Over 35s: Masters

Elswick Harrier members aged 35 and over, why not try something different this year? There is a host of events aimed at male and female club members in all 5 year age categories from 35 years up to 75 plus.  You may be interested in competing in the Masters/Veteran only events, locally & nationally. Enjoy the friendly but competitive Masters/Veterans Athletics scene this year. Elswick Harriers have had & continue to have great success in Masters Competitions throughout the calendar year. 

As of 3rd March 2019, Kim Matthews (pictured below left) has been elected as England Athletics Masters Association (EAMA) Cross Country Secretary. She will chair the selection committee meeting in connection with the selection of the England Masters cross country team for the annual British and Irish Masters cross country international.

Kim Nd Harry after receiving their NEMAA championship gold medals

Alternatively, have a chat with Harry Matthews (pictured above right) from the club who is Chairman of the England Athletics Masters Association. It is the umbrella organisation for Maters Athletics in England.

Lee receiving his North East masters championship medal

Please note for North East Masters Athletics Association (NEMAA) Championship Awards in closed events, you must be affiliated to NEMAA. New, first time members will pay a small fee to become a member but this will include NEMAA & British Masters Athletics Federation (BMAF) benefits. For affiliating information contact George Routledge at 10744grout@talktalk.net     

Dave Jardin receding his North East Masters championship medal

Alternatively, you can view:  NEVA  www.northeastveteransathleticsclub.weebly.com  or visit the website link on the front page of our website (right hand side). Below are some winning team performances from the club’s Vets and Masters athletes.  


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February 2016: Hetton Signal Road Relay Championships – 6 stage – Gold for the V40 gents team.

Bronze at the NEMAA Relays at Monkton Stadium May 2014
Silver medallists at the 2014 NEMAA Relays at Monkton, Kim, Lalage & Kim.


Tina in the home straight!

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