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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 2014 Cumbria County Track and Field Champs are available now. Here. Results of the Border Harriers Open Meeting on 13th April 2014 are available now. Here.

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Entry Forms

Border Harriers 2014 Open Meetings. Entry Form.
Cumbria County T and F Champs. Entry Form.