Catherine Airey and Kani Hinshelwood were the first two in Race 2 of the Covid-19 one lap Challenge at Finsbury Park, on the 4th of April. Both runners ran for Highgate on the track over 3000m last season. At Finsbury Park their times were 1st Airey in 8:05.75 and 2nd Hinshelwood in 8:14.18. Other Highgate runners in the same race were: 3, Jess Parry (under 17) 8:16.37; 4, Mia Parry (U20) 8:18.65; 6, Lily Spaccatrosi (U15) 9:39.65.
In race 3 Tom Butler of Shaftesbury Barnet, who has finished in the first half dozen or so in the Metropolitan League senior races, won in a quick time of 7:36.16 with M50 runner Sion Parry of Highgate 2nd in 7:46.50. In Race 4 Highgate’s Alex Mulvihill, an under 15 runner, was 1st in 7:32.13. The fastest of the day was in race 7, in which when Ismael Abukar of London Heathside ran 7:06.62. In race one, Nadi Jahangira (M50) of Highgate finished in 3rd position in 8:26.55.