Remember that on the 3 May 2017 it will be the first match in the EMAC T&F League 2017 at St Ives, Bedford or Thurrock depending upon which Division your club is in. This year the league is sponsored by Athlete in Mind. Excitingly, Andy Cohen-Wray, who runs Athlete in Mind, has instituted “Athlete of the Match” awards for this season. They will be awarded to the man and woman who achieve the highest age graded performance at each of the twelve meetings; the awards…
Tune in to ITV “Tonight” Programme on Thursday 13 April at 19:30hrs to watch an interesting programme on healthy ageing that should feature some footage from the BMAF Indoor and an interview with Carole Filer (EMAC), Colin Field, Delbir Singh Deol, Tony Bowman, Richard Pitcairn-Knowles and Charles Eugster.
The BMAF 10k Road Race Championships were held at Gravesend Cyclopark Sun 9 April and played host to the 10k race in the EMAC 2017 Road Race Series. A gloriously sunny day which was great for sun bathing whilst waiting for the start or the results to be announced but a tad warm for many of the competitors. Fifteen EMAC members took part and many featured in the BMAF awards. The results have been published on our Results page and available below :
Courtney has extracted the EMAC competitor results from the 2017 BMAF Indoor T&F Championships and these are on our website and below.
The results for the Indoor Inter-Area T&F Challenge held at Lee Valley Athletics Centre on Sunday 26 Feb 2017 have been published and are available below. The EAMA team send their apologies for the delay but there have been some queries to resolve. These results are now winging their way to Po10. Some great EMAC results and well done to all. Men were 3rd and Women 2nd giving a combined result of 3nd overall.
The EMAC AGM was held on Sun 12 Feb 2017 after the T&F Championships at Lee Valley. This was a slightly more successful meeting that the ones in 2015 & 2016 in that from the 650+ members, we did just manage to hold a quorate meeting. The minutes of the meeting have been drafted and published (available in the Document Library). Everything you need to know is there and I’ll bring the rest of the website up to date on Monday 20 Feb.
The Provisional Results for the EMAC Indoor Championship 2017 held at lee valley 12 Feb 2017 have been published and are now subject to scrutiny. They are available from our Results page or below.
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.
The timetable for the EAMA Indoor Inter-Area T&F Challenge being held at Lee Valley on Sunday 26 Feb 2017 has been published.
Cath has produced another great edition of the EMAC eNews which is being mailed out, available below but also in our Document Library for when you want to refer back to it. Happy reading.
Please note that it is the intention of the committee to hold the EMAC AGM on Sunday 12 Feb 2017 as soon as possible after the end of competition and prizes at the EMAC Indoor Championships (incorporating South of England/VAC Masters Indoor Championships 2017) being held at the Lee Valley Athletic Centre, Meridian Way, London N9 0AR. The AGM will receive reports from the Management Committee and a statement of audited accounts. The AGM will appoint by election the Officers and members of the Management…
EMAC is pleased to announce that the member that has been given the opportunity to take up its place in the Virgin London Marathon 2017 is : Joyce Crawford – FV45 Well done Joyce and commiserations to the sixteen other members that (unless Joyce declines) don’t get to take up the place this time. I’ll now be in touch with Joyce seeking her to confirm her desire to run and complete the application process.
EMAC has again got one club entry available for the Virgin London Marathon being held on Sunday 23 April 2017. If as a paid up member of EMAC (shown as a paid up member on Sat 17 Dec 2016) and you want to be considered for the place, send an email to EMAC Club Secretary email@example.com seeking to be included by 12:00hrs Thursday 22 Dec 2016. The selection process will use the following criteria : 1. Random draw between entries from EMAC First Claim Members…
The 2017 T & F League is now secure for 2017 and with sponsorship from Athlete in Mind. More details soon, but we do now need your club entries before the deadline of 31st Dec. Entry Form attached below (and in the Document Library) …
Pictures by Brian Graves from the 2016 Wolverton 5 Saturday 26 November 2016
A good turnout for the Wolverton 5 from EMAC with at least 38 members entered (several entered on the day but could not be recorded as EMAC members – see below). Medals were handed out at the finish as soon as the results were available and the list of EMAC finishers were : Pos Bib Gun Chip Name Age Club 13 38 26:37:00 26:32:00 Simon Coombes (M)40-44 Leighton Buzzard AC 21 126 27:33:00 27:28:00 Phil Martin (M) 35-39 Bushfield Joggers 26 82 28:30:00 28:23:00 Steve…
Courtney has turned his attention to reconstruction of the EMAC Outdoor T&F Championship Records and this has now been published. It is available below, but is also in the Document Library where you will find it in the longer term. It includes notes as to how it was constructed and Courtney is welcoming comments.