2024 Fixtures  

 

 

Date  

Organiser  

Event  

Venue  

Entry

 

Entry Closing Date 

Monday 

27 May 2024 

 

 

VAC 

Cecil Gittins Memorial Walks  

 

RWA Permit: 24024-1 (Category B)     

Cyclopark 

The Tollgate 

Wrotham Rd 

Gravesend 

Kent  

DA11 7NP 

Start time 2:00pm  

All ages welcome. Online entry  

Accurately measured course. Distances 2.5k, 5k,10k (road). Enquiries Dave Hoben  

Closed 

Tuesday 

4 June 2024 

ENTRIES ARE OPEN!   

 

VAC 

 

VAC Championships!  

VAC Battersea Park Summer Series 

5K Masters Road Race (UKA Licence No. 2024-47266).  

5K Open Race Walk RWA Permit (Category B) RWA24019-3. 

 

Battersea Park,  

London 

SW11 4NJ 

Race HQ at the Bandstand. 

Race Walk starts at 6.55pm 

Road run starts at 7pm. 

Details and Online entry on OpenTrack.  

Medals for the first three in each 5-year age group. 

Location/course map  

Participants’ Instructions  

2 June 

 

Sunday 

9 June 2024 

POSTPONED  

 

VAC 

 

VAC and London Masters Open Track and Field Championships 

 

 

Finsbury Park Athletics Track, Hornsey Gate, Endymion Rd London  

N4 1EE 

(to be confirmed) 

Details and online entry on OpenTrack  

Open to all Masters athletes. UKA registration mandatory.  

2 June 

Sunday 

23 June 2024  

ENTRIES ARE OPEN!   

 

Ranelagh Harriers 

 

 

Ranelagh Harriers Richmond 10k 

VAC’s 10km Road Championships  

Also Surrey County 10k Road Championships. 

Race HQ, Kew and Ham Sports Association,  

Start time: 9am 

Details and Entry on the Ranelagh Harriers website  

VAC members enter for your First Claim club. Entry to VAC championship is automatic.  

Race fills up early. Closes when full. 

Wednesday 

26 June 2024 

ENTRIES ARE OPEN!   

 

 

VAC 

 

VAC Championships!  

VAC 5,000m Track Championships. 

 

Four seeded races 

OPEN TO ALL MASTERS ATHLETES 

 

Millennium Arena, Battersea Park. 

London  

SW11 4NJ  

Details and Online entry on OpenTrack.  

First race at 6.50pm (tbc) 

Four seeded races,  

slowest to fastest.  

Sunday 

23 June  

30 June 2024 

ENTRIES ARE OPEN!   

 

Istead & Ifield Harriers and BMAF Services 

 

British Masters 30km Multi-Terrain Championships 

Part of the North Downs 30k Trail Race 



 

Cyclopark, The Tollgate, Watling Street, Gravesend, Kent DA11 7NP  

Details and Online Entry.  

BMAF has an allocation of 75 places for the Masters Champs but the number may be reduced by the organiser depending on other entries.    

British Masters entries close 16 June.   

Saturday 

6 July 2024 

 

Bushy parkrun 

Usual 5km parkrun, open to all.  

Also featuring the annual Octogenarian and Nonagenarian gathering and celebration.  

Bushy Park 

Teddington. Look out for the sign “80 AND OVER. MEET HERE!”.  

Start time: 9am 

Course details

O ctogenarians and supporters are welcome. Includes bubbly and cupcakes! Enquiries: Richard Pitcairn-Knowles  

Enter on the day (but need your parkrun Barcode) 

Tuesday 

16 July 2024 

ENTRIES ARE OPEN!   

 

VAC 

 

VAC Battersea Park Summer Series 

5K Masters Road Race (UKA Licence No. 2024-47266). 

5K Open Race Walk RWA Permit (Category B) RWA24019-4.  

Battersea Park,  

London 

SW11 4NJ 

Race HQ at the Bandstand. 

7pm start. 

Details and Online entry on OpenTrack Location/course map  

 

Participants’ Instructions  

14 July 

 

Saturday 

20 July 2024 

 

Kingston parkrun 

5km parkrun 

Featuring VAC “mob match” gathering. 

Come along and meet VAC members.  

Nearest postcode: 

KT2 5BH. 

Starts in Burnell Avenue green space.  

Start time: 9am.  

Course details. 

New parkrunners must register with parkrun to obtain a Barcode.  

Look out for VAC vests! 

Enter on the day (but need your Barcode) 

26-28 July 2024 

ENTRIES ARE OPEN!   

 

BMAF Services 

British Masters Track and Field Championships  

Moorways Stadium, Moor Ln, Allenton, Derby  

DE24 9HY  

Details and Online entry on OpenTrack.  

 

Provisional Timetable  

13 July 

13-25 Aug 2024 

ENTRIES ARE OPEN!   

 

World Masters Athletics  

World Masters Track & Field Championships 

Gothenburg, Sweden 

Registration is open . Details about the event are on World Masters Athletics website

After entry, you must complete a request for GB team approval by email to: BMAF International Entries Team  

Closing date for entries is Tuesday 

4 June. 

GB team approval must be completed by 11 June. 

