Any EMAC Runners Fancy Brighton Marathon 2017 Place?

We have received confirmation that  England Athletics registered athletes can now apply for a guaranteed entry into the 2017 Brighton Marathon.  Entries are limited per club according to the number of first claim registered members and EMAC can secure up to two places. Entry into the Brighton Marathon will cost £69.50 per runner and entries must be applied for through your Club Secretary.  If you are interested in entering the Brighton Marathon via the England Athletics Club entry, please reply below by 16:00hrs Friday 25…

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Fenland 10 – EMAC Road Championship Race

Whilst we have a few athletes out enjoying the sunshine in Australia, we have 32 running tomorrow (Sun 30 Oct) in the Fenland 10 (EMAC Road Championship Race). Good luck to all. You don’t have to run in an EMAC vest but it would be good to see some. (I have a dilemma because it’s also a club championship race for my 1st claim and they try to insist we wear their club vest – might have a change half way round!) We will have…

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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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Athlete in Mind EMAC T&F League 2017

Message from Pete Duhig (Retiring Chairman and T&F League Manager) : I am pleased to announce we have a new sponsor for the T&F League 2017 and would like to thank ‘Athlete in Mind’ for their generosity.  Please support them throughout the year, they may want to pitch up at your League fixture, so please do your best to accommodate them if you can.   They are not only paying for the League Numbers, the Medals for the Final, but also for Man & Woman of…

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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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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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