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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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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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Some of the officials who make it happen on the day

NA Cross Country Championships Report

Ben Connor bridged an 11-year-gap between titles to win the Northern Athletics’ Senior Men’s Cross Country crown at muddy Knowsley Safari Park, writes Trevor Baxter. But only 12 months after claiming the senior women’s accolade at Witton Park, Blackburn, Claire Duck returned to the Championships to defend her senior women’s title. Both winners made running […]

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Sefton Park Cross Challenge NA Team Report

On a wet and cold November day an inter area match minus the South and Midlands was not dampened with a close fought competition which saw the North and Scotland share the spoils. The results below reflect inter area positions, but all areas competed well, with Wales Dewi Griffiths taking 2nd in the Senior men’s […]

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