20th European Masters Athletics Championships – 27th July to 6th August 2017

The 20th European Masters Athletics Championships Stadia were held in Aarhus, Denmark between 27th July and 6th August, 2017. There were 4,000 competitors from 44 nations. Competitors were aged 35 to over 90 years. All represented their nations in 10 days of competition in two Stadia, on the road and on the cross country course. All the standard track and field events were held plus track and road walks and it all concluded with a mass participation Half Marathon with 6,000 runners mixing with the EMACS competitors. The full results are on Power of 10 and here: http://www.fidalservizi.it/risultati/2017/AArhus_2017/Index.htm

Here are the results achieved by Paddock Wood’s four GB Masters who made the trip…

Event Position Name Age Category Time/Distance Comment
1500m 9 Alan Newman M60 5:46.4 (heat 2, non qualifier, 18th overall)
4km XC 13 Alan Newman M60 14:57
4km XC 8 Sue James W65 19:26
5000m walk 5 Malcolm Martin M60 29:57.49
5000m walk 11 Angela Martin W50 34:22.35
5000m 19 Alan Newman M60 20:17.64
20km walk 5 Malcolm Martin M60 2:03:50  5th team
10km walk 12 Angela Martin W50 1:08:53
800m 10 Sue James W65 3:50.75
4x400m relay 2 Sue James W65 5:30.23 Team silver
Half Marathon 19 Alan Newman M60 1:33:02 4th team
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