Melbourne 2019 News and information
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EPISODE 1: Arriving in Melbourne
Some useful information about arriving at Melbourne Airport and transport options into, and around the city.
EPISODE 2: The Melbourne 2019 Program
Perhaps one of the most talked about aspect of any Championship! With nearly as many event combinations as there are athletes, creating a program can be challenging to say the least. Here’s an insight into how the Melbourne 2019 Australian Masters Athletics Championship program was developed.
EPISODE 3: Lakeside Stadium
A look around the main Melbourne 2019 Australian Masters Athletics Championships competition venue.
EPISODE 4: Athletes & Friends Dinner
An outline of what to expect at the Athletes & Friends Dinner on night two of competition. Tickets available for $55 via the registration portal.
EPISODE 5: Massage Services
Rhiannon Lester, owner of Mornington based Optimum Myotherapy & Massage Services (a sponsor for the Championships) provides a rundown of what will be provided in this space at Lakeside Stadium.
EPISODE 6: Riding the Rails 1
The No. 1 Tram takes you from the City to near Lakeside Stadium - about 200m if you hop of at Corner Park St. & Clarendon St. It also takes you to the the Bleakhouse Hotel, venue for the 'Aftermatch' events on evenings of Days 1 & 3 of Championships. Take a tour of the venue at the end of this video as I wander through the really nice area they have given us to host these events...incl. our own bar. The 'Bleakhouse Hotel' tour starts at @ 11 minute on video.
EPISODE 7: Riding the Rails 2
The No. 12 Tram takes you from the City right to Lakeside Stadium and then continues on to St Kilda. It also takes you to within walking distance of the 'West Beach Bathers Pavilion' , venue for the 'Athletes & Friends Dinner Party'' & Aftermatch' events on evening of Days 2 of Championships. Take a tour of the venue at the end of this video as I wander through the magnificent beachside location to host these events. The 'West Beach Bathers Pavilion' tour starts at @ 14 minute mark on video.
EPISODE 8: Road Walk
The Road Walk will be hosted by the Championships partner the Victorian Race Walking Club. Take a tour of the historic venue for this event which is but a short 5 minute walk from Lakeside Stadium. Your host for the tour is VMA Walks legend Russ Dickenson