This is a photograph of the badge presented to schoolboys and youths on winning a Durham County Youths Athletics event in the Annual Durham County Youths Athletics meeting. This particular one was held at the Billingham sports fields in 1952 and the badges were presented by Lord Londonderry.
This Badge was for the 440 Yards sprint event. I am sure there are many Stockton Winners one who comes to mind is Frank Scott, a mile distance competitor. Are there any other Stockton Athletes out there who either won or competed in these Sporting meetings? I have a friend in Australia from Billingham, George Haxby who I know competed in these Meetings as a distance runner. I wonder if this event is still competed for.
Photograph and details courtesy of Ben Brown.