Archive | 2018

3rd man Patrick Dever of Preston with NA President Stan Taylor

North of England 10k Road Running Champs 2018

Ribble Valley 10K Sunday 30th December 2018 Race entry limit was reached in early December, clearly showing the popularity of this fast, traffic free event. In addition, an outstanding elite entry was sure to put the two existing course records under threat. In the men’s race, Marc Scott and Jonny Mellor were in the front […]

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Neville Jones

Neville Jones 09/12/1936 – 19/12/2018

It is with great sadness and regret, Warrington Athletic Club reports the passing of the irreplaceable Neville Jones, aged 82. He was found on the morning of our last Walton Gardens cross-country race (8/12/18) after falling at his home and had been in hospital since then. The club was a massive part of Neville’s life […]

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AAA of England AGM 2019

Annual General Meeting  – Thursday 14th March 2019 Preliminalry Notice (In accordance with Article 7(B) of the Articles of Association) Preliminary Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Amateur Athletic Association will be held in the Olympic Suite at Alexander Stadium, Birmingham on Thursday 14th March 2019 at 12.00 noon for […]

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When a ray of sunlight shone on British vaulting: the life of Joe Birkett

An English Championships was held during the 1920s with the primary intention of bolstering the field events which were then so shamefully neglected. Unfortunately, the brave venture was ill-supported and short-lived, lasting only from 1923 to 1925, but there is an intriguing sequel almost a century later. A medal inscribed “Pole Jump St Albans 4th […]

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