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Toronto 2020 WMA Championships – Entries Open

Toronto 2020 WMA Championships – Entries Open

Entries for this Years World Masters Athletics Championships are now officially open, You can enter by Going to the LOC Official Website HERE Entries close on the 18th May 2020, no entries will be permitted beyond this date! So please get your entries in as soon as possible and of course we look forward to ...
2019 Athletes of The Year

2019 Athletes of The Year

Congratulations athletes! There were many exceptional accomplishments making our selections difficult. My gratitude to the WMA Regions for your support in nominations and selections. Also, thank you to the WMA Members and WMA Regions who helped create this announcement. It is my great honour to present the 2019 WMA Best Athletes. I look forward to ...
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! ...
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