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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.


Membership Renewal, Cross Country & Results

Just some news and results regarding the MMAC 10 Mile Championships, Cross Country Championships and a reminder RE: membership renewal for 2019.

Many congratulations to age group winners in the 10 mile championship, incorporated within the Derby 10, please find MMAC results (and a link to full results) here:

10 Mile Road 2018

For 2019, the MMAC Cross Country Championships will be incorporated within the Derby Runner Midland Cross Country Championships at Newbold Comyn, Leamington on Saturday 26th January, details here (closing date 6 Jan):

Midland Cross Country Championships

and there will be no additional charge, to that of the entry fee for the Midland Champs, in order to compete in the MMAC Champs but you must have renewed your MMAC membership by 20th Jan…

Which brings us to Membership Renewal – your membership is due by 1st Jan 2019 – please see

Membership Renewals

for how to renew online (the preferred method) or by post. Please contact Graham Lamb (Grahamhlamb@gmail.com) Membership Secretary, if you have any problems

Colin Simpson Handicap 2019

Please note the details and entry form for the Colin Simpson Memorial Handicap are now available on the Fixtures page. As per last year:

In 2019 MMAC is again opening the Handicap at no extra cost to any runner aged 35 or over who has entered the Centurion GP Series or the February race. This is subject to providing handicapping data by 25th January, on this or the Centurion entry form.

Unless you have already submitted a Centurion entry form and payment, please send the form below to the address shown with £5 (payable to Centurion RC) (£6 if paid on the day).  This also allows entry into the Open Race with associated prizes.

Please do enter the 5 mile handicap, if you can, it would be great to see a good turnout on the day!

London Marathon 2019

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London Marathon – 28th April 2019
MMAC will be allocated one place in the 2019 London Marathon. We will hold a ballot mid November 18 to award the place. To be eligible you must be a first claim MMAC member and have been rejected in the initial ballot. If no one applies with the above criteria we will open the ballot up. 
Please register your interest with Jill Lamb by 5th November, please include a copy of your rejection notification.

Email – jillchlamb@aol.com
Post – 1 Crest Close, Stretton, Burton-on-Trent, Staffs DE13 0GW


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