Archive | July, 2016

Ian with Olympic torch

Ian Wainwright 1939-2016

It is with great sadness that we learned that Ian Wainwright passed away in the early hours of Wednesday morning (20 July 2016). Ian will be well known and fondly remembered by many colleagues, former competitors and athletes who benefited from his coaching and support over many years. Ian devoted himself to athletics for more […]

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Arthur Cockcroft

Arthur Cockcroft

News reaches us of the death of Leeds City stalwart Arthur Cockcroft aged 92 on the 26th July 2016 after a short illness. A founder member of Leeds City Arthur was know to probably many thousands of athletes who he helped and encouraged during a career in the sport going back to the 1940s. Arthur was […]

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Northern Athletics team

Welsh under 20 International Report

The annual Welsh Athletics sponsored under 20 International competition took place on Wednesday 20th June at Cardiff Athletics Arena. The team representing England North came away from the meeting with a first ever victory in the event taking the title by 9 points over England South and England Midlands with Wales under 20 in fourth […]

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Chris Parr & Bill McGuirk

NA 5k Road Running Championship 2016

Sunderland’s Silksworth Sports Complex was again the host for the N.A. 5K Championship event. The tough undulating traffic free paths are ideal for this evening event, and organiser Kevin Carr had another sunny evening for the race. The woman’s team race was dominated by by Jarrow and Hedburn with three athletes in the first 8 […]

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