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ATHLETICS: Wright and Ellis lead Rugby & Northampton to second spot

Last weekend saw the first round of the British Athletics League Division Three take place in Yeovil, where the Rugby & Northampton men delivered a fine performance to finish second out of the eight competing teams.

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Some of the Wootton Road Runners who took part in the London Marathon

ATHLETICS: Wootton get their season off to a flying start

Wootton Road Runners got the season off to a flying start in April with huge numbers of runners achieving marathon success across Europe.

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EYES ON THE PRIZE - Silson's Angus Morris in action in the Buckingham parkrun

ATHLETICS: Rugby & Northampton youngster Tilt enjoys double delight

Rugby & Northampton Athletic Club were welcoming hosts on Saturday (April 1), when more than 300 athletes descended on Warwickshire for an action-packed Rugby Spring Open Meeting.

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Emily Williams in her new England vest

ATHLETICS: Northampton runner Williams wins England call-up after superb showing

Northampton’s Emily Williams produced another outstanding performance to win her second England call up in successive years by finishing in the top eight as a bottom year athlete in the Inter Girls English Schools Cross Country Championships in Norwich.

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Andy Pacey was the first Silson AC runner home in the Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon

ATHLETICS: Rugby & Northampton runners do their county proud

Rugby & Northampton AC had 29 athletes taking part at the Inter Counties Cross Country Championships held at Prestwold Hall in Loughborough last weekend.

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Amy Walker finished 54th in the Under-17s race

ATHLETICS: Caulfield leads the way for Rugby & Northampton at national championships

Rugby & Northampton produced a strong turnout at the English National Cross Country Championships over the weekend, with 52 athletes representing the club at the Nottingham event.

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ATHLETICS: Four cross country team titles for R&N

ATHLETICS: Four cross country team titles for R&N

Rugby & Northampton’s young athletes were in fine form again as the West Midlands Young Athletes Cross Country League reached its conclusion last weekend, with the club claiming four team titles.

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Emily Williams claimed a gold medal at the midland indoor championships

ATHLETICS: R&N men secure Birmingham Cross Country League safety

Rugby & Northampton’s men ensured they will be competing in the top tier of the Birmingham Cross Country League next season after securing their Division One status over the weekend.

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SO CLOSE - Adam Searle finished fourth in the under-17 race

ATHLETICS: Rugby & Northampton claim Midland Championship medals

Rugby & Northampton AC were among the medals in an impressive display at the weekend’s Midland Cross Country Championships in Loughborough.

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ATHLETICS: Elisha excels as she makes it into top 20

ATHLETICS: Elisha excels as she makes it into top 20

Rugby & Northampton have been busy battling on all fronts, with athletes competing in the Birmingham Cross Country League, Midland Women’s League, Midland Open and the London Games over the past two weekends.

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Action from last Sunday's cross country meeting at Abington Park

ATHLETICS: More home joy for Rugby & Northampton runners

Rugby and Northampton AC emerged victorious on home soil for the second weekend in succession, winning round four of the West Midlands Young Athletes Cross Country League at Abington Park.

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RUNNING IN THE FAMILY - Adam and Claudia Searle were both winners in the County Cross Country Championship at Abington Park on Saturday (Pictures: Dave Ikin)

ATHLETICS: Rugby & Northampton dominate County Cross Country Championships

It was a weekend to remember for Rugby & Northampton AC, who dominated the Northants Cross Country Championships at Abington Park in Northampton, coming away with 15 titles out of the 22 on offer.

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Angela Copson is to be awarded the British Empire Medal in the 2017 New Year Honours list.

HONOURS: Amazing Angela’s running records earn her a place on New Year Honours list

A record-breaking runner from Northampton who completed her first marathon aged 60 has been honoured by the Queen in the New Year Honours List.

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Silson AC presented DISC with a cheque for �300. DISC stands for Disability Inclusive Sports Club

ATHLETICS: Jones makes a brilliant cross country debut for Rugby & Northampton

Dominic Jones made a phenomenal Birmingham Cross Country League debut in the Division One meeting hosted at Sandwell Valley on Saturday.

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RUGBY & Northamptons Midlands League Division One cross-country team face the camera

ATHLETICS: Copson shows class as she claims victory

It was a busy weekend of cross country action for Rugby & Northampton, who had representatives in four separate events last Saturday.

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Northampton runner Emily Williams won the Young Sportswoman of the Year at the Kettering Sports Awards

ATHLETICS: Louis leads the way as Rugby & Northampton impress

Rugby & Northampton performed well in a packed English Cross Country Association National Relays at Berry Hill Park in Mansfield.

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UK’s greatest Olympic memories

UK’s greatest Olympic memories

Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Greg Rutherford grabbing gold in a 44-minute blitz at London 2012’s ‘Super Saturday’ has been hailed the nation’s favourite Olympic memory of all time.

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Silson Jogger Emily Hinton had a good day at the Buckingham parkrun

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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