Archive | February, 2017

Olivia Grace Mason ECCA U/15 Champion 2017

Northern winners at National Cross Country Championships

The North provided three individual winners at the 2017 ECCA championships in Nottingham on 25th February. Derby’s Ben Connor who won the senior men’s race at the Northern at Knowsley in convincing fashion last month added the national to his list of cross country victories this season. Morpeth narrowly missed out on the senior men’s […]

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Derek Ibbotson

Derek Ibbotson MBE

Funeral Details added Derek Ibbotson, one of Yorkshire’s finest sportsman, has died (Feb 23rd), aged 84, in a Lupset care home after suffering from dementia for the last few years. Ibbotson won a bronze medal at the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne behind Vladimir Kuts and his Great Britain team mate Gordon Pirie. Derek Ibbotson always […]

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Georgia Taylor, Claire Duck & Hattie Archer

NA Cross Country Champs Photos

Dave Hewitson has once again kindly supplied us with a selection of photos from the 2017 Northern Athletics cross country championships held at Knowsley. I think the photos catch what was a excellent day of cross country running at a splendid venue Sport for all pic

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