Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers Weekly Newsletter Thursday 9 March 2017

Happy Birthday this week to Angel Alejo, Carole Brown, Anusha Bulman, Larissa Giles, Conrad Holland, Simone Jones, Cecilia Martinez-Nunez, Fellan McGuigan, James McLachlan, Louisa Pitsialis, Sophia Taglia and Scott Webster


England Athletics Newsletter March Issue No.2 –
London Athletics Newsletter February Issue –


Allianz Park Membership, which gives SBH members 10% discount on entry to the Allianz Park stadium – Membership details and Form can be either printed or saved
SBH Wednesday Night Jumps Club at Allianz Park – Supervised by SUE SMITH and STEVE LOWE from 19.00 to 21.00, session administrator CLYDE GORDON
Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers Club Hoody, information on how to buy one

TOBY EDWARDS – Congratulations to TOBY on becoming the final Cross Country Club Champion for the Under 11 Boys, this was at the final North West London League fixture at Wormwood Scrubs. Link to the SBH website where you can view the final table showing all the season’s winners

FATHER AND SON SUB 1 MINUTE MILE RECORD – Congratulations to LIAM and BILLY DEE they have become the first British pairing to achieve this, following LIAM’S recent (3:58.19) and BILLY’S (3:59.17) in 1991.

EUROPEAN THROWING CUP TEAM – Congratulations to RACHEL HUNTER (Hammer), CHRIS BENNETT (Hammer) and ZANE DUQUEMIN (Shot) who have been selected to represent GB&NI in Gran Canaria on 11-12 March

LONDON BOROUGH OF BARNET MINI MARATHON TRIAL 2017 – Takes place this Saturday 11 March at the Oak Hill Parkrun at 9.00am. Qualification is for U13, U15 & U17 Boys and Girls, and you must have either been Born, Live or go to School in Barnet. Teams are made up of 36 runners (six in each age group for boys and girls). The categories are the same as British Athletics age groupings. Please see the list below to see which age group you belong to;
Boys and Girls Under 13 must be at least 11 years old on 23 April 2017, born between 1 September 2003 and 23 April 2006 Boys and Girls – Under 15 born between 1 September 2001 and 31 August 2003 Boys and Girls – Under 17 born between 1 September 1999 and 31 August 2001
If this is your first-time racing in a Parkrun, then please register by following this link Please do not forget your paper barcode as without it you won’t receive a time.  If you have lost your barcode you can get a reminder email via the link below.
When you have received your barcode, please email to advise him that you will be attending the trial on 11 March.

EUROPEAN INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS – Took place last Friday to Sunday in Belgrade, Serbia. A successful meeting for GB&NI with PHILIPPA LOWE coming away with a 4x400m relay Silver Medal, on Leg 1 EILIDH DOYLE, Leg 2 PHILIPPA (53.1), Leg 3 MARY IHEKE and the final Leg LAVIAI NIELSON recording (3:31.05) behind the favorites Poland.
800m – Heat 3 KYLE LANGFORD U23 1st (1:49.93), in Semi-Final 1 KYLE finished 4th (1:49.23)
High Jump – Qualification A ALLAN SMITH equal 7th (2.25m) in the Final ALLAN finished 8th (2.18m)
Long Jump – Qualification A DAN BRAMBLE 12th (7.64m)
Shot 7.26kg – Qualification A MICHALIS STAMATOGIANNIS 22nd (18.83m)

MICHALIS STAMATOGIANNIS Recently won the Greek shot title with a seasons best (20.22m), for the 9th time.

WALES V ENGLAND U18/U20 INDOOR INTERNATIONAL Took place last Sunday in Cardiff
ELLIE BAKER on the victory rostrum following her 1500m win

400m – Guest Race Heat 2 NIALL CARNEY U23 2nd (51.76)
1500m – U18/U20W ELLIE BAKER U20 (England) 1st (4:31.60)
Pole Vault – U18/U20W JADE IVE (Guest HCA) 1st (4.26m)
Pole Vault – U18/U20M NATHAN GARDNER (England Guest HCA) 7th (PB 4.65m) adding 4cm to his 28 January vault, and is ranked UK No.4 U20 in 2017
Team Results – England (243 points), Wales (162)

NORTH WEST LONDON LEAGUE – Apologies but we are still awaiting the results from Brian Fowler, I will publish them next week

NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY PHOTOGRAPHS – I managed to find some outstanding photographs of all our athletes from the Gallery section of the English Cross Country Association website, I have selected what I thought was the best photographs of each athlete, but many have up to maybe 10 photographs. There are now 5 photograph albums on the SBH website, which are by age-groups. This link will take you directly to the albums

The course was somewhat muddy, and you will see that reflected in the SAMUEL GREENSTEIN photo.

