Archive | 2018

New NA President Stan Taylor receives his chain of office from retiring president Kevin Carr

NA Annual General Meeting 2018

Northern Athletics held an incredibly well supported AGM at Trafford Saturday the 10th November with 102 attending. This was remarkable for such a meeting and reflected the interest being shown towards the North of England area at present. This was the first such meeting since the introduction of the newly implemented club affiliation scheme. The […]

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George Kirby

George Kirby

Blackburn Harriers & AC are deeply saddened to report the death on Thursday 8th November 2018 of George Kirby aged 95. It would not be an over estimation of George to say that he, more than anyone, had more influence on the sport of athletics in the Lancashire area and beyond than almost anybody since […]

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Alan Neuff

Alan Neuff

All, it is with great sadness that I want to let you know that Alan Neuff passed away earlier this week. Alan was a dedicated, professional, friendly and expert coach to the hundreds of pole vault athletes who were lucky enough to work with him over the last 10 years. Alan established a true centre […]

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First and Second places for Northern Teams at Abbey Dash

In near perfect condition, a mild 13 degrees and no wind, we witnessed a classic all British domestic elite tussle. Even with Eilish McColgan missing with a respiratory infection and Jo Pavey a foot niggle we saw a great days racing. With Scotland coming out on top, as Mark Pollards (Scottish endurance manager) brought two […]

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NA Annual Open Meeting 2018 Notice

The Annual Open Meeting of Northern Athletics will be held on Saturday 10th November 2018 at ‘The Longfords’, Longford Park Athletics Stadium, Stretford, Manchester M21 9TA at 11.00am. A buffet lunch will be served at approximately 1.00pm followed by the North of England Track & Field League Annual General Meeting at 1.30pm Voting for the […]

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