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Northern Athletics – the future

You will all be aware that for many years now Northern Athletics has tried to balance its professional approach to our sport in the North with the need to provide excellent competition for all our athletes on all surfaces whilst trying to bridge the gap between the clubs and our national governing body England Athletics. […]

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Arthur Fox

Arthur Fox

All of us at Northern Athletics are deeply saddened to report the death of Northern & Lincolnshire Timekeeper Arthur Fox, on 8th August 2017. Arthur was a lovely man and a dedicated official who was an ever present at Northern events. He also officiated at the highest National levels alongside club, county and schools events. In […]

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UKWAL Qualifying 2018

There will be no actual qualifying match for the 2018 season. If there are too many teams applying a paper match will held. this paper match will include the following, Seniors and Under 20s,  also second year under 17s  who will be under 20s in the season 2018.

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Peter Newton winner of NA 2017 5k Road running Championship with past NA President Bill McGuirk

NA 5k Road Running Championships 2017

Danielle Hodgkinson (Birchfield Harriers) dominated, but clearly did not qualify for the NA championships, being Birmingham based. This allowed Emma Holt (Morpeth Harriers) to win the NA individual gold medal in a time of 17:20, quickly followed some 11 seconds later by Rhiannon Silson (Border Harriers) in 2nd place, with Georgia Campbell (Jarrow & Hebburn) […]

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Malcolm Fletcher makes a presentation to John Procter

John Procter 50 years of dedicated service

John Procter has been a dedicated starter ever since his grandfather’s guns were passed over to him in 1967 when he began his career attending local meetings in Lancashire. It should be remembered he had to purchase a long white decorator’s coat when he took up his first appointment as a starter which was the […]

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