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ATHLETICS: Depleted Rugby & Northampton secure their spot in the final

Rugby & Northampton secured a place in the Youth Development League Lower Age National Final on Saturday with a second-place finish in round four.

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Emily Williams claimed a silver medal in the 800m at the English Schools Track & Field Championships

ATHLETICS: Cruel twist denies Rugby & Northampton top-three spot

Rugby & Northampton were denied a third place finish in the third match of the season when cruel disqualifications in both the Men’s & Women’s 4 x 400m relays pushed them down to fifth place.

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Bella Taylor in long-jump action for Silson Joggers at the Chairman's Cup in Kettering

ATHLETICS: History for Rugby & Northampton as they defend title

Rugby & Northampton successfully defended their East Midlands Grand Prix title for the first time in 10 years, courtesy of an historic performance in the Milton Keynes 10k – the final race of the series last Tuesday.

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ALL SMILES - Silson's Claire Corcoran enjoyed herself in the Weedon 10k

ATHLETICS: Kyle and Craig able to show their class for Rugby & Northampton

Two of Rugby & Northampton’s best competed in the British Athletics Championships last weekend at Alexander Stadium, Birmingham.

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GOLDEN GIRL - Eleanor Broome

ATHLETICS: Broome sweeps to gold medal success for Rugby & Northampton

Rugby & Northampton shone against the nation’s best as eight of the club’s athletes featured in the England Athletics under-23 and under-20 Championships at Bedford Athletics Stadium.

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Northampton's Emily Williams was on form again in Milton Keynes

ATHLETICS: Debut joy and Grand Prix delight for Rugby & Northampton

Rugby & Northampton produced strong performances at the Vitality London 10,000m road race and event four of the East Midlands Grand Prix Series

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SHOWING THEIR METTLE - Silson Joggers Michael Rapson and Alfie Long are all smiles after completing the Junior IronRun.

ATHLETICS: Waugh leads the way again in Rugby Six

Emily Waugh’s dominance of The Rugby Six continued as she crossed the line first for the fourth consecutive year to lead Rugby & Northampton to victory in the second race of the East Midlands Grand Prix.

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Wootton Road Runners made the journey up the M6 to take on the 40th Manchester Marathon

ATHLETICS: Stapleton shines for Rugby & Northampton as he earns double success

Rugby & Northampton continued their Youth Development League Midland Premier Division dominance as the upper age group claimed top spot after round one at Harvey Hadden Stadium, Nottingham on Sunday, May 1.

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GREAT DAY - Mark Armstrong, Sue Torrance, Bob Kellam, Paul Holmes and Karen Dykes after running the Claydons

ATHLETICS: R&N Ladies run well in road relay event

Rugby & Northampton’s Senior Ladies competed in the National six-stage Road Relay at Sutton Park, giving a fine account of themselves to finish in 27th place.

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Angela Copson

ATHLETICS: Brilliant Copson is a world record breaker

Angela Copson entered the record books again at Sunday’s Manchester Marathon

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GOING FOR GOLD (AGAIN) - Northampton School for Girls pupil Emily Williams (Pictures: Dave Ikin)

CROSS COUNTRY: Teenager Williams has chance to be the best of British

Emily Williams is already the queen of England when it comes to cross-country running in her age-group - and now she is going all out to become the best of British.

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ATHLETICS: Rugby & Northampton show strength in depth in title success

ATHLETICS: Rugby & Northampton show strength in depth in title success

Rugby & Northampton recently retained their West Midlands Young Athletes Cross Country League title, producing a typically strong display in Birmingham to claim the honours for a seventh year and further extend a remarkable unbeaten run in the competition.

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READY TO RUN - Silson Joggers Ladies ahead of competing in the Chiltern Cross Country League at Milton Keynes

ATHLETICS: Rugby & Northampton Ladies storm to Midland League win

The Rugby & Northampton Ladies Cross Country team sealed the Midland Women’s League Division Two title at the weekend, and in doing so confirmed their promotion to Division One.

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HE'S A WINNER - Adam Searle

ATHLETICS: Rugby & Northampton back in the medals at Midland event

Rugby & Northampton’s young athletes were back among the medals at the Midland Cross Country Championships held at Prestwold Hall over the weekend.

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Silson Joggers'  Justine Verwey, Ann Williams and Madeleine Moutrie before the Dirt Half Challenge

ATHLETICS: Sundays not so restful for determined Silson Joggers

Sundays are usually considered a day of rest, but not for the Silson Joggers.

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WOMEN IN SPORT: Get involved and forget your worries

When you go to pick up your favourite magazine and wander past the health and fitness section, I can guarantee that every cover will be filled with someone who can only be described as the ‘aspirational ideal’.

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London Olympics closing ceremony

WOMEN IN SPORT: I’m in no doubt London Olympics were an inspiration

This week the national media has been awash with headlines damning the London 2012 Olympic legacy and tarring Britain as a sedentary nation.

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JOB DONE - Silson Joggers pair Bob Kellam and Paul Holmes after they completed the Milton Keynes half marathon

ATHLETICS: Parkrun scene proving popular for Silson

Various park runs proved popular with Silson Joggers runners again on Saturday.

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Rugby & Northampton AC youngsters seal team success at Milton Keynes

Rugby & Northampton Athletic Club battled against both the weather and their Midlands rivals to secure a superb team success at the UK Youth Development Midland Premier League meeting in Milton Keynes last weekend.

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Record number of Wootton Road Runners take part in Oakley 20

A record number of Wootton Road Runners took part in the Oakley 20 mile race in Bedfordshire last weekend as the warm-up to the spring marathon season continues.

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