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6th Feb, 2024, Alastair Aitken

Arthur Shaw continues to impress

Arthur Shaw recently in the SCAAA Indoor Championships at Lee Valley Indoors set two Under 15 personal Best performances with a 60m run in 8.45 and 60m hurdles in 9.62. Highgate names in the Southern...
6th Feb, 2024, Alastair Aitken

Three more fast times in Spain

In the Valencia Ibercaja 10k road race on 14th January, besides Highgate's two 'Stars' there were a trio of fast times by Highgate Harriers - Charles Cooper did 31:50; Sean Renfer 32:34; and Ben...
29th Jan, 2024, Alastair Aitken

Highgate Men are the South of England XC Champs!

Highgate Harriers’ six scorers won the South of England Cross Country senior team Championship, with a really low score in the cross country, at Beckenham Place Park on Saturday (27th of January). It...
26th Jan, 2024, Alastair Aitken

LONDON INTERNATIONAL JOSEPH SCANES

Under 15 Boys JOSEPH SCANES joined Blackheath & Bromley in 2020. "I really liked the course at Parliament Hill. There were hills in it but not the massive one’s the other side of the hill so, it...
26th Jan, 2024, Alastair Aitken

LONDON INTERNATIONAL ABBIE DONNELLY & INNES FITZGERALD

British Cross Challenge (World Trial) – ABBIE DONNELLY of Luke Welligton AC was The Women-s10k winner at PHF. Lead coach Rod Lewis but helped by ex-veteran Champion Bill Foster, when at Loughborough...
23rd Jan, 2024, Alastair Aitken

LONDON INTERNATIONAL WITH EAMONN MARTIN

Highgate Harriers Officials mapped out a course on Hampstead Heath, supported by City of London Corporation, for a top-class cross-Country competition. on the 20th of January. It was the brainchild of...
23rd Jan, 2024, Alastair Aitken

LONDON INTERNATIONAL HUGO MILNER

On the 20th 0f January in the British Cross Challenge (Incorporating World Trials) Hugo Milner, the tall Derbyshire runner was leading the 10k but, closely followed by Tom Evans &, Mohammed Mohammed...
16th Jan, 2024, Alastair Aitken

DAVE WOTTLE

Perhaps, the most sensational Olympic 800m Final ever held was in 1972 at the Munich Olympic Stadium when, I saw ‘The Head Waiter’ with the white golfing cap on, snatch victory, after being very well...
16th Jan, 2024, Alastair Aitken

Highgate's League Men are Unstoppable

Highgate Harriers have now been top of the Metropolitan League 4 times out of 4 this season, with the final 5th one at Trent Park on the 10th of February. Out out gf the 23 or so clubs' the scores on...
16th Jan, 2024, Alastair Aitken

Allen & Lepretre run fast in Spain

Highgate Harriers, Allen and Lepretre, representing England, ran, just a few seconds, outside their personal best times in the Valencia Ibercaja 10k road race in Spain, on the 14th of January. Over...
8th Jan, 2024, Alastair Aitken

TERRY ACHIEVES MONUMENTAL SUCCESS

Terry Fawden won the Middlesex cross country Championships senior race, at Berkley Fields Greenford on Saturday, 6th of January, over glue like mud all through the course . Fawden has now won every...
8th Jan, 2024, Alastair Aitken

Highgate Youngsters lead the way in Historic race

In the 'Bottomists' cross-country race, starting at Parliament Hill Fields and then over Hampstead Heath;18 runners took part at 11'0'clock in the morning, straight after the Christmas festivities on...
21st Dec, 2023, Alastair Aitken

ALEX RUNS FAST

Alex Lepretre ran the Telford 10k. He finished in 29:06, to come 7th of the the 187 runners that finished the Telford 10k road race on Sunday the 10th of December. Alex was running in what was...
21st Dec, 2023, Alastair Aitken

JAMES ROSS ON THE MOVE

One of Highgate Harriers high scorers in the Metropolitan league, James Ross, won the Alan Green Memorial 10 miles road race, sponsored by Thanet Road Runners, on December the 4th. Ross ran 54:12. A...
21st Dec, 2023, Alastair Aitken

ROY STRATTON A BEACON OF MIDDLESEX ATHLETICS

Sadly, one of the most outstanding officials to keep the Middlesex County Association going, in the last 100 years, was Roy Stratton, who died peacefully on the 23rd off November. Roy of Enfield &...
17th Dec, 2023, Alastair Aitken

TONY SIMMONS

TONY SIMMONS By Alastair Aitken Tony Simmons, perhaps the most underrated ‘Middle to long distance’ runner the UK has produced in the last seventy odd years. His longevity as a ’Star’ performer is...
15th Dec, 2023, Alastair Aitken

MILTON KEYNES HALF MARATHON

In the Milton Keynes Winter half marathon, on the 10th of December, two Highgate Harriers ran at their best. Jemima Renfer, married to Highgate 'Star' runner Sean Renfer, ran a personal best half...
7th Dec, 2023, Alastair Aitken

HIIGHGATE RIDE HIGH IN THE COLD

On Saturday, the 2nd of December, with the temperature hovering over one degree centigrade, a brook to be negotiated. a hill to go up and a wood to go through, at Hillingdon House Farm Highgate...
29th Nov, 2023, Alastair Aitken

Highgate Harriers Amongst the Best

Three Highgate Harriers ran in the European cross-country Trials and Cross-Challenge in Liverpool on Saturday, the 25th of November. All three Highgate Harriers were amongst those near the front of...
29th Nov, 2023, Alastair Aitken

Highgate have Three in Top six at Fraternity Cup

In the Fraternity Cup which was run for the 90th year, on the 25th of November at Trent Park Highgate Harriers, had three runners in the top six of 223 finishers; In a race won by Seyfu Jamaal of...
22nd Nov, 2023, Alastair Aitken

LONDON CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS REPORT 1

Highgate Harriers women, without several 'Star' athletes missing, which included last year's winner Hannah Viner, who was side lined with a very recent fracture in her foot; Highgate still did very...
22nd Nov, 2023, Alastair Aitken

LONDON CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS REPORT 2

DOMINIC NOLAN (28) went into the lead after 2 miles. Alastair Aitken reports. Nolan had been running with Seyfu Jamaal and Jack Ramm with Andrew Penny just behind that. “It felt so comfortable so...
16th Nov, 2023, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE HARRIERS UNSTOPPABLE

Highgate Harriers men go further ahead in the Metropolitan league, in the top Division One, out of 21 club teams. and their 'B' team were higher than they have ever been in Division One, in the the...
16th Nov, 2023, Alastair Aitken

Lewis Greaves fifth in Historic race

On November 4th, In the 75th running of the Men's race for the Liddiard Cup, won previously by top runners like Dave Bedford, Richard Goodman and Mike Barratt; 138 finished this year in the the...
8th Nov, 2023, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE MEN OF BRONZE

Highgate Harriers men came 3rd in inclement weather, in the National 4 stage cross-country relay, at Mansfield on Saturday, the 4th of November, ahead of good clubs like Shaftesbury Barnet, Morpeth...