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MMAC Cross Country Champs 2020

Happy New Year to all our members!

Just a reminder that the closing date for MMAC Cross Country Championships 2020 is this Wednesday, 8th Jan. The championship will be incorporated within the Derby Runner Midland Cross Country Champs at Prestwold Hall, Loughborough on Saturday 25th Jan, Details at Midland Cross Country Championships. There will be no extra charge on top of £9 to enter the Mid Champs through your UK club. 1st claim MMAC competitors will need to pay the fee of £9, please email grahamlamb@gmail.com.

It may be that M65+ will be able to run in the shorter 8k race, this is to be confirmed.

We hope to be able to award age winner medals on the day but awards to the top age related male and female team ( 3 in a team ) will be worked out later.

You must have paid /renewed your MMAC membership by 20th Jan to take part in the MMAC XC Champs!

Inter Area Outdoors 2019

Please note the Inter Area results are now available on the website at Inter-Area Outdoor 2019

Many congratulations to all athletes and officials on another successful event!

Apologies for the late posting – I have been having some trouble with the wifi this evening!

England Masters Outdoor Inter Area Challenge

Midland Masters emerged triumphant (pending verification of results) at England Athletics Masters Outdoor Inter Area Challenge at Coventry yesterday. Both the women and the men won their competitions giving us a win overall! Many congratulations and thanks to all of the athletes, our wonderful Team Manager Elaine, hard working officials officials and helpers who made this an enjoyable and successful event. Results to follow, some of the participants in the triumphant team, W50 relay team and a very happy Team Manager are pictured below:



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!)



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