Happy Birthday this week to Abbas Adejonwo, Josh Avigdor, Martin Bigg, Louis Davis, Lauren Daymer, Shire Dulberg, Zane Duquemin, Lauren Fernandes, Justin Geohagen, Clifford Golding, Djennie Gregorio, Mia Groom, Jamie Harper, Neelam Kaderbhoy, Bob Mallows, Nathanael Murray, Marilyn Okoro, Ayo-Oluwa Olukotun, Simone Reinders, Robert Vessey
BEST WISHES TO OUR EUROPEAN CHAMPION CLUBS CUP TEAM – Our Junior Men and Support Team are flying out from Gatwick today to Istanbul, Turkey. The match takes place in the Ataturk Olympic Stadium on Saturday 19 September. We are competing against TJ Sokol Opava (Czech Republic), Playas de Castellon (Spain), Nike Klaipeda (Lithuania), Sport Lisboa e Benfica (Portugal), AD Mass Ljubljana (Slovakia), LC Zurich (Switzerland) and Fenerbahce Sport Club (Turkey).
For the remaining newsletter information and results
HERTFORDSHIRE YOUNG ATHLETES ROAD RELAYS – Took place on Sunday 13 September in Hayes, Middlesex. Another excellent day at the office, with our athletes winning 4 Gold and 2 Silver team medals. Also winning 2 Gold and 2 Silver road race medals.
1500m Road Race – U11 Girls LOLA STUBBS 1st (6.42), LOTTIE RACHEL 2nd (6.59), U11 Boys GIANLEO STUBBS 1st (5.47), TOBY EDWARDS 2nd (5.59)
3 x 3000m Road Relay – U13 Girls Leg 1 SYDNEY ALLEN (12.09) fastest time of the race, U13 Boys Leg 1 LUCA STUBBS (10.30) fastest time of the race
3 x 3000m Road Relay – U15 Girls ‘A’ Team won the Gold Medal (35.36), Leg 1 SCARLETT KENT (11.57), Leg 2 MIA GROOM (12.06), Leg 3 LIDIA KYRIACOU (11.33) fastest time of the race, ‘B’ Team won the Silver Medal (37.24), Leg 1 GEORGIA LEE (12.59), Leg 2 SOPHIA DEMPSEY (11.53), Leg 3 GEMMA HARPER (12.32), ‘C’ Team Leg 1 LILY RACHEL (12.52)
3 x 3000m Road Relay – U15 Boys ‘A’ Team won the Gold Medal (29.18), Leg 1 HENRY ROCHA (10.00), Leg 2 THOMAS PATRICK (9.48), Leg 3 JAMIE HARPER (9.30) fastest time of the race, ‘B’ Team won the Silver Medal (30.32), Leg 1 JOE CHOTT (10.03), Leg 2 DAVID STONE (9.56), Leg 3 JOSH EDWARDS (10.33), ‘C’ Team Leg 1 HENRY FULTON (10.34)
3 x 3000m Road Relay – U17 Women ‘A’ Team won the Gold Medal (35.36), Leg 1 GABRIELLA KYRIACOU (11.31), Leg 2 LIANNE LANGFORD (11.19) fastest time of the race, Leg 3 JESSICA HURLEY (12.23)
3 x 3000m Road Relay – U17 Men ‘A’ Team won the Gold Medal (31.03), Leg 1 GEORGE GROOM (9.27) fastest time of the race, Leg 2 JAMES DAVIS (12.07), Leg 3 JEREMY DEMPSEY (9.29), ‘B’ Team Leg 1 RUFUS KENT (10.39)
MIDDLESEX YOUNG ATHLETES ROAD RELAYS – Took place on Sunday 13 September in Hayes, Middlesex. Another excellent day for our Young Athletes, with our athletes winning 2 Gold and 1 Bronze team medals. Also winning 1 Bronze road race medal.
