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Hurricane Harvey Could Barely Slow Down This Dominating 68-Year-Old

Hurricane Harvey Could Barely Slow Down This Dominating 68-Year-Old

When it comes to running, Sabra Harvey had a very good 2017. The 68-year-old packed her schedule with a series of road races that made her a quadruple national champion, winning her age group and overall age-graded title in every USATF Masters championship event she entered: the mile, 5K, 10K, and 15K. Source: Hurricane Harvey […]
Seniors, so what? They’re raring to run

Seniors, so what? They’re raring to run

Seniors, so what? They’re raring to run – Flurry of response prompted organisers to close registration for above-60 category a week ahead The mega road race to be held next Sunday seems to have fired up senior citizens. Calcutta: The mega road race to be held next Sunday seems to have fired up senior citizens. […]
Snow problem for British races

Snow problem for British races

Only some events survived in the UK as bad weather caused a wave of cancellations and postponements South of England Masters Cross Country Championships, Oxford, December 8 W50 Maria Heslop defeated the younger opposition to win the overall women’s 6km in 21:25. W45 Julia Briggs and W40 Diana Norman, who was second in the AW […]
71-year-old breaks 5:30 in indoor mile world record

71-year-old breaks 5:30 in indoor mile world record

The previous record fell at the Armory in New York City Gary Patton of the United States became the first runner older than 70 to break 5:30 for an indoor mile on Dec. 7. The then 71-year-old covered 1,609m in 5:29.81 to break a 30-year-old record, according to the World Masters Athletics record book, at […]
Laureus Sports Award Nominee – 101 year old Mann Kaur denied access to China

Laureus Sports Award Nominee – 101 year old Mann Kaur denied access to China

Reported in the Indian Express, Mann Kaur has been denied a Visa in order to go the event in China and compete at the Asia Masters Championships, having prepared for the last several months. She was the only 100+ athlete at the world Masters games earlier this year in Auckland , New Zealand winning the […]
Member Competition Winner

Member Competition Winner

Last month in order to mark a small milestone for the site, I announced that a member would be chosen at random at the end of August to win a very kindly donated Pulseroll. You can read my review of thePulseroll and Pulseball in my blog posts. And that winner is Eva Gunther-Graff 🙂 The […]
250 Full Members! Thank You

250 Full Members! Thank You

As the title suggest we have reached 250 full member and I thank you all for your support. This site will keep on growing and become the one stop resource I wanted it to be! As a thank you, at the end of August I will be choosing one member at random to receive a […]
Daegu 2017 – Masters World Indoor Championships. Deadline Change!

Daegu 2017 – Masters World Indoor Championships. Deadline Change!

Having decided to compete in the forthcoming Masters World Indoor Championships in Daegu, South Korea. I cant help but read the comments made by many others on the potential success or failure of the event. The initial deadline for entry and confirmation was the 26th January and as that date arrived, the deadline was amended […]

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