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ING New York City Marathon 2013 | Running | Sports Tours International

New York City Marathon

New York City Marathon (Photo credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

ING New York City Marathon 2013 | Running | Sports Tours International.

Entries – MMAC 10k Road Championships

MMAC 10k Road Championshipstop_nav-wilne10klogo

Very Important News

The Race Director has informed us that the entry limit is approaching rapidly. MMAC members who HAVE NOT entered already (list of entries from www.wilne.co.uk/mmac ) should get their entires in pronto. All entry details from the following link http://tinyurl.com/bmnwof8

Please make sure you fill in the correct form for MMAC entries and NOT the Open Race or else you may not qualify for our championships even though you are a member.

If you have forgotten your membership number, this link will take you to the “Membership” page where you can access both the Men & Womens numbers … http://tinyurl.com/95b6d45

Let us get a good turn out in this popular and well organised race. We have well over 400 members registered with us as ‘road runners’ and wouldn’t it be nice to get a lot more entering and making it a true championship event.

Midland Masters Athletic Club 10k Road Championships

MMAC 10k Road Championships

MMAC 10k Road Championships 2013

top_nav-wilne10klogoThe MMAC championships are being held within the Wilne 10k on Sunday, 1st September 2013. Entries for the Open Race are filling up fast and it is highly likely the maximum entries will be reached well before the closing date. I urge all members who might be ‘thinking’ of entering to do so NOW. Full details on this website at http://tinyurl.com/prjb8ca Please make sure you tick the MMAC entry box and include you membership number.

A list of male and female members numbers can be accessed by going to the “Membership” page; click on subpage “Membership Renewals” or click on this short link http://tinyurl.com/d2prlmn

This is a popular, well organised race. Let us see a lot of support from Midland Masters. Get your entries in  today……………

BMAF 5k Championships 2013

These championships took place yesterday, 16th June, at Horwich. A dedicated race just for these road runningchampionships meant a small but very experienced field. MMAC were very well represented with 26 athletes finishing, 17 men and 9 women out of the 152 finishers.

Congratulations must go to our Gold Medalists in the various individual age categories, 5 in total, as follows:-

M40 Mark Johnson; M45 David Smith; M60 Mike Hager; M80 Brian Campbell

W60 Christine Kilkenny

Full Results … http://tinyurl.com/msqshqd

In the team awards, MMAC came away with a total of 6 team medals, an excellent performance.


1st M35-44 team: Mark Johnson 1; Mark Dalkins 5; Dean Richardson 6

3rd M45-54 team: David Smith 1; Russell Parkin 14; Robert Fox 17

1st M55-64 team: Mike Hager 1; David Oxland 2; Dave Hollins 3

2nd M65-74 team: Mick Smedley 4; Roger Wilson 9; Alex Davidson-Elliott 16


2nd W35-44 ‘A’ team: Ruth Watchorn-Rice 4; Michelle Buckle 5; Steph Spencer 8

3rd W35-44 ‘B’ team: Wendy Swift 9; Debbie Hope 10; Deborah Blakeman 11

Full Team and Age Category Results … http://tinyurl.com/m63ftlx

Important Notice

The closing date for entries to the National Master Open Road Relays has been extended to midnight on Tuesday, 23 rd April 2013

London Marathon

The best of luck to all who I running the London Marathon. Remember those at Boston and make every stride count. Have a great time and enjoy the day.

The Colin Simpson Memorial Handicap

Our annual handicap, now renamed The Colin Simpson Memorial Handicap in honour of our late golden_runnerTreasurer, takes place on the 3rd March within the Centurion Grand Prix Race Series. The closing date for entries is strictly the 21st February 2013. For all details and entry form, please go to http://tinyurl.com/6thbsz7 

Members who are already registered for the Centurion GP series MUST fill in and send off the entry form for the handicap with the reduced entry fee or the will NOT be included in the results.

Successful VLM Club Entries

I am happy to announce that the successful applicants for the Virgin London Marathon 2013 club entries are as follows:-

#83547 Andrew Hope and #83497 Tony Jeffs

Congratulations to them and wish them all the best in their training.

Note that we were only allocated 2 entries for 2013

London Marathon Club Entries

Latest News

The Virgin London Marathon Club Entries have now been applied for and all our member’s applications for a place are in. I have received 11 applications, which were all allocated a number as they were received. Our President had this list of numbers and has arranged to draw them out in a particular order. He did not know names. As soon as I know how many entries we get then I can announce the lucky participants, this should be within the next 7 – 10 days.

Tom Morris – Secretary

MMAC 10k Road Championships

Time is rapidly running out!!!!

Please note that a late entry fee will apply after Wednesday 16th August. If you have been teetering on sending in an entry, then DO IT NOW. A full list of entries so far for MMAC members can be found at http://www.wilne.co.uk/mmac/mmac.html

Entry Form for MMAC entry … http://tinyurl.com/95t5c85


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