Not long after the start of the Senior Men’s race

If you wish view all the photographs, and additional ones then please use the please ECCA link You now have the ‘Entry Lists’ displayed, select an age-group, then scroll down to SBH and note the ‘Bib Number’ you want. Now select ‘Nationals’ then ‘Gallery’ then ‘Pic2Go at the Nationals 2017’, now you can enter the Bib Number to search for all photographs.

VINCO RUNJUMPTHROW Are a web based video provider of athletic events, and currently available to view are the England U15/U17/U20 and BUCS Indoor Championships, also the Scottish and BUCS Cross Country Championships. If you also select ‘Watch More Athletics Coverage Here’ then ‘Coverage’ and there are numerous meetings which include Shaftesbury athletes. 
Link to their website –
I have put all the results onto the following document – Results For Vinco Article

VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED FOR TESTS ON YOUR HEART The Centre for Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions and Sports Cardiology, are enrolling Female veteran athletes 40 years of age with no history of heart disease, smoking or diabetes. The study involves three hospital visits each lasting 2 hours to St Georges Hospital, Lewisham Hospital (south London) and Bart’s Heart Centre (Central London).
Further information about the study can be obtained by contacting the principle investigator, Dr Stathis Papatheodorou, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, St George’s University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE. Phone Number: 02087255651 – Email:
Attached is the ‘Participation Information Leaflet’ – Participant Information Leaflet

SUMMER FIXTURES PREVIEW – The summer fixture card is almost complete, and these are the major fixtures/dates for each league that Shaftesbury will be competing in. I anticipate issuing the fixture card and open meeting information in around 3 weeks’ time.

British Athletic League, Premiership (U20 & Senior Men) – Saturday 6 May Sheffield, Saturday 3 June Lee Valley, Saturday 15 July Bedford and Sunday 20 August Allianz Park.
UK Women’s Athletics League, Premier (U20 & Senior Women) – Saturday 6 May Birmingham, Saturday 3 June Eton and Sunday 16 July Bromley.
UK Youth Development League Upper Age Group, South Premier 1 (U17 & U20 Men) – Sunday 30 April Norwich, Sunday 28 May Bromley, Sunday 25 June Reading and Sunday 23 July Allianz Park.
Eastern Young Athletes League (U13, U15 & U17 Men & Women) – Sunday 7 May Watford, Sunday 4 June Luton, Sunday 2 July Peterborough, Sunday 30 July Allianz Park and Sunday 13 August Allianz Park.
Middlesex Young Athletes League (U11, U13, U15 & U17 Men & Women) – Saturday 22 April Ealing, Saturday 20 May Finsbury Park, Sunday 18 June Parliament Hill and Saturday 15 July Allianz Park.
Masters League, Herts & North Middlesex (As the team is Barnet & District AC, to compete you must be a 2nd Claim member of Barnet & District) – Monday 8 May Lee Valley, Monday 22 May Stevenage, Monday 12 June Lee Valley and Monday 10 July Hemel Hempstead.
WATFORD OPEN MEETINGS – Dates are as follows, all are on a Wednesday evening; 5 April, 19 April, 3 May, 17 May, 31 May, 14 June, 28 June, 12 July, 26 July, 9 August, 23 August and 6 September.
BMC MEETINGS – Dates are as follows, all are on a Wednesday evening; Gold Standard 3 May, 14 June, 12 July and 9 August. BMC Grand Prix Saturday 24 June
LEE VALLEY SPRINT OPEN MEETINGS – Dates are as follows, all are on a Wednesday evening; 26 April, 24 May, 7 June, 21 June, 5 July, 16 August, 30 August and 13 September.

