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Announcement – 2019 Athletes of the Year Nominations

Announcement – 2019 Athletes of the Year Nominations

Huge congratulations to each and every athlete nominated below, the decisions and awards will be announced late February.   Good luck!!!!!!!!!!     ...
WMA ANNOUNCES A PARTNERSHIP WITH LEADING PERFORMANCE INSOLE MAKER VKTRY GEAR

WMA ANNOUNCES A PARTNERSHIP WITH LEADING PERFORMANCE INSOLE MAKER VKTRY GEAR

Monaco, January 7th, 2020: World Masters Athletics (WMA) is pleased to announce a one-year partnership with VKTRY Gear, maker of the world’s first carbon fibre performance insole, effective this month. WMA is committed to securing partnerships with organisations and brands like VKTRY Gear for the common goal they share of not only supporting masters athletics ...
2019 Masters World Records

2019 Masters World Records

Since June we have posted the new World Records in a highlight reel on the site and this will continue throughout the coming year.   Did you break a record? are you on this prestigious wall of fame?   December November October September August July June   ...
The Serious Athlete’s Secret Weapon

The Serious Athlete’s Secret Weapon

VKTRY Performance Insoles Have Been Proven To Increase Explosive Ground Force.  Athletes Around The World Are Utilising “VKs” To Improve Their Performance And Stay In The Game.   December, 2019, Milford, Connecticut Athletes at over 250 pro and college teams are now wearing VKTRY Performance Insoles for training and competition. Made from aerospace-grade carbon fibre, ...
World Masters mourns the loss of Rex Harvey.

World Masters mourns the loss of Rex Harvey.

The world of Masters athletics has been saddened by the untimely death on 22 December of Rex Harvey, USA, aged 73 following a heart attack in Prescott, Arizona.   The well known Official: WMA Honorary Life Member;  a lifelong competitor, current Chair of US Masters and a Trojan worker for our sport, had been living ...
USATF mourns loss of USATF Masters Track & Field Chairman Rex Harvey

USATF mourns loss of USATF Masters Track & Field Chairman Rex Harvey

USATF Masters Track & Field Chairman, Rex Harvey, passed away Sunday afternoon in Prescott, Arizona after suffering from a heart attack at the age of 73. “Rex’s passing is a tremendous loss for the organization,” said USATF CEO Max Siegel. “His unwavering passion and tireless commitment were evident in every aspect of the sport that ...
Doping ban announced

Doping ban announced

Following a positive doping test at the World Masters Championships Indoor on Torun 2019 the athlete Sandris Linbergs (M 35), Latvia after a decision of the Disciplinary Anti-doping commission of Latvia has been suspended for 4 years commencing from the 24th of March 2019 till 23rd of March 2023. As the result of this suspension ...
2019 Mountain Running World Cup – Season Highlights

2019 Mountain Running World Cup – Season Highlights

  News from our Partners in Mountain Running, Brian Keaveney WMA Vice President Competition   World Mountain Running is proud to present our wrap-up summary from this years 2019 WORLD MOUNTAIN RUNNING CUP. We are really pleased with the exciting races and places we visited this year. Please share and distribute around – we would ...
2019 WMRA/WMA Masters Mountain Running Championships Results

2019 WMRA/WMA Masters Mountain Running Championships Results

WORLD MASTERS MOUNTAIN RUNNING TITLES HOTLY CONTESTED IN SOUTHERN ITALY Warm conditions greeted more than 1000 runners arriving to Puglia in Italy from 25 countries.  The hosts put on a great event in unseasonably warm conditions and titles were contested over 9 age categories for Men and Women.  With a record number of starters the ...
  IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS DOHA 2019 MASTERS RESULTS

  IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS DOHA 2019 MASTERS RESULTS

The IAAF Championships have now closed with a very dramatic last day, but what has stood out from the results and entries of DOHA is the all the amazing Masters Athletes that held themselves so high and performed amazingly, the below list shows us all the wonderful things we can do no matter the age! ...
Masters athletes kick off in style at the IAAF World Championships in Doha.

Masters athletes kick off in style at the IAAF World Championships in Doha.

Whilst we all enjoy watching this great Championships being beamed into our homes and on social media from Doha, you will have noticed that there are several Masters athletes included in their national teams. Here under are some of the Masters competitors: Women The former Congolese 100/200 record holder, Lorene Dorcas Basolo, runs for Portugal ...
#Road2WMA20  – Your Build up to Toronto 2020

#Road2WMA20 – Your Build up to Toronto 2020

Share your training Journey to the World Masters Athletics Championships in Toronto 2020, use Instagram and the Hashtag #Road2WMA20 to feature and be able to see each other training and advice, come join and create the community Continue to also use #MastersAthletics to share continuously with all our Master Athletes. ...
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