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18th May, 2022, Alastair Aitken

AMAZING ALLEN

On the 14th of May, under the expert organisation of Ben Pochee's team, the Night of the 10,000m PB's truly lived up to it's name and all the way round the track was thick with spectators. For the...
18th May, 2022, Alastair Aitken

A SPRINKLING OF COUNTY MEDALS

In the 100th Year of the Middlesex Championships, held on the 14th & 15th of May at Lee Valley Stadium, there were a few medallists from the Highgate Harriers club and they included Under 17 Remy...
12th May, 2022, Alastair Aitken

UPCOMING EVENTS

On May 14th and 15th the 100th Middlesex Track & Field Championships will take place at Lee Valley. For both days the first track final is at 10:30. On the 14th of May, in the evening, are the UK...
8th May, 2022, Alastair Aitken

Ellen Donald at Cardiff

Ellen Donald was fourth scorer in 17.41 in the winning England Under 20 team in the Cardiff International 5k on the 1st of May. They were up against Wales and the Armed Forces. Ellen will be...
8th May, 2022, Alastair Aitken

Salvadori shines

Highgate Harrier and under 23 runner Mattia Salvadori, who studies at UCL, added to his good performance at the Highgate Harriers Open Meet by running a personal best 3000m in 8:59.38 at the British...
2nd May, 2022, Alastair Aitken

CHADWICK CONTINUES TO IMPRESS

Thomas Chadwick, an Under 17 Highgate Harrier, won the BMC Race 'C' 800m in a personal best time of 2:11.1. He is bound to improve on that time, which he did at the Linford Christie Stadium, Wormwood...
2nd May, 2022, Alastair Aitken

ELLEN DONALD - RISING 'STAR' RUNS FOR ENGLAND

Ellen Donald, who first ran for Highgate Harriers when she was 11 and is now 18, has been selected for an England Under 20 team to compete at Cardiff over 5k on the 1st of May. Recently she was the...
2nd May, 2022, Alastair Aitken

A GOOD START TO TRACK SEASON

Highgate Harriers held their early Spring Open Track and Field Meeting on the evening of the 20th of April at Parliament Hill Fields. Quite a few personal best performances were achieved, but credit...
18th Apr, 2022, Alastair Aitken

ALEX STILL ON FORM

On the 15th of April, Alex Lepretre of Highgate Harriers came straight off a successful road and country season to run his second best ever 5000m track time of 14:29.84, in the Elite Race 7 at...
10th Apr, 2022, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE MEN IN INTRIGUING BATTLE

It was very unusual in the history of Highgate Harriers for both the women and the men to get major team medals in a National Championship on the same day but that happened at the National Road Relays...
10th Apr, 2022, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE HARRIERS WOMEN MAKE HISTORY

Highgate Harriers Women’s team made history at Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield on Saturday 9 April by finishing second in the National Six Stage Road Relay Championships, which first started in 2000...
7th Apr, 2022, Alastair Aitken

A SPRINKLE OF MAGIC FOR SUCCESS

The whole Highgate Men’s 'A' Team, that were a creditable second in the Southern 12-Stage Road Relay, have been selected for the National 12-Stage Road Relay. That was the sort of faith Ben Pochee has...
31st Mar, 2022, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE HARRIERS IMPRESSIVE SILVER

In the Southern 12-Stage Road Relay held at Milton Keynes on 27 March Highgate had a strong team out, that will be well worth watching when they go for medals in the 'Big' one in the National 12-Stage...
31st Mar, 2022, Alastair Aitken

GILFEDDER RUNS WELL AT HYDE PARK

In the last Friday of the month 5k road race on 25th of March, near the Serpentine in Hyde Park, John Gilfedder of Highgate Harriers came fourth in 16:02 out of a field of 182. That followed his two...
31st Mar, 2022, Alastair Aitken

HIGHGATE MEN WIN MIDDLESEX MASTERS

Highgate's Over 40's Men’s team was the first team in the first race of the day, over tufted and the lightly undulating Trent Park course. The 4- Man scoring team were all over 50, which was...
23rd Mar, 2022, Alastair Aitken

Highgate Harriers team victory at Victoria Park

On Saturday 19 March Highgate Harriers won the team award with London Heathside second and Victoria Park & Tower Hamlets third at the Mike Penman Victoria Park Open Five Mile race. The race was won by...
23rd Mar, 2022, Alastair Aitken

Jacob Allen back to fast running

One of Highgate's top runners did a Finsbury Park Parkrun record on 5 March. Jacob Allen's new course record was timed at 14.58 and he was well ahead of the second man Sam Mills of Kent AC, who ran 17...
15th Mar, 2022, Alastair Aitken

Ross Dashes Home

Highgate Harrier, James Ross, came 3rd in the Wimbledon 5k Dash, around the roads of Wimbledon on Sunday morning the 13th of March. It was out of a field of 136 finishers. Ross had won the Deal half...
15th Mar, 2022, Alastair Aitken

Very fast time by Alex

Highgate Harrier Alex Leprete continued his good form this season with an incredibly fast time and a course record to win the Paddock Wood half marathon on 13 March. Alex ran 1hr 4min 39 sec to easily...
15th Mar, 2022, Alastair Aitken

Hannah Viner in great form

Hannah Viner was the first Middlesex runner in the Senior Women’s Inter-County Cross Country Championship at Loughborough on Saturday 12 March. She finished 17th in 33:09 out of 274 finishers. She had...
8th Mar, 2022, Alastair Aitken

Ron Hill MBE ‘A Legendary Character’

Ron Hill MBE ‘A Legendary Character’ (March 2022) Ron Hill will go down in athletics history as one of the ‘Greatest’ all-round distance competitors, not just as a ‘Big’ Championship marathon winner...
8th Mar, 2022, Alastair Aitken

The First IAAF World Cup

Looking Back The first ever World IAAF athletics Cup was held in Dusseldorf, West Germany on the 2-4 of September 1977 and, in some ways, more exciting than the following one’s. Perhaps Dusseldorf...
5th Mar, 2022, Alastair Aitken

Highgate's Senior Men's team finish sixth in the country

Highgate’s Senior Men’s team finished sixth out of 132 teams that finished in the National Cross Country at Parliament Hill Fields on Saturday 26 February. There were an amazing 2,089 runners who...
22nd Feb, 2022, Alastair Aitken

Highgate men win clearly without a fight!

After the storms on Friday (18 February), and after discussions with Enfield Council, the fifth and final Start Fitness Metropolitan League fixture due to be held at Trent Park on 19 February was...
9th Feb, 2022, Alastair Aitken

League Glory Day Approaches

On the 19th of February Highgate Harriers’ senior men go for their eighth consecutive victory, out of 21 clubs, in the Metropolitan League Cross Country at Trent Park, Cockfosters. They have an...