1500m Road Race – U11 Girls SHARON RICHARDSON 8th (6.27), U11 Boys SAMUEL GREENSTEIN 2nd (5.18), ARON YONA 19th (6.13)
3 x 3000m Road Relay – U13 Girls ‘A’ Team Leg 1 ELEANOR RACHEL (13.37), Leg 2 ELINA BULMAN (13.40)
3 x 3000m Road Relay – U13 Boys ‘A’ Team won the Gold Medal (33.03), Leg 1 BINI BLOOM (10.30) fastest time of the race, Leg 2 MATTI HARRIS (11.31), Leg 3 JUDAH YAWITCH (11.02), ‘B’ Team won the Bronze Medal (34.58), Leg 1 DYLAN MICHEL (11.03), Leg 2 GILAD NACHSHEN (11.55), Leg 3 JACK ADEY (12.00), ‘C’ Team Leg 1 JOSH MORGAN (13.55)
3 x 3000m Road Relay – U15 Girls ‘A’ Team Leg 1 KAYLA MICHEL (12.17)
3 x 3000m Road Relay – U15 Boys ‘A’ Team won the Gold Medal (32.26), Leg 1 JACK BLOOM (10.09) fastest time of the race, Leg 2 SAM CAHILL (11.03), Leg 3 DANIEL GREENSTEIN (11.46), ‘B’ Team Leg 1 NATHAN TADESSE (11.00), Leg 2 MITTIO MOHAMMADIAN (11.15)
3 x 3000m Road Relay – U17 Men Leg 1 OLIVER GREENSTEIN (10.49)
CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUES START SOON – The North West London league first fixture of five takes place on Saturday 26 September at Horsenden Hill. With the strength in depth we have our Young Athletes will be looking at achieving or bettering last season’s amazing success, when the U11, U15 & U17 Girls won their respective league, with the U13s finishing second. The U11 Boys were 2nd, U13 4th, U15 3rd and U17 Men 5th. Overall our Girls were runaway winners, and the Boys finished 2nd. MIA RADUS U11, GABRIELLA KYRIACOU U17 and LUCA STUBBS U11 won their respective league over the 5 fixtures.
The Start Fitness Metropolitan League first fixture of five takes place on Saturday 10 October at Claybury. Last season our Women were outstanding with the U13s winning their league, and the U15/U17 and Senior Women finishing 2nd. The U13 Boys finished 2nd, U17 5th and Senior Men 4th. Overall Shaftesbury finished as top London club based on the aggregate league positions of our Men and Women teams combined.
Individually there were outstanding performances from FINN HARVEY U13 who won all 5 races, MAAYAN RADUS U11 and RACHEL FELTON V35 won 4 out of 4 races, and MICHAEL CALEGARI U20 won 3 out of 3 races.
MIDDLESEX CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS – Which tkes place on Saturday 9 January. Please note it is being held at Wormwood Scrubs not Parliament Hill.
LEE VALLEY MINITHON FOR SCHOOL YEAR 3 TO 7 – Takes place on Sunday 11 October, athletes can choose any three events applicable to their age group. The cost is £12 for all 3 events. For event information and entering use this link. Entries close 30 September.
THE SHAFTESBURY BARNET HARRIERS CLUB HOUSE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS AFTER TUESDAY 8 SEPTEMBER DUE TO RENOVATION WORKS – The works will probably take 4 weeks, which includes redecoration and works to the roof. Middlesex University will be supplying new equipment and a new floor for the gym. There will also be a change of access and use, with a Photo/Card entry system on all 3 doors (2 external and 1 internal). Information on how to register for the Photo/Card entry system will be published shortly.
LONDON ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA – We’re in the process of reviewing the content and level of our communication in the region. Looking at everything from direct emails through to social media and the eNewsletter.
As part of this I would ask if you could take 2 minutes to complete this really short survey (9 questions) which will help contribute to our strategy going forward
The survey is aimed at our affiliated clubs, local groups, athletes, coaches, volunteers, officials and any partner organisation that we work with in London, so please pass this survey to anyone and everyone in your club or group that fits into these categories.The survey closes on the 1 October
EARLY WARNING – The Vitality North London Half Marathon is returning for its second year on Sunday 20 March 2016. Following last year’s successful inaugural event, runners are invited back to North London for 2016 with an exciting twist! The route for this epic stadium to stadium half has been reversed to finish inside the iconic Wembley Stadium, connected by EE.
Early Bird Entries open on Wednesday 2 September 2015 at www.northlondonhalf.com
Arguably the greatest finish line in the world, Wembley Stadium will see thousands of runners end their 13.1 mile half marathon challenge on a high as they run under the famous arch to the finish line.
