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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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Northern 6 & 4 Stage and Young Athletes’ Relays 2023

Results from Sunday's 6&4 Stage Relays can be found in the link below. www.race-results.co.uk/results/2023/n64rel23r.php A range of photographs of most of the medal winners taken by Eileen Ingham and Ken Smith can be found below. A full report will appear in the...

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Jon Mason

Northern Athletics are sad to hear of the sudden passing of John Mason. The following words are taken from Chris Cohen: I’ve just received the sad and very shocking news of the death of Jon Mason while on a site visit to Santiago, Chile as Technical Delegate for the...

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Jan Lishman

Northern Athletics are sad to hear of the passing of Jan Lishman after a battle with cancer. Words from Beth Lishman, Jan's daughter: She was well known in athletics especially the London 2012 Olympics being her highlight. A Beaver leader in Brigham for many years and...

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Alan Barlow

Northern Athletics are sad to hear of the passing of Alan Barlow after a long struggle with illness. Alan was an endurance official based in Stockport and will be sorely missed by all of those he worked with.

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Northern U13, U15 & U17 Championships 2023 Report

NORTHERN LIGHTS SHINE BRIGHTLY IN MIDDLESBROUGH By Susan Jardine HOT on the heels of the Combined Events Championships in Manchester the North East played host to the Northern Athletics Championships as the outdoor season took another step towards the Schools...

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Pete Watson Funeral

The funeral of Pete Watson, former member and coach at Pudsey & Bramley, will take place at 1pm on Tuesday August 15th Rawden Crematorium.

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Northern U13 U15 & U17 Championships

Details for the Northern U13 U15 & U17 Championships in Middlesbrough can be found on our Next Event page. Entries for this event are now closed without exception. A timetable will be published by Monday August 7th.  Please do not contact Northern Athletics...

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Northern 5k Road Championships 2023 Report

Sunderland 5k Thursday 20th July 2023 - Report by Ken Smith  The Northern Athletics 5k was again included within this event, and it provided another  competitive race on the paths of Silksworth. There are 2 races, one female, one male, but the success of this event,...

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ERRA Open Meeting 2023

The Annual Open Meeting of the ERRA (English Road Running Association) will take place via Zoom on Monday 31st July 2023 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...

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Northern 5k Championships – Sunderland

The Northern 5k Championships will be held in Sunderland on Thursday July 20th 2023. Medals are available for the first three male and female finishers, and the first three male and female teams (three to count) from clubs affiliated to Northern Athletics. Further...

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Ken Kaiser

Northern Athletics are saddened to hear of the death of Ken Kaiser, a long standing member of the athletics community in the North who sadly passed away yesterday evening.

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