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24th Jul, 2023, Alastair Aitken

EDMUND BROWN RUNS A FAST 800M

At the BMC Regional Meeting at Eltham, on the 19th of July, Edmund Brown, an Under 20' runner with Highgate Harriers, ran a personal best 800m in Race 'C' of 2:01.29. He was 5th of the 9 that ran in...
24th Jul, 2023, Alastair Aitken

JULIAN GOATER LOOKS BACK

Dave Bedford was the only British runner ever to break the 10,000m track World record with 27:30.8. It was at Crystal Palace on the 13th of July, 1973, exactly 50 years ago on the 13th of July 2023...
5th Jul, 2023, Alastair Aitken

REMY AN EMERGING ALL ROUND TALENT

Remy Weinbrecht, just out of the Under 17 age group, is an under 20 Champion. He impressed by winning the ESSA Regional SE Combined events decathlon, with 5896 points, for his ten events on the 24...
5th Jul, 2023, Alastair Aitken

MAL WHITFIELD

Malvin Greston Whitfield, was born in Bay City, Texas, October 11th 1924 & died November 19th 2015. Perhaps, the greatest compliment he ever had in his life was, by the President of the United States...
1st Jul, 2023, Alastair Aitken

Kipchoge Hezekiah Keino

Known as Kip Keino by most, was brought up by an aunt, as his parents died when he was young. He came from Nandi, in the Rift Valley in Kenya. He will definitely go down as the first great African...
30th Jun, 2023, Alastair Aitken

DAVID BEDFORD

The last British World 10,000m record holder could have gone Faster! A.A “When you were running well and broke the 10,000m World record, some athletics fans pointed out that your run at Portsmouth, in...
30th Jun, 2023, Alastair Aitken

OGBECHIE GATHERING STEAM!

Highgate Harriers Dominic Ogbechie and Sean Oceng-Engena, both coached by Marius Guei, look good as high jumpers of the future. Already this year in the Southern Championships, Ogbechie jumped 2m'12...
30th Jun, 2023, Alastair Aitken

BRIAN HEWSON

Brian Stanford Hewson (Born Croydon 4th of April 1933-Died South Africa 13th of September 2022) My memories of going to the White City Stadium in the middle to late 1950’s was, to see a stylish two...
18th Jun, 2023, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE ONE OF THE BEST ALL ROUND!

Highgate came 2nd, in one of the most gruelling 20 'staggered' stage road races in the UK. It was called the Welsh Castles Relay, The relay race meant each day, each runner, had a stage to do', adding...
18th Jun, 2023, Alastair Aitken

ALEX, TERRY & LAUREN.

At Loughborough in the Grand Prix meeting on the 10th of June, Alex Lepretre. ran a time of 14:06.54 for 5000m bringing his previous best of 14:27.23 in 2019 right down. In his race he was placed 4th...
12th Jun, 2023, Alastair Aitken

CHRIS THOMPSON

Christopher Thompson was born in Barrow in- Furness-on the 17th of April 1981. He has been a superb, road runner as well as a ‘Class’ middle distance track runner and a good cross-country man too so...
10th Jun, 2023, Alastair Aitken

GOOD EARLY SEASON RESULTS

Charlie Haywood ran a personal best 5000m at the BMC Grand Prix on the 27th of May at Sports City with a time of 14:47.57, coming 5th of 27 in his race. His previous best was 14:48.9 in 2021. Rebecca...
10th Jun, 2023, Alastair Aitken

ALEX LEPETRE

Alex Lepretre turned 30 recently and, has had an outstanding and surprising athletic career, so far. He did over 3 hours for a marathon back in 2014, as an ‘Under 23’ student. His next run over that...
24th May, 2023, Alastair Aitken

'Marathon Man‘ makes good at Parliament Hill

On May the 20th at Parliament Hill Fields track, in the second highest graded race 6 at ‘Ben Pochee’s Highgate Harriers Night of 10,000M PB’s’, Germany’s Konstantin Wedel won Race 6, that had 33...
24th May, 2023, Alastair Aitken

Highgate Harriers Night of the 10,000m PBs

At Parliament Hill track, on the evening of the 20th of May, the two major 'high standard' races at the end of the Programme on the 'Night of the 10,000m PB's' races, were won in exceptional fast...
24th May, 2023, Alastair Aitken

PETE BROWNE AT THE MIDDLESEX CHAMPIONSHIPS

“ You have been President of the Middlesex Association in 2012 and the seeding officer this year and, have won Middlesex titles over 400, 800 and 1500 and to add to that, you won the Middlesex 800 12...
17th May, 2023, Alastair Aitken

4 Highgate Golds in County Championships

Golds at the two day county Championships came in the cold winds of Saturday but, the sun came out for the the second warmer day's events on the Sunday, at Lea Valley. Gold medals went to Arne...
17th May, 2023, Alastair Aitken

MIDDLESEX CHAMPIONSHIPS Lea Valley 13/14 May

All the sprints on the Saturday had strong following (Plus) winds but in chilly conditions. However, on the Sunday it was quite different, with brilliant sunshine all day Alastair Aitken reports. On...
3rd May, 2023, Alastair Aitken

Fawden running well in America

Terry Fawden, who won the Middlesex Junior cross country Championships for Highgate and also in the top 10 in the Junior National one year, has been running very well for Cambridge University in the...
3rd May, 2023, Alastair Aitken

Good Highgate results on track and road

One of Highgate's class team runners Daniel Lewis, ran 14:43.60 in the 'Come Back 5k' on the road at Battersea on Friday and Mattias Barnard did a personal best of 16;13.62 the same day. As an Over 45...
25th Apr, 2023, Alastair Aitken

London Marathon

ALEX & HIGHGATE MEN RAISE THE BAR Highgate Harrier Alex Lepetre ran a time of 2hrs 15min 01sec to improve massively on his personal best time of 3hrs 03.18 that he ran in 2014. His run on Sunday meant...
17th Apr, 2023, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE THE CHAMPIONS OF ENGLAND

For only the second time in about 110 years Highgate Harriers achieved the All England title by being the top road relay club in 2023, when winning the 12 Stage road relay at Sutton Park, near...
31st Mar, 2023, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE STALWARTS SHINE

In Cassiobury Park, Watford on Sunday 26th March, in constant rain, Highgate's Over 60 three-man team, were victorious on the mud and grassland course. The M60 team were 1st Alex Davidson, who has...
12th Mar, 2023, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE RUNNERS BEST IN MIDDLESEX

On Saturday 11 th March, in the important CAU Inter Counties Cross Country Championships, that attracts counties from all parts of the country, Hannah Viner was the first Middlesex woman home in the...
12th Mar, 2023, Alastair Aitken

GOOD HALF MARATHON TIMES AT CAMBRIDGE

On Sunday 5th March 1,220 runners completed the Cambridge Half Marathon in under one and half hours! Several Highgate Harriers were well up the field and running good times. Samuel Jinks ran 68:08...