Happy Birthday this week to Jim Alexander, Dara Apoola, Alan Babwah, Jack Bloom, Natalie Connor, Sophia Dempsey, Neil Gamester, Aurelija Ippolito, Tara Kafke, Dalton McGuigan, Angus McInroy, Richard Odumosu, Abiola Ogunbodede, Andrew Rogers, Maurice Ryan, Jody Walker-Payne
For the remaining newsletter information and results
125TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS – Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers will be celebrating their 125th anniversary at Allianz Park on Saturday 6 June 2015, cost will be £30 for adults, £20 for under 18. Tables will seat 10 or 11, why not make up a party and book a table. Further details will be issued next week.
ALLAN AND DAVID SMITH– As reported last week they both recorded 2.25m for the High Jump in the Scottish National Senior Indoor championships.This was in fact a new Scottish Native Record and Shaftesbury New Club Record
Left – receiving Scottish Award 2013
Right – British Champs 2014
ACTIVE TRAINING WORLD METROPOLITAN LEAGUE – The final fixture took place on Saturday 7 February at Wormwood Scrubs. The conditions was overcast with a light breeze, with the temperature around 6 degrees. The going was good to soft (heavy in places).
This has proved to be yet again another successful season for Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers. Both our U13 Boys/.Girls and U15/U17 Boys/Girlsn teams dominated the season by defending the HOWARD WILLIAMS TROPHY (JUNIORS) which is based on the final league positions of the 4 teams. The U13 Girls won the league convincingly, the U13 Boys and U15/U17 Girls/women finished in 2nd place, and finally the U15/U17 Boys/Men finished in 5th place. In the HOWARD WILLIAMS TROPHY (SENIORS) we finished in 3rd place with the Senior Women finishing in 2nd place, and the Senior Men finished in 4th place.
Congratulations to FINN HARVEY (U13) who has won all five races this season. There were also wins from MAAYAN RADUS (U11), LIA RADUS (U13), GABRIELLA KYRIACOU (U17) and NAOMI TASCHIMOWITZ (Senior Women).
On a personal note, and I am sure on behalf of our athletes, would like to thank our Team Managers and Helpers for all they have done throughout the season. Especially at the end of a race, recording our finishers with the rain pouring down on a soggy result sheet
Also a special thanks to the Parents who make sure Johnny or Julie get to the line, and final the supporters who make their presence felt.
This is the link to the results on the Power of 10, if you select ‘External Results’ at the top you will find the official results which include the league tables http://www.thepowerof10.info/results/results.aspx?meetingid=118110
Under 11 Boys – DYLAN MICHEL 3rd (6.40), SAMUEL GREENSTEIN 6th (6.45), 28 runners finished. The winner was Ruairi McConagle of London Heathside (6.21). There will be no team positions given for this race
Under 11 Girls – MAAYAN RADUS 1st (6.48), 13 runners finished. There will be no team positions given for this race
Under 13 Boys – FINN HARVEY 1st (12.08), FREDDIE SHIRET 7th (12.59), LUCA STUBBS 10th (13.12), DANIEL GREENSTEIN 11th (13.14), MATTI HARRIS 15th (13.27), SAM CAHILL 21st (13.56), BEN KELLY 35th (15.34), JOSH MORGAN 42nd (17.52), 42 runners finished.
Team result equal 1st Herts Phoenix and Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (143 points), 3rd Victoria Park & Tower Hamlets (127)
Team result after 5 fixtures 1st Herts Phoenix (742 points), 2nd Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (661), 3rd Victoria Park & Tower Hamlets (639)
Under 13 Girls – LIA RADUS 1st (13.34), SCARLETT KENT 5th (14.07), MIA GROOM 6th (14.17), GEMMA HARPER 18th (15.06), 41 runners finished.
