About BMAF

We are a Federation of geographically located clubs covering the whole of Britain & N. Ireland with over 5,000 active athletes from aged 35 upwards. Our remit is to encourage, organise and regulate athletics in 5-year age groups for older athletes.


The structure of the BMAF consists of the following

1. The Executive

Consisting of the following members:

Vice Chair
Honorary Secretary
Honorary Treasurer
Track & Field Secretary
Road Running Secretary
Race Walking Secretary
Cross Country Secretary
Head of Marketing and Communications
IT Manager
Chairman of England Athletics Masters Association

The Executive meets 3-4 times per year or as required.
The members of the Executive are supported by their teams, details of which are listed separately:

BMAF Roles

For further information on the Executive members and the officers of the club, refer to the list here

2. BMAF Services Limited

This company was established to promote and provide athletics championships for people over 35 under the guidance of the British Masters Athletics Federation. More information can be found here

3. The Area Clubs

There are 11 area clubs, most of whom represent masters athletics within a specific geographic area of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. These clubs make up the British Masters Athletics Federation and a copy of the Constitution can be found here

4. The Delegates Council

Consisting of one representative from each area club in addition to the Executive. The Delegates Council meets twice per year


Within the BMAF is EMAA (England Masters Athletics Association) who organise various events for the area clubs each year, currently:

  • An inter-Area Club indoor track and field meeting in the Winter
  • An inter-Area Club outdoor track and field meeting in the Summer
  • An inter-Area Club cross country race in the Autumn

and also an annual Home Countries International Cross Country event, in which teams from England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland compete.  A copy of the competition rules can be found here