British & Irish Masters Cross Country International

England Athletics Masters Association invite all runners who qualify to run for England to apply for selection for the above event which will be held in Londonderry, Northern Ireland on Saturday 18 November 2017. Race Categories are Women 35 to 70+ and Men 35 to 75+ in 5 year age groups.  The selectors will look at runners performances in 2017 in BMAF and EAMA club races, over 5K and 10K on the road, track and country, as well as in other appropriate races.  BMAF and…

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BMAF Open Cross Country Championships 2017

The BMAF Open Cross Country Championship for 2017 will be held on Saturday 18 March 2017 at Wavertree Playground, Wellington Road, Liverpool. The first race is for all women and M65+, is over a 6k course and starts at 12:00hrs.  The second race is for M35 – 64, is over an 8k course and starts at 13:00hrs. More details and race entries taken online via the BMAF OpenTrack system   Please note there is no EOD.  Entries to be completed by Sun 5 March 2017.

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England Masters Cross Country Team for British & Irish 2016 Event

The process to select the England team for the XC being held on Sat 12 November 2016 at Glasgow was undertaken last Saturday (1 Oct).  There were eighteen EMAC members who threw their hat into the ring and whilst I don’t know the names, I am aware that there are two EMAC members that were selected and eight who have made it to the reserves list.  I am told that the letters have all gone out and most people will have received theirs yesterday (4…

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EMAC Cross Country Championship 2016

EMAC is once again using the Eastern Athletic Association Championships as the event to host the EMAC Cross Country Championships on Sat 19 Nov 2016.  This year EAA are holding the event at Keysoe in Bedfordshire and members are encouraged to enter very soon.  It is recognised that this date clashes with the BMAF Cross Country Relays at Long Eaton, but we have been unable to find a suitable alternative host. Details and entry form below.

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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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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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EAMA Inter-Area Cross Country Challenge

England Athletics Masters in collaboration with Veterans AC are staging a trial Inter-Area Cross Country Challenge on Wimbledon Common, an historic and classic cross country venue.  The date for this event was 24th September but due to clashes with other events and a low entry level so far the decision has been taken to put this back two weeks to Saturday 8th October. The format of the event will be : Venue – Wimbledon Common, Camp View/North View end, London SW19 4UL. Post-race reception and…

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New Event – Masters 10k International Road Race Cardiff Sunday 11 Sept 2016

This Masters 10k International Road Race being held at Cardiff on 11 Sept 2016 is a trial new event being promoted by Welsh Athletics to bring international masters road running to the UK Home Countries and Ireland, similar to the British & Irish International Cross Country described on the Cross Country pages. Entry will be by selection to your home country and British Masters Area Club/Association through the existing selection lines for the Cross Country ie – get your entry to me (Maurice Hemingway email…

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