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Senior women 400m hurdles 1st Abi Fitzpatrick, 2nd Anna Rowe, 3rd Nisha Desai with NA President Kevin Carr

Northern Athletics Senior Champs Report

The sun shone on Sportcity as Northern Athletics staged their Senior and Under 20 championships at this popular Manchester venue once again. A good entry ensured there was plenty of competition for the medals. The star of Saturday was Natasha Harrison of Stockport Harriers & AC with a new championship best performance in the U20W […]

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The North of England’s first national champions of the 19th Century

Amateur athletics rapidly developed in the second half of the 19th Century in the North of England as factory-workers and the emerging middle classes sought respite on their Saturday afternoons off from their jobs in the throes of the Industrial Revolution. Cross-country running gained enormously in popularity from the 1870s onwards, though by then it […]

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From left to right: Abbie Donnelly, Gemma Holloway and Rochelle Harrison, Lincoln Wellington winners of the senior womens

Lincoln Wellington the top act at NA cross country relays

Lincoln Wellington were once again the top act as far as the senior competitions were concerned at the Northern Athletics Cross-Country Relay Championships held at a wind-swept Graves Park, Sheffield. The men’s quartet of Joe Wilkinson, Tom Straw, Shane Robinson and Matt Bowser were defending the title the club won last year while the women’s […]

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Welsh under 20 International Report

The annual Welsh Athletics sponsored under 20 International competition took place on Wednesday 20th June at Cardiff Athletics Arena. The team representing England North came away from the meeting with a first ever victory in the event taking the title by 9 points over England South and England Midlands with Wales under 20 in fourth […]

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