There is currently an “early bird” discount and if you would like any additional information about the event please don’t hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org
UPCOMING FIXTURES FOR THE NEXT 4 WEEKS
SOUTHERN YOUNG ATHLETES PLUS UNDER 20, SENIOR AND VETS WOMEN ROAD RELAYS – Takes place on Saturday 19 September in Rushmoor Arena, Aldershot (Satnav GU11 1PZ). Timetable – 11.00am U13 Girls (3 x 2997m), 11.45am U13 Boys (4 x 2997m), 12.40pm U15 Girls (3 x 2997m), 1.25pm U15 Boys (4 x 2997m), 2.20pm U17 Women (3 x 2997m), 3.05pm U17 Men (4 x 3851m), 4.05pm Senior Women and Veteran 40+ (4 x 3851m).
Note: You will have to be selected by your Team Manager – TONY SMITH (Boys), JO KENT (Girls), SIMON KEENE (Under 20 and Senior Women) or MAGGIE COOPER (Masters Women)
SOUTHERN UNDER 20, SENIOR AND VETS MEN ROAD RELAYS – Takes place on Sunday 20 September in Rushmoor Arena, Aldershot (Satnav GU11 1PZ). Timetable – 12.30pm Veteran 40+ (4 x 6000m), 2.30pm Senior Men (6 x 6000m).
Note: You will have to be selected by your Team Manager –TONY JACKSON (Senior Men) or SIMON KEENE (Under 20 Men).
WATFORD OPEN MEETING – Takes place on Wednesday 23 September at Woodside Stadium, Horseshoe Lane, Garston,Watford (Satnav WD25 7HH). Entry costs at Wednesday Meetings £4 for one event, £6 for two or more events, entries from 5.30pm, there may be separate desks for different events. Please use this link to the Watford Harriers website http://www.watfordharriers.org.uk/indexnc.htm then select Watford Open Graded Meetings at the top of the page. Once you are in the open meeting section, you can see the full information including any late changes. Also you can print off the ‘On The Day Entry Form’
Timetable – 7.00pm 100m, 7.20pm 400m No U13s, 7.40pm 1500m no times over 5m 30s please, 8.00pm 200m, 8.20pm 800m, 8.50pm 3000m no times over 11m 00s please
NORTH WEST LONDON LEAGUE CROSS COUNTRY – The first fixture of five takes place on Saturday 26 September at Horsenden Hill. The race headquarters is in The Tir Chonaill Club, Berkeley Avenue (Satnav UB6 0NZ). Turn off Greenford Road (A4127), opposite the entrance to the Glaxo Factory. The playing fields are at the end of Berkeley Avenue, and there is parking in the Clubhouse or in adjacent roads.
Timetable – 1.00pm U11 Girls (1200m), 1.15pm approximately U11 Boys & U13 Girls (2000m), 1.35pm approximately U13 Boys & U15 Girls (3000m), 2.00pm approximately U15 Boys & U17 Women (4000m), 2.25pm approximately U17 Men (4700m), also at the same time is the 50th Anniversary race for Senior/Veteran Men & Women (6000m).
Note: You do not have to be pre-entered, just turn up and run
NATIONAL MENS 6 STAGE AND WOMENS 4 STAGE ROAD RELAYS – Takes place on Saturday 3 October at Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Town Gate Entrance, Birmingham (Satnav B73 6BU). Timetable – Women 12.00 Noon (4 Legs of 4315Km), 1.30pm (6 Legs of 4315Km).
Note: You will have to be selected by your Team Manager – SIMON KEENE (Under 20 and Senior Women) or MAGGIE COOPER (Masters Women)
NATIONAL YOUNG ATHLETES ROAD RELAYS – Takes place on Sunday 4 October at Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Town Gate Entrance, Birmingham (Satnav B73 6BU). Timetable – 11.15am U13 Girls (3 x 3863m), 12.10am U13 Boys (3 x 3863), 1.05pm U15 Girls (3 x 3863m), 2.00pm U15 Boys (3 x 3863m), 2.45pm U17 Women (3 x 3863m), 3.30pm U17 Men (3 x 3863m).
Note: You will have to be selected by your Team Manager – TONY SMITH (Boys) or JO KENT (Girls)
START FITNESS METROPOLITAN LEAGUE – The first fixture of five takes place on Saturday 10 October at Claybury, Essex. Changing is at Ashton Playing Fields Track, 588 Chigwell Road, Woodford Green, Essex (Satnav IG8 8AA). The course is a 10 minute jog away and is where the numbers will be given out. Start times 1.00pm U11 (Over 9) Boys/Girls (1.5km), 1.15pm U13 Boys (3km), 1.20pm U13 Girls (3km), not before 1.35pm U17 Men and U15 Boys (4km), not before 1.40pm U17 Women and U15 Girls (4km), not before 1.55pm U20, Senior and Veteran Women (6km), not before 2.35pm U20, Senior and Veteran Men (8km).
