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Changes to masters grades for 2018 1 Apr 2018.

At recent meetings, Athletics Wellington decided to make some changes to the masters grades for 2018:

  • Masters age will be 35 for all Wellington interclub events
  • There will be some changes to how team results are determined:
    • The will be an Open Team instead of a Senior Team
    • A club’s Open Team will be determined by the order athletes cross the finish line, regardless of whether they are a Senior or a Master
    • A Master can count in both the Open and Masters Teams races
    • Athletes will only be eligible for individual medals in the grade their age puts them in (ie Seniors, Masters 35, Masters 50 etc)
    • As per prior years, an athlete may elect to compete in a different grade (eg a Masters competing in Seniors, a Junior competing in Seniors) by giving notice prior to the race. In this case, a Master electing to compete as a Senior won’t then count for a Masters team and Masters medals but will be eligible for Senior individual medals.

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