England Age Group Masters teams and races

We recognise that athletes want to plan their races as early as possible. We are pleased to publish the qualification and representative races for 2022, and announce provisional races for the 2022-2023 season.

Races for 2022-2023:

England vs Wales Masters 5km Opportunity

England Athletics worked in partnership with the England Masters Athletics Association and Welsh Athletics to provide and additional masters opportunity at the Mid Cheshire 5km in August 2023. An England Team of up to 6 people will selected in each of five 10 year age bands (35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 64-74, 75+ on the day of competition) to compete against a Welsh Masters team over 5km.

See below for the selection policy and to add your expression of interest in selection. Please note this is an addition to main masters programme is selections take place via. a selection meeting, not via qualification races.

Main Masters Programme qualifying and representative races:

You should independently enter the actual race through their normal entry procedure, and then register as a master with our online form.

In order to be eligible for qualification you MUST register your intention in advance of the race using Roster through the links provided below. Retrospective registrations are not possible.


Half Marathon


2022-23 Registration and FAQs

For the 2022-23 season we will be introducing a new registration system where runners will register separately for each qualification race separately with other runners able to see who else is going for selection at each qualification race. Registration links will be added to this page in due course.

Representative Races for 2022:

About our Masters programme

England Athletics recognises that a significant amount of the membership of road running clubs is made up of runners aged over thirty-five years. The Age Group Masters competition programme recognises and rewards the significant contribution that these runners make to our sport.

Through an annual rolling programme of qualifying events and representative opportunities we provide Masters runners with a friendly competition format and the chance to earn themselves an England Age Group Masters vest.

England Masters development webinars are open to all runners who want to make the most of their training. Find full details on the Age Group Masters opportunities page.