QMA BRISBANE REGION

The Brisbane region includes the Greater Brisbane area from Redcliffe in the north to Logan in the south and west roughly to Toowoomba and Dalby. 

Competition is currently being held on the State Athletics Facility Track at QSAC which is part of the Queensland Sport and Athletics Complex (QSAC) on Kessels Road at Nathan. This is also known as the QE2 sports facility.

 

The following Members were elected to the Brisbane Region Council at the Annual Meeting held on the 9th June 2018:

Chairperson                                                          Heather Doherty
Secretary                                                              Vacant
Treasurer                                                              Rod Walke
Venue & Program Manager                                  Heather Doherty  -  to be assisted by Irene Davey
Equipment Manager                                              Vacant
Competition Set-Up Manager                                Col Buyers
Roster Co-ordinator                                               Vacant
Representative QMA Management Committee     Heather Doherty
Clubhouse Manager                                               Marj Burley 

CONTACTS

Chairperson

Heather Doherty

Email

07 3870 1736

Secretary

Irene Davey

Email

0409 470608

Registrar

Heather Doherty

Email

07 3870 1736

Treasurer

Rod Walke  

07 3264 5416

Information Officer

 

   
 

TRAINING

# SAF Track, Nathan
When               7am Wednesdays and Saturdays all year
Type                Sprints and conditioning for sprints
Contact            John Wight   3206 4459   

Training sessions usually involve warm up exercises/short jog around the track, followed by such activities as interval training and starts training. Participants always do a warm down of stretches and exercise.
Participants are welcome to meet afterwards for coffee and a chat at McDonald's, Sunnybank.

#  Fehlberg Park,  end of Venner Rd, Fairfield


When             Mondays and Thursdays, 4.30pm (Winter) 5.00 pm (Summer)
What              Interval training over various distances
Contact         John Sheer      0407424340

This middle and distance running group trains with programs written by Peter Sandery from South Australia.

#   Bowden Park, Paul O'Brien Oval, Maidencombe St Geebung
When            Tuesday and Thursdays, 5.45 - 7.30 pm all year
What             Sprints and middle distance training and coaching
Contact         Travis Venema, 0409 263579
  or email travis.venema@gmail.com .
Travis is a qualified and experienced coach of Olympic, World Champs, World Relay, World Juniors, Commonwealth, Oceania, National and State medallists and athletes. Coaching/training fees apply to these sessions.

 

Do you know of other Masters training groups in the Brisbane region? 
Please let the Webmaster know so we can add them here.

ALTERNATIVE TRAINING

Yeronga Park Swimming Pool, 
School Rd, Yeronga

 When               11 am Fridays
Type                 Deep Water Running
Contact           John Sheer     0407424340
Deep water running is a great alternative for athletes trying to stay fit while recovering from injuries that preclude running. A flotation belt is required, but may be borrowed at the pool. The pool is heated and comfortable even on winter days.
Stay and enjoy a coffee or healthy lunch at the pool after.