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Our mission is to:

  • Promote athletics as a sport with a view to the optimal development of the athletics potential residing within the Western Province;
  • Expand the athletics involvement, as a sport and recreational activity, to all areas and sectors of the population within the Western Province;
  • Contribute towards the development and transformation of our Society, through the Development of Athletics from Grassroots to the highest levels of Excellence.


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WPA COACH EDUCATION PROGRAMME – 2014
March 27, 2014
Supplied by Tracy Abrahams from WPA
IAAF Kids Athletics Course (2 days) This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of athletic movement for children in a fun environment, and is an ideal course for the beginner coach, teachers, parents and volunteers. It will enable them to contribute to the development of athletics in their schools and/or clubs, with young and developing athletes, thus broadening the base of grass roots athletics within Western Province. ...

UCT research study requires male athletes on low fat/ high carbohydrate diet
March 19, 2014
Supplied by WPA Admin from WPA
PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED FOR UCT RESEARCH STUDY ON GLUCOSE PRODUCTION DURING EXERCISE IN ATHLETES ON A LOW FAT/HIGH CARBOHYDRATE DIET ...

Race Walking Events during WP Masters & Senior Championships 2014
March 13, 2014
Supplied by WPA Admin from WPA
Please note that the 10km and 20km Race Walks will be held at Youngsfield Military Base on Saturday, 15 March 2014....

WPA Winter Team Challenge
March 11, 2014
Supplied by WPA Admin from WPA
The WPA Road Running Commission is pleased to announce the launch of a new team competition to take place at five short distance races during the winter season, with the objective of improving performances at Senior level and participation at Junior level. We encourage clubs to notify their top athletes and make sure that you are represented in all categories. ...

CAPE TOWN MARATHON SETS ITS SIGHTS ON THE WORLD MAJORS
March 5, 2014
Supplied by WPA Admin from WPA
Already host to a legendary cycle tour and a world-famous ultra-marathon, Cape Town is now seeking to raise her sporting profile as the grand city course for that pinnacle of all long-distance races, the classic Olympic 42.2km marathon. Invigorated by a new partnership between the City of Cape Town, Western Province Athletics (WPA) and ASEM Running, the 2014 Cape Town Marathon will be the first year of a focused, long-term development plan which is endorsed by two of South Africa’s sporting greats, Francois Pienaar and Elana Meyer. ...

Attacks in southern suburbs
February 12, 2014
Supplied by WPA Admin from WPA
Clubs are requested to warn their members of a recent spate of attacks on pedestrians, including runners, in the last few days....

Gazebo alocation - Tyger Run/Walk
February 10, 2014
Supplied by WPA Admin from WPA
To: All WPA Clubs, Re: Gazebo Area – Tyger Run ...

WP ROAD RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014
February 10, 2014
Supplied by WPA Admin from WPA
Western Province Athletics is pleased to announce that the prize monies for Western Province Athletics Championship events have increased across all age categories, with the addition of a 70+ category. We would like to encourage all our top performing athletes to compete; look forward to seeing you on the road....

2014 licences due 01 Feb
January 29, 2014
Supplied by WPA Admin from WPA
Please remind your members that the 2013 licences are no longer valid from this coming Friday 31 January. 2014 licences are required from 01 February, which means the Lion of Africa 21km/10km....

MEDIA RELEASE: Final chance to apply for the 2014 Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon Entry Draw
January 21, 2014
Supplied by WPA Admin from WPA
(Cape Town, 20 January 2013) Runners still hoping to participate in the 2014 Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon have until 4pm on 22 January 2014 to update their profile ahead of the entry draw that will take place at 10am this coming Thursday....

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