East Burwood Masters

East Burwood Masters 2019-06-29T01:24:58+10:00

Bill Sewart Athletics Track

400 metre polyurethane track which offers full facilities for all track and field events and is marked in accordance with IAAF requirements. A first class pitch suitable for senior and junior soccer.

Everyone Welcome

Victorian Masters Athletics (VMA) hosts track and field events every week at a number of venues throughout Victoria. We cater for all levels of fitness for adults ranging from 30 years to 85+. If you can walk, you qualify! It’s a friendly environment that encourages participation and keeping fit/active.

Our East Burwood venue (Bill Sewart Athletics Track, behind Nunawading Basketball Stadium, Burwood Highway) hosts events every Thursday from 7:00pm to 8:30pm, followed by supper.

The current program for East Burwood is available for download below. It includes throwing field events as well as sprint races, middle distance, and walking races.

You are welcome to come and participate free for two weeks before joining VMA. As a member of VMA you can participate in events at any of the venues for a very low cost (under $5 anytime you attend!)

Get in touch with us today, we’d love to hear from you!

Our Location

Located in the beautiful South-Eastern suburbs of Melbourne

Bill Sewart Athletics Track
East Burwood Reserve
Burwood Highway
Burwood East VIC 3151

Opening Hours     19:00 – 21:00  THU

Contact Us

VENUE MANAGER    Chris Worsnop

MOB        0403 910 183
EMAIL    EastBurwood@VicMastersAths.org.au

Socialise With Us!

Exercise Safely

If you have a medical condition, are overweight, are aged over 40 years or haven’t exercised regularly in a long time, it is recommended that you see your doctor for a medical check-up before starting any new exercise program.

Info at vic.gov.au

Info at abc.net.au

Recent Event

John Gosbell Memorial 5km Teams Run
Thursday 13th June 2019
Link to PDF file with event details

Team Results
Division 1 Points
1 Knox 31
2 Frankston 35
3 East Burwood 59
4 Croydon 68
5 Glen Eira 108
Division 2
1 Frankston 101
2 Knox 117
Winners – Men Time Age %
1 Shane GRUND – Knox 16.03 81.31
2 Tony LANGELANN – Doncaster 17.34 84.16
3 Michael BIELENY – Knox 18.23 82.41
Winners – Women
1 Liz LOWTHER – Frankston 22.51 93.44
2 Helen STANLEY – Knox 22.59 87.24
3 Michelle QUAN – Knox 23.55 68.99
Age Grade Percentage Winners
Men – Tony LANGELANN – Doncaster 17.34 84.16
Women – Liz LOWTHER – Frankston 22.51 93.44

Current Program

EB Masters Programme Jul to Sep 2019 (pdf)

If you are unable to attend when rostered on could you please swap with another. Thank you.

Social Media

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Supporting Documentation

Seiko stopwatch (with printer) manual (pdf 1.9Mb)

Virtual Volunteer app with stopwatch function (install on your smartphone):
Android version http://bit.ly/2O9xBVV
Apple iOS version https://apple.co/2n7aAr9

Track Wrap

Classy newcomers (27/6/2019)

Rob Italia in the 800 metres run and Kylie Irshad in the 1200 metres walk were a class above the field.  Paul Earle had a clear win in the 6,000 metre run while  Geoff  Wheeler and Chris Worsnop used it as solid preparation for the their contests in the  Gold Coast Marathon festival this weekend

BIrthday and other celebrations (20/6/2019)

Paul Durrant turned 58 years but defied his age in winning the 110, 300 and 600 metre runs.

David Chung unable to run after injuring a knee was coaxed into trying the discus — and won.

Paul Earle continues to build on his recent marathon with a fine 6,000 metre run.

John Gosbell Memorial 5km (13/6/2019)

A 5000 metres inter-club race is held annually at East Burwood in honour of outstanding masters runner and manager John Gosbell. It attracted a field of 38 to run and party. Individual winner was Shane Grund from Knox. Liz Lowther from Frankston was first woman and also first runner on an age-graded basis.  Knox won the teams’ race followed by Frankston, East Burwood, Croydon and Glen Eira. ‘Team Gosbell’ members, John’s and Phyllis’ grandson Sam and son Trevor, placed 10th and 18th.