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Tauranga athletes ready for World Masters Athletics Champs in Spain

Tauranga athletes ready for World Masters Athletics Champs in Spain

Bruce Solomon is 55, and that’s considered youthful for his upcoming competition. Bruce Solomon is off to the World Masters Athletics Championships in Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol. Photo / John Borren Bruce Solomon turned 55 last December and he hopes his youth will be an advantage when he makes his first foray into […]
4 former athletes to represent Nigeria at World Masters Athletics Championships

4 former athletes to represent Nigeria at World Masters Athletics Championships

Athletics The Nigeria Athletics Masters (NAM) says that four of its athletes will represent the country at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Malaga, Spain. The organisation’s Secretary, Uruemu Adu said on Thursday in Lagos that the event would hold from Sept . 4 to Sept. 16. Adu said the masters athletes are Gloria Obajimi, […]
Mutai ready for World Masters show in Malaga, Spain

Mutai ready for World Masters show in Malaga, Spain

mark mutai baton exchange during the men’s 4×400 metres relay heat at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu /REUTERS Former 400m commonwealth champion Mark Mutai is hopeful of winning gold medal when he debuts the fifth edition of the World Masters Athletics Championships set for September 6-16 in Malaga, Spain. Mutai,40, is set to represent […]
British masters show fine form ahead of Worlds – Athletics Weekly

British masters show fine form ahead of Worlds – Athletics Weekly

British masters show fine form ahead of Worlds by Martin Duff August 26, 2018 Angela Copson, Steve Peters and Ian Richards impress at BMAF Championships in Birmingham as World Masters in Malaga looms Many of the 700 British veterans due to take part in the World Masters Championships in Malaga, which starts on September 4, […]
British M40 team break Relay World Record with Dwain Chambers

British M40 team break Relay World Record with Dwain Chambers

Sunday 19th August 2018 witnessed a return to the track for retired former Olympic sprinter Dwain Chambers as he participated in the inaugural London Masters Grand Prix event held at the prestigious Athletics Track at Lee Valley. The event itself organised by Masters Athletes Darren Scott, TJ Ossai and Tom Grantham was attended by 200 […]
North Shore track stars score at Canadian Masters Championships

North Shore track stars score at Canadian Masters Championships

  West Vancouver’s Christa Bortignon races for the line in a 200-metre race. The 81-year-old was recently inducted into the Canadian Master Athletics Hall of Fame. photo Alan Kolling  Christa Bortignon of the West Vancouver Track & Field Club has set a world record at the age of 81, competing in the pentathlon for women […]
Mayo AC win 14 medals at National Masters Track & Field Championships

Mayo AC win 14 medals at National Masters Track & Field Championships

The National Masters Track & Field Championships took place on Saturday August 18 at Tullamore. A packed timetable of events ran from 11am to 7pm. Conditions were dry and at times very warm  (23°C) and turned quite humid towards evening with the approaching storm. Competition was keen as usual at all levels. Well done to […]
Atlanta’s Finest 5k held downtown

Atlanta’s Finest 5k held downtown

On Saturday morning, runners took over Pemberton Place in downtown Atlanta. About 2,200 of them were there to compete in the Atlanta’s Finest 5k. The event was put on by the Atlanta Track Club as a thank you to Atlanta Police. “You can’t do what we do throughout the year without the support of the […]
What Motivates Masters Athletes

What Motivates Masters Athletes

As master athletes competing in Track and field at local, regional and international events, friends and family often ask what motivates you to do it! Well at last years World Masters Games (which included an athletics competition) the competitors were asked what motivates them, and the study is below. Authors: Joe Walsh, Ian Timothy Heazlewood, […]
Comox Valley track athletes win masters gold

Comox Valley track athletes win masters gold

  From left: Erin Bevans, Terri Jones and Graham Morfitt each won the javelin at the Canadian Masters Track and Field championships. Photo supplied Comox Valley track athletes win masters gold A trio of athletes from the Comox Valley Cougars won a pot of gold at the Canadian Masters Track and Field championships on the […]
Sunderland Harriers off to World Masters Athletics Championship in Malaga

Sunderland Harriers off to World Masters Athletics Championship in Malaga

Four Sunderland Harriers are off to Spain and the World Masters Athletics Championships in September. Four Sunderland Harriers are off to Spain and the World Masters Athletics Championships in September. Over 8,000 athletes from 100 countries will be travelling to Malaga to contest the massive championships which start on September 4 and ends on the […]
Larner sets fast pace at USA Track and Field Masters

Larner sets fast pace at USA Track and Field Masters

Cayman’s Derek Larner competed last weekend at the 2018 USA Track and Field Masters Outdoor Championships in Spokane, Washington, at the Eastern Washington […] Cayman’s Derek Larner competed last weekend at the 2018 USA Track and Field Masters Outdoor Championships in Spokane, Washington, at the Eastern Washington University track. The Masters events are for athletes […]

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