Team result 1st Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (138 points), 2nd Victoria Park & Tower Hamlet s (128), 3rd Hillingdon (104)
Team result after 5 fixtures 1st Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (569 points), 2nd Victoria Park & Tower Hamlet s (514), 3rd Thames Valley Harriers (385), 14th Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers “B” (50)
As the Under 15/17 athletes run in the same race, their first position shown below is where they finished in their own age-groups. The second position in brackets is where they finished in the race itself, and those positions are used to calculate the team positions.
Under 15 Boys and Under 17 Men – Under 15 Boys – JAMIE HARPER 2nd (8th) (13.33), JOSH EDWARDS 6th (16th) (14.04), RUFUS KENT 11th (26th) (14.37), 29 runners finished. The winner was Lucillo Burrell of Thames Valley Harriers (13.09). Under 17 Men – OLIVER GREENSTEIN 23rd (42nd) (15.21), 26 runners finished. The winner was Thomas Butler of Barnet (13.01).
Team result Under 15 Boys and Under 17 Men Combined 1st Thames Valley Harriers (183 points), 2nd Highgate Harriers (176), 3rd Trent Park (174), 5th Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (132)
Team result Under 15 Boys and Under 17 Men Combined after 5 fixtures 1st Trent Park (1075 points), 2nd Highgate Harriers (1074), 3rd Thames Valley Harriers (877), 5th Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (824), 18th Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers “B” (182)
Under 15 Girls and Under 17 Women – Under 15 Girls – LIDIA KYRIACOU 7th (10th) (16.08), KAYLA MICHEL 11th (16th) (16.54), 29 runners finished. The winner was India Weir of Thames Valley Harriers (14.44). Under 17 Women – GABRIELLA KYRIACOU 1st (6th) (15.48), REBECCA HURLEY 5th (15th) (16.50), 11 runners finished.
Team result Under 15 Girls and Under 17 Women Combined 1st Thames Valley Harriers (152 points), 2nd Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (117), 3rd Ealing, Southall & Middlesex (103), 13th Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers “B” (21)
Team result Under 15 Girls and Under 17 Women Combined after 5 fixtures 1st Thames Valley Harriers (798 points), 2nd Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (792), 3rd Ealing, Southall & Middlesex (696), 9th Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers “B” (369)
Senior Women – NAOMI TASCHIMOWITZ 1st (25.28), REBEKAH GARDINER 5th (26.08), VICTORIA WALKER U23 8th (26.26), JO KENT V45 (Barnet) 12th (1st V45 27.07), MAGGIE COOPER V45 25th (3rd V45 28.04), 162 runners finished.
Team Result Division 1 – 1st London Heathside (222 points), 2nd Serpentine (214), 3rd Thames Valley Harriers (172), 4th Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (171), Division 3 – 1st London City (163), 2nd Herts Phoenix (155), 3rd Barnet & District “B” (146), Veteran Division 2 – 1st Victoria Park & Tower Hamlets (40), 2nd Highgate Harriers (16), 3rd London Frontrunners (15), 4th Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (12)
Team Result after 5 fixtures Division 1 – 1st London Heathside (1230 points), 2nd Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (1217), 3rd Highgate Harriers (1199), Division 3 – 1st Herts Phoenix (845 points), 2nd London City (709), 3rd Barnet “B” (597), 10th Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers “B” (185), Veteran Division 2 – 1st Victoria Park & Tower Hamlets (212), 2nd Highgate Harriers (179), 3rd Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (169)
Senior Men – GLEN WATTS 4th (25.12), MICHAEL CALLEGARI U20 5th (1st U20 25.20) and received £55, KOJO KYEREME V40 8th (1st V40 26.02), DANIEL DAVIES 20th (26.26), MATTHEW GRANT 21st (26.29), ORLANDO EDWARDS V35 25th (26.37), BEN ROCHFORD U20 41st (27.31), MICHAEL POTTICARY 100th (29.28), ROBERT RIGBY V50 108th (29.38), RONAN BREEN V40 133rd (30.15), GARETH EDWARDS V40 182nd (31.30), JAMES TRAPMORE V35 254th (33.28), PHILIP CUNNINGHAM V50 303rd (35.20), JOHN KELLY V60 360th (41.26), RUSSELL DEVITT V65 369th (43.56), 377 runners finished, the winner was Mohamud Aadan of Thames Valley Harriers (24.52)
