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Have you considered the benefits of a weekly track session with London’s Premier athletics club? Whether you're aiming to compete at the highest level in events like the Met League, Southern, or 12 stage, or simply striving to improve your ParkRun time, Highgate Harriers has a tailored training group for you.

Existing Members

Your membership grants you track access on Tuesdays and Thursdays, along with participation in club events and open meets (including entry into leagues like the Met League for cross country and SAL for track & field, and middle distance). For pricing details, please visit the membership page.

Prospective Members

Welcome to Highgate Harriers, London's premier running and athletics club! Feel free to drop by and try out a session before committing to membership. No need to contact us in advance unless you have questions; just ensure you book a slot. Please note that we limit trial slots per club night. To reserve a trial member slot, please visit the WebCollect page and select 'New Member Trial - Seniors only'.

Disability Athletics Sessions

Did you know we also host inclusive athletics sessions tailored for individuals with physical or intellectual disabilities?

Discover more about our disability sessions

Sessions Timetable

TimeAge GroupTypeCoachNotesGroup Size
Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:00pm SeniorsTrack & FieldJuliet

This session is for 100 / 200 sprinters and they are shorter speed focused, and will generally be high intensity. This session can include hurdles and jumps from time, but not during the pandemic unfortunately.

Example of a session: 100m x 6

No minimum standard, book a spot and come along to try some drills.

20 - 25
Alima Ballerina

This session is aimed at 400 meter sprinters No minimum standard, book a spot and come along to try some drills.

Please enquire with Alima via email at alima.diabate [--at--] highgateharriers.org.uk (alima[dot]diabate[at]highgateharriers[dot]org[dot]uk)

20 - 25
Marius / SharazSprinting group by invitation onlyInvite Only
Tuesdays 7:00 - 8:00pmWomen U23/SeniorDistanceHannah Ryden

This session is for Women Athletes only, run at efforts between 3k and 10k. No fixed standard. Enquire for levels at the track. In addition, a second endurance-based workout will be suggested for the weekend. An option for more structured training could also be provided, working together with the middle-distance track group.

Please enquire with Hannah at the track or contact her via email at h.rayden [--at--] btinternet.com (h[dot]rayden[at]btinternet[dot]com)

Notify Hannah on the Spond app or just show up!

20 - 25
Tuesdays 7:00 - 8:15pmU20 and UpTrack & FieldAndrea Spaccatrosi

This session is for 800 / 1500 / 3000 runners

Periodized, structured training aimed to race short middle distance track races in Spring and Summer. No fixed standard but please enquire beforehand via email at andrea_spaccatrosi [--at--] hotmail.com (andrea_spaccatrosi[at]hotmail[dot]com).

20 - 25
Tuesdays 7:05 - 8:00pmSeniorMiddle DistanceDavid Chalfen

This session is an interval session where you will be doing intervals ranging from 200m - 1 mile reps.

Standards: Approx 16min/17min 5k 

To be in the loop of these sessions, please email Ben Pochee

Just show up! No need to email
Eddie / Cal Gordon

This session is an interval session where you will be doing intervals ranging from 200m - 1 mile reps. Standards: No fixed standard, but recommended to change the session to suit your running needs as and when you want.

At Parliament Hill

Just show up! No need to email
Thursdays 6:30 - 8:00pm SeniorsTrack & FieldJuliet

This session is for 100 / 200 sprinters and they are shorter speed focused, and will generally be high intensity. This session can include hurdles and jumps from time, but not during the pandemic unfortunately.

Example of a session: 100m x 6

No minimum standard, book a spot and come along to try some drills.

20 - 25
Alima Ballerina

This session is aimed at 400 meter sprinters No minimum standard, book a spot and come along to try some drills.

Please enquire with Alima via email at alima.diabate [--at--] highgateharriers.org.uk (alima[dot]diabate[at]highgateharriers[dot]org[dot]uk)

20 - 25
Marius / SharazSprinting group by invitation onlyInvite Only
Thursdays 7:00 - 8:00pmWomen U23/SeniorDistanceHannah Ryden

This is a speed session for Women Athletes only, usually run jointly with the Middle-Distance Track Group.

just show up!

20 - 25
Thursdays 7:00 - 8:15pmU20 and UpTrack & FieldAndrea Spaccatrosi

This session is for 800 / 1500 / 3000 runners

Periodized, structured training aimed to race short middle distance track races in Spring and Summer. No fixed standard but please enquire beforehand via email at andrea_spaccatrosi [--at--] hotmail.com (andrea_spaccatrosi[at]hotmail[dot]com).

20 - 25
Saturdays 9:00amSeniorsMiddle Distance Longer EffortsNo Coach

Sessions could include: Regents Park laps Heath Extension Muddy Miles

Standards: Approx 16min/17min 5k. Please contact Rob at Robert.Wilson [--at--] Highgateharriers.org.uk (Robert[dot]Wilson[at]Highgateharriers[dot]org[dot]uk) or Ben at ben [--at--] lgnwellbeing.com (ben[at]lgnwellbeing[dot]com).

Please note that this session may not run when the date clashes with a major race.

No Limit
Middle Distance B Group TrainingCal Gordon

Sessions could include: Regents Park laps Heath Extension Muddy Miles

Standards: Approx 17min/22min 5k. Please contact Cal at Callum.Gordon [--at--] highgateharriers.org.uk (Callum[dot]Gordon[at]highgateharriers[dot]org[dot]uk).

Please note that this session may not run when the date clashes with a major race.

No Limit
Anyone and everyone5k (some hills)Parkrun UK

Hampstead Heath parkrun

This is not Highgate Harriers specific, but many of us go to do Hampstead Heath Parkrun on Saturday mornings (when they are on of course) which is an absolute hoot. 9am.

Please attend Eddie & Cal's training session on Tuesday to be added to the whatsapp group and get involved with saturday sessions

Road and cross country

Highgate Harriers boasts a rich tradition in cross country running, with our men, women, and young athletes achieving remarkable success in the London-based Metropolitan Cross Country League. Additionally, our young athletes actively participate in the North West London Young Athletes League, while opportunities for local, regional, and national competitions further enhance their athletic journey.

Club Records

Explore the latest Highgate Harriers running and athletics records spanning all age categories.

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