SARACENS v HARLEQUINS – Takes place at Wembley on Saturday 8 April, kick off at 16.30, with entertainment pre-match from 15.00 and at half time – Louisa Johnson – X-Factor Winner 2015, plus a Rock Choir and a Pride in Unity Parade to name but a few.
JULIE CHERRINGTON of Saracens Rugby club, is inviting SBH families and friends to a superb day out, the cost of tickets is as follows;
Red & Black Adults @ £16 & U16’s £6 (usually £21/ £7.50)
Silver Adults @ £23 & U16’s £12.50 (usually £33/ £20)
Please use this Flyer for full information and online entry details – Saracens v Harlequins Flyer 

NIGHT OF THE 10,000m PBs – Will take place on Saturday 20 May at Parliament Hill Fields, in which the Highgate Harriers 25 lap festival will include the GB trials for the IAAF World Championships. 
Last year approximately 5,000 spectators joined us, 100% free in lane 3 to watch. And again, we simply want to extend the invite for our community to come together and celebrate our sport. We will have licenced bars on the track, food, live music and I am hoping to have a very special VIP seminar speaker. Please feel free to make your club summer social at our race event and here is our 2016 race video should you wish to invite club members – 

Contact details of all Cross Country Team Managers can be found on the SBH website. Please use this link  

UK CAU INTER COUNTY CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS – Takes place on Saturday 11 March at Prestwold Hall near Loughborough. Which is also the trials for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships and the final of the 2016-2017 British Athletics Cross Challenge series.
Awaiting Information

ENGLAND U15 & U17 COMBINED EVENTS INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS – Takes place at the English Institute of Sport, Coleridge Road, Sheffield (Satnav S9 5DA) on Saturday 11 March and Sunday 12 March. Entries Closed

BRITISH MASTERS INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS – Takes place at the Lee Valley Athletics Centre, 61 Meridian Way, Edmonton (Satnav N9 0AR) on Saturday 11 March and Sunday 12 March. Entries Closed

ENGLISH SCHOOLS COSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS – Takes place on Saturday 18 March in Norwich

HERTFORDSHIRE, MIDDLESEX AND KENT INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS – Takes place at the Lee Valley Athletics Centre, 61 Meridian Way, Edmonton (Satnav N9 0AR) on Saturday 18 March and Sunday 19 March. Entries Closed

INDOOR U13 AND U15 PENTATHLON – Takes place at the Lee Valley Athletics Centre, 61 Meridian Way, Edmonton (Satnav N9 0AR) on Sunday 26 March. Entries are limited, with no entries on the day. Entries Closed

SOUTHERN MEN’S 12 STAGE AND WOMEN’S 6 STAGE ROAD RELAYS – Takes place at the Cyclopark, Watling Street, Gravesend, Kent (Satnav DA11 7NP) on Saturday 25 March.
Start Times – Men 12.00 noon, Women 1.00pm. There is parking spaces for 300 cars, parking fee of £3 payable on the day
Note: You will have to be pre-entered by your Team Manager – Closing date is Tuesday 14 March

The Trafford 10k (Road) took place in Manchester on 5 March
RICHARD HORTON 2nd (PB 29.27) taking 25 seconds off his 2016 time, and is ranked UK No.4 in 2017, BRADLEY GOATER U23 27th (30.43)

The Wimbledon Half Marathon (Road) took place on 5 March
ASH BROOKS 3rd (SB 79.00)

The Brunel Jumps & Throws Festival (Indoors) took place on 5 March
Long Jump – SX ODERA UMEUGOJI U17 7th (5.50m), ROSALIND ZEFFERTT V55 11th (3.37m)
Triple Jump – SX JEFF HAGAN U15 3rd (PB 12.40m) adding 20cm to his 2016 jump, and is ranked UK No.1 U15 in 2017
Shot 3kg – SW ROSALIND ZEFFERTT V55 2nd (PB 7.07m) adding 22cm to her 2014 put, and is ranked UK No.8 V55 in 2017

The Hammer Circle Chris Preston Winter Handicap/Invitational Throws (Outdoors) took place Colchester on 5 March
Hammer 3kg – SW PHILIPPA DAVENALL U20 (2nd Claim) 1st (PB 62.00m) adding 2.28m to her 2016 throw, and is ranked UK No.1 U20 in 2017

Hammer 6kg – SM BILLY PRAIM-SINGH U20 (2nd Claim) 1st (SB 61.01m) and is ranked UK No.1 U20 in 2017

The Lee Valley U13/U15 Open Meeting (Indoors) took place on 5 March
60m – U13W 1.1 TOSIN JOKOSENUMI 3rd (8.68), 1.4 KANYA HIBBERT 2nd (PB 9.30), ADETOLA ADEGBOLA 3rd (9.66), 2.3 KANYA finished 2nd (9.31), 2.4 ADETOLA finished 2nd (PB 9.63) taking .03 of a second off her 1.4 time 60m – U15W 1.1 EMILY RODRIGUEZ 4th (PB 8.34) taking .14 of a second off her 22 January time, ISSY COLBECK-ROGERS 6th (PB 8.74) taking .03 of a second off her 2016 time, 1.5 SAVANNAH IYAMU 1st (PB 8.65), ADEOLA ADEGBOLA 4th (PB 9.61), JODECI HIBBERT 5th (PB 9.98), 2.1 EMILY finished 3rd (8.38), 2.2 SAVANNAH finished 1st (PB 8.65) equaling her 1.5 time, 2.3 ISSY finished 2nd (PB 8.69) taking .05 of a second off her 1.1 time, 2.5 ADEOLA finished 4th (9.67), JODECI finished 5th (10.39)
200m – U13W 4 TOSIN JOKOSENUMI 1st (PB 29.21) taking .29 of a second off her 25 February time
200m – U15W 1 EMILY RODRIGUEZ 5th (28.30)
300m – U15W 2 HOLLY TAYLOR 2nd (PB 47.13) taking .39 of a second off her 8 January time
60m Hurdles – U15W 1.1 HOLLY TAYLOR 5th (PB 9.73) taking .03 of a second off her 2016 time, 1.2 AMBER DUVERNEY 1st (PB 9.75) taking .29 of a second off her 22 January time, JESSICA NATHAN 6th (10.40), 2.1 HOLLY finished 4th (9.86), AMBER finished 5th (9.99), 2.3 JESSICA finished 2nd (10.46)
High Jump – U15W JESSICA NATHAN 10th (PB 1.35m) adding 5cm to her 2016 jump
Long Jump – U15W JESSICA NATHAN 7th (SB 4.03m)
Shot 3kg – U15W HOLLY TAYLOR 7th (8.17m)

The Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow Open Meeting (Indoors) took place in Eton on 5 March
60m – SX 1.3 JAMES MCLACHLAN (HCA) 4th (SB 7.12)
The Thetford AC Winter Throws (Outdoors) took place in Bury St Edmunds on 5 March
Discus 1kg – U17W JESSICA EMERY (2nd Claim) 1st (SB 37.06m) and is ranked UK No.1 U17 in 2017
Hammer 4kg – SW LOUISA PITSIALIS U20 1st (PB 32.15m) adding 8.14m to her 2015 throw, and is ranked UK No.4 U20 in 2017

The London Universities and Colleges League took place in Bushy Park on 26 February 5000m – SM TED NTIBAZONKA (St Mary’s University) 30th (16.53)
5000m – SW CHARLOTTE JOHNSTON U20 (Reading University) 21st (20.25)

PARKRUN – Can you make sure that you are registered as Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers, as the link I use to select all results only shows SBH athletes. 

4 March – GUILDFORD JOHN DRYDEN V65 177th (26.10) 81st parkrun – HULL ANTHONY WHITEMAN V40 1st (First Time 16.35) 15th parkrun – MAIDSTONE CLIFF GOLDING V60 77th (24.14) 23rd parkrun – NORTHAMPTON TOM CAREY 60th (21.23) 6th parkrun – OAK HILL JONATHAN BOARDMAN U15 23rd (21.57) 10th parkrun, LUCY MARCUS U13 97th (New PB 27.40) 5th parkrun – RICHMOND PHILLIP SHELLEY V55 99th (24.06) 23rd parkrun – ST ALBANS SUSAN ANNE SMITH V55 408th (32.39) 10th parkrun

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. Also I would appreciate if you could send me any photographs, which I can then publish on the website and newsletter.  

FACEBOOK – Photographs can be found on the SBH page. 

SARACENS SPORT FOUNDATION – Little athletics programme is an athletics ‘Multi Skills’ programme for children aged 4-9 years. The programme is designed to teach children fundamental movement skills of athletics – running, jumping and throwing. The sessions are game based and as of September there will be a progression throughout the term.
LAP runs on a Tuesday and Thursday from 4.30-5.30pm – Term time only.  
1st Legacy athletics club is a pathway club for children aged 10-15 years new to athletics. Children are introduced to all the different athletics disciplines and have the opportunity to develop running, jumping and running skills that we hope they will then go onto use as a participant in the formal athletics club structure or in any other sport for activity they choose to progress to. The lead coach is Gintare Dargeviciute who brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the club.
1st Leg AC runs on a Tuesday and Thursday from 5.00–6.00pm – Term time only.
For full and contact details use this link to the SBH website –   

ALLIANZ PARK – Main Switchboard telephone number is 0203 675 7240. 

CHARGES FOR USING ALLIANZ PARK – The current charges for using Allianz Park are as follows – Adult Daily entry fee £4.00 – Junior (U16) Daily entry fee £2.00 – Concession (Students in full time