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Thoughts on Masters Athletics

Author: Neal Mason Neal’s account of his career: “I stopped being an athlete at nineteen, even though representing England, but came back after a small gap – of fifty-one years. It was interesting to see […]

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Competing At Venice European Masters?

Calling all Athletes/Official’s & Family Members, If you are attending or competing, we would love to hear from you during/post events for updates. Please email us comms@bmaf.org.uk any photos/stories to our Social Media and tag […]

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The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

Author: Bridget Cushen The Churchill Fellowship awards a grant to enable students etc. to study a particular subject abroad, and in collaboration with UK Active have this year included a new category, open to all […]

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News Announcement…

Author: Bridget Cushen Active BMAF member appointed new CEO at UKA We are delighted to hear that Zara Hyde-Peters (MMAC) has been appointed CEO of UKA. The BMAF and all our members will join in […]

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An Account on Liz McColgan

Author: Alastair Aitken (July 2019)   Liz who was firstly married to Peter McColgan, the international steeplechaser. They had five children, one of the children was Eilish who has now become a good international class middle […]

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The Passing of Basil Heatley

Author: Bridget Cushen We are sorry to learn of the passing of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics marathon silver medallist in the early hours of 3 August this weekend. Although Basil never competed as a Masters […]

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Ageing is an ineluctable genetic fact

Author: Bridget Cushen Ageing is an ineluctable genetic fact but it varies according to the lives we lead, evidence all our members compared with the proverbial man in the street in the same age band. […]