It’s not too late (and worth the trip)

Registration Deadline 8th December What: 19th Oceania Masters Athletics Track & Field Championships When: 20 January 2018 to 27 January 2018 Where: Dunedin, New Zealand Registration: Click Here WMA Regional Championships welcome everyone. Perceptions are often wrong. So many have been surprised, if not shocked, about the caliber of performances…

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85 miles on his 85th birthday!

Pole Vaulters, Don’t Try This at Home! Most masters athletes compete in more than one event. Combinations such as the 100 meter and 200 meter sprints, the hammer and the weight throws, or perhaps the long jump and the hurdles are common. An uncommon combination is the pole vault and…

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Athlete Spotlight: Machiko Yamazaki – Japan

My Story: Machiko Yamazaki – Japan Machiko Yamazaki was excited to hear Joy Upshaw, USA, coming to the Japan Open Masters Athletic Championship but she was a little disappointed when she looked at the program. They ran together in the 300mH in the World Masters Athletic Championship in Perth, AUS…

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2017 World Police & Fire Games

2017 World Police & Fire Games In a fitting tribute to first responders worldwide, the 2017 World Police & Fire Games got underway in the “City of Angels” with some 10,000 participants from nearly 70 countries. Over 30 locations in the Southern California, USA sphere hosted 60 sporting disciplines, with…

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Do you know where to find it?

Do you know where to find it? It is difficult for Masters Athletes to get information on our sport. That is part of why we’ve setup the news feature on this site. We strive to make all the important information you seek easy to find with your help and feedback…

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YiR – WMA Regional Championships (Africa)

Year in Review – WMA Regional Championships (Africa) The 10th Africa Masters Stade Championships were held 25 – 27 August in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Athletes attended from Germany and Barbados in addition to Africa. Nigeria led medalists with 31 gold and 8 silver. The hosts followed with 15 gold, 9…

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YiR – WMA Regional Championship (EMACS)

Year in Review – EMACS 2017 The 20th European Masters Athletics Championships Stadia were held July 27 – August 6 2017 in Aarhus, Denmark. Over 3,300 athletes participated representing 42 countries. Athletes from South Africa, Israel, Canada, USA and New Zealand were welcomed at the championship. Always a premier competition…

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YiR – WMA Regional Championship (NCCWMA)

Year in Review – NCCWMA Championships The 2017 NCCWMA Championships were held August 11th through 13th in Toronto, Ontario, CAN.Bolstered by an organizational tour de force, the North America-Central America- Caribbean Regional Championship furnished a dynamic summary of world-class masters competition.Nearly 1000 athletes representing 26 countries, including most North American…

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38th Japan Open Masters Athletics Championships

What a spectacular event! Almost 2,300 athletes were registered for this championship which was shortened from three to two days due to impending typhoon. The event was a huge success in spite of this with many great competitions. Dozens of championship records as well as twenty-two Japan and one World…

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2017 World Records

What a year so far!!! 100 individual stadia records were set this year as of October 1st report (click to see all records). Most know Anthony Whiteman (5 – M45 records) and Kathy Martin (6 – W65 records) obliterated records this year. Did you know that Carol Lafayette Boyd (W75)…

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