Announcement Long time member of EMAC Passes Away: Tony Challis

Below is a message from Dave Ainsworth about Tony Challis: Subject: Sad News : Tony Challis R.I.P. Hi there, At 6am this morning (Sat) Tony Challis died in his Cambridge care home at the age of 89 (he’d have been 90 in November).  Dementia had brought about his demise.  He’d recently successfully passed a test for coronavirus.  The staff at his Home had stayed up with him all night.  Tony had been a care home resident for the past 4 years.   Tony had been a…

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EMAC Track & Field League NEW DATES!!

Hi All!! We have had to change the first date of the EMAC Track and Field League. The dates are now: 3rd of June 2020 1st of July 2020 5th of August 2020 2nd of September 2020 This is subject to change again with the uncertainty of the COVID-19 virus and the ever-changing guidance!! We’ll keep you all posted!! EMAC Committee and Paul Harrison, T&F League Manager

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EMAC Membership Yearly Renewal Open Now

EMAC Membership Renewal for the 2020/21 Membership Year The system is now open to accept membership renewals for the next season! Renewals should be done by the 31st March 2020. The membership fees were set at the recent AGM and they are £12 for a 2nd claim membership (unchanged) and £28 for a 1st claim membership (£16 England Athletics fee plus £12 EMAC fee). All renewals before the 31st March will be confirmed immediately and automatically by the system. After 1st April, renewals will need…

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EAMA Indoor Inter-Area T&F Challenge 2020 Timetable and Rules!!

Hello All!! Below are the timetable and rules for the upcoming EAMA Indoor Inter-Area Track and Field Challenge coming up on Sunday 1st March 2020 at Lee Valley. Please keep emailing me or messaging me on Facebook to let me know which events you would like to do!! I will choose the team after the EMAC Indoors Championships on the 23rd of February and email the teams of each age group via email!! Let’s win all 3 trophies again like we did last year!! MASTERS…

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AGM Reminder 18th January 2020 3-5 p.m.

EMAC AGM Reminder Hello all!! This is a reminder for our AGM which will be held on Saturday 18th of January from 3-5 p.m. This year’s venue is: Best Western Heath Court Hotel Moulton Road Newmarket CB8 8DY We will have sandwiches and coffee available for all who come. The committee look forward to seeing you all. Can you please contact Carey Hollick at emacsecretary@yahoo.com if you can make it. We need a rough estimate of people attending for the hotel so we can get…

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FINAL UPDATE AND WINNER OF ROAD RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIP

Road Running Championship 2019 Final Standings. Yesterday’s Waterside 10K brought to a close the 2019 road runners championship and over 45 of you competed in at least one race across the year and hopefully enjoyed taking part. We witnessed some fantastic performances across the season, the highest age grading being Paul Mingay’s 93.6% at the Fenland 10. The overall championship is an average of the best three age graded performance’s across the season – so you need to be in it, to win it!!  Chris Cooke is 2019’s…

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Masters Games in New Zealand

Hi all!! Just had an email come through I’d like to share. The New Zealand Masters Games is an annual multisport event which will be held in Dunedin, New Zealand from the 1st to the 9th of February 2020.  Athletics is a one of the 65+ events on offer at the Masters Games.  We would like to encourage as many Masters Athletes competitors’ to join us in Dunedin at the 2020 event, and would like to request your assistance in advising your Masters association/members of…

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Results of the first Road Running Series 2019 – Kimbolton 1/2 Marathon

Good Afternoon guys – The first round of this year’s EMAC road running series took part this morning 18th of August 2019 in typical British summertime weather – torrential rain at the Kimbolton 1/2 marathon. The sun did make an appearance for the final part of the race for most, but wet feet were the order of the day. 10 EMAC members made the start line and it was great to catch up with so many of you at the end and put faces to…

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The Finalists for the EMAC Track & Field League Finals Announced!!

