All the latest Masters Athletics News from the WMA

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 ...

Masters Race Walkers invited to participate in WMA Road Race Walk Cup.

World Master Athletics in Cooperation with World Athletics Press release on WMA Road Race Walk Cup in Muscat/Oman 4 – 5 March 2022 World Masters Athletics (WMA) and World Athletics have worked hard over the last few years to develop a closer relationship. This postponement was significantly disappointing for both partners. World Athletics now invited ...

Awards for Leonie Etong following her outstanding contribution to Athletics

GWES Falcon Award for Female Sports Diplomacy for Leonie Etong After so many months of no competition, Masters athletes from the African region recently enjoyed a well-run championships in Nairobi under the leadership of the AFMA President Leonie Etong.  Leonie works hard for the success of Masters athletics in Africa. WMA is proud to inform ...

Award for Brian Keaveney for 50 Years Service as an Official

The WMA president would like to acknowledge the dedication and hard work of council member, Vice-President of Competition: Brian Keaveney, following his award for 50 years officiating within the Canadian Athletics System. ============== On Saturday August 14th at the Ontario Masters Athletics Championship meet, Brian was presented with his 50-year award for officiating in track and ...

Russian Masters Athletes to return to Masters Events

Green light from World Athletics to World Masters Athletics for participation of Russian athletes in WMA championships and EMA championships The November 2015 suspension of RusAF’s membership of World Athletics also included the suspension of Masters Athletes. Today, 1st of December 2021, Chairman Rune Andersen provided an update to WA Council on behalf of the ...

Masters Athletics pioneer Karel Matzner Passed Away aged 92

The WMA Council and President Margit Jungman would like to acknowledge the outstanding life and commitment to Masters Athletics of Karel Matzner, our thoughts are with his family and friends. ————————– On November 12, 2021. At the age of 92, the legend of the Athletic Veteran Movement in Europe and the founder of the Association ...