East Burwood Masters

East Burwood Masters 2018-05-18T16:11:46+00:00

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 try-out 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.

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

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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

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Track Wrap

Improving with age (17/5/2018)

Shirley Coppock, 82, holds six Victorian sprint records in the 75-79 and 80-84 age groups. She is in top form and this week equalled the 60 metres state record she set last year. Jess Dux continued to star in winning the 60, 110 and 150 metre sprints. State champion Toni Matters won the discus from versatile athlete Graham Ford.

Roses at East Burwood (10/5/2018)

Ros Lording, envigorated by two weeks in Nepal was fastest in the 1200 metre walk and the 4,000 metre run. Mel Bissett won the walk handicap and Shirley Coppock the 150 metres sprint.
Some men also ran 😉 with Paul Durrant winning the 400 metres handicap and taking fastest time.

A classy Dux (4/5/2018)

The four day national masters athletics titles in Perth saw the four East Burwood athletes contest a vast number of events and all came home with gold. Sonya Pollard and Louise McLean won in the 50-54 4*100 relay. Alan Wood won the 80-84 javelin.
Jess Dux in the 30-34 group won ten gold: 60, 100, 200 metre sprints, 100 and 400 metre hurdles, long jump, triple jump, 4*100 and 4*400 relays, and the pentathlon which included an 800 metre run and a shot put. Jess also came second in the 400 metres: more training next year Jess!
At East Burwood the spoils were shared. Glenn McLean won the 60 metres, Tracey Carpenter the 100 metres, Shirley Coppock the 200 metres  and Stephen Day the 400 m