QMA STATE TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS - CONGRATULATIONS!

FULL RESULTS - SATURDAY & SUNDAY     

                                                               

Congratulations to all competitors for outstanding performances and achievements over the two days of the Championships weekend.

A HUGE THANK YOU to all the Volunteers, Officials, Starters, and Track Officials for running the events and keeping to schedule.

Thank you to all the people involved with photo finish and recording the data onto Meet Manager.

Thank you to the organisers of the Championships, the QMA Committee, and to all those that contributed in any way, great or small, to a successful and enjoyable event.

Thank you to the Team that set up the equipment for events, the hurdles, the track, and packed up at the end of each day.

Thank you to QSAC for the use of the track and facilities.

Thank you to Ian Malouf, Mike Kirkby of ezescan, and Wildfire Sports & Trek for supporting QMA.

Thank you to Rachael McCallum, whose photos of the Championships captured the performances and, most importantly, the spirit of Queensland Masters Athletics. Thank you to all people who contributed photos to record the competition.

Photos from the Championships available as soon as possible.

 

Click this link for photos, courtesy of Gillian James: Saturday-Championships

 

DATES: SATURDAY 21 APRIL AND SUNDAY 22 APRIL

FINAL PROGRAMME - SATURDAY & SUNDAY(Timetable only)

2018 QMA TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS - PROGRAM & INFORMATION BOOKLET

 

WERE YOU INVOLVED AS A VOLUNTEER AT THE GC2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES?

If you are a QMA Member and were involved as a Volunteer at the GC2018 Commonwealth Games, please send a photo of yourself ("selfie" or taken during the Games by someone else) in your uniform so it can be put on the QMA website to acknowledge your contribution to the Games.

Email photos to qmawebmaster@hotmail.com
Copyright of all photos will be respected and photos will only be uploaded to the QMA website and not used for any other purposes without permission from the owner or subject of the photo.

ENTRIES CLOSED: VenuesWest AMA Track and Field Championships 2018 - Perth, Western Australia

ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED.

Registration is now closed for the VenuesWest AMA Track and Field Championships 2018.

The Championships will be hosted by Masters Athletics W.A. from 26-29 April, 2018.

Latest eNewsletter. Includes Dinner and "going social" information.

Entries closed March 16, 2018 at midnight(Perth time). Late entries will NOT be accepted.

Contact AMA Travel Partner, Fight Centre, for your bookings and travel arrangements for the VenuesWest AMA Track and Field Championships in Perth. Inform them you are a Masters Athlete.

 

QMA Half Marathon Challenge 2018

Location: Anywhere across Australia

QMA Half Marathon Challenge 2018 will run from 1st March to 31st October.

Run any half marathon (or more if you are keen) anywhere in Australia during the above period. 

The event must be held on a certified course, with electronic (chip) timing. 

Please flag your intention to participate by completing THIS FORM.

Each time you complete a half marathon, please complete the RESULTS FORM

NOTE: There is no entry fee to participate. Certificates will be issued to all participants at the end of the Challenge and some small trophies will be awarded. 

THE RUN INN - NOW PART OF WILDFIRE SPORTS & TREK - 15% off any pair of shoes.

Just to announce that the The Run Inn is now a part of Wildfire Sports & Trek, creating a bigger and better store for Australian runners and adventurers! Now even more of the product you need for your next activity, all in one place.

After 30 years of supplying Brisbane and the surrounding running community, Bruce & Phil will be focusing their attention on events. The The Run Inn retail component however continues in a new centralised location at Wildfire Sports & TrekUnit 1, 49 Douglas St, Milton, Brisbane. You can still buy all your favourite running and athletics brands including Asics, Saucony, Altra, On and Newton, along with a wide new range of great brands including Salomon, Garmin, Ultimate Direction, Skins and so much more.

As part of the continued support to QMA, Wildfire Sports & Trek is offering 15% off any pair of shoes for QMA members.

Wildfire is working closely with Bruce & Phil to ensure a smooth transition and we are pleased to announce Bruce will continue working with Wildfire most Fridays and Saturdays. If you have any queries regarding stock availability please feel free to Contact Us Here, or alternatively visit in store.

Wildfire Sports & Trek aim to have the biggest and best selection of field and track shoes in Queensland, if not Australia including: racing flats, jump shoes, cross country shoes and everything else you need to perform at your best.

GOLD COAST MASTERS COMPETITION DURING AUTUMN & WINTER MONTHS

Gold Coast Masters Athletics wish to invite all QMA Members to competition meetings during the Autumn and Winter months at the Griffith University Track.

