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Leeds City winners of the womens Northern 4 Stage Road Relay, SportsCity, Manchester. Photo: David T. Hewitson/Sports for All Pics

NA Road Relay Championships Report

Men The roar wasn’t quite as deafening as when Manchester City knock in another goal but when it came over the tannoy could a Lincoln Wellington representative come forward and collect the medals for the first B team home in the Northern Athletics senior men’s relay then the excitement matched those on the terraces of […]

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Dominic Shaw NA 5k road running champion 2018 with Kevin Carr

Northern Athletics 5k Championships on Thursday, 12th July 2018

The sun continued to shine on the Silksworth Sports Complex, where Sunderland Harriers host their annual 5k races incorporating the NA 5k Championships. The women’s race is always away first and pre-race favourite, Danielle Hodgkinson had shown her speed on Monday night, when winning a 1500 race. The fast, measured Silksworth course produced one women’s […]

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A brief account of a forgotten World record.

The Blaydon racer lost to history in dark blue shadows A brief account of a forgotten World record  Brendan Foster wasn’t the first athletics World record-holder from the North East when he ran his 7:35.2 for 3000 metres at the Gateshead Stadium on 3 August 1974 – not even by a century or so. Jack […]

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Trafford 10k.

Blue skies turned grey as the rain tumbled, but even this didn’t perturb a class field with 23 men under 30.30. Chris Thompson eased to victory in 28.55, a new (new) course record. Chris was followed home by Richard Horton and Andy Maud 2nd and 3rd respectively. The North took the team victory with Patrick […]

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North of England Dominate at Trafford

A wet but mild day in Partington did not stop a storming performance from the Northern lads and lassies in taking the top honours. The top performance was seeing Aly Dixon (stepping in for an ill Rebecca Robinson) take 1st place in the women’s race in a PB of 32.31. Alyson just arrived back from […]

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