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QuadKids is now booking for 2024! Visit our membership portal to register.

QuadKids offers an athletics competition format tailored for children aged 11 and under. Each participant engages in sprinting, running, throwing, and jumping activities. No prior athletics experience is necessary, and club membership with Highgate Harriers or any other athletics club is not required.

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Schedule and Location

QuadKids events take place at the renowned Parliament Hill Track, located in the heart of London and affiliated with Highgate Harriers, a premier running club in the city.

The events occur on the first Sunday of each month from April to October. For precise dates, please refer to the fixtures list.

Registration begins at 11:30 AM for participants to collect their numbers, with events commencing promptly at 12:00 PM. We aim to conclude activities by 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM.

Events Structure

At every QuadKids session, participants are divided into two age groups: under 7 years and 7-12 years. Each participant has the chance to compete in four events: a sprint, a throw, a jump, and a longer run.

In the under 7 group, the sprint covers 50 meters, while the longer run is 400 meters. For older participants, the sprint is 75 meters, and the longer run extends to 600 meters.


We highly recommend online registration through our membership portal.

Alternatively, on-the-day registration opens at 11:30 AM. If you choose this option, please send an email to quadkids [--at--] (quadkids[at]highgateharriers[dot]org[dot]uk) with the children’s names and ages, which helps us anticipate on-site registrations.

The registration fee is £5, or £4 in advance.

Race and Athletic Event Results

Results are promptly posted on the QuadKids website and are typically accessible the following day.

Participants receive a certificate at the end of each session, allowing them to record their results and track their progress month by month!

Water and Snacks

Don't forget to bring your own water, drinks, and snacks to stay hydrated and fueled during the event. A bottle filler is available at the track for your convenience.

Observers and Volunteers

We warmly welcome parents and observers from London's diverse running and athletics communities to attend QuadKids events. Additionally, we may need volunteers on the day to assist with events – your help is greatly appreciated!

Jack Petchey Foundation

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Club records

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