Archive | 2018

Dominic Shaw NA 5k road running champion 2018 with Kevin Carr

Northern Athletics 5k Championships on Thursday, 12th July 2018

The sun continued to shine on the Silksworth Sports Complex, where Sunderland Harriers host their annual 5k races incorporating the NA 5k Championships. The women’s race is always away first and pre-race favourite, Danielle Hodgkinson had shown her speed on Monday night, when winning a 1500 race. The fast, measured Silksworth course produced one women’s […]

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Supporting athletes as they make the transition from junior-to-senior level.

As part of her PhD Karla Drew (multi Northern champ) has developed an intervention with the aim of supporting athletes as they make the transition from junior-to-senior level. The programme is completely free and made up of a number of weekly sessions delivered on a variety of topics including; sport psychology, nutrition, physiotherapy, mentoring etc.. […]

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Brian Spriggs

Brian Spriggs

NA are saddened to report that following a heart attack on the 6th July 2018, well known Field Official Brian Spriggs passed has away in Wythenshawe Hospital. An avid Manchester City fan, Brian was a lifelong member of Sale Harriers Manchester and officiated at countless  events across the country as well as those in the […]

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Senior women 400m hurdles 1st Abi Fitzpatrick, 2nd Anna Rowe, 3rd Nisha Desai with NA President Kevin Carr

Northern Athletics Senior Champs Report

The sun shone on Sportcity as Northern Athletics staged their Senior and Under 20 championships at this popular Manchester venue once again. A good entry ensured there was plenty of competition for the medals. The star of Saturday was Natasha Harrison of Stockport Harriers & AC with a new championship best performance in the U20W […]

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