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The Colin Simpson Memorial Handicap


After having to call off our annual handicap on the 5th February due to bad weather it has been decided to hold it on the 1st April 2012, once again within the Centurion Grand Prix Series by kind permission of Centurion RC. The handicap will be renamed “The Colin Simpson Memorial Handicap” in honour of our late Treasurer, Colin Simpson, whose 83rd birthday would have been on the 2nd April.

All the original entries and entry fees will stand but if anyone who wants to enter can now do so on a new entry form Colin Simpson Memorial Handicap 2012      the closing date is strictly the 22nd March 2012.

The handicap is open to Midland Masters AC member only and the entry fee is £6.00

Any member who has entered the Grand Prix event or series pays only £1.00 BUT will still need to fill out the handicap form. Let us get a good entry for this re-scheduled event.

MMAC Annual 5 Mile Handicap


MMAC Annual 5 Mile Handicap. Too late now to enter our handicap 5 miler taking place this coming Sunday at Kingshurst, Birmingham within the Centurion Grand Prix Series. We have received 22 men’s entries and 7 women’s entries. A little disappointing when you work out what percentage this is of the total membership. However, we are all going to have fun, don’t forget the thermals!!Image

Results from the MMAC 10 Mile Road Championships


Results from the MMAC 10 Mile Road Championships 2011 are on the appropriate page « Midland Masters Athletic Club – – http://ow.ly/7WBkN

Centurion RC 2nd Team M35

Fixtures Updated


Our fixture list has just been updated mainly for the BMAF dates for 2012. Some of these are provisional so it’s very important for you to note this in case of any future changes of date.

Please click on the “FIXTURES” tab for a full list.

Oh! Don’t forget to partake in our ‘social’ Poll in the previous post.. two clicks is all that’s needed… simples! And it will help us tremendously.

Also, spend a few minutes answering the BMAF Road Questionnaire

MMAC 10k Championships


This is a reminder to everyone that our 10k Championships take place on the 11th September 2011 within the Wolverhampton & Bilston AC’s Goodrich 10k at Wolverhampton. Last year this was also the BMAF Championships and many of our members (64) competed. Let’s see another large turn out to support this event. Full details can be read by going to the “Championships” Page – “2011” – “10k Road”.

To help those not already entered, here is a link direct to the entry form …. http://tinyurl.com/694bbxw

Remember that if you want to compete in the team event but have to down age, then you must declared this beforehand.

WMA World Championships, Sacramento


California State Capitol Building in Sacramento

State Capital Building, Sacramento

WMA World Masters T&F Championships, Sacramento, USA

News is filtering in from the Masters World Championships of terrific performances by Midland Masters AC members. Early known performances are David Oxland; a Gold Medal in the 8k M60 XC, Jane Pidgeon; a team Gold in the W45 XC and Louise Oliver; a Bronze in the W40 Heptathlon.

Apologies to anyone I’ve missed. There is a rolling results service on the WMA website which is updated regularly, so you have to keep looking. There are 4 venues being used, so check them all… a direct short link to the appropriate page follows: http://tinyurl.com/6dttlfw

 

MMAC10k Road Championships 2011


MMAC10k Road Championships 2011 « Midland Masters Athletic Club – http://ow.ly/5rNXC

Milton Keynes Marathon 2012


Milton Keynes Marathon 2012 – Mozilla Firefox http://ow.ly/5rKRY

New Milton Keynes Marathon
29th April 2012

The time is right, next year, British Olympic Year, sees a major new marathon come to Milton Keynes.

This is a city marathon with a difference.  With 4,500 acres of woodlands, lakesides, parks and landscaped areas within the city boundary, Milton Keynes is the ideal venue for a Green Marathon.

The course is traffic free on closed roads and cycle paths or “redways” as they are known locally and without any significant incline there is real PB potential for all participants.

Loughborough University Sports Development Centre


Loughborough University

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This may be of interest to some of MMAC members — Loughborough University – Sports Development Centre – Mozilla Firefox http://ow.ly/5pkZP

BMAF 5k Road Championships at Horwich


Michael Elwell writes: –

You may know but if not there where some very impressive results from Sunday in the BMAF 5K road champs from MMAC members.
Greg Wilson won the M55 in a new course record – 16:51
David Oxland won the M60 in a new course record – 17:03
Martin Ford won the M65 – 18:31
Tracey Greenway won the L45
Paula Parkin was third L45
Derby AC where second Ladies team MMAC may have also won the Inter Area Ladies 45-54 Team (this is TBC)
Lots more MMAC members competed and also in the walk only I have not got these results.
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You can check out the results at http://tinyurl.com/68e6u7q

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