Happy Birthday this week to Liam Dee, Greg Hurley, Kate Jones, Karim Keskas, Bradley Singer
125TH SBH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – Takes place next Tuesday 24 November at Allianz Park, Greenlands Lane, Hendon, London (SatNav NW4 1RL), Please note will now be in the East Stand Players Lounge. The AGM commences at 7.30pm, followed at approximately 8.00pm with the Presentation of Awards for the 2014/2015 Cross Country and 2015 Track & Field for both Men and Women. See you there.
For the remaining newsletter information and results
UKA FUNDING FOR 2015-2016 – Congratulation to seven of our athletes who will be receiving funding. The selection of athletes has been based on the potential of winning medals at the Olympics. Our athletes and coaches are as follows – Olympic Podium (potential to win medals at Rio 2016) ZHARNEL HUGHES (GLEN MILLS). Olympic Relays Men 4 x 100m OJIE EDOBURUN (JONAS TAWIAH-DODOO) and Women 4 x 100m DARYLL NEITA (JONAS TAWIAH-DODOO). Olympic Podium Potential (athletes developing towards Tokyo 2020) DAN BRAMBLE (FRANK ATTOH), KYLE LANGFORD (GEORGE HARRISON), ALLAN SMITH (BRYAN ROY) and DAVID SMITH (FUZZ AHMED).
BRITISH ATHLETICS WRITERS ASSOCIATION AWARDS – Took place at the Tower Hotel on 13 November. KYLE LANGFORD was awarded the Jim Coote Memorial Award for Junior Male Athlete of the Year. 2015 has been a year KYLE has excelled, winning the British senior 800m title in Birmingham and the European junior crown in Eskilstuna. In addition he went No.3 on the UK’s all-time under-20 rankings behind David Sharpe and Steve Ovett and represented Britain at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing.
The award was received on behalf of KYLE by his coach GEORGE HARRISON and was presented by Martha Kelner of the BAWA. KYLE is currently training in Kenya. Photograph attached.
YOUR LAST CHANCE – I will be sending in the entries for the SOUTHERN MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS which takes place on Saturday 12 December at Shuttleworth Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire. Any 40 and over Veterans please email by tomorrow evening please.
AMY CAMPBELL – Congratulation to AMY who in July married CHRIS FRY near Loughborough.
THE LONDON CHAMPIONSHIPS – Took place last Saturday 14 November at Parliament Hill Fields.
Senior Women – REBEKAH GARDINER 6th (24.12), CHARLOTTE JOHNSTON U20 13th (25.06), ZOE LEVIN 34th (26.04), 203 runners finished. The race was won by Steph McCall of South London Harriers (22.31)
Senior Men – MATT GRANT 11th (34.37), ROBERT RIGBY V50 82nd (39.13), GARETH EDWARDS V40 159th (41.44), 353 runners finished. The race was won by Chris Smith of Thames Valley Harriers (32.46)
THE LONDON YOUTH GAMES – Took place last Saturday 14 November at Parliament Hill Fields.
A truly excellent day for our Young Athletes, with JAMIE HARPER (U15) and GEORGE GROOM (U17) winning Gold Medals, and SAMUEL GREENSTEIN (U11) winning a Bronze Medal. Also GABRIELLE KYRIACOU (U17) finished in 4th place.
All our runners were representing the London Borough of Barnet (unless stated)
Under 11 Girls – 92 runners finished. The race was won by Amarisa Sibley of Bromley (5.57)
Under 11 Boys – SAMUEL GREENSTEIN won the Bronze Medal (5.43), 121 runners finished. The race was won by Marcel Baumard of London (5.40)
Under 13 Girls – SYDNEY ALLEN 30th (9.00), ELENA RONCARATI 32nd (9.01), ELEANOR RACHEL 100th (9.47), POPPY MEDENIS 142nd (10.28), 190 runners finished. The race was won by Lulu King of Herne Hill (7.55)
Under 13 Boys – DYLAN MICHEL 27th (8.08), JOSH MORGAN 170th (10.21), 185 runners finished. The race was won by Jaden Kennedy of Herne Hill (7.35)
Under 15 Girls – JOSEPHINE CHADWICK 15th (8.22), LIDIA KYRIACOU 20th (8.24), MIA GROOM 31st (8.41), KAYLA MICHEL 60th (9.09), SCARLETT KENT 76th (9.24), GEMMA HARPER 115th (10.04), LILY RACHEL 124th (10.14), 181 runners finished. The race was won by Eimear Griffin of Herne Hill (7.48)
Under 15 Boys – JAMIE HARPER won the Gold Medal (10.37), FINN HARVEY 11th (11.13), DANIEL GREENSTEIN 71st (12.21), NATHAN TADESSE 115th (13.23), SHAY KOHLER 140th (14.37), 154 runners finished.
