Peter Wilkinson

Derby AC and Derbyshire report the sad news that Peter Wilkinson died suddenly on 20th February at the age of 80. Peter was a quiet but inspirational member of Derby & County AC and latterly Derby AC. He won the bronze medal in the 1958 Empire & Commonwealth Games marathon in Cardiff and a member […]

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Steve Vernon holds the winners trophy at Woolaton Park

Steve Vernon wins National Cross Country

Congratulations to Stockport’s Steve Vernon who claimed his second senior English National Cross Country title at Woolaton Park on Saturday.The five times Northern senior title winner now has won an impressive collecting eight senior individual medals at the national cross country. Steve’s impressive national record which now reads; Champion 2014 & 2011. Runner up 2013, […]

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Maureen Fletcher

Maureen Fletcher

We are deeply saddened to report the death of Maureen Fletcher on Thursday 13th February. In addition to being the wife of NA Executive Board member  Malcolm Fletcher, Maureen was a familiar and well-loved figure in her own right as she stood guard over the tea urn and handed out tea, biscuits and sympathy with […]

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Pembroke A History 1890-1940

After several years of research Charles Gains has written the history of Liverpool Pembroke AC, from our formation, up to the Second World War. The link below will bring up an illustrated pdf document. Take a little time to read the story; it goes a long way to explaining the character our club has now. […]

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Northern Athletics Senior Men and Team Managers at Cardiff January 2014

Cardiff Cross Challenge

On a crisp dry day in Cardiff after the deluge early in the week, our athletes faced a tough challenge from a strong Welsh and South of England teams, Under 20 men The North secured their only victory of the day with an outstanding run by James Hall winning in a time of 23.51 in […]

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Dan Garbutt 2014 Northern Athletics Senior Men Cross Country Champion

Northern Athletics Cross Country Championships 2014

The Centenary History of the Northern Cross Country Association written by Phil Thomas tells us that the Northern Cross Country Championships were typically held at the same venue in its early days, the first nine were held at Manchester racecourse while between 1901 and 1908 they were held at Haydock Park racecourse. The reason for […]

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