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Ist Woman Sophie Cowper of Rotherham with NA President Kevin Carr

Northern Athletics 10 Mile Championship 2017

This year, the NA 10 Mile Road Championship returned to the ever popular Brampton to Carlisle event. The 66th hosting of this event dawned with blue sky above and frost on the ground, on Sunday 19th November. With almost 600 runners, the narrow road start in Brampton was congested enough to keep the runners warm […]

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Northern Athletics team

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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Nisha Desai (Trafford) wins the senior womens 400 metres hurdles.

NA Senior & Under 20 Championship Report

Jessica Ennis-Hill was the star of the show as she continued her Olympic preparations in style. She won titles in her strongest event, 100 hurdles and her two weakest, shot and javelin as well as running a quick heat in the 200. Conditions were far from ideal when she lined up for the hurdles on […]

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Dr Leo Carroll receives his president's chain of office from retiring president Jean Simpson MBE

Northern Athletics Open Meeting Report 2015

Northern Athletics held a well attended annual open meeting at Trafford on 14th November, Dr Leo Carroll of Wirral AC was invited to be the President for the next 12 months and he was presented with his chain of office by retiring President Mrs Jean Simpson MBE. Northern Athletics long standing chairman Brian Heywood who […]

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Sophie Cowper Lincoln Wellington AC

Cross Country Relay Championships Report

Leeds City AC regular winners on the roads, turned their attentions to the country with equal stature as they stormed to victory in the Northern Athletics four-stage contest in Graves Park, Sheffield. Josua Woodcock-Shaw set the Yorkshire quartet on their way to post the seventh joint fastest time of the day as he handed over […]

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