Masters Competition


The North East Masters Athletics Association (NEMAA) provides athletics competition for both male and female athletes aged 35 and over. Masters athletics is not just for seasoned competitors; anyone can give it a go, whether you are are an established club runner, someone looking to get back into it, or a complete novice. Six Masters track and field fixtures are held during the summer months at Monkton Stadium, always on a Monday evening. You will compete against people in your own 5-year age group, so you don’t need to worry about being matched up with ‘youngsters’. There is always a friendly atmosphere, with lots of tips and encouragement, no matter what club you belong to. If you enjoyed sports day at school, why not give it a go!

Track and Field events consist of:

Sprints – 100m,  200m,  300m,  400m.
Middle distance – 800m,  1500m,  Mile,  3000m.
Jumps: High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump.
Throws: Discus, Hammer, Javelin and Shot.

NEMAA T&F League Fixture Dates 2022 (All fixtures take place at Monkton Stadium, Jarrow):

Monday 16 May 2022
Monday 6 June 2022
Monday 4 July 2022
Monday 18 July 2022
Monday 1 August 2022
Monday 22 August 2022

Full NEMAA Track and Field League 2022 timetable and rules are available to download here:

You need to be a NEMAA member in order to participate. Details on fees, how to sign up and pay can be found on the NEMAA website here.

Please speak with the Jarrow and Hebburn AC Masters Captain, Ken Kidger, senior captains Carl Smith or Alexis Dodd, or your coach, if you would like to take part. Volunteers are also required for each Masters event, with roles including: registration and results, officials and team managers. If you are able to offer your support, please let Ken or a member of the Commitee know.

You can also find more information about Masters events on the NEMAA website.