Hello all!!! Today Paul Harrison, EMAC’s amazing Track & Field League Manager, has announced the finalists from this summer’s league. The final will be at Milton Keynes on Saturday 22nd of September. Who will win the medals this year? Will Milton Keynes keep the title? Will anyone beat Yuko Gordon for woman of the year? Which team (both men’s and women’s teams will have had to make it to the final) will come home with the team trophy? This year both teams from Marshall Milton…

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EMAC Hosting the EAMA Inter-Area Cross Country Challenge 2nd Year Running!!

EAMA organisers could not find a suitable location in the north of the country so there was a last minute plea that went out to all other areas and we stepped up and are going to be holding the Inter-Area Cross Country Challenge in Bury St. Edmunds in Nowton Park again!! This is happening on 28th of September and will be used for selection for the British and Ireland Cross Country Championships in November. You can enter here: https://bmaf.opentrack.run/comp/618/. Entries are open until 22nd of…

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ANNOUNCEMENT!! EAMA Inter-Area Challenge on Saturday of 6th of July in Coventry

Hi All!! I want to invite you to email me at emacsecretary@yahoo.com to let me know which event you would like to do in the inter-area challenge this year!! It has changed venues and days..It’s on a Saturday this year.  So, please come forward and put your name on as many events you’d be interested in doing and I’ll choose the team and let you know if you’ve made it the week before!! I do check Power of 10 for PBs and recent performances to…

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ANNOUNCEMENT!! EMAC Outdoors Track & Field Championships 2019 in Southend-On-Sea

Hi all!! This is the announcement for the EMAC Outdoors Track & Field Championships 2019 in Southend-On-Sea on Saturday the 20th of July!! The entries are open online right now and the deadline to enter is 12th July 2019. For all the details go to: http://emac.org.uk/fixtures/ or https://bmaf.opentrack.run/comp/621/ You can enter at either link. The fixtures link has all the pdfs with the rules, provisional timetable and postal entry as well which can be downloaded to your computer and printed off if you’d like. Also,…

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Hugh Barnfather MBE

An email from Peter Duhig about a longstanding member of EMAC. Sadly Hugh Barnfather died this February. Hugh was a stalwart of EVAC being a great competitor and club secretary for many years. I can remember many a committee meeting at his home in St Ives. See the link below…… https://www.familynotices24.co.uk/hpt/view/4663857/hugh-barnfather-mbe

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AGM Agenda 2019 and Supporting Reports

Hello everyone!! Tomorrow is our AGM at the Holiday Inn, Impington in Cambridgeshire. We’re having the AGM first and then a hot buffet afterwards. We were going to have an awards ceremony with trophies…but it is going to be a bit different. Anyway, below are all the documents you need if you’re coming tomorrow. EMAC-2019-AGM-Agenda-1 EMAC 2018 AGM minutes EMAC General Secretary’s Report AGM 2019 Treasurer’s Report 2018-9 2018 Accounts Audited Road Racing Report 2018 for AGM 2019 EMAC TRACK and FIELD REPORT 2018 EMAC…

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EAMA Indoors Track & Field Challenge – Timetable and Rules

Hi all!! Here are the Timetable and Rules of the upcoming Inter-Area Challenge at Lee Valley on 24th of February!! I still need athletes to email me at emacsecretary@yahoo.com and let me know which events you would like to do. I need athletes in all age categories!! INDOOR INTER AREA 2019 TIMETABLE MASTERS INDOOR INTER AREA 2019 COMPETITION RULES Thank you for your time and get those emails to me telling me your events!! Everyone is considered for all events and the best team is…

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EAMA Inter-Area Cross Country Challenge and EMAC XC Championships

Hello all!! This Saturday is our XC Championships at Nowton Park in Bury St. Edmunds and we’re hosting it!! Attached are the directions for the day and the course map. You can download each file and print it off if you’d like. You should have all received an email from me as well leading you to this post!! Thanks for your time and I look forward to seeing everyone on the day!! Directions for the EAMA Inter-Area Challenge & EMAC XC Championships EAMA Inter-Area XC…

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