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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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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EMAC 2016 Track & Field Championships 3 Sept 2016

The entries for the EMAC Track & Field Champs are open for registration.  As a reminder the Championships take place on Saturday, 3rd September at the Biggleswade AC track at Sandy. This meeting is being organised by Luton AC.  Entry to the Championships will be online only – via OpenTrack. Age Groups: Men and Women. 5 year age band from 35 to 100+.  Other BMAF members (Guests) will be welcome to compete. Events: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 2kW, 80mH, 100mH, 110mH, 300mH, 400mH,…

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EMAC Track and Field League 2016 – Round Four Results

We have now published the results for the four rounds of the league fixtures for the EMAC T&F League 2016.  The attached file shows the detailed points from the fourth round and on the last page the summary position for all clubs for the round four points position and the aggregate position after all four rounds.  EMAC 2016 T&F League Match 4 Results The final has been booked as Sunday 11 Sept 2016 at Bedford.  

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Latest EMAC eNews

Check out the latest edition of our regular newsletter published in great style by Cath Duhig.  Some great articles about past event, some items about the future and some encouragement to members to put together a new committee.    EMAC eNews Issue 6 Please help Cath put future editions of this together by getting photos and text to her.

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