Tribute to George Roudebush

Masters Track and Field community has lost another special soul, George M. Roudebush III, on March 4th. His obituary includes, on the insistence of his grandsons, Cody and Kelton, his masters accomplishments. He attended many National Championships. In 2018, George, at 93, set the USATF Masters record in M80 Shuttle…

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WMA Athletes of the Decade (2010 – 2019)

Our Council has selected sixteen different athletes for our annual Best Athlete awards and recognized dozens more athletes in event categories between 2010 and 2019. Reminiscing about those athletes and our championships has been a refreshing break from COVID. Congratulations to all Masters Athletes for all your accomplishments last decade!…

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NCCMA Virtual Road Race, Run or Walk

Tribute to César Sajché Valladares The paramount mission of the North, Central American and Caribbean Masters Athletics, affiliated with the WMA, is to coordinate and regulate activities related to athletics in adulthood.  For this reason, we are presenting to all competitors aged 30 and above, this virtual race which will…

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Exciting News in April Newsletter

This month’s newsletter (click to read) includes: Coming in April – Age Best Performances! – Rex Harvey’s wish. Memberships for less in April To thank you for your help ensuring MastersRankings continues to benefit our sport and Masters Athletes worldwide, we offer reduced minimum contribution for membership. Anyone contributing a…

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A Message from WMA President Margit Jungmann

Dear Masters Athletics Family, I hope you and your loved ones are healthy and safe during these challenging times. Our deep sympathies to family and friends of those who have passed. It is with great sadness that I confirm that the Toronto2020 WMA Stadia Championships is cancelled for July. It…

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2019 WMA Best Athletes are here!

Congratulations athletes! There were many exceptional accomplishments making our selections difficult. My gratitude to the WMA Regions for your support in nominations and selections. Also, thank you to the WMA Members and WMA Regions who helped create this announcement. It is my great honor to present the 2019 WMA Best…

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EMAC 2019 & EMA Welcome World Masters Rankings

EMAC 2019 & European Masters Athletics’ hospitality to welcome World Masters Rankings, also known as MastersRankings.com, to Venice clearly demonstrates their commitment to Masters Athletes. Thank you Kurt Kaschke, Helena Pires de Carvalho, Jean Thomas, Marta Rossi, Linda Interlandi, Moreno Beggio, and the EMAC team. MastersRankings is excited to meet…

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Wow, What a Championship!

The 2019 World Masters Athletics Championships Indoors in Toruń, Poland between 24 and 30 March was historic. Most athletes registered (4,345) for a WMA Indoor Championship; 37 World Records; amazing country, city, Local Organizing Committee, facility, officials, and volunteers. The greatest moment of the championship, and arguably any championship, was the…

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