Tag: Archie Jenkins

Whipper In: History of North East Cross Country

WHIPPER IN The Northumberland and Durham Paperchase League, the Early Years, the Forerunner of the North East Harrier League by Archie Jenkins   Modern day cross country running evolved from the public school activity ‘Hare & Hounds’ or ‘Paper Chasing’. This human form of hunting embraced the terms commonly used in the field sport. The …

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Rainbow Led; Book Review

Rainbow Led, Athletics in the North East of England 1914-18 by Archie Jenkins researches both a brief history of athletics before and after World War 1 but also the many military cross country races sanctioned by the North East Counties Cross Country Association during the conflict. Illustrations are included to give a flavour of the …

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