Ist Woman Sophie Cowper of Rotherham with NA President Kevin Carr

Northern Athletics 10 Mile Championship 2017

This year, the NA 10 Mile Road Championship returned to the ever popular Brampton to Carlisle event. The 66th hosting of this event dawned with blue sky above and frost on the ground, on Sunday 19th November. With almost 600 runners, the narrow road start in Brampton was congested enough to keep the runners warm […]

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AAA Athletics for the Young Charity

The AAA Athletics for the Young charity seeks applications from athletes under the age of 23 who are in full time education or equivalent and are not receiving other funding may apply for assistance. For further information please contact Alan Barlow Closing Date 10th February 2018

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Mr kevin Carr receives his chain of office from retiring President Mr Roy Swainbank.

Overwhelming majority back Northern Athletics Board

The Annual Open meeting at Longford Park in Manchester yesterday the 11th November 2017 was yet again a very well attended meeting with the main part of the agenda being the issue of funding for Northern Athletics following the failure of England Athletics to commit to long term funding beyond 2019. During the course of […]

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NA Annual Open Meeting 2017

The Annual Open Meeting of Northern Athletics will be held on Saturday 11th November 2017 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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“Herkers”: stalwart of the high jump and hammer and a discus international at 43

British field-events athletes were of no great consequence in the 1920s and 1930s, with the notable exceptions of the Liverpool high jumper, Benjamin Howard Baker, and the Cambridge University hammer-thrower, Malcolm Nokes. Even so, one of their contemporaries who was never quite of international class but nevertheless enjoyed a remarkably long competitive career – and, […]

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