Team Result Division 1 – 1st Highgate Harriers (1170 points), 2nd Serpentine (1060), 3rd Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (840). Division 3 – 1st London Frontrunners (901), 2nd Barnet & District “B” (871), 3rd Victoria Park & Tower Hamlet s (771), 15th Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers “B” (65), Veteran Division 2 – Equal 1st Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers and London Frontrunners (187), 3rd Victoria Park & Tower Hamlet s (184)
Team Result after 5 fixtures Division 1 – 1st Highgate Harriers (5405 points), 2nd Serpentine (5122), 3rd Woodford Green with Essex Ladies (4450), 4th Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (3991), Division 3 – 1st London Frontrunners (4920 points), 2nd Barnet & District “B” (3984), 3rd London Frontrunners “B” (3794), 8th Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers “B” (2520). Veteran Division 2 – 1st London Frontrunners (825 points), 2nd Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (676), 3rd Serpentine “B” (619)
Howard Williams Trophy final positions Seniors – 1st Highgate Harriers (40 points), 2nd Serpentine (38) 4 wins, Equal 3rd Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers and London Heathside (38) 1 win. Juniors – 1st Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers (58), 2nd Thames Valley Harriers (51), 3rd Herts Phoenix (49)
Cash Prize League final SBH positions Men – 2nd MICHAEL CALLEGARI (1794 points) who receives £400, 4th GLEN WATTS (1783) who receives £250, 7th DAN WATTS (1764) who receives £100, 19th ORLANDO EDWARDS (1714), 23rd MATTHEW GRANT (1684) the winner was Audun Nordtveit of Highgate Harriers (1796)
Women – 1st RACHEL FELTON 1st (800 points) who receives £575, 2nd NAOMI TASCHIMOWITZ (794) who receives £400, 9th VICTORIA WALKER (740), equal 17th MARGARET COOPER V45 (679).
MASTERS ROAD RELAYS – Takes place at Sutton Park, Birmingham on Saturday 16 May. I have decided as a one off to organise in getting a Men’s team or two toeing the line.
The categories are 35+ (6 to a team), 45+ (4), 55+ (3), ages are on the day of the race. Athletes in older age-groups may compete in a younger age-group.
The next step is to EMAIL ME whether you wish to compete, or not. MAGGIE will be contacting her Women.
LONDON BOROUGH OF BARNET MINI LONDON MARATHON TRIAL – Please remember each athlete has to register with Ian Bannister before they can compete in the trial on 28 February.
Attached is the Athletes Registration Form which you must complete and return to Ian Bannister at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 25 February.
INDOOR JUMPS TRAINING – Following the success of the 2013/2014 series Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers and North London Network in conjunction with Sportivate, are promoting the 2015 series at Allianz Park commencing Wednesday 7January until Wednesday 25 March. The training camp will include an introduction to Pole Vault (coached by Angus McKenzie and Allan Sutton) and will also aim to improve the skills and knowledge of Network coaches and their athletes in High Jump (coached by Greg Dunson), Long Jump and Triple Jump (coached by Michael Brown).
The camp is from 7.00pm to 9.00pm, warm up and registration 6.30pm. Cost (including entry into the facilities) – Young Athletes (U20) & Students: £3 per session, Seniors: £5 per session.
For further information email or call Clyde Gordon on email@example.com or 07753 985525. Attached is the Flyer
ENGLAND ATHLETICS WEBSITE – This is the link showing their current information, January Issue 4
UPCOMING CROSS COUNTRY FIXTURES FOR THE NEXT 4 WEEKS
ENGLISH NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS – Takes place on Saturday 21 February at Parliament Hill Fields, Hampstead Heath NW5 1QR, nearest station is Gospel Oak.
