discus, Javelin, Weight

To the online Throws Pentathlon registration

VMA news

VMA members collect 7 AMA  2022 Awards

VMA members performed at the elite level during 2022 with two world records and numerous Australian records as well as a plethora of Victorian records being broken. As a result, five members took out Athlete of the year awards along with two AMA Distinguished Service  awards

Athlete of the Year Distance – Steve Moneghetti
Athlete of the Year Walks – Kelly Ruddick
Athlete of the Year Throws – Phil Spivey
Athlete of the Year Jumps – George Schillinger
Athlete of the Year Sprints/Hurdles – Rob Mayston
AMA Distinguished Service  Award – Clyde Riddock
AMA Distinguished Service  Award –  Phil Urquhart

Kelly Ruddick         
WR/AR/Vic Rec 5km W W45 22.47.17 93.84% 26/2/2022 Albert Park
Vic Rec 20km W45 1.36.58 95.03% 13/2/2022 Adelaide
AR/Vic Rec 30km W45 2.33.22 96.22% 15/5/2022 Fawkner Park
AR/Vic Rec 35km W45 3.00.04   15/5/2022 Fawkner Park
oldest ever female competitor at the World Athletics Championships, aged 49.
selected by Athletics Australia for the 35km race walk at championships in Eugene, […]

Inaugural Victorian Masters 30+ Athletics Gift
Sunday April 16th 2023 at Doncaster’s “Tom Kelly” Athletics Track (from 10am)

Click here to enter

Victorian Masters Athletics (VMA) is pleased to present the inaugural (“first edition”) of the VMA Athletics Gift, which is touted to be the first event of its kind to feature all Track & Field Disciplines in a single competition event for prizemoney. And to make it even more interesting, the events will see athletes competing against handicaps of different types. A description of all the events that will be contested on the day, maximum field sizes, the types of handicaps and the indicative event prizemoney, is shown below. Click on the link here to view the draft program. On the day, competition will get underway at 10am (allowing time for near country athletes to travel to Melbourne). The finish time will be somewhere between 3pm – 6pm, as […]

VMA T&F provisional Teams results 
& top 10 estimated time/distance rankings

Post the event there has been a lot of feedback – mostly very good – but also some suggestions as to how to make it better. My motto is “all feedback is good feedback”. But of course many have been asking “when will we hear the results for the additional individual competitions we had (besides the medals),  as well as the team results for the three competition groups.?” Well the good news is that what I am presenting here are what I will call the “provisional results”. I have decided that because what we are doing in relation to the scoring of the event is “brand new”, it is best to give everyone (who wants to !) the opportunity to see how things have been calculated. Of course this maybe of no interest to some and so those can just refer to the summary below. But for others who love getting into the detail there is a spreadsheet […]

Future events

VMA Throws Pentathlon Championships

March 26 @ 10:00:00 AEDT - 16:00:00 AEDT

Location- Duncan Mckinnon Reserve athletics track Murrumbeena

The Victorian Masters Throws Pentathlon Championship is another event in VMA’s “Masters 30+ Team Championship” series.

As well as individual competition, Victorian based teams will be competing for points that

  1.  will decide both the winning […]

VMA 30+ Athletic GIFT 2023

April 16 @ 10:00:00 AEST - 16:00:00 AEST

Be part of history, and be able to say that "yes I attended the first ever VMA Gift. Entries close Thurs 6 April 11:59pm. $20 Early bird until Mon 27 March 11:59pm $10

VMA 3km Track Championship

April 30 @ 10:30:00 AEST - 12:00:00 AEST

VMA 3km Track Championship by 5 year age groups from 30 up.

VMA 51st AGM

April 30 @ 12:30:00 AEST - 13:30:00 AEST

VMA 51st AGM at the clubrooms Duncan McKinnon Reserve. AGM starts 12:30pm with lunch provided.

Interstate & National News

AMA News  February 2023

AMA managers for Bathurst & Torun announced

Amanda Coombes Has been appointed manager for the AMA team competing at the World Masters Cross Country Championship in Bathurst February 18, 2023.

Steve McGugan has […]

World Masters Australian appointments to committees & panels

The World Masters Athletics (WMA) has recently confirmed the following appointments of Australians nominated and supported by AMA to the WMA Committees […]


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AMA standards explained

The AMA Standards are a way to recognise the performances of Australian Masters athletes.   The AMA Standards Certificate becomes permanent recognition of such […]