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Peter Newton winner of NA 2017 5k Road running Championship with past NA President Bill McGuirk

NA 5k Road Running Championships 2017

Danielle Hodgkinson (Birchfield Harriers) dominated, but clearly did not qualify for the NA championships, being Birmingham based. This allowed Emma Holt (Morpeth Harriers) to win the NA individual gold medal in a time of 17:20, quickly followed some 11 seconds later by Rhiannon Silson (Border Harriers) in 2nd place, with Georgia Campbell (Jarrow & Hebburn) […]

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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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Liverpool Harriers Champions 2016

Northern Athletics Men’s 6 Stage Report

Northern Athletics Combined Autumn Relays at Sportcity on Sunday, 25th September 2016 Current holders Derby, silver medallists Liverpool Harriers and bronze medallists Morpeth, were all expected to be at the front again alongside the Manchester duo, Sale and Salford, and the perennial medal winners from Leeds City. 126 teams entered, with 116 teams lining up […]

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Salford Men 1st

Salford End 12 Stage Drought at Silkworth

Northern Athletics 12-Stage Road Relays Silksworth Sports Centre, Sunderland on Saturday, 2nd April 2016 4 long legs and 8 short legs: Despite running for over 2 hours and 45 minutes, the top 5 finishing clubs were the only ones to occupy these positions during the entire event. Lincoln Wellington led for the first 5 legs […]

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Snowy Sedgefield

Snowy Sedgefield

Billy McGuirk has sent us some seasonal snowy photos from last Saturday’s North East cross country champions. Bill commented “We had a great championships despite atrocious conditions. However, over 400 finishers in the senior men’s event and over 200 in the senior women’s contest, both of which were record numbers. Superb organisation by host club Sedgefield […]

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