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John Irwin Funeral

Northern Athletics is sad to learn from daughter Julia Hayes, that St Helens Sutton AC president John Irwin has passed away at the age of 80.  He was a member from the days of Sutton Harriers a runner then a coach as well as club Treasurer for many years as well as an...

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U20 & Sen Championships 2024 – Report by Susan Jardine

NORTHERN ATHLETES POWER TO MEDALS TWO days in Middlesbrough and titles were once again up for grabs as the North’s Under 20 and Senior athletes took centre stage as they fought it out in the Northern Athletics Seniors and Under 20s Championships Determined however to...

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U20 & Sen Outdoor Championships 2024 Pictures

Eileen Ingham's podium pictures from the Northern U20 & Sen Championships in Middlesbrough on June 8th & 9th can be found below. Mick Hall's galleries can also be found via the following links: Saturday Sunday   [gallery size="full"...

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Cardiff 5k

Report by Rob Cameron: North of England took a clean sweep In the Cardiff victory 5k winning both the men's and ladies team event. Big thanks to our amazing athletes. Stand out performance from Rich Allen who took 2nd place, almost pipping Dewi Griffiths on the line,...

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Northern 10,000m Championships 2024

The 2024 Northern 10,000m Championships were hosted as part of the Warrington AC Nick Jones 10,000m on Saturday April 13th.  The race took place as the heavens opened at Victoria Park. The men's race was won by Ross Harrison of Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton Harriers...

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ERRA 12 & 6 Stage Relays and Young Athletes 5k Championships

ERRA 12 & 6 Stage + 5k Road Championships. Report by Ken Smith Saturday 6th April was dry and bright at Sutton Park but as predicted, the wind was strong and gusty, so much so, that the decision was made to not erect the start / finish gantry, before any athletes...

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ERRA AGM

The Annual Open Meeting of the ERRA (English Road Running Association) will take place via Zoom on Wednesday 29th May at 19.30. A representative of all Clubs affiliated to England Athletics is invited to attend and vote. If any Club wishes to attend, please email the...

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Northern 12 & 6 Stage Relays and Young Athletes 5k 2024 Report

                     Northern Athletics 12 & 6 Stage & Young Athletes 5k - Report by Ken Smith Date:       Saturday 23rd March 2024 Location:  Wythenshawe Park Manchester Saturday morning was cold, wet and windy as I had a clear drive round the M60 to...

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Trafford 10k

Trafford 10k Report by team manager Rob Cameron A great day for the North at Trafford 10k. Debuts for Josh Dutton, Abi Brooke and Sophie Wallis. Men 1st Team with Andy Andrew Heyes 2nd, Joe Sagar 4th, and Rob Warner-Judd 9th and Josh Dutton 47th. Our ladies also took...

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Northern Cross Country Championships 2024 Report & Pictures

Many thanks to all those to participated in the Northern Cross Country Championships in Sedgefield at the weekend! Bill McGuirk's report on the days events can be found HERE . In attendance at the event were Sedgefield MP Paul Howell, Chair of Durham County Council...

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London Cross Challenge Report

A great day for the North of England at the iconic home of Cross Country, Parliament hill. Northern Athletics took 16 athletes to the London cross challenge last weekend, Saturday January 20th. Under 20 ladies: A great team performance from our U20 ladies taking 2nd...

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Northern Sen, U20 & U17 Indoor Championships Report

STEEL CITY SUCCESS FOR NORTHERN STARS By Susan Jardine  A NEW year and a new sheet of paper for the North's athletes as they came to Sheffield for the Northern Athletics Championships for Seniors, U20 and U17s. On a weekend where the chilly winter air had a vice-like...

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Northern Sen, U20 & U17 Indoor Championships Photos

Well done to all who competed in the Northern Sen, U20 & U17 Championships at the weekend. Photo galleries can be found below thanks to Mick Hall Photography: Saturday Gallery Sunday Gallery Susan Jardine's report will follow on Wednesaday. Podium pictures can be...

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World Athletics Gold Referee

Lis Henderson is now a World Athletics Gold Referee! Of the more than 60 officials who took the exam this year, 25 passed, of whom 10 were from Europe. Well done Lis!

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Ribble Valley 10k – Northern 10k Championships 2023

Ribble Valley 10k. Sunday 31st December 2023 Report by Ken Smith  The last day of 2023 and once again a star spangled line up for the sold out Ribble Valley 10k road race, incorporating the Northern Athletics Championship. Mick Hill had been encouraging many of his...

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Northern Sen, U20 & U17 Indoors 2024 Entry Lists

Entry lists for the 2024 Northern Sen, U20 & U17 Indoor Championships at EIS Sheffield on January 13th & 14th can be found on the event page by clicking HERE. Late entries and amendments to entries are not possible.

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Alan Johnson Funeral

Alan Johnson's funeral will be held on Friday 12th January at 12 o’clock at St. John’s Church, Vicarage Drive, Dukinfield SK16 5HZ. There will be a private cremation afterwards and then the wake will be held at Longfords Trafford Athletics Club. The family would like...

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