Under 17 Women – GABRIELLE KYRIACOU 4th (11.48), REBECCA ANDREOU (Enfield) 44th (14.31), 107 runners finished. The race was won by Sabrina Sinha of Cambridge Harriers (11.05)
Under 17 Men – GEORGE GROOM won the Gold Medal (17.14), OLIVER GREENSTEIN 56th (19.58), 124 runners finished.
AMMENDMENT – CHARLOTTE JOHNSTON U20 who ran at Stevenage last week, in fact was cleared as a 1st Claim member from 1 November, also the time for AMALIA EDWARDS U20 was (30.19)
WINTER POINTS UPDATE – Following last week’s Metropolitan League certain age-groups have now completed 2 fixtures, these are the top 3 positions;
Under 17 Women – 1st Gabriella Kyriacou 16 points, 2nd Georgie Marlborough and Jessica Hurley 7 points. Under 20 Women – 1st Charlotte Johnston 8 points, 2nd Amalia Edwards 7 points. Senior Women – 1st Naomi Taschimowitz 16 points, 2nd Rebekah Gardiner 14 points, 3rd Victoria Walker U23 12 points. Under 17 Men – 1st Oliver Greenstein 14 points, 2nd Hamza Kadir 8 points, 3rd Nathan Gammon 7 points. Under 20 Men – 1st Mark Cunningham 14 points, 2nd Khalid-Ali Ahmed 8 points, 3rd Kieran Lyons and Ted Ntibazonkiza 7 points. Senior Men – 1st Richard Goodman 24 points, 2nd Matthew Grant 20 points, 3rd Richard Charles U23 18 points. Masters Men 40-49 – 1st Gareth Edwards 8 points. Masters Men 50-59 – 1st Robert Rigby 16 points, 2nd Philip Cunningham and David Greenstein 13 points. Masters Men 60-69 – 1st Russell Devitt 16 points. Attached are the Men & Women tables
SBH MEMBERS INJURY CLINIC, PHYSIOTHERAPY ASSESSMENT – KATIE DOODY and JONATHAN VARNAVAS are taking a winter break from the regular Tuesday and Thursday sessions. JONATHAN will be providing free consultations between 18.00pm and 19.30pm on the following Thursdays: 19 November, 3 & 17 December and 7 & 21 January 2016.
FOR A REGULAR CONSULTATION AT OTHER TIMES YOU CAN CONTACT KATIE ON 07988 927305 AND JONATHAN ON 07949 392945
THE RENOVATION WORKS AT THE SHAFTESBURY BARNET HARRIERS CLUB HOUSE ARE NEARLY COMPLETE – Middlesex University have agreed to buy some new weights equipment and are now waiting for the items to be delivered and fitted. We have been given no firm indication as to when this will happen. All building works have been completed. As soon as the equipment arrives, Middlesex University will arrange for an induction course for all our coaches and elite athletes who are planning to use the new facility. There will also be a change of access and use, with a FOB entry system on all 3 doors (2 external and 1 internal). Information on how to register for the new entry system will be published next week.
VIRGIN MONEY LONDON MARATHON – SUNDAY 24 APRIL 2016 – It’s that time of year again with the London Marathon just 6 months away. The club has been allocated 2 places. These places are for active club members that were unsuccessful in the ballot. Places will be allocated based on issues such as length of membership, participation for the club in recent years etc. To apply for one of these Club places you will need to send proof of application/rejection to our Club Secretary, Phil Cunningham by email to email@example.com by Monday 16 November at which time a decision will be made by the Club Officers.
ENGLAND ATHLETICS NEWSLETTER – This is the link showing their current information, November Issue 1
RUN! LONDON NEWSLETTER – This is the link showing their current information, October Issue
UPCOMING FIXTURES FOR THE NEXT 4 WEEKS
NORTH LONDON CHAMPIONSHIPS – Takes place this Saturday 21 November at Hackney Marshes. The race headquarters is Hackney Marshes Centre, Homerton Road (SatNav E9 5PF).
Timetable – 2.00pm Women, 3.00pm Men
Note: You will have to be pre-entered by your Team Manager.
FRATERNITY AND SORORITY CUPS – Takes place on Saturday 28 November at Trent Park, Cockfosters Road, Middlesex (SatNav EN4 0PS). The start is close to the car park which is accessible from the western gate of Trent Park, found on the left-side before reaching Cockfosters underground station (Piccadilly line). The race starts at 2.30pm for Men/Women – Junior, Senior and Veteran. Numbers will be given out close to the start area.
Note: You do not have to be pre-entered, just turn up and run.
NORTH WEST LONDON LEAGUE – The second fixture of five takes place on Saturday 28 November at Trent Park, Cockfosters Road, Middlesex (SatNav EN4 0PS). The start is close to the car park which is accessible from the western gate of Trent Park, found on the left-side before reaching Cockfosters underground station (Piccadilly line). Timetable – Under 11 Girls commence at 12.45pm, Under 13 Girls and Under 11 Boys commence at 12.55pm, Under 15 Girls and Under 13 Boys commence at 13.10pm, Under 17 Women and Under 15 Boys commence at 13.30pm, Under 17 Men commence at 13.55pm, Numbers will be given out close to the start area.
