The 20th European Masters Athletics Championships Stadia were held in Aarhus, Denmark from 27th July to 6th August, 2017. Alan Newman and Sue James will join the Club next month and their results and also results from Ben Reynolds are included together with a fixtures update. Click here for the update
There was definitely a relaxed feel to the TAC team on Monday night in the final fixture at Medway having qualified for the finals. One of the highlights of the evening was to see 9 TAC runners in the non-scoring Mens 800m race.
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So, the ladies are definitely going to Ashford South East finals day after a brilliant team win on Friday night, it just shows what hard work was going on in the field events! We are now 8 points clear of 3rd placed Cambridge with a maximum of 6 available at Medway. Click here for the update
Another great result where our strength in depth and adaptability shone through to achieve 2nd place in both the women’s and men’s divisions. Apart from some winning performances on the night there were some crucial points gained throughout the Mens and Women’s teams. Click here for the report
A good team effort to take 1st Team at Staplehurst with Dan Bradley out in front - Tony paced the race best as he was 4th of this group at 5Km, before moving through during the second half of the race to finish 2nd TAC and with a PB of 38.38. Jo Watts also ran a big PB in 38.51. Click here for the latest update
It was great to see such a good atmosphere on Friday night at the Vets league and the athletes clearly benefitted from the support as results on the track, where vocal encouragement was much in evidence, were consistently good
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We had by far and away our most successful day at the British Masters Road relay championships, held in Sutton Coldfield. We had 5 teams in 4 age categories and despite the weather it proved to be an enjoyable day for teams and supporters. Click here for the report and links to the Videos
The Men were second on the night and are now second overall. The ladies trumped this with a first win in Division 1 for TAC, this also puts them second overall in what looks like being a very tight top three. A good many records were broken on the night too. Click here for the full report
Graeme Saker ran 10:01.21 at Watford to record a M55 club record which puts him fourth in the Overall National rankings for 2017, and first in the Outdoor rankings for M55. Other records for Anne Brenchley in the Bedgebury Parkrun and Discus for Mark Davies. Click here a short update
It was great to see both the Men and Women perform so well to be 2nd equal and 3rd respectively on the night, and a fantastic turn out of TAC runners of all ages at Hildenborough on Monday. An update from the TAC open is also included.
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Outstanding runs by TAC masters last Sunday. Leading the way was Julian Rendall M35 who could be seen starting just behind the elites as he set off to run 2:36.35, followed by Steve Keywood (3:06.05) and James Winnifrith (3:07.57) and others...
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There were some record breaking performances from Simon Fraser and Brian Buckwell at the TAC open meeting on Monday, following strong performances by Maria Heslop and Sasha Houghton at Stevenage over the weekend.
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Lucy Pitcairn-Knowles secured the W50 title, and with Sasha Houghton and Nina Ridge took gold W35-44 age group. Phil Coleman, Mark Pitcairn-Knowles and John Ridge took gold in the M45-54, with other medals for individuals as SCVAC Champs.
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A rollercoaster of emotions at Knole where the Ladies won the team prize plus good news from the Paddock Wood half marathon, Crawley open meeting and the Cardiff 10K. Click here to view this update
Kent Indoor Champs, National Masters Cross Country Championships feature in this update, plus news of future events & fixtures, with some individual masters' updates. Click here to view this update
With TAC masters competing in the BMAF Indoor Championships, National Inter Counties XC Championships, Bromley Vets 5 Mile XC and more, plus news of future fixtures. Click here for the latest update
Big news of the week is clearly the amazing achievement of the TAC mens senior team that won the National championships at Nottingham. The TAC Masters also finished in style. Click here for the latest update
Frank Czarnowski came 15th overall in the M50 category. Pride of place goes to Graeme Saker who finished top of the tree in the M50, but also top veteran in the league M40 and up. Click here for a round up plus key fixtures
In the Kent Champs Sasha Houghton had one of her best Cross Country races and helped secure the 3 to score Silver medal for TAC whilst in the Mens event TAC won the 6 and 12 to score.
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We had six entries for the M50, 5 travelled and 4 raced, such is the nature of vets athletics! 10k race, 2 laps of a course with varied surfaces underfoot, the organisers had changed it from two years ago removing the killer hill. Click here to find out the results
Very satisfactory improvement on the results from last year, with plenty of good news stories across many of the age groups. Click here for a race report
and other news from the Masters.
Results from the recent event at Danson Park, together with a reminder about the Vets Sprint group sessions - please click here
Perfect weather was laid on and about 20 athletes took advantage of this opportunity. Click here
for details plus news on forthcoming Masters events.
News from the 5000m M50 World Championships in Perth, the second Kent Cross Country League Meeting and the Beachy Head 10K. Click here
for the news.