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Leslie Pinder, the mystery all-rounder

Among their numerous successes McDonald Bailey, Harry Whittle, Jim Peters, Ken Wilmshurst and Roland Hardy – all of them seasoned internationals and Olympic competitors – each won four successive AAA titles during the 1950s. So, too, did Leslie Pinder, and even the most studious of track and field “nuts” might be impelled to ask “Who […]

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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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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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NA Jnr Women Team at Home Int March 2016

Home Countries International Report

Northern Athletics would like to thank the athletes who have represented the area this season, and the team managers and office staff who have made the trips possible. This has been one of the most successful seasons I have been involved with, with 6 younger developing athletes going on to win selection for England. We plan to […]

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NA Team for Home Countries International.

Home Countries International, Falkirk Scotland 19th March Junior men: Jonathan Shields, Tom McGuiness, Joe Wilkinson, Liam Burthem Junior ladies: Sophie Burnett, Rebekah Ward, Elizabeth Apsley, Mollie Williams Senior men: Carl Avery, Jaimie Roden, Steve Bayton, Bertie Houghton Senior ladies: Sophie Gabriella Cowper, Emma Holt, Caroline Lambert, Georgia Malir Team mangers: Robert Cameron (NorthManager Robert Cameron), […]

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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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