Timetable – 11.00am 24th U17 Women (5000m), 11.25am 13th U15 Boys (4500m), 11.45am 50th U20 Women (6000m), 12.15pm 43rd U13 Girls (3000m), 12.35pm 70th U17 Men (6000m), 1.00pm 50th U15 Girls (4000m), 1.20pm 68th U20 Men (10000m), 2.05pm 13th U13 Boys (3000m), 2.20pm 83rd Senior Women (8000m), 3.00pm 128th Senior Men (12000m)
Note: You will have to be pre-entered by your Team Manager
LONDON BOROUGH OF BARNET LONDON MINI MARATHON TRIAL – Takes place on Saturday 28 February at Oak Hill Park, East Barnet. The trial is held in conjunction with the Parkrun race and starts at 9.00am.
Note: You must register with Parkrun first, and do not forget to bring you barcode ticket with you.
CAU INTER COUNTY CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS – Takes place on Saturday 7 March at Cofton Park, Birmingham B31 2BQ. Timetable to follow.
Note: You will have to be selected by your respective County
NORTH WEST LONDON LEAGUE – The final fixture takes place on Saturday 28 March at Wormwood Scrubs, Linford Christie Stadium, Du Cane Road (SatNav W12 0AE). Enter main car park off Du Cane Road (via Artillery Lane), through 6’6” height/width barrier. Extra parking will be available in the enclosed/fenced hospital parking area. Parking is free in all areas at the week-end. Awaiting Timetable.
Note: You do not have to be pre-entered, just turn up and run.
RESULTS – I endeavor to publish as many results as possible, as my main source is the power of 10 website. Unfortunately all races do not make the PO10. Therefore feel free to e-mail me the race, date and result if you have it, if not the result there is a good chance I can find it on Google.
OTHER RESULTS – CROSS COUNTRY UNLESS STATED
The Birmingham Games (Indoors) took place on 8-9 February
60m – Senior Women Race 1 SHEREEN CHARLES 2nd (7.84) in semi-final 2 SHEREEN finished 3rd (7.87) in the final she finished 5th (7.79), U20 Women Race 1 SABRINA BAKARE 4th (PB 7.80) equals her 17 January time
200m – Senior Women Race 4 STEFFI WILSON U23 1st (PB 24.93) taking .20 of a second off her 18 January time, in semi-final 1 STEFFI finished 2nd (PB 24.72) taking .21 of a second off her Heat time, then she won the final (PB 24.67) taking .05 of a second off her semi-final time, and is ranked UK No.6 U23 in 2015, also a new SBH Club Indoor Record, Senior Men Race 1 ANTONIO INFANTINO 1st (21.28) in semi-final 1 ANTONIO finished 1st (21.18) then he won the final (Indoor PB 20.97) taking .05 of a second off his 4 February time (only .02 of a second off Donovan Reid’s set in 1987), and is ranked UK No.2 in 2015, U20 Men Race 4 DYLAN CARLSSON-SMITH 4th (PB 24.66)
1500m – Senior Women GEORGIA BELL U23 1st (Indoor PB 4:26.24) taking .69 of a second off her 2014 time
Pole Vault – U20/Senior Men DYLAN CARLSSON-SMITH U20 2nd (4.10m), GEORGE GRANT U20 4th (3.80)
The Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow Winter Series (Indoors) took place in Eton on 8 February
60m – Race SX1.2 ZANSON PLUMMER U20 5th (7.13), Race SX1.9 DARYLL NEITA U20 1st (PB 7.33) taking .05 of a second off her 2014 time, and is ranked UK No.1 U20 in 2015, also a new SBH Club Indoor Record, SEAN LODOVICA U23 4th (SB 7.45) taking .02 of a second off last weeks’ time, Race SX1.14 DYLAN CARLSSON-SMITH U20 5th (7.81). In Race SX2.7 SEAN finished 4th (7.52)
