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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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NA Team for Sefton Park Cross Challenge

Northern Athletics team manager Rob Cameron has selected four strong teams for the match against Scotland and Wales at the Sefton Park Cross Challenge on the 28th November 2015. This fixture which also incorporates the trial for GB team for the European cross country championships which are being held at Toulon-Hyères in France next month […]

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Ireland's David Kidd leads Richard Gerrard and Michael George

Northern Area RWA 20km Champs.

Douglas, Isle of Man   –   Saturday 7th March 2015  This took place in conjunction with the Ascot Hotel Open Meeting, organized by Manx Harriers. Conditions on the traffic-free road circuit surrounding the National Sports Centre were very cold and extremely windy ! As is usual for this fixture a strong Irish contingent were present under […]

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