Welcome to the official website of Gauteng North Masters Athletics. We are one of the ten Masters athletics provinces in South Africa and situated in the capital, Pretoria. We annually host the Gauteng North Masters Track & Field Championships, of which our 38th championships will take place on 29 & 30 March 2019 at the Pilditch stadium. Events for Masters consist of all the usual events in which senior athletes usually participate.
Masters athletics is open to all Masters athletes (35 years and older) up to an international level. However, provision is made for athletes ages 30 to 34 to compete in all provincial, national and regional Track & Field championships. Masters athletics is organised in 5-year age categories, eg. 30-34, 35-39, etc,. right up to 90’s and even beyond 100 years old.
The South African Masters Track & Field Championships take place on an annual basis and the events hosted also consists of all the usual events. Provision is also made for Race Walking (on the track & road). The 2019 championships will take place in Oudtshoorn from 2 to 4 May 2019.
Provision is also made for Cross Country athletes to participate in 5-year age groups at the various annual Provincial championships and the annual National championships.
The World Masters Outdoor Championships takes place every second year, with the next one is scheduled for 20 July to 1 August 2020 in Toronto, Canada. The events hosted will include all the usual Track & Field events and will also include a 8km Cross Country race, 10km / 21,1km Road Races and 10km / 20km Race Walking (on the track & road).
The World Masters Indoor Championships also takes place every alternative year, with the next one is taking place from 24 to 30 March 2019 at Torun, Poland.
The African Masters Championships will take place from 6 to 9 February 2019 in Tunis, Tunisia.
Records of performances are kept at a Provincial, National and International level.