South Island Masters Champs - RESULTS
Results are available here - Well done all
Oceania Virtual Champs
With the postponement of the January 2021 Oceania Masters Athletics champs to January 2022, and the closing of countries borders throughout the region, Masters athletics in the region have very limited opportunities for regional competition. For this reason, the OMA Council has decided that we should promote a virtual championship. Details here
Otago Masters Association Registration 2020-21 and Vetline Subscription for 2021 available now here
World Masters Update on Future Events
We have 2 events coming up that need notice of. The first being Peggy Calder Interclub event. This will be held 24 Jan 9.30 start (SHARP) at the Caledonian Ground. Then on the 27 Jan starting and finishing at the CAledonian ground, plus a 2 full laps of the surrounding streets will be the 5km self handicap race. This will start at 6.15pm. Entries are open for the NZMA Champs to be held in Inglewood with the closing date 5 Feb. On a sad note we saw the passing of Prof Jim Flynn before Christmas, Rhonda Gough ( Raylene Bates mother) just after New Year, and then very recently Jim Blair's son in Wellington. Jim is patron of NZMA. The committee and all from Otago MAsters extend their condolences to these families.
20 January 2021 - Committee meeting 6.15pm
23 January 2021 - Interclub resumes with a Weight Pentathlon at 3.30pm
24 January 2021 - Peggy Calder interclub event
27 January 2021 - 5km self handicap
14/15 February 2021 - Otago Champs
Feb 26-28 2021 - NZ Masters Athletics Track and Field Champs. Enter Here
Otago Masters Athletics are saddened to hear of the passing of Prof Jim Flynn on the 12 of December 2020. Jim was a well known Athlete in Otago and is an Otago Masters Record holder for the MM75-79 10000m in a time of 59:45.43.
Thanks to Phil Coakes, Fiona Harvey and Winifred Harding for the Photos