Archive | March, 2018

Leslie Pinder, the mystery all-rounder

Among their numerous successes McDonald Bailey, Harry Whittle, Jim Peters, Ken Wilmshurst and Roland Hardy – all of them seasoned internationals and Olympic competitors – each won four successive AAA titles during the 1950s. So, too, did Leslie Pinder, and even the most studious of track and field “nuts” might be impelled to ask “Who […]

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Leeds City women Northern Athletics 6 stage road relay champions 2018

NA women’s 6 stage road relay championship 2018

Women’s 6 Stage 63 women’s teams had entered and the real question was, would it be Leeds City or Rotherham Harriers who would dominate this time? Rotherham won in 2017, with Leeds 2nd; Leeds won in 2016, with Rotherham 2nd. In 2015, Leeds won, Stockport sneaked into 2nd, with Rotherham 3rd. The first leg results […]

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Lincoln Wellington, Northern Athletics 12 stage road relay champions 2018

NA 12 stage road relay championship report

Men’s 12 Stage In a drastic change from the women’s race, the men’s 12 Stage had a variety leaders throughout most of the stages. 63 teams had entered and they got away on time at 12:00 for this long leg. Stockport’s Ross Millington was first back and as per the women’s race, this proved to […]

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Under 15s girls medal winners 1st: Megan Dingle, Vale Royal, 2nd: Faye O'Hare, Liverpool Harriers 3rd: Grace Sullivan, Cleethorpes & District

NA U15 & U17 5K Championships 2018

Northern Athletics  Under 15 & Under 17 5K Championships Birkenhead Park on Sunday, 25th March 2018 This year saw the introduction of a new championship event for Young Athletes in scenic surrounds of Birkenhead Park. Ideal mild conditions with plenty of sunshine on this flat and fast circuit. U17 Men’s Results: 1st: Xavier O’Hare, Trafford […]

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Home Countries International Team Report

Home Countries International 24th March 2018 Wollaton Park Nottingham As mild conditions prevailed in Nottingham and conditions underfoot were firm we were set for a great days cross country racing. The North of England took 14 athletes junior and senior to compete in the 2018 HCI. First up were our junior ladies (below), left to […]

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