Some sad news earlier this week for Western Districts and the athletics community of South Australia. We lost Gill James to a stroke, not his first, but very sad news none the less. Gil joined Western District Athletics Club as an athlete in 1944. He started coaching at Westerns in the 1960s and coached through [...]
Are you over 18 and working in emergency services? If yes then why not enter the South Australian Police & Emergency Services Games to be held at Santos Stadium 18-19 April 2013. For more information visit www.sapes.com.au.
Nominations are called for three positions on the Board of Athletics SA. The Board meets 12 times a year (usually the 3rd Monday of the month) and the positions are for a two year period. The Board Members whose positions are up for nomination are: Tony Keynes Graham Billett Simon Moran Please note under the [...]
Don’t forget to book your seat for Friday 3 August for Athletics SA’s Awards Party.
Presentation Night, the 3rd of August 2012, will have a new format. Steve Moneghetti will be guest speaker, there will be a two course meal (with a kid’s option) and there will be raffles and door prizes. It is not just a night for people winning trophies but rather a celebration of the past season [...]
The SA Race Walkers Club is celebrating its 50th birthday and wants to get the message out to as many previous members as possible. If you are, or know of, a past SA member, please let them know about our celebration. We have a special dinner planned for the evening of the 7th of July, [...]
On behalf of the athletics community Athletics SA offers condolences to the family of Roy McFadden who passed away on Monday. Roy McFadden who was President of the Salisbury Amateur Athletics Club for over 12 years and also on the Salisbury committee for over 20 years. Roy was just 68 years old and leaves behind his [...]
Congratulations to all the athletes selected for the National Juniors. Click here for a list of those selected for the South Australian Team. Application forms need to be filled out and returned to the office by Friday 23 February 2012. The forms are on the National Juniors Championship page.
State Relays will be held Saturday 17 December 2011. Clubs need to nominate their teams by close of business Monday 12 December, then supply the names of their team members by close of business on Wednesday. Click here for the timetable, rules and an explanation of how field events work.
Athletics SA now has an EDM (Electronic Distance Measurement) for taking measurements at field events. A training session will be held on Saturday 12 November 2011 at Santos Stadium between 10:30 and 12:30 for officials and others interested in learning how to operate it. If you are interested please contact the office (firstname.lastname@example.org or 8354 3477).