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Welcome to the 45th Anniversary of the 1st World Masters Athletics Championships

Toronto will host the World Masters Athletics Championships on July 20 – August 1, 2020. We are excited to welcome visitors and athletes for the World Masters to return to where it all started back in 1975 for 14 days of Track & Field competition for Masters athletes 35 and older including Cross Country Races, Road Races, and Road Racewalks. There is no qualification standard for entry to the Championships.

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Who we are

The Toronto WMA 2020 Championships are a group of dedicated and integrated volunteers who would like to see the world come to Toronto, to be part of a stunning display of athletics talent, and to take part in a cultural exchange that compares to no other. Our mission is to provide a world class championship-calibre competition for athletes of all nations and of all abilities, and to embrace a multicultural, multi-racial, and multi-spiritual sports exchange which will foster better understanding across our diverse landscape.

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The 6ix as it is known, is home to over 100 cultures. Toronto is Canada’s largest city offering world 

class dining,  shopping, architecture, and entertainment. A passion for sport and a vibrant cultural 

scene makes Toronto an ideal host for this event.

Why Toronto?

The Heart of the City

The venues, hotels, great dinning are all accessible in a city that specializes in world-class events.

Connected With Ease

All of Toronto’s venues are connected by a new subway line.

Safe and Secure

A stable political, economic and social environment.

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