East Burwood Masters

East Burwood Masters 2019-08-23T01:00:46+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

Hawley Thomas Memorial Race 2019

The Hawley Thomas Memorial
Thursday 22nd August 2019

Thank you to all those that participated and helped make it a great evening!

3 x 2000m Relay – Results

1 Shane GRUND Knox 6.03
2 Stephen DAY E.B. 7.55
3 Adam McCANN E.B. 8.06
4 Paul EARLE E.B. 8.18
5 Colin PAGE Croy 8.37
6 Ros LORDING E.B. 9.00
7 Michelle QUAN Knox 9.13
8 Christopher WORSNOP E.B. 9.24
9 Tania NEALE Croy 9.32
10 Liz CLENNELL Knox 9.37
11 Sam DEFANIS E.B. 9.42
12 Janet HOLMES E.B. 9.43
13 Paul DURRANT Knox 9.45
14 Chris ROBINSON E.B. 10.00
15 Bob HENDERSON Knox 10.16
16 Ashley RYAN E.B. 10.22
17 Peter THORNE Knox 10.48
18 Cec McKEOWN Croy 11.23

Winners:
Fastest Male – Shane Grund 6.03
Fastest Female – Ros Lording 9.00

Fastest Men’s Team – East Burwood
Stephen Day
Paul Earle
Adam McCann

Fastest Women’s Team – East Burwood
Ros Lording
Janet Holmes
Chris Robinsin

Upcoming Event

Thursday 5th September 2019
SPRING HAS SPRUNG

To help welcome Spring we will have a
special supper, and have a yellow
night, so wear something yellow.

Bring family and friends for a Springy evening

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.

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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

Women’s night (15/8/2019)

Liz Clennell was in fine form winning the 880 yards and the 6000 metres handicap runs. Jess Dux again took all the sprints. Toni Matters had the best throw in the javelin.
Some men performed well. Chris Worsnop was fastest in the 880 yards and Paul Earle in the 6000 metres.  Glenn McLean is edging closer to Jess in the sprints.

Hot and cold (8/8/2019)

Chris Worsnop back from the heat and dust of the Australian Outback Marathon near Uluru won the 1000 and 6000 metre runs. Paul Durrant and Glenn Mclean showed strength in the freezing wind to lead home the 60 and 100 metre sprints. Louise McLean had the best  throw in the discus with Chris Robinson, close to her personal best, winnning the handicap

Winners take all (1/8/2019)

Jess Dux celebrated her birthday by winning all the sprints including the 110 metres handicap where she started a metre behind scratch. Any harsher handicap may see her startng behind the track fence.
Zac Matters, invited competitor, won the handicap 4000 metres run, in fastest time, and also the shot put handicap.
Chris Robinson demonstrated her stamina and speed in winning the 800 metre run and immediately contesting and winning the 60 metre sprint.
Paul Durrant took part in four athletic meetings this week and rounded it off with a top class win in the 110 metre sprint.