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Walter Bridson

It is with deep regret that Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton report that our former club secretary Walter Bridson died on Saturday 8th December 2018. Our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time. Wally Bridson: An appreciation  

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Northern Athletics is moving offices

2018 has proved to be a defining year for the future of Northern Athletics with the implementation of our affiliation scheme which has guaranteed us financial stability and sustainability, and 2019 sees the launch of a new and exciting era for the development of...

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Paul Evenden 1965-2018

We recently learned of the death of heavy throws coach Paul Evenden. Paul was a popular person in the Yorkshire and Northern area passing on his great knowledge to many athletes over the years. He will be sadly missed and he has left a big gap in throws coaching in...

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Northern Clubs Affiliation Update

Club Affiliation for Northern Athletics Your Club is requested to formally confirm that it is affiliating to Northern Athletics by sending an e-mail to Judith Temperton: [email protected] 176 clubs have done that already and we thank you for your...

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AAA Athletics for the Young Charity

The AAA Athletics for the Young charity seeks applications from athletes under the age of 23 who are in full time education or equivalent and are not receiving other funding may apply for assistance. For further information please contact Alan Barlow Closing Date 10th...

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Tony Riley

It is with regret that I must inform you of the death of Anthony (Tony) Riley 83 years Tony was a well respected track official at National as well as local level for many years. His funeral will take place at 1pm Friday 7th December 2018 at St Margaret Mary Church,...

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NA Annual General Meeting 2018

Northern Athletics held an incredibly well supported AGM at Trafford Saturday the 10th November with 102 attending. This was remarkable for such a meeting and reflected the interest being shown towards the North of England area at present. This was the first such...

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George Kirby

Blackburn Harriers & AC are deeply saddened to report the death on Thursday 8th November 2018 of George Kirby aged 95. It would not be an over estimation of George to say that he, more than anyone, had more influence on the sport of athletics in the Lancashire...

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Alan Neuff

All, it is with great sadness that I want to let you know that Alan Neuff passed away earlier this week. Alan was a dedicated, professional, friendly and expert coach to the hundreds of pole vault athletes who were lucky enough to work with him over the last 10 years....

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First and Second places for Northern Teams at Abbey Dash

In near perfect condition, a mild 13 degrees and no wind, we witnessed a classic all British domestic elite tussle. Even with Eilish McColgan missing with a respiratory infection and Jo Pavey a foot niggle we saw a great days racing. With Scotland coming out on top,...

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Leeds and Morpeth Claim National Cross Country Relays Titles

Leeds senior men and Morpeth junior claimed national cross country relay titles at Mansfield on 3rd November. there was also podium placings for Rotherham senior women who finished 3rd and Sale under 17 women who also placed 3rd. [gallery columns="1" size="medium"...

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NA Annual Open Meeting 2018 Notice

The Annual Open Meeting of Northern Athletics will be held on Saturday 10th November 2018 at ‘The Longfords’, Longford Park Athletics Stadium, Stretford, Manchester M21 9TA at 11.00am. A buffet lunch will be served at approximately 1.00pm followed by the North of...

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NA Cross Country Relays Championships 2018

Lincoln Wellington were without a number of their 'big guns' in defence of their senior men and women's Northern Athletics Cross-Country Relay titles. Over the same Graves Park, Sheffield course Lincoln had come out on top for the past three years in the women's...

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NA Road Relay Championships Report

Men The roar wasn't quite as deafening as when Manchester City knock in another goal but when it came over the tannoy could a Lincoln Wellington representative come forward and collect the medals for the first B team home in the Northern Athletics senior men's relay...

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Northern Athletics Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Northern Athletics will be held on Saturday 10th November 2018 at ‘The Longfords’, Longford Park Athletics Stadium, Ryebank Rd, Manchester M21 9TA, commencing at 11.00am. Representatives from all affiliated clubs are invited. The meeting...

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Presentation photos from Road Relay Championships

Eileen Ingham has kindly sent us a selection of photos from a very busy presentation are. Thanks to everyone who contributed to making it another successful event. More photo from the event can be found on our Facebook page [gallery columns="1" size="medium"...

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