Niki Faulkner came 4th of nine in Race 5 of the 1500m at the Hercules Wimbledon Meeting on the evening of Wednesday 23 September. His time was 3:56.33.
Russell Ashford, another Highgate Harrier, was also in action, running a personal best time of 9:42:83 for 3000m in Race 2 of this event. His previous best from 2018 was 9:46.58.
Micheal Dan, showed he is coming back to form, finishing in 9th in Race 3 with a time of 9:29.97. Alex Crossland, coached by Highgate’s 'star' veteran runner Ben Noad, ran a swift 8:38:40 for 3000m in race 7.
HOLLEY GREETS THE START OF AUTUMN
Out of the 227 active Strava Highgate Harriers running round London, Alex Holley, who has been at the top of the leader board before, was at the top again for the penultimate week of September. He clocked up 162.5k in a total time of 13:02.13.
Second was the expert Strava runner Sean Renfer with 148.5 km and third was Alex Lepretre, currently the best Highgate cross country runner, with 122km. Last year in San Sebastian, Holley ran his fastest marathon of 2:41.06 in November.
27-Sep-2020 Alastair Aitken