I am a middle distance runner, specialising in 800m, and team manager for Cannock & Stafford AC women's masters team.
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MMAC Track & Field Championships Results

The results from last Sunday’s, 9th June, Midland Masters Track & Field Championships at Nuneaton are now up on the website at Track & Field 2019

A breezy warm day saw a number of Championship Best Performances set and a British Record for M60 javelin thrower, Kevin Murch.

Thank you to all of the officials, helpers and athletes who made this another successful and enjoyable event.


MMAC T&F and 10 mile Champs

Please find the timetable attached for Sunday’s (9th June) Track and Field Championships at Pingles Stadium, Nuneaton (Avenue Road, CV11 4LX):

MMAC T&F Champs Programme 2019

We are hoping for conducive weather and look forward to seeing you all there and watching some great performances!

The results of the recent MMAC 10 mile Championships (incorporated into the Burton 10) have now gone up on the website at 10 Mile Road 2019. Well done to all of the winners!

And, note that the date for the England Masters Athletics inter area is Saturday 6th July (NOT Sunday 7th as previously advertised!) at Coventry. Please contact Elaine Mee  elaineamee@gmail.com if you are interested in filling any gaps.

10 mile Champs and Parkruns

There are just two days left (closing 15th May) to enter the MMAC 10 Mile Championship within the Burton 10 taking place on the 19th May. We have at least 20 members entered so far. You can enter from your membership page on bmaf.opentrack.run.
After our foray into Parkrun tourism at Rosliston Parkrun we are now looking to visit the Walsall Arboretum Park Run on the 25th May which is a fast three lap 5K course Certified by the Association of UK Course Measurers, run on all road surfaces with in the Arboretum. The Age graded Record Holder is our own Dot Fellows 101.52% in the 70-75 category. There are good parking, toilets, café and changing and shower faculties, you will be made very welcome as it is known as a friendly Park Run.
More details here – https://www.parkrun.org.uk/walsall/
We are looking for a Parkrun to visit on 22nd or 29th June, so if you will be running one on those dates, why not suggest your local run for a visit.
We will visit Perry Hall Parkrun, suggested by Lesley Pymm, on 13th July

MMAC 47th AGM Rosliston

Many thanks to those who attended the 47th AGM of Midland Masters Athletic Club at Rosliston on Saturday – it was a well attended meeting and was great to see everyone!

Thanks especially to Jill Lamb for providing more than ample very tasty refreshments!

AGM 2019

Pictured above is Lou Satterthwaite after handing over presidency to Irene Nicholls with current Chairman Graham Lamb.

Well done to all of those who completed to Rosliston Parkrun, on the first of our parkrun tour venues, prior to the meeting. MMAC winners were:

7th Peter Wright 19:49 Also 1st MMAC Man, also 1st M55 overall
8th Tracey Hinxman 20:07 1st MMAC Woman (and first woman overall) W45
33rd Angela Copson 23:48 1st MMAC Age Graded, 1st W70 overall, 3rd woman overall
Mick Smedley, 19th and first M70 overall, and Angela set their age records for Rosliston
Further details, AGM minutes etc, to follow…

Notice of MMAC 47th AGM

Please, if you can, attend your 47th Midland Masters Athletics Club AGM at Rosliston Forestry Centre, as detailed below.

10.30am Saturday 13 April 2019
Rosliston Forestry Centre
All members welcome

Burton Road
DE12 8JX


A great venue for a day out (bring the family!) and the AGM will be preceded by the Rosliston Park Run (prizes will be awarded for 1st male and female midland masters and best age graded result. Please make sure, if you wish to take part in the Parkrun, that you are registered https://www.parkrun.org.uk/register/ and have a barcode!)

The meeting will be held in the training room at the centre. There is step free access from the car park (fee payable). Tea/coffee and biscuits available from 9.30 and sandwiches from 10.30.

It would be great to meet you in person and even better if you are able to support the club in anyway. Bring yourself, your enthusiasm, your ideas and your knowledge to your AGM. See AGM 2019 for more details.


Colin Simpson 5 mile handicap results

Many thanks to all officials, helpers and competitors who attended the Colin Simpson Handicap Memorial run on Sunday 3rd Feb. It was a fine, if a little chilly, morning this year and we had 33 competitors and some excellent performances:

Sue Kneill-Boxley, of Cannock & Stafford AC, ran away with both the Colin Simpson trophy and the fastest female prize with an actual time of 33:52. Brothers Ian and Paul Cooper, of Centurion RC, came 2nd and 3rd in the handicap while Pauline Dable, of Kenilworth Runners, was the second lady and 4th overall. Fastest male was Brett Taylor in an actual time of 31:53.

Link to results here 5 Mile Handicap Results 2019

Colin Simpson Memorial Run Handicaps

If you have entered Sunday’s Colin Simpson Memorial run, please find handicaps below (some to be sorted on the day):

Colin Simpson Handicap 2019 – Entry List with handicaps as at 010219

The race is incorporated within the Centurion Grand Prix series and will start at 11am at the John Henry Newman Catholic College, Chelmsley Wood, B37 5GA

Registration from 10am, numbers to be collected on the day (Entries are now closed, NO Entries on the day!)


MMAC Cross Country Championships 2019

Results, including age graded, for the Midland Masters Cross Country Championships incorporated within the Derby Runner Midland Championships held at Newbold Comyn, Leamington Spa on 26th January, are now up on the website Cross Country 2019

Many congratulations to all of the winners and well done and thank you to all those involved whether running, sorting out results etc.

Vouchers, redeemable at Derby Runner, will be awarded to all those top 5 in the  age grades and team winners and certificates are awarded to everyone in the top 3 in their age group.

Colin Simpson Handicap Entry List

Dear All,

Please find below the entry list for this year’s Colin Simpson 5 mile Handicap on Sunday 3rd Feb at the John Henry Newman Catholic College at Chemsley Wood.

colin simpson handicap 2019 – entry list

Handicapping is currently underway!

Happy New Year & Fixtures

A very Happy New Year to all of our members, I hope you have enjoyed a good festive season.

Please, if you haven’t done so already, renew your membership at Renew Membership

We hope many of you have entered the Midland Cross Country Championships on 26th January, thereby also entering the MMAC Cross Country Championships. The closing date has now passed.

Just a final reminder that our annual Colin Simpson Memorial Run will take place within the Centurian Grand Prix on 3rd February. There is still time to enter with the closing date being 25th January. See Fixtures

for details. It would be great to see many more MMAC athletes there! There will be prizes!

I am currently updating the fixture list for 2019 so please bear with me. I realise there are still 2018 dates on there but I will get these up-to-date as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience and have a fit & fabulous 2019.



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