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8th Nov, 2023, Alastair Aitken

BERNIE FORD

Looking back to the 1970’s- 80’ there were several British distance road & cross-country runners, amongst the top 30 in the World as track runners, like Dave Bedford; Tony Simmons; Brendan Foster...
31st Oct, 2023, Alastair Aitken

Highgate Harriers Under 17's look Good

Three lads who did well for Highgate Harriers in the National road races recently, were out coming 5th of 17 club teams in the Southern Under 17 three stage relay, at Wormwood Scrub, on the 21st of...
29th Oct, 2023, Alastair Aitken

Highgate put their marker down!

Highgate Harriers put their marker down by being top of the 32 clubs in the first annual, Fitness First Metropolitan League cross county. Held at Claybury, Woodford on Saturday, the 14th of October...
29th Oct, 2023, Alastair Aitken

ALLEN BLASTS CLUB RECORD APART

Jacob Allen, who won the 1st leg of the Southern and National six stage road relays, ran into second place in the 'High Quality' Great South Run behind international Zak Mohmmed, who ran 46:41 for the...
11th Oct, 2023, Alastair Aitken

Seven Steps to Heaven

Highgate Harriers, ran in warm sunshine, in the National Six Stage road relay, at Sutton Park, near Birmingham on the 7th of October. They finished ahead of 'close rivals' Tonbridge, Bedford & County...
11th Oct, 2023, Alastair Aitken

Highgate Trio Run Well

Highgate 'Under 17' men came 8th out of 82 teams in the National Under 17's road relay, at Sutton Park on Saturday. The three impressive youngsters must impress for the future of the club. 11th was...
30th Sep, 2023, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE SENIORS & JUNIORS IMPRESS ON THE ROAD

A team of Felix Kent, Alex Mulvihill; & Thomas Chadwick, were the Highgate Harriers Under 17 men's team that finished 5th of 60 club teams, in the Southern 'Under 17' road Reay Championships three...
30th Sep, 2023, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE RUNNERS AT BERLIN MARATHON

Highgate's top London Marathon Man' Alex Lepretre ran 2:18.40.56 in the Berlin Marathon and Jack McVann also of Highgate Harriers ran 2:36.22. Sean Renfer, a useful cross-country runner, who had a...
23rd Sep, 2023, Alastair Aitken

Fast Championship six stage road relays approaching!

Recently in the London 'Big Half Marathon' 4 or 5 of the top Highgate clubmen were in action. Alex Bampton, has been busy in different parts of the country with success and, was only 3 seconds outside...
23rd Sep, 2023, Alastair Aitken

The Two Alex's run quickly

Alex Lepretre was the first Highgate Harrier in the Big Half' London Marathon on the 3rd of September. He was 13th in the whole field of runners 'Elite and non-Elite' Alex Bampton was 2nd of 372...
11th Sep, 2023, Alastair Aitken

JACOB'S AMAZING PERSONAL BEST

In the London Big Half Marathon on Sunday Jacob Allan, finished 4th of those entered as club runners and non-elite, in the huge field (faster than several of the elite runners). his personal best time...
11th Sep, 2023, Alastair Aitken

Triba Back on the UP!

Highgate Harriers Amon Triba, who has been running 800's a lot this season, between 2.09 and 2.06 is improving again running 2:05.74 for the 800 at Watford on the 6th of September and, will hope to...
26th Aug, 2023, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE HARRIERS SECRETARY RUNS WELL

Johnny Laybourn, the Club Secretary of Highgate Harriers, was out running well in the Last Friday in the Month 5k road race on the 25th of August. Laybourn finished 3rd out of 165 that ran' recording...
26th Aug, 2023, Alastair Aitken

ARTHUR SURELY ONE FOR THE FUTURE

Under 13 year old, Arthur Shaw, continues to blaze a trail. He won the England Under 15 high jump in Sports City with a leap of 1'59 and that was by no means his only personal best performance at the...
26th Aug, 2023, Alastair Aitken

FELICTY AND MONTE OUTSTANDING

In mostly bright sunshine at Sutcliffe Park Stadium, Eltham on Saturday 19/8, in the Final Southern League NE meeting of the season in Division 2, Cambridge Harriers came out top of the league with...
26th Aug, 2023, Alastair Aitken

INDEFATIGABLE TONY RICHARDS

Tony Richards, who turned 70 last year, is a Highgate Harrier who continues well in the sport. His recent efforts included a 4k hammer throw of 30.87 metres; and a shot put of 11.86. Those were done...
7th Aug, 2023, Alastair Aitken

ALEX RUNS FAST AT WIMBLEDON

Alex Lepetre, who ran 2:15.01 for a Highgate Harriers club record this year and, then went to Loughborough and raced a 5000 on June 10th in a personal best time of 14:06.54, did his second fastest...
30th Jul, 2023, Alastair Aitken

REBECCA RUNS HER BEST AT TOOTING

Rebecca Johnson of Highgate Harriers ran her fastest 5000m at Tooting Bec track on the 26th of July. Her previous best was 16:02.08 and at Tooting she ran 15:58.48. Another to run a personal best was...
30th Jul, 2023, Alastair Aitken

YOUNGSTERS STILL HOLDING THEIR OWN!

Highgate Harriers combined events for 11 year old's up to and including 17', performed solidly in the Middlesex Young Athletes League at Hendon last Saturday, the 22nd of July. Shaftesbury Barnet lead...
25th Jul, 2023, Alastair Aitken

OGBECHIE 4TH IN BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS

Highgate Harrier, Dominic Ogbechie, Highgate's leading jumper, came 4th with 2'09m in the UK Championships in Sports City, Manchester on the 8th of July. One of Highgate's best distance runners...
25th Jul, 2023, Alastair Aitken

PRIESTLEY PROUD

Priestley Proud Highgate Harrier, Richard Priestley, was the Manager of the Middlesex Men's team that won the Southern Inter-Counties track and field Championships, which took place at Horspath on the...
25th Jul, 2023, Alastair Aitken

OGBECHIE DOES WELL!

Dominic Ogbechie was 2nd of 12 finalists in the the CAU/inter-Counties & All England Championships at Chelmsford, on the 22nd of July. In the high jump on Saturday, In the deplorable weather of rain...
25th Jul, 2023, Alastair Aitken

CONSISTENT ROB WILSON

Rob Wilson an M35 runner, Highgate'scross-country Captain, showed what a force he is to be reckoned with on the road with his 69.10 Paddock Wood half marathon recently and, for five years now he has...
25th Jul, 2023, Alastair Aitken

THREE INSIDE 5 MINUTES!

In the Golden Stag Miles, at Finsbury Park, on the 14th of July, three Highgate Harriers were inside the good club standard of 5 minutes for running a mile. John Steenson improved on his previous...