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Entries have now closed and over 3,500 competitors from 39 European countries are now fine tuning their preparations for the opening event on 19 March. Non Europeans can also compete under certain conditions, several athletes from as far away as Australia, India, South Africa and the USA are prepared to travel to the Spanish capital. […]

WMRA – World Mountain Running Association Source: Zelezniki to welcome world masters in June On November 18, the contract for the 18th annual World Masters Mountain Running Championships was signed between the WMRA, Slovenian athletic federation and the LOC. The event for athletes ages 35 to 79, will be held in Zelezniki , Slovenia on […]

WADA publishes 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes the 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); along with, the 2018 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List, which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee on 24 September 2017, comes into force on 1 January […]

M50 European Indoor high jumper suspended The latest IAAF list of Doping suspensions includes the M50 European Masters Indoor silver medalist, Oleg Kramar from the Ukraine, who failed an Anti Doping test at the Championships in Ancona, Italy, in 2016. Kramar had entered the European Masters Athletics Track & Field Championships in Aarhus last July, […]

British Masters Athletic Federation’s & Open Decathlon 32 Masters in age groups M35 through to M70 and 6-sub Masters contested the above in the Northern city of Sheffield on weekend 2/3 September. The BMAF award medals to the first three in each age category and to the first three Open competitors. Istvan Jacso travelled over […]

1st IAAF Masters Conferences for Malaga / ESP Following the 1st IAAF Development Survey (released in March/April 2017 which had about 85% responding yes to the conferences), a 2nd survey is now being circulated to determine the events, setup and associated costs and numbers. This survey is being sent to athletes that participated in the […]

Australian Athlete suspended following testing in            Perth 2016 Please note the suspension of the athlete below for a period of 4 years, for an Anti-Doping infringment during the WMA 2016 Championships in Perth, Australia. The attached is taken from the IAAF list of suspensions. WMA finds it extremely disappointing that […]

News from the WMRA You are receiving this newsletter as a national federation contact, event director, or athlete interested in mountain running worldwide. You can unsubscribe at any time. WMRA enewsletter 11th edition; 12 December 2017 Happy Holidays from the WMRA   and a special holiday message from WMRA President Jonathan Wyatt  “I would like to wish […]

2017 WMA Best Male and Female Athlete Awards CRITERIA Each athlete must have competed in either a WMA World or a Regional Championships in 2017. The nominated athletes must not have had a doping offense. The nominated athletes must be members of their WMA Masters Affiliate. All performances must have occurred in 2017 (1 January […]
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