Saturday  

7 September 2024 

ADVANCE NOTICE  

England Masters Athletics Association  

British Masters Inter Area Outdoor Track & Field Challenge (VAC team to enter) 

Competition for members of BMAF Area Clubs.  

 

Rockingham Triangle Athletics Stadium, Jimmy Kane Way, Rockingham Rd, CORBY NN17 2FB. 

Men & Women  

Age bands: 35-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. 

Events: 100m 200m 400m 800m 1500m, ShortH, 2km walk, 4 x 100m, LJ HJ TJ PV SP DT JT HT. Fewer events for older age bands. One VAC person per event per age band. VAC vest necessary. 

VAC Team selected in advance. 

Enquiries to Entries Secretary  

Wednesday 

11 Sept 2024 

 

ENTRIES ARE OPEN!   

 

VAC 

 

VAC Championships!  

 

VAC 10,000m Track Championships 

 

Three seeded races.  

 

Millennium Arena, Battersea Park. 

London  

SW11 4NJ  

Details and entry on OpenTrack  

Three races seeded slowest to fastest.  

Provisional times: 

1st race: 6.15pm 

2nd race: 7.20pm 

3rd race: 8.10pm 

 

Sunday 

8 Sept 

Saturday 21 September 2024 

ENTRIES ARE OPEN!   

 

 

Vitality Westminster Mile events 

 

VAC Championships!  

VAC One Mile Road Championships  

 

VAC Medals in five- year age groups.  

 

 

The Mall, London. Assemble in Green Park, London  

SW1A 1AA  

Enter via the Vitality Masters Mile website.  

Please select Adult Wave One at 9.30am so that VAC members can run together. Also select Veterans AC as your UKA Affiliated Running Club.  

To be announced. 

Saturday 

28 September 2024 

East Surrey League 

(Match 1) 

 

Cross Country Race 

(VAC is a member of the East Surrey League).   

 

Lloyd Park. 

Start near Lloyd Park tram stop, 

Coombe Road, Croydon 

CR0 5RA 

VAC men’s and women’s teams. No limit on numbers. 

2pm start (tbc). Free entry. Men and women run together. Five mile (2 lap) course. VAC vest necessary. Enquiries and advance notice to Entries Secretary  

VAC runners declared on the day. 

Saturday  

28 September 2024  

ADVANCE NOTICE  

England Masters Athletics Association (EMAA) 

 

England Masters Cross Country Trial and Selection Race for the England Team for the British & Irish Masters CC International near Belfast on 16 November.  

Within the North Staffs Cross Country League meeting at Betley Court Farm, Betley, Crewe, Cheshire, CW3 9BH 

Open to all UKA Registered members of BMAF area clubs in England.  

Enter the trial race and apply for selection via Opentrack in due course.  

To be announced. 

Saturday 

19 October   

VAC 

 

RWA Permit to be applied for.  

VAC and Surrey, Middlesex, Herts & Sussex 10k Open Track Walk Championships  

Norman Park Community Sports Centre, 

Norman Park, 

Hayes Lane,
Bromley
BR2 9EG 

1 pm start. 

Categories A and B. 

All ages welcome (Under 17, Under 20, Senior and Masters). 

Enquiries: walks@vetsac.org.uk  

To be announced. 

Saturday 

16 November 2024 

ADVANCE NOTICE  

Country Associations of England, Scotland, Wales, N. Ireland and Republic of Ireland  

British & Irish Masters Cross Country International 

 

Northern Ireland is the host country. 

Venue: 

Billy Neill MBE Country Park, 

341 Comber Rd, Belfast BT16 1RQ  

Each participating country has a selection procedure. There will be a trial race on 28 September for the England team (details above). 

 

England team selection meeting after the trial race. 

Sunday 

1 December 2024 

SAVE THE DATE!   

 

BMAF Services 

Hosted by VAC.  

 

British Masters 

5k Road Championship 

The premier Masters 5k road race!  

 

 

 

Battersea Park,  

London 

SW11 4NJ 

Race HQ at Bandstand. 

Medals ceremony at the nearby Pear Tree cafĂ©.  

Details and Online entry on OpenTrack (not yet open).  

Location/Course Map  

Start time 11.00am 

Traffic-free on a flat circular tarmac course.  

Individual medals in five-year age groups.  

Team medals in ten-year age groups. 

Sunday 

24 Nov. 

Sunday  

29 December 2024 

ADVANCE NOTICE  

Royston Runners and BMAF Services  

 

VAC Championships!  

British Masters 

10 Mile Road Championship 

Part of the “Buntingford Year End 10”. 

VAC 10 Mile Championship.  

Freman College, Bowling Green Lane, SG9 9BT, Buntingford GBR  

10.30am start. 

Entries will open on 1st September. Details on Royston Runners website

Race closes when entry limit is reached. 

 

For other regional/national/international masters events refer to the BMAF (British Masters Athletics Federation) website

For enquiries and further information please contact the Entries Secretary or the relevant race secretary.