Note: You do not have to be pre-entered, just turn up and run.
UK CROSS CHALLENGE INC EUROPEAN TRIAL – Takes place on Saturday 28 November at Sefton Park, Croxteth Drive, Liverpool (SatNav L17 3AL). Note Under 17 athletes can qualify for the Under 20 team, use this link for selection policy http://www.britishathletics.org.uk/world-class/2015-16-cross-country-selection-policies/ . Please use this link to enter, Entries close Friday 20 November.
Timetable 12.15pm, Under 17 and 20 Women (4400m), 12.35pm, Under 17 Men (5500m), 12.55pm, Under 20 Men (6700m), 13.20pm, Senior Women (8100m), 14.00pm, Senior Men (9800m), prior to these there are races for the Under 11 to Under 15 Boys/Girls.
START FITNESS METROPOLITAN LEAGUE – The third fixture of five takes place on Saturday 5 December 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. Timetable 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.
WINDSOR, SLOUGH, ETON & HOUNSLOW INDOOR MEETING – Takes place at Thames Valley Athletics Centre, Pococks Lane, Eton (Satnav SL4 6HN) on Sunday 6 December. Events 60m, 60m Hurdles, Pole Vault (Over 2.50m) and High Jump. Entries on the day – all age-groups, £5 per event. Check in from 10.30am in the WSEH clubroom, close at 12.00 midday. Contact details Dennis Daly 01753 686169.
MANCHESTER SPORTCITY INDOOR MEETING – Takes place at Sportcity, Alan Turing Way (Satnav M11 2FF) use Gate 2 on Alan Turing Way and park in the Tennis Centre/Media Centre, on Sunday 6 December. Events 60m, 60m Hurdles, 300m, 600m, Pole Vault, Long Jump, High Jump and Shot. Pole Vault (A) SH at 2.00m, (B) SH at 3.20m. Long Jump (A) under 5.00m, to start at 10.30pm, (B) over 5.00m. Shot for U15 and U17’s only. £5 per event, entries on the day extra – Age-groups U15 to Senior. For all details including how to enter please use this link http://www.saleharriersmanchester.com/attachments/5612c94304a38.pdf/COM%20Indoor%20entry%20form%20201516%20%281%29.pdf
NORTH WEST LONDON LEAGUE CROSS COUNTRY – The third fixture of five takes place on Saturday 12 December at Finsbury Park. Timetable – first race starts at 12.00noon.
Note: You do not have to be pre-entered, just turn up and run
RESULTS – CROSS COUNTRY UNLESS STATED
The Gosport Half Marathon (Road) took place on 15 November
LUCY SHORT 176th (PB 89.50) taking 2m 11s off her 2010 time, 1576 runners finished
The Cross Internacional De Atapuerca took place in Burgos, Spain on 15 November
8000m – Senior Women NAOMI TASCHIMOWITZ 22nd (27.41), 72 runners finished
The NCAA Division 1 Mid-Atlantic Region Championships took place in Princeton, New Jersey, USA on 13 November
6000m – Senior Women LIZZIE BIRD U23 (Princeton University) won the Bronze Medal (20:56.9), 200 runners finished
The NCAA Division 1 North East Region Championships took place in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on 13 November
10000m – Senior Men LIAM DEE U20 (Iona College) 22nd (31:13.9), 247 runners finished
The NCAA Division 1 South Central Region Championships took place in College Station, Texas, USA on 13 November
10000m – Senior Men HARRY SAGEL U23 (Rice University) 110th (33:16.1), 162 runners finished
The NCAA Division 1 West Region Championships took place in Seattle, Washington, USA on 13 November
6000m – Senior Women GEORGIA BELL U23 (UC Berkeley) 79th (22:05.2), 242 runners finished
14 November – CASSIOBURY – HENRY ROCHA U15 3rd (New PB 17.47) – GUILDFORD – JOHN DRYDEN V65 120th (25.56) – HAMPSTEAD HEATH – ADAM MIZRAHI U17 11th (New PB 21.21) –
HIGHBURY FIELDS – BARRY CHISHOLM V55 41st (New PB 21.32) –
JERSEY – CLIFF GOLDING V60 43rd (24.27) – OAK HILL – STUART SINGER V55 15th (22.08), BRADLEY SINGER 64th (28.23) – PANSHANGER – RUSSELL DEVITT V65 64th (25.14) – ST ALBANS – JOSHUA EDWARDS U15 11th (New PB 17.39), CLAIRE HOBSON 113th (24.11)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Isobel will also be at Allianz Park (Tuesday and Thursday Evenings) in the West Stand. Her direct phone number is 020 3675 7252.