60m Hurdles – Race SM1.3 MAURICE RYAN 1st (8.64) in Race SM2.2 MAURICE finished 5th (8.67), U20M Race 1 DYLAN CARLSSON-SMITH U20 5th (9.59) in Race 2 DYLAN finished 5th (9.57)
The Apex Sports Chiltern League (Inc BA Cross Challenge) took place in Milton Keynes on 7 February
Senior Men – RICHARD GOODMAN U23 5th (30.17) the winner was Adam Hickey of Southend (29.30)
The IFAM Meeting (Indoors) took place in Ghent, Belgium on 7 February
1500m – Senior Women MELISSA COURTNEY U23 6th (SB 4:15.49)
The Guglindoor Meeting (Indoors) took place in Linz, Austria on 6 February
400m – Race 1 SEB RODGER 1st (SB 47.13) which is a personal best Indoors by .23 of a second set in 2014, also a new SBH Club Indoor Record
The Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup (Indoors) took place in University Park, Pennsylvania, USA on 6-7 February
1 Mile – LIZZIE BIRD U23 (Princeton University) 6th (SB 4:54.84) and is ranked UK No.6 U23 in 2015
The Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational (Indoors) took place in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA on 6-7 February
WT 15.88kg – NICK PERCY U23 (Iowa University) 7th (18.50m)
The Botnia Cup (Indoors) took place in Mustasaari, Finland on 4 February
60m – Race 1 CONFIDENCE LAWSON 1st (SB 6.81), ANTONIO INFANTINO 3rd (6.96) in the final CONFIDENCE finished 4th (PB 6.76) taking .03 of a second off his 2014 time, ANTONIO finished 5th (SB 6.90) taking .06 of a second off his heat time
200m – Race 2 ANTONIO INFANTINO 1st (SB 21.02) and is ranked UK No.2 in 2015, CONFIDENCE LAWSON 3rd (SB 21.80)
The Inter Varsity Meeting (Indoors) took place at Lee Valley on 4 February
800m – Senior Women A MELISSA COURTNEY U23 (Brunel University) 1st (SB 2:10.79) and is ranked UK No.8 U23 in 2015
1500m – Senior Men Non Scoring JOE SHERRY U23 (Birmingham University) 1st (SB 4:13.50), Senior Women VICTORIA WALKER U23 (Birmingham University) 4th (5:00.32)
3000m – Senior Women VICTORIA WALKER U23 (Birmingham University) 4th (SB 10:25.70)
High Jump – Senior Men Pool A AKIN COWARD U20 (Birmingham University) 3rd (1.88m)
Team Result – Women 1st Brunel (125 points), 2nd Birmingham (110), 3rd Loughborough (96). Men 1st Birmingham l (147 points), 2nd Brunel (141), 3rd Cardiff (111)
The Vivo Bare Foot Open 3000m & Dream Mile (Indoors) took place at Lee Valley on 4 February
1 Mile – Senior Men Race SX1 MOHAMED MOHAMED 7th (PB 4:26.86)
3000m – Senior Men Race SM2 JAMIE DEE U20 5th (SB 8:28.66) and is ranked UK No.3 U20 in 2015, also a new SBH Club Indoor Record
The Hertfordshire Schools XC Championships took place at St Albans on 31 January
Junior Boys – JAMIE HARPER (Haberdashers) won the Gold Medal (14.29), JOSHUA EDWARDS (St Columbas) won the Silver Medal (14.48), HENRY ROCHA (Haberdashers) 6th (15.15), GREG HURLEY (St Albans) 13th (15.54), DANIEL GREENSTEIN (Haberdashers) 26th (16.32), CONRAD HOLLAND (Verulam) 34th (16.51), ALFIE CASTANG (Chancellors) 37th (16.55), MAX CASTANG (Chancellors) 58th (18.25) 68 runners finished
Junior Girls – SCARLETT KENT (Dame Alice Owen’s) 4th (11.57), GEMMA HARPER (Haberdashers) 24th (12.59), SOPHIA DEMPSEY (St George’s) 25th (13.01) 73 runners finished, the winner was Sophie Morton of Abbots Hill (11.14)
Intermediate Boys – GEORGE GROOM (St Columbas) won the Gold Medal (18.43), JEREMY DEMPSEY (St Columbas) won the Silver Medal (18.53), NATHAN GAMMON (Dame Alice Owen’s) 6th (19.56), ADAM SHIRET (Haberdashers) 14th (21.04) 43 runners finished
