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2nd Oct, 2022, Alastair Aitken

BAILEY TRIO AT THE COUNTY

In the Middlesex 10k Championship road race at Victoria Park on the 24th of September, won by London Heathside's Seyfu Jamaal in 30:37, there were some promising times by the Bailey family from...
26th Sep, 2022, Alastair Aitken

TWO BY THE NAME OF ALEX IMPRESS

Alex Lepretre, running in the Copenhagen Half Marathon on September 18 th, finished 34th in the large and important international event. He ran the fastest time on record by a Highgate Harrier, 63:28...
26th Sep, 2022, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE AND MORNINGTON TOP AFTER ALL!

In reference to my article dated September 5 th titled 'A Miss is as Good as a Mile!' After a closer look by the scrutineers at the results of the Division 3 North London Final Table of the Southern...
18th Sep, 2022, Alastair Aitken

A GOOD DAY OUT AT THE COUNTY

Highgate Harriers competed in the Middlesex Road Relay Championships at Hayes, Middlesex on September 11th. It was interesting to see the Masters team victory for the 3-man team - Dave Clarkson (11:30...
18th Sep, 2022, Alastair Aitken

TWO INTERESTING ATHLETES

Flurry Grierson, an Under 23 athlete, has run well under 16 minutes for 5000m three times this season. His personal best track time for 5000m is 15:11.09 which he ran back on 19 March in Birmingham...
14th Sep, 2022, Alastair Aitken

THE BIG HALF IN LONDON

On Sunday September 11 th, the same day as the Great North Run in northeast England, London hosted the Big Half Marathon through the streets attracting over 12,000 competitors, with a lot running for...
11th Sep, 2022, Alastair Aitken

ARTHUR SHAW GAINS IN STATURE

Under 13 year old, Highgate Harrier Arthur Shaw added to his Personal Best tally for the year with impressive new personal best performances lately. Coached well this year by Sonia Martinez-Roura...
11th Sep, 2022, Alastair Aitken

ATHLETES POST NEW PBS AT HIGHGATE 'LATE SEASON' OPEN

In the 'Highgate Harriers Late Season Open Meeting' in cool conditions at Parliament Hill on 7 September (after the blazing days of sunshine) although it seemed many stayed clear of doing it, there...
5th Sep, 2022, Alastair Aitken

A MISS IS AS GOOD AS A MILE!

The Highgate Harriers & Mornington Chasers composite team missed out by just one match point to go up to the next Division 2 of the Southern Athletics League after the end of the season. The final...
4th Sep, 2022, Alastair Aitken

MORE HIGHGATE HIGH JUMPERS ADD TO THE BASE

It is good that besides Highgate's 'Star' jumpers, more are in the woodwork. At the London Inter-Club Challenge on the 28th of August, under 15-year old Louis Nuthall high jumped to victory with a...
4th Sep, 2022, Alastair Aitken

TWO FOR SPECIAL MENTION

Jacob Allen ran inside the Highgate Harriers club record of Ian Manners, who ran 5000m in 1992 in 13:57.84, with a time of 13:46.17 in the Classic at Milton Keynes on 9 July, but when he was at...
4th Sep, 2022, Alastair Aitken

REBECCA AND CHARLIE AT THEIR BEST

At the Tooting Bec track on the 24th of August, Charlie Haywood ran a personal best mile in 4:21.60 in the BMC Regional event. He was eleventh in the men's 'A' race. In women’s mile race, Rebecca...
28th Aug, 2022, Alastair Aitken

SALVADORI MOVING FASTER

Mattia Salvadori did a personal best time for the 3000m at Watford at the open meeting on 10 August, running 8:37.68. He was the second Under 23 in the race, and eighth overall out of 23 finishers.
28th Aug, 2022, Alastair Aitken

A DISTINGUISHED HIGHGATE HARRIER REMEMBERED

MAUREEN BONANNO-SMITH (10/7/35 to 16/8/22) achieved much in her life and became a Freeman of the City of London because of that. It was only a few years ago that she was guiding athletes at the finish...
21st Aug, 2022, Alastair Aitken

HIGH QUALITY CLUB RUNNING BY HIGHGATE

At Wimbledon in the Hercules Wimbledon Night of Graded 5000 m races on 6 August, several of Highgate Harriers 'A' runners competed at the meeting organised by Highgate's Ben Noad and Hercules &...
21st Aug, 2022, Alastair Aitken

ALEX RUSHES OUT OF THE WOODS

On the 8th of August, Alex Lepretre won the 'Hasty Hare 5k' Sri Chinmoy road race at Battersea. Lightly raced in the Summer, he beat a field of 191 to win in 14:21. London Heathside's Seyfu Jamaal was...
21st Aug, 2022, Alastair Aitken

TERRY FAWDEN IN FORM

Highgate Harrier, Terry Fawden, who now studies at Cambridge University, was out in Monaco on the 10th of August, winning a 1000m race in a personal best time of 2:36.67. Fawden ran a personal best...
21st Aug, 2022, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE WELL PLACED

Highgate Harriers were placed 5th of the 11 clubs in the fourth and final Middlesex Young Athletes League match held at StoneX at Hendon on Saturday 30 July. They finished ahead of Ealing S & M...
4th Aug, 2022, Alastair Aitken

SHAW WITH POTENTIAL

At Kingston on the 24th of July in the Derek Crookes 'Under 13' Inter-County Track & Field Meeting, Arthur Shaw, an Under 13 boy, high jumped to his personal best height of 1.51. He was second but...
4th Aug, 2022, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE FEATURE IN INTER CLUB

In the Inter-Club Meeting at Hendon on the 23rd of July, several Highgate Harriers were out competing well. Elijah Marshall, an Under 17 athlete was second of nine in the high jump with 1.56 and first...
4th Aug, 2022, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE HARRIERS AND MORNINGTON CHASERS HOLD ON

Highgate & Mornington composite, will have to be careful of a resurgent Serpentine RC, in the final Division 3 North London match at Woodford on the 13th of August. Currently Highgate have their...
23rd Jul, 2022, Alastair Aitken

ALLEN LEADS THE WAY

Jacob Allen, who did a personal Best time for 10,000 of 29:14.41 at the Night of the 10,000's at Parliament Hill, ran to a good season's best over 5000m with a time of 13:46.17 in a race coming 3rd of...
23rd Jul, 2022, Alastair Aitken

OGBECHIE STILL IN THE FRAME

In the Under 20 & Under 23 All England Championships, held in conjunction with the World Junior Trials, at Bedford on the 16th and 17th of July, Dominic Ogbechie, Highgate's impressive high jumper...
23rd Jul, 2022, Alastair Aitken

DONALD AND KAMARA IMPRESS

To run in the English Schools Championships one has to be of a high standard to qualify so, with that in mind, it was good to see two Highgate Harriers competing in the event at Sports City on the 9th...
23rd Jul, 2022, Alastair Aitken

UCL STUDENT WINS FOR HIGHGATE

In the Hercules Wimbledon Night of 3000m at Wimbledon on 13 July a new club runner with potential was Harry Allan, who won race 6 in 8:33.24 ahead of 16 others in his race. In race 7 more established...