England Masters Cross Country Selection for British & Irish 2016 Event

Way back in June we advised members of the selection process to represent your Country (England Athletics Masters Association) for the 2016 Cross Country event which will be held at Tollcross Park, Glasgow on Saturday 12 November 2016.  This involves completing a proforma and getting it sent off to me so that I receive it in the post absolutely not later than Saturday 24 Sept – ie what is now just about a week away! Teams will be selected by a panel based upon the…

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Two EMAC members at World Masters Mountain Championships 2016

Two EMAC members from Marshall Milton Keynes AC competed in the annual World Masters Mountain Running Championships held in the North-Western Italian town of Susa, not far from the mountainous Italian/French border, 50km west of Turin.  Ursula Ghaleb was contesting her third whilst Brian Graves, a veteran of these events, taking part in his 18th. On the day temperatures were around 32°C and the course although only just short of 7km, it included a very severe climb of 800m, consisting of mainly of loose scree/rocks,…

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New International 10k – Cardiff 11 Sep 2016

Three Two EMAC Members Selected  –  Updated Since this news post originally went out, Maureen McCarthy of EMAC and West Suffolk AC has been added to the team which is great news – sadly for Maureen, she did only get two days notice of selection. The selection for the trial new event being promoted by Welsh Athletics to bring international masters road running to the UK Home Countries and Ireland event being held in Cardiff on 11 Sept has taken place.  There were 71 athletes…

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Eastern Counties v RAF v Cambs University Annual Cross Country : 22 Oct 16

Alan Turnbull (Bedford & Co AC & Riverside Runners) is forming a Male 40+ team to compete in the Annual match against the RAF Masters (Male V40+) within the ‘Eastern Counties v RAF v Cambridge University Cross Country Match’.   The Annual event is being hosted by the ‘Eastern Counties Athletics Association’. When: afternoon of Saturday 22 Oct 16 Where: Nowton Park, Bury St Edmunds If you want to be part of the Eastern Counties Masters team,  please Private Message Alan either on FACEBOOK or…

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