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Leeds City winners of the womens Northern 4 Stage Road Relay, SportsCity, Manchester. Photo: David T. Hewitson/Sports for All Pics

NA Road Relay Championships Report

Men The roar wasn’t quite as deafening as when Manchester City knock in another goal but when it came over the tannoy could a Lincoln Wellington representative come forward and collect the medals for the first B team home in the Northern Athletics senior men’s relay then the excitement matched those on the terraces of […]

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NA Team Report Venta de Banos, Spain

Venta de Banos, Spain 16th December 2017 Vento de Baños international cross, following a mammoth but on time journey to the sleepy Mid country Spanish town that is Vento de Baños the NA party arrived very late therefore bedded down for the evening. The following morning after breakfast we went to view the course which […]

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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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Mike Turner 1939-2017

Northern Athletics is saddened to learn of the death of Mike Turner on 6th January 2017. Mike as an outstanding endurance runner of the 1960s and early 70s. At school Mike was an excellent rugby player and cricketer, and the teachers wanted him to concentrate on those sports rather than running. Furthermore, his barrister father […]

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