All the latest Masters Athletics News from the WMA

Deadline extension until end of 2nd of May

At the end of registration, more than 4330 athletes from 87 countries have submitted their entries for the World Championships in Tampere. LOC and WMA are looking forward to host the athletes. Against the background of the war in Ukraine combined with the effects of the pandemic, some countries were able to plan participation only ...

2023 WMA Indoor Championship Announcement

Dear Masters Athletes, dear Members It is with great sadness the WMA Council and the Edmonton LOC inform you that the World Masters Athletics Indoor Championships that were set to take place in Edmonton/Canada in March of 2023, will now not take place in Edmonton. Athletics Alberta, Explore Edmonton, and the City of Edmonton on ...

New EMA Council

During the recent European Masters Athletics Indoor championships held in Braga, Portugal, The EMA council underwent its cycle of elections, with new incoming president Walentina FEDJUSCHINA was voted in, full details can be found HERE   Details of the new EMA council will be updated on the Regional Team details available form the main menu ...

Race Walking Championships 2022 – Results

Report on World Masters Athletics 10K Team Race Walk Championships in Muscat, Oman March 04, 2022 By: Brian Keaveney Vice President Competition WMA For the first time in the history of the WMA, World Athletics (formerly IAAF) asked if we WMA would join with them at a non stadia championship. Antti Pihlakoski from Finland, member ...

Announcement concerning athletes from Russia and Belarus

The World Masters Athletics Council has today agreed follow World Athletics in its decision to impose sanctions against the Member Federations of Russia and Belarus as a consequence of the invasion of Ukraine.  This decision means that all athletes, support personnel and officials from Russia and Belarus will be excluded from all World Masters Athletics ...

World Masters Athletics Race Walking Team Championships Muscat March 4, 2022

World Masters Athletics Race Walking Team Championships Muscat March 4, 2022 NEWS: The information for the two races has changed. Please read carefully below. General Rules Competition will be held under World Athletics regulations as modified for Masters by WMA via their Competition Rules and any other special rules specified for this competition. General Information ...

Muscat Race Walking Championships Travel Guide

For all the Masters Athletes traveling to the Muscat Race Walking World Championships, please find below a copy of the official travel guide. ...

Note from WMA President – update for Tampere 2022

Dear Masters Athletes, Dear Members!   Thank you to everyone who contacted us. It is obvious that many of you are excited in anticipation of Tampere2022, the World Masters Athletics Championship. We are almost as excited as you. We thank the Tampere2022 team for all their hard work to plan a world championship in less ...

THE 21st WORLD MASTERS MOUNTAIN RUNNING CHAMPIONSHIP – IRELAND

THE RACE On behalf of the Irish Mountain Running Association, we are delighted and honoured to welcome you to Ireland for the 21st World Masters Mountain Running Championships. It is a privilege to host such a prestigious event and we have endeavored to provide a challenging and exciting course. The race will start in Clonmel ...

A message from WMA President Margit Jungmann

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Dear athletes, officials and volunteers, Dear representatives of the Regions and national Members, Dear friends of WMA Family! Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans Allen Saunders   As the year comes to a close, we are encouraged that there have been more competitions. The African and ...

Sovereign’s Medal Presentation to Doug Smith

Doug Smith was honoured, at the Athletics Ontario Virtual Awards Gala on Wednesday December 15. He was presented with the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers from the Governor General, her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon. The Queen’s Medal is the highest award given to a Volunteer in Canada. Doug is the chair of the Ontario ...