New EMAC Track & Field Championships Medals – Metal or Wood Poll up now!!

Hello all, I’m conducting a poll to see if the membership would like to go to wooden medals or stick to metal medals. Either way we’re going to have a new EMAC Track and Field Medal. Please go here to vote: https://www.facebook.com/groups/easternmastersathletics/permalink/4772918546146824/ The poll ends Sunday 17th of July…thanks for your input. Sincerely, Carey Hollick, Chairman

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England Masters Athletics Association (EMAA) Outdoors Inter-Area Track and Field Challenge

Hello all, Attached are the timetable and rules for the upcoming Outdoors Inter-Area Track and Field Challenge that is taking place in Nuneaton at Pingles Stadium on the 31st of July. Wilson Paterson is the team manager for the men’s team and Carey Hollick is the team manager for the women’s team. We are still looking for athletes to compete in all the age groups. Please see the Facebook page for the threads for the teams and put your name down. I know for sure…

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2022 EMAC Track and Field League

Hello all!! The final list of teams and venues has been published on the website here: http://emac.org.uk/track-field/2022-track-field-league/ If you have any questions about the league please contact the divisional leaders or the team manager of your club. Have a great summer of Track and Field competition.

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2022 AGM Announcement from acting General Secretary Robert Lands

Notice of Annual General Meeting The General Secretary of Eastern Masters Athletic Club hereby gives notice that the Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 20th March 2022 by “Zoom”. Nominations for officers and committee members of the club and any items for the Agenda must be made in writing before 20th February 2022 to the General Secretary – Robert Lands Acting General Secretary emac.membership@virginmedia.com   If you wish to attend the meeting please contact the membership secretary Robert Lands by email – emac.membership@virginmedia.com…

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2022 EMAC Track and Field League is Now Accepting Applications DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 22 JANUARY!!

Hello all! DEADLINE EXTENDED AND NEW ENTRY FORM BELOW IF YOU HAVEN’T APPLIED YET! The entries for the 2022 EMAC are now live! You can find the flyer and the entry form here: http://emac.org.uk/track-field/2022-track-field-league/ and if you know of any new athletics clubs who would like to enter please share the flyer and entry form with them. If you have any questions email Paul Harrison at tandfleague@emac.org.uk   We look forward to seeing all of you in the summer of 2022!

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VAC/EMAC Indoors Track & Field Championships are a GO!!! 4th of December 2021 at Lee Valley Athletics Centre

Hello all!! After a very short amount of time to organise our indoors championships this year, it’s finally live on BMAF Opentrack!! Here is the link: https://bmaf.opentrack.run/en-gb/x/2021/GBR/vac-emac_indoor/ We only found out on the 30th of September that we had gotten a date for 4th of December because there were no other dates available. EMAC and VAC are working on our first joint venture for an indoors championships. Usually, in the past we had to share our date with the BMAF Pentathlon and South of England…

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New EMAC Committee Voted In Today at the AGM

Hello all. Thank you to all who attended the AGM today. We had 30 attendees which actually may be a record! I want to thank everyone who stood for the vacant roles and to Michael Hausler, Christine Anthony and Karen Cameron who were on the previous committee for all their work. The committee for 2021-2022 are: Chair – Carey Hollick General Secretary – Stephen Cartwright Membership Secretary – Robert Lands Treasurer – John Borgars Communications Editor – Amr Ziko Track and Field Secretary – Graeme…

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2021 EMAC AGM Agenda and 2020 Minutes and Reports

The Annual General Meeting of Eastern Masters Athletics Club will take place on Saturday 27th February 2021 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom. Please RSVP to confirm you will be attending to emacsecretary@yahoo.com. To attend the AGM you must be a paid member of EMAC. The 2021 agenda, 2020 minutes, reports and accounts are available here: EMAC 2021 AGM Agenda and Reports and 2020 Minutes and Reports The Management committee needs volunteers to be on the committee to get things done on…

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EMAC Annual General Meeting Announcement (AGM)

EMAC Annual General Meeting (AGM) Announcement The EMAC AGM will be held via Zoom on Saturday, 27 February 2021 at 6 p.m. Please send nominations for the officers and management committee roles, proposals or any agenda items via my email and they will be accepted until Saturday 30 January 2021. You can nominate yourself or someone else who you would think would like to be on the committee. If you’d like to see a copy of what the committee members do, I can send you a draft copy…

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EMAC Indoors Championships to be shared with VAC if EA/Government Guidelines Change!!

Hello all!! I’ve had 20th February 2021 pencilled in the diary at Lee Valley for a few months now to be the EMAC Indoors Championships and VAC is now up for sharing the date with us!! I’ve been trying to get this to be a separate date from the South of England Champs and BMAF Pentathlon for a couple years now and the one year I finally get a date it still might not happen!! It is good to know we have Giuseppe Minetti as…

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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 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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