Archive | January, 2016

Joe Lancaster, left, training the Manchester City squad with, centre, Malcolm Allison and, right, former mile world record-holder Derek Ibbotson

Joe Lancaster:

The legendary Joe Lancaster died last month at his home in Italy aged 89. Joe started running for Manchester Athletic Club in 1949 and six years later set the World 2 Hour Record covering 22 miles 418 yards finishing 140 yards ahead of Gordon Pirie. He contracted TB and turned his energy into training others, […]

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Under 13 Boys medal winners with Mayor of Blackburn Faryad Hussain, Tommy Dawson, , Scott Nutter and Sam Almond

NA Cross Country Champs Return to Blackburn

Witton Park again proved its status as one of the best cross country venues in the country with the the Northern Championships 2016 providing an excellent and tough test for all the athletes. The race route was described by many as a true cross country course and the wintry conditions of mud, hail and rain […]

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Ewan Gilcrest(32) Harry Powell(34) Emile Cairess(31) Jon Shields (33)

Antrim International Cross Country

The snow disappeared but the chill remained, but it did not hamper some great performances from our Northern juniors. In the ladies race the North dominated with Rosie Johnson setting the early pace, but to be overhauled by Mollie Williams to take 1st and 2nd. Both were followed in by Philippa Stone 5th and Catrina […]

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Vinco Coverage of Indoor Championships

Vinco | RunJumpThrow will be providing on demand coverage of this year’s championships with videos going online shortly after the event has taken place. You’ll be able to watch your races back for free, without a user account by visiting the video section of their website, Vinco are the premier broadcaster of all things […]

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