The Annual Open Meeting of Northern Athletics will be held on Saturday 14th  November 2015 at ‘The Longfords’, Longford Park Athletics Stadium, Stretford, Manchester  M21 9TA at 11.30pm

A buffet lunch will be served at approximately 1.00pm followed by the North of England Track & Field League Annual General Meeting at 1.30pm

Voting for the Officers and Executive Board of Northern Athletics will take place in accordance with the Northern Athletics Constitution. Nominations for the posts are listed overleaf and statements from the candidates for Chairman are listed below.

We hope that representatives from your club will attend the meeting, one of whom will be entitled to vote on the Club’s behalf. Please register your attendance on arrival at the meeting.  Clubs must have paid their subscriptions to England Athletics for 2015/2016 in order to be eligible to vote.


1)    Obituaries

2)    Apologies for Absence

3)   Minutes

To approve the Minutes of:

a)    Northern Athletics Annual Open Meeting 15th November 2014

4)    To receive and consider the Annual Report
5)    To receive and consider the Report of Honorary Treasurer
Annual Accounts       Trends in income & expenditure to 2015

6)    To Elect the Executive Board of Northern Athletics
(Nominations have been received for those listed below)

a)    To elect Officers

i)    President
Dr Leo Carroll

ii)    Chairman
A ballot will be held to elect a new Chairman
Nominations as follows:

Malcolm Fletcher (View Manifesto)
nominated by:
South Yorks AA, Barnsley AC, Border H, Doncaster AC, Gateshead H, Penistone FR, Rotherham H,
Skyrac AC, Spenborough AC

Tony Wood (View Manifesto)
nominated by:
Cumbria AA, Gtr Manchester AA, Lancs AA, Blackburn H, Blackpool W&F AC, Bury AC
Liverpool P&S AC, Red Rose XC League

iii)    Honorary Treasurer
Nigel Orr

b)    To elect Discipline Representatives to the Executive Board
(2 per discipline)

i)    Cross Country (2)
Steve Gaines         Arwel Williams

ii)    Road Running (2)
Bob Brimage         Ken Taylor

iii)    Track & Field (2)
Malcolm Fletcher    Malcolm Rogers

7)    To appoint Auditors

8)    To discuss the Future of Northern Athletics