Next meeting is Sunday 13th May 2018 - 8:00am start.

Check the "Calendar" for the Program of events.

Next competition dates will be 10th June & 24th June. Programs to be advised.

AMA SINGLETS & SHORTS AT A DISCOUNT

The next opportunity to wear the Australian uniform will be at the WMA Championships in Malaga, Spain in September 2018.
Until 30 June 2018, extra AMA shorts and singlets will be available at the following discounted prices:
2 x Singlets (ladies or mens)                        $70         (normally $40 for 1)
2 x Shorts (ladies or mens)                          $70         (normally $40 for 1)
1 x Singlet & Shorts (ladies or mens)          $70         (normally $40 for 1 of each)
With average September temperatures in Malaga in the high 20’s extra uniform items are sure to be welcomed.
Also World Championships are a wonderful opportunity to exchange uniforms with athletes from other countries.
Please note; this offer ends on 30 June 2018.

Welcome to Queensland Masters Athletics

Queensland Masters Athletics Association (QMA) promotes fitness, fun and friendship through a range of athletic activities for everyone, from beginner to age group elite standard. Membership starts from 30 years through to 100+.

Competition is conducted in 5 year age divisions, .e.g. M40-44, W55-59. The association currently has around 400 members from all walks of life, all levels of ability and all parts of Queensland and northern New South Wales.

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Watch Queensland Masters athletes in action on their home grounds and abroad. Click on the pic below.

THROWS COACHING CLINIC with COACH DES DAVIS

We have been able to secure the services of experienced throws coach Des Davis once again for his ever popular coaching clinics. It is a great opportunity to make improvements, no matter how small, to help set a few new PBs.

 All QMA athletes from any region are welcome to attend. The cost will only be $5.00 per athlete for QSAC ground fees with QMA paying the cost of Des’s time –what a bargain!

 All Saturday mornings,  9.00am to 11am,  SAF
May 26           Discus
June 23           Javelin
July 28            Shot Put
August 25       Hammer throw

News

QMA Half-yearly membership now available

19/04/2018

QMA Half-yearly membership will cover you from now until 30 September 2018. 

The Half-Year Fee is $30.00.

It includes Base Membership wih QA which provides Personal Accident Insurance cover. 

You will be eligible to compete in Out of Stadia Championship events and QA cross country events. 

You will also be eligible to compete at the WMA World Masters Track and Field Championships in Malaga, Spain in September 2018. 

To join on-line, go to the MEMBERSHIP PORTAL

 

QMA -Annual General Meeting DATE CLAIMER

The QMA Annual General Meeting for 2018 will be held on Saturday 23 June. 

Further information will be provided early in May. 

2018 AUSTRALIAN MASTERS ATHLETIC AWARDS

The following QMA members have been nominated for the AMA Awards this year: 
(Awards are based on athletic performances achieved in 2017)

Sprints/Hurdles                      Julie Brims (W 50)
Distance                                Louisa Abrams (W 55)
Middle Distance/Steeple       Jeanette Flynn (W 65)
Walks                                   Joan Purcell (W 75)
Jumps                                   Michael Berlin (M 45)
Throws                                  Wilma Perkins (W 65)
Multis/Relays                         Dave Varley (M 55)

Most Outstanding Male Athlete                       Dave Varley (M 55)
Most outstanding Female Athlete                    Julie Brims (W 50)
Most Outstanding Individual Performance       Jeanette Flynn (W 65) 

Administrator/Official of the Year                       Irene Davey

Category Winners will be announced at the 2018 AMA Championships Dinner Function in Perth.
For the full list of Nominees CLICK HERE.

CONGRATULATIONS - QMA Member GEOFFREY ROENNFELDT

Congratulations to Geoffrey Roennfeldt for his performances in Adelaide at the 2018 Special Olympics Australia National Games.

Geoffrey competed exceptionally well in the 100m(7th), 200m(3rd), and 400m(2nd).

QMA STATE TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018

Action highlights and medallists from Saturday's competition.

Evergreen Harry Giles wins Gold in the Hurdles.

 

 

 

 

D James & Mark Lepper have a very close finish in the M55 400m Sprint - Photo courtesy of Jodie Watson.

 

Sunday competition took off in brilliant conditions.

 

Right on the line.

Euan McLean M35 just missing his final attempt at setting a new High Jump record of 1.86m

Champion photographer

 

 

 

 

 

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