I am a middle distance runner, specialising in 800m, and team manager for Cannock & Stafford AC women's masters team.
suekb2015 has written 103 posts for Midland Masters Athletic Club

Sad News…

We have been informed of the death of one our oldest members, Peggy Taylor, who has died aged 97.  In case any members are able to attend the funeral the details are as follows:
Friday, 21 July 2017 at 2.00 pm at:  Emstrey Crematorium, London Road, Shrewsbury SY2 6PS
                               followed by refreshments at the Dragon Hotel,Montgomery.
Family flowers only and any donations to the RAF Benevolent Fund (c/o the Taylor family, 5 Castle Walk, Montgomery SY15 6HA)

Inter Area Outdoor Challenge 2017


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BMAF Athletics Weekly Offer

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Peter Kennedy, BMAF IT Manager, has written to inform members about a new partnership formed with Athletics Weekly who have agreed to run a new BMAF AW subs offer that beats £7.99 and is not only exclusive to BMAF members but is also the cheapest on the market: 

BMAF Subs Offer : £7.49 payable by Direct Debit.

In addition, Athletics Weekly will increase the focus on all areas of Masters Athletics from 1st July. To learn more and take advantage of this offer, see:


MMAC 10 mile & 10k Championships

Details, and links to online entry for the MMAC 10k Championships (3rd September) can now be found at https://midlandmasters.com/championships/2017-championships/10k-road-2017/

And for the MMAC 10 Mile Championships (17th September) can be found at https://midlandmasters.com/championships/2017-championships/10-mile-road-2017/

Please note these are individual championships – no teams this year.

MMAC Track & Field Champs 2017

Please find attached below Track & Field Championship results from Sunday 4th June 2017 at Nuneaton. Thank you to all officials, helpers and athletes for making this year’s Championship an enjoyable event as ever. We could not do it without you!

An exciting, though mixed weather, day with 16 championship records set in the field, 4 on the track with one track championship record equalled and a superb world record set by W70 Angela Copson, pictured below talking to Phil Owen, in the 1500m of 5:46.9! Well done Angela, an inspiration to all!

TandF Champs Field Results 2017 ver 2

TandF Champs Track Results 2017 ver 2

Angela Copson World Record 1500m

MMAC T&F Champs 2017

Pingles Leisure Centre,  Avenue Road, Nuneaton CV11 4LX
Thank you for your entry to our Championships.
Please find below a link to the timetable, which may be subject to change at the request of the Chief Officials. If this is the case for your event you will be informed.
MMAC TandF Champs 2017 Timetable
The first Events will be Men’s Hammer at 10.00am & Track Short Hurdles at 11.00am
Numbers may be collected on the day as can age identifiers for Walkers and 1500m / 5000m runners.
Signing in time for events 30 minutes before scheduled time.
Afternoon last time 4.00pm to enable times to be brought forward if necessary.
Medals will be awarded to the first 3 MMAC members in each 5yr age group provided they reach the standard as detailed in the table below:


Guests will also receive medals if they finish in the first 3 and achieve the standard.
Standards may be viewed on our website.
Records – if you think you might break a BMAF record or above please copy off a form from the BM website.
Overflow Parking on the field.  Refreshments in the Leisure Centre. Changing in the trackside Clubhouse.
Any assistance accompanying persons could give to support our Officials would be appreciated.
Visit our website on www.midlandmasters.com

MMAC Open Relay Results and British Records

Well done to all who competed in the MMAC Open Relays at Donsithorpe yesterday, on another lovely sunny day, and many thanks to all officials and helpers who helped to make the day another success.

Full results can be viewed at https://midlandmasters.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/mmac-open-relays-2017-results.pdf

For information – Brian Owen has now taken over responsibility for BMAF record applications – please find a form to apply, for track & field records, at:


Relays and AGM

Just a reminder that entries for the MMAC Open Relays close at midnight tomorrow. If you do not have a team you can enter as an individual. Further details here:


Enter here: https://www.race-results.co.uk/results/2017/mmacr17e.php

Please DO STAY for the AGM, there will be a delicious buffet put on from 1pm and the AGM will follow at 1:30, it will not go on late and we really do need your support if MMAC is going to continue for everyone’s enjoyment of midland masters’ athletics competition.

Virtual Marathon & Half Marathon Results

Many apologies – the previous message did not come across very well in the email or on the website. Please find the results attached below:

HM & M Result 2017

Virtual Marathon & Half Marathon Winners

Many congratulations to our virtual marathon and half marathon winners for the year 16/17. Results below. Please note trophies will be awarded following the MMAC Relays, at National Forest Cycling Centre, Swadlincote on 23rd April. Please be there if you can!

MMAC VIRTUAL MARATHON 2017         RESULT based on Age Graded %
Pos Member No First Name Last Name Club Event Date of Event Age at Event Time Age Grade Age Perf 
M 1 83599 Mark Couldwell Charnwood Virgin London 24/04/16Marathon 24/04/2016 41.734 02:26:58 87.11% 02:21:09
F 2 90920 Catherine Wright Corby AC Rotterdam M 10/04/2016 61.671 03:28:50 86.32% 02:36:53
F 3 90859 Penelope Barber Tipton H Virgin London Marathon 24/04/2016 57.137 03:32:00 79.74% 02:49:50
F 4 90878 Lucy Cambridge W&B AC Virgin London Marathon 24/04/2016 43.959 03:00:44 79.63% 02:50:04
F 1 90920 Catherine Wright Corby AC Bath HM 12/03/2017 62.592 01:37:55 89.13% 01:13:09
F 2 90859 Penelope Barber Tipton Robin Hood Half 25/09/2016 57.559 01:33:16 87.39% 01:14:36
M 3 83599 Mark Couldwell Charnwood Reading HM 19/03/2017 42.636 01:10:50 86.45% 01:07:32
F 4 90878 Lucy Cambridge W & B AC Bristol HM 25/09/2016 44.381 01:26:24 80.75% 01:20:45
M 5 83447 Chris McCann Centurion Birmingham Half 16/10/2016 49.762 01:35:59 67.74% 01:26:11



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