Intermediate Girls – LIANNE LANGFORD (Frances Coombe Academy) 9th (17.02), JESSICA HURLEY (Queenswood) 16th (17.52) 40 runners finished, the winner was Scarlett Wager-Leigh of Tring (15.52)
Senior Boys – JAMIE DEE (Richard Hale) won the Gold Medal (22.27), SAM GRIFFITHS (St Columbas) 4th (23.42), ADAM THORPE (St Albans) 6th (24.30), BEN GRAINGER (Haileybury) 9th (24.43), ROBERT IRVING (Haileybury) 18th (27.32) 26runners finished
Senior Girls – NATALIE CONNOR (Dame Alice Owen’s) won the Bronze Medal (16.16), REBECCA HURLEY (Queenswood) 8th (17.23) 13 runners finished, the winner was Ellie Baker of Oaklands (15.52)
No team results published.
The Hilton Garden Invitational (Indoors) took place in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA on 30-31 January
3000m – JAKE SHELLEY (New Mexico University) 2nd (8:00.66)
7 February – GLADSTONE – JULIAN LAMY U20 3rd (18.34), LOUANN LAMY U13 42nd (24.10) – GUILDFORD – JOHN DRYDEN V65 95th (25.29) – HAGLEY – CAROLINA WEATHERILL V45 23rd (First Time 21.17) – OAK HILL – STUART SINGER V50 11th (20.41), LUKE TRAYNOR U13 46th (25.50), DOMINIC HOLMES U13 57th (New PB 27.52) – POOLE – HUGH RICHARDS V65 320th (27.20) – ST ALBANS – CLAIRE SIMM 78th (24.03) –
PHOTOGRAPH’S– From time to time we have photographs of our members taken at meetings or presentations which we would like to use both on the website or incorporated within our report to our local newspaper. Can you please let me know if you do NOT want your photograph to be used.
Please click on the link to access the SBH Website http://sbharriers.co.uk If you view the News section then Club News, you will find the current and previously issued newsletters. Also there is Indoor News which also has the current and previously issued newsletters. We would welcome any comments you may have on the website.
This is the link to the London Athletics website, which contains useful information http://www.londonathletics.org/node/630
ALLIANZ PARK Main Switchboard telephone number is 0203 675 7200, then press 4 for Athletics.
CHARGES FOR USING ALLIANZ PARK – The current charges for using Allianz Park are as follows – Adult Daily entry fee £4.00 – Junior (U18) Daily entry fee £2.00 – Concession (Students and Over 65) Daily entry fee £3.00.
As a member of Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers you can apply for a form which will give you membership of Allianz Park, you can pick up the form from the reception at Allianz Park. Any official coach of Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers gains entry free of charge.
Charges for those with a membership form are as follows – Adult Daily entry fee £3.60, Monthly fee £22.00, Annual fee £264.00 – Junior (U18) Daily entry fee £1.80, Monthly fee £11.00, Annual fee £132.00 – Concession (Students and Over 65) Daily entry fee £2.70, Monthly fee £16.50, Annual fee £198.00.
All membership enquiries should be directed towards firstname.lastname@example.org or Jenny Poll who will be at Allianz Park (Tuesday and Thursday Evenings) in the West Stand, you contact her at email@example.com or her direct phone number is 0203 675 7252.
England Athletics London Region and the Saracens Foundation have appointed IAN BANNISTER as the Urban Athletics Activator for the London Borough of Barnet. IAN is based at Allianz Park and can be contacted on 0203 675 7243 or by email on firstname.lastname@example.org