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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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Edwin Bellamy

Humber Athletics has to inform all that sadly Edwin Bellamy passed away recently. Edwin was our County Secretary from the formation of Humber in 1973 and has given 50 years of devoted service to the County. His service was a massive contribution to Humber in many...

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Alan Johnson

All of us at Northern Athletics are saddened to hear of the passing of Alan Johnson. Alan gave a huge part of his life to athletics especially for his club, his county and all the leagues he ensured were kept running year in year out especially the Northern League. He...

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Judith Temperton Funeral

Good afternoon, George (Judith’s husband) and the members of our wider family wish to thank you for the many thoughtful messages that we have received since Judith passed away on the 18th and I am now able to confirm details of the funeral arrangements should you wish...

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Judith Temperton

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing today of Judith Temperton. After bearing her illness for a considerable time without complaint and always with a smile she died peacefully today in hospital. For all of us at Northern Athletics and beyond it is a...

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Harry Benson

Harry Benson Sadly we must report the death of former Northern official Harry Benson. Harry’s youth was spent in the Sheffield area, before he took up a position as physics teacher at Driffield School. In his younger days Harry was a useful performer in cross country...

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Northern Athletics AGM 2023

The Northern Athletics AGM for 2023 takes place at 11:00 on Saturday November 11th at Junction 25 Conference and Meeting Venue, Kirkdale House, Armytage Road, Brighouse, HD6 1QF. Representatives from clubs affiliated to Northern Athletics are invited to attend, with...

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ERRA 6 & 12 Stage and Young Athletes’ Relays 2023

ERRA Road Relay championship - Report by Ken Smith Sutton Park Birmingham Saturday 7th October 2023. Sutton Park was bathed in warm sunshine with little or no wind, ideal conditions for both spectators and athletes. The Northern Clubs started the day off with...

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Northern Athletics AGM 2023

On September 25th all clubs affiliated to Northern Athletics were given notice of the Northern Athletics AGM, which can be found  HERE .

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Northern Athletics statement against age-group changes

Northern Athletics have issued a statement opposing the proposed UK age-group changes.  The statement can be found below: UK Age Group Changes A Google form has also been produced to allow others to feedback on this subject: Google Form

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