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Nick Miller - Bowerman Watch List

Nick Miller has been nominated as 1 of 15 athletes in the USA Universities for the top athlete of the year award. More information can be found Here.

Last updated: 24-05-2014

Nick Miller - Big 12

Nick continues to develop and increase his PB. Last weekend (Fri 16th May) he was throwing in the "Big 12" comp at Lubbock, Texas and once again set new heights. He had a great series (apart from the first round when ne possibly slipped) of 62.78m, 73.09m, 71.54m, 73.79m, Foul, and 74.38m. His best of 74.38m was a new PB, a new Collegiate record, a new Big 12 record beating the previous record by 3m, and a new stadium record.

This is an incredible performance for last week his performance won the event for him by 29cm, so competition was fierce but at this meeting the second place threw 58+m. So Nick could have won with any of his throws.  This increases his lead in Britain by a further centimeter and he is currently No2 in the World U23 rankings and 20th overall.

Last updated: 12-06-2014

Nick Miller - Wildcat Invitation

A couple of weekend ago (Sat 10th May), Nick Miller was competed in the Wildcat Invitation event in Kansas, and he improved his best of the season (which was at 71.30m) and his PB, (which was 71.60, achieved in the 2013 season) several times with a throws series of 71.35m, 74.15m, 73.06m, 74.37m, and 72.81.

This produced for Nick his best ever throwing series.  This throw, of 74.37m, took him to No.1 in GB topping the "Power of 10", top of the NCAA (National Collegiate All American) rankings and a new University record. He now has 3 events left in the USA for this season with the "Big 12" comp, next weekend before the "Regional and National finals" over the following few weeks.

Last updated: 24-05-2014

Cumbria Track and Field Champs

At the Cumbria County Track and Field Championships on Saturday 24th May 2014, as in 2013 there is a Football Festival at the Sheepmount on this day and competitors, etc, are asked not to go directly to the Sheepmount in your car to park, as you will be turned away by the stewards. Please use nearby public car parks.

Last updated: 19-05-2014

London Marathon - Mini Marathon

Oliver Dustin and Olivia Mason have both been selected to represent the North West of England in the respective Boys and Girls U13 Mini Marathon races at this years London Marathon. Obviously this is a fantastic opportunity for them both to run in front of a huge crowd and TV cameras at the same race where Mo Farah makes his long awaited London Marathon debut. The 6 strong team from the region was selected based on performances in the Northern, National and Inter Counties Cross Country Championships. Congratulations to both athletes on their selection and Good Luck.

Olivia Mason and Oliver Dustin

Last updated: 25-03-2014

Miller Takes Second on Day One of NCAA Indoors

Oklahoma State’s Nick Miller threw a massive personal best to take second place in the weight throw, on day one of the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, in Albuquerque, N.M., on Friday 14th March. Read More.

A video taken from the event can be seen, Here.

Last updated: 17-03-2014

Border Harriers AGM

The Border Harriers & AC 2014 Annual General Meeting is being held in the meeting room on the first floor at the Sands Centre, Carlisle, commencing at 7.30pm on Friday 31st January 2014. You are entitled to vote and encouraged to give your support by attending the meeting.

This is your best opportunity to influence the way in which your club is managed as you have the opportunity to voice your opinion. Please give a couple of hours of your time to attend and therefore support the club. The AGM Agenda can be found Here.

Last updated: 29-01-2014

2013 Club Rankings

Border Harriers 2013 Club Rankings are available now on the Club Rankings page.

Last updated: 21-01-2014

Northern Athletics

The following article has been published on the Northern Athletics website. Please take time to read the article and fill out the questionnaire.

“We are publishing an online survey in which athletes, coaches, officials and general club members can express their opinions on the future of Northern Athletics prior to consultation meetings which will be held in February/March. Conclusions will be used as evidence in presentations to England Athletics.

As many of you may already be aware NA is likely to cease operations in the next two to three years if additional funding is not forthcoming. Please take part in our short survey and tell us what you want with regard to the future of Northern competition.

Please submit your replies by 14th February. Thank you for your assistance.”.

A link to the questionnaire can be found, Here.

Last updated: 21-01-2014

2013/2014 Cross Country Season

Border Harriers compete in the Cumbria Cross Country the Mid-Lancs Cross Country Leagues.

The Cumbria Cross Country League is a friendly league with a number of low key races suited to all standards.  A good introduction to cross country running.  All senior races start 1:10pm, junior races at all fixtures start from 12 noon.

The fixtures for the 2013/2014 season are:-

Sept 28th: Cockermouth, just past school on Embleton Road
Oct 12th: Maryport, Netherhall
Nov 9th: Carlisle, Sheepmount (TBC)
Nov 23rd or 30th: Penrith, Frenchfields School (TBC)
Dec 7th: Keswick, Fitz Park (incorporates Cumbria AA Vets Championship)

The Mid-Lancs Cross Country League has larger fields than Cumbria League, and a better standard of competition.

The fixtures for the 2013/2014 season are:-

Oct 26th: Townley Park, Burnley
Nov 23rd: Sefton Park, Liverpool (Inc McCain Cross Challenge and Euro Trials)
Dec 14th: Wilson Playing Fields, Hyndburn
Jan 11th: Thorncliffe, Barrow-in-Furness
Feb 8th: Lancaster University
Mar 1st: Crooklands, Kendal

If you would like to compete in the Mid Lance League please contact James Douglas for more information.  More details and results can be found at

Last updated: 15-09-2013

Entry Forms for the 63rd Brampton to Carlisle 10 Mile Road Race on Sun 16th Nov 2014 at 11:30am are available now. Here. Results of the August Track and Field Open Meeting are available now. Here.

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63rd Brampton to Carlisle 10 Mile Road Race. Entry Form.