Note: You do not have to be pre-entered, just turn up and run.
Please go to Start Fitness Metropolitan League web site www.metleague.co.uk for information on course maps, directions etc will be available 2 weeks prior to the race.
RESULTS – TRACK AND FIELD OUTDOORS UNLESS STATED
The Great North Run took place in Gateshead on 13 September
ROBERT RIGBY V50 (SB 1:23.09), REBEKAH GARDINER (PB 1:28.13) taking 1 minute 37 seconds off her May time
The Great North City Games took place in Gateshead on 12 September
500m – KYLE LANGFORD U20 4th (PB 1:01.00)
2 Miles – BETH POTTER 8th (PB 10:35.00)
Long Jump – DAN BRAMBLE 2nd (7.93m w3.3)
The Ken Garland Invitational took place in Denton, Texas, U.S.A on 12 September
ZXC 4 Miles – ZAC RANDALL U23 (Oklahoma University) 2nd (19.31.3)
The Harvard – Yale – Princeton took place in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A on 11 September
ZXC 5000m – LIZZIE BIRD U20 (Princeton University) 1st (17.14)
The Watford Open Meeting took place on 9 September
100m – SX6 TRISTAN PROCIDA U15 7th (13.16 w-1.3), SX7 DOMINIC ASHWELL U17 (2nd Claim) 1st (10.93 w-0.7)
200m – SX2 ROSALIND ZEFFERTT V50 7th (34.17 w-0.3), SX3 GABE YAWITCH U15 1st (PB 26.62 w1.5) taking .18 of a second off his May time, TRISTAN PROCIDA U15 3rd (26.90 w1.5),
800m – SX2 GABE YAWITCH U15 1st (PB 2:24.49), GILAD NASCSHEN U13 9th (2:38.82), SX3 SOPHIA DEMPSEY U15 5th (PB 2:30.71) taking 3.28 seconds off her April time, SAMUEL GREENSTEIN U11 9th (PB 2:34.25) taking .72 of a second off his August time, SX4 MATTI HARRIS U13 5th (PB 2:25.51) taking 1.58 seconds off his August time, DANIEL GREENSTEIN U15 6th (PB 2:25.79) taking 2.36 seconds off his August time, BENJAMIN BLOOM U13 10th (PB 2:27.86) taking 1.70 seconds off his June time, SX5 JUDAH YAWITCH U13 10th (2:24.57), SX7 RUFUS KENT U17 11th (2:13.67), SX8 THOMAS PATRICK U15 7th (PB 2:09.40) taking 1.07 seconds off his May time, JOE CHOTT U15 11th (PB 2:10.38) taking .57 of a second off his July time, SX9 KIERAN MORELAND 7th (2:04.68), SX11 JULIAN LAMY U20 6th (2:00.07), SX12 BILLY KELSEY U20 4th (1:54.12)
3000m – SX2 HENRY ROCHA U15 21st (PB 9:41.11) taking 3.84 seconds off his July time, DAVID STONE U15 23rdt (9:44.19), SOPHIA PARVIZ-WAYNE U20 25th (10:08.91)
High Jump – BEN BELLISARIO U15 9th (1.45m)
The Highgate Harriers Open Meeting took place at Parliament Hill on 9 September
100m – Race 3 JODY WALKER-PAYNE U15 6th (13.93 nwr), SHAKIRA RILEY U15 7th (13.93 nwr)
12 September – ALDENHAM – CLAIRE HOBSON 15th (New PB 23.36) – CASSIOBURY – PETER STAINER V50 1st (17.40) – GLADSTONE – ANTONI SEFERI U13 55th (24.56), JOSH MORGAN U13 62nd (25.43) – GUILDFORD – JOHN DRYDEN V65 134th (26.28) – HIGHBURY FIELDS – BARRY CHISOLM V55 65th (New PB 22.35) – OAK HILL – STUART SINGER V55 11th (21.16) – PANSHANGER – SARAH WILLIAMS 13th (19.42)
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.
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 Isobel Dunnicliffe at email@example.com Isobel will also be at Allianz Park (Tuesday and Thursday Evenings) in the West Stand. Her direct phone number is 020 3675 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 020 3675 7243 or by email on firstname.lastname@example.org