Date: Friday 6th August 2021 Start Time: 1900
Event Headquarters: National Forest YHA, Bath Lane, Swadlincote, DE12 6BD
The Midland Masters open relays are back! The event will be held over a 2.61 mile off road loop around the Conkers Trail which ordinarily hosts the weekly park run. The surface comprises a short section of tarmac with the rest being compressed stone.
The event is open to master athletes of both genders over the age of 35 from clubs within the Midland Masters catchment area. Teams will be from the following age groups 35-44, 45-54, 55-64 and 65+. Athletes eligible to compete will have birthdays on or prior to the evening of the race. For age groups 35-44 and 45-54 teams will comprise of 4 athletes with the older age groups comprising of 3 eligible athletes. Medals will be awarded to the first 3 teams in each age category with prizes awarded to the athlete recording the fastest time in each age category.
Cost will be £4 per athlete for teams submitted in advance of the evening and £5 for entries on the night. If practical athletes in incomplete teams will be allocated to composite teams on evening of the event.
Please see attached entry form below for further details and how to enter:
The Midland Veterans AC was founded in October 1971 and changed its name to Midland Masters AC in 2006. It is an area club of the British Masters Athletic Federation who are responsible for the administration of master’s athletics in the UK. We cover an area roughly from Derby in the North to Bristol in the South although we do accept members from other areas of the country.
The club offers first and second claim membership for both male and female athletes aged 35 and over. We are affiliated to England Athletics (EA); the British Masters Athletic Federation (BMAF) and England Athletics Masters Association (EAMA).
We publish a Newsletter 5 times a year and members also receive a copy of the BMAF’s magazine “Masters Athletics”.
As a member you are automatically affiliated to the BMAF and can enter their championships often at reduced entry fees. Also, through the BMAF you can enter international events around the world.
Throughout the year we organise our own championship events in road and track & field as well as handicaps, relays and social events.
All members who have internet access and have an email address are kept up to date with regular communication.
For a list of Officers and Committee and contact details, please go to the “Officers & Contacts” Page.
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