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Cross Country Consultation – Northern Athletics Statement

UK Athletics is currently distributing a survey to gather information on the issue of equalising cross country distances. They sent out copies of the proposed survey to the Home Countries to be circulated to those parties with an interest in the sport of cross...

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NOTICE REGARDING FUTURE NORTHERN COMPETITIONS

Given the current COVID situation and the likelihood that an improvement in the situation is likely to take months to occur we wish to formalise the indications given at our AGM in November by announcing that: The Northern Cross Country Championships will not take...

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Hudson Stoker

We are deeply saddened to report the death today (Monday) of Hudson Stoker of Morpeth Harriers. Hud will be well known to many of you as the long-serving announcer at many Northern Athletics Endurance Championships over the past decade.  In the North East Hudson was...

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Northern Athletics AGM Information

Information and paperwork for the NA AGM are now available here 2019 AGM Minutes NA Annual General Meeting Agenda 2020 2019-20 Annual ReportFinal AGM Zoom The meeting will be held online via Zoom from 11.00am on Saturday 14th November and will be followed by the...

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Dr Phil Thomas

We are deeply saddened to report the death last week of Dr Phil Thomas. Although Phil could ignite strong feelings amongst the athletics fraternity (and enjoy doing so), he was also passionate about the sport, and brought deep knowledge, clear thinking and a great...

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Northern Road Relay Statement

We have had a further meeting of our Board on the 15th July to review the future of competition organised by us in 2020. We have reluctantly decided to cancel the Autumn Combined Road Relays at Sportcity Manchester in September. There are a number of reasons why this...

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Alan Mason

It was with great sadness that the Officers and staff of Northern Athletics and I heard of the death of Alan Mason. In the 1970s and 80s Alan was an effective and willing worker for athletics in Lancashire and the North West and in 1987 he was invited to join the...

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Virtual Club Nights – England Athletics

For those of you that don’t know me my name is Stephanie Cameron and I am the club support manager for the west midlands region. However the reason for this email has nothing to do with the west midlands at all. Each week I will be hosting a virtual club night on...

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Northern T & F Championships 2020

Following consultation with venues and suppliers, the NA Executive Board has made the following changes to the scheduled Northern T & F Championships 2020. Senior/U20 Championships - due to be held at Wavertree Stadium on 27/28 June. This event has been POSTPONED...

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Lindsay Dunn

Northern Athletics were saddened to hear of the passing of internationally renowned endurance coach, Lindsay Dunn. A statement by UK Athletics can be found below: Lindsay Dunn Our thoughts are with Lindsay's family and friends at this time.

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Les Kaye Funeral Details Update

Dear all With the current situation Les Kaye's funeral will now be family only. There will be a celebration of his life at a later date. Original post link is below: https://www.northernathletics.co.uk/2020/02/23/les-kaye/  

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Malcolm Yardley

Blackburn Harriers and Athletic Club are sad to hear of the loss of our former distinguished member and athlete Malcolm Yardley who died on the 17th March aged 79.  Malcolm was an outstanding athlete who represented his country on many occasions with his speciality...

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12 & 6 Stage Road Relay Cancellation

Unfortunately Northern Athletics , along with the other two area associations (SEAA & MCAA), have had to take the decision to cancel the 2020 12 & 6 Stage Road Relays and the Young Athletes 5K Road Championship. Please read the joint statement here...

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Northern Athletics 10,000M Championships

This year the North Eastern Counties AA will be incorporating the Northern Athletics 10,000m Championships into their 10,000m Championship event on Wednesday 29th April at Monkton Stadium.  The race begins at 18:00 and is £8.00 to enter. Full details of the event, and...

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8 Days until the Closing Date

This year the event remains at it 2019 location, Birkenhead Park, due to the cancellation at Catterick Garrison.Birkenhead Park is a mainly flat fast course on wide tarmac paths, with a good road surface.The 5K course goes partly on a closed road section,...

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9 Days until the Closing Date

This year the event remains at it 2019 location, Birkenhead Park, due to the cancellation at Catterick Garrison.Birkenhead Park is a mainly flat fast course on wide tarmac paths, with a good road surface.12 & 6 Stage Both the distances are approximate,...

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Job Vacancy

Competition and Event Administrator Are you passionate about sport and do you enjoy being involved in the action at sporting events? If so Northern Athletics may just have the vacancy for you. We are a vibrant and successful competition provider for athletics...

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