Jason wins athletics league title

Twelve-year-old Jason Nicholson, of Ashington, has won the North East Athletics League for under 13 boys. He is pictured receiving his trophy from former Olympic runner and London Marathon winner Charlie Spedding.
Twelve-year-old Jason Nicholson, of Ashington, has won the North East Athletics League for under 13 boys. He is pictured receiving his trophy from former Olympic runner and London Marathon winner Charlie Spedding.
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A YOUNG athlete from Ashington has won the North East Athletics League for under-13 boys.

Twelve-year-old Jason Nicholson came top of the league, which involved six competitions over the summer at Monkton Stadium and Gateshead International Stadium.

Jason, who is a member of Gateshead Harriers Athletic Club, achieved Grade 1 standards for his 75-metre hurdles and high jump

He received his trophy from former Olympic runner and London Marathon winner Charlie Spedding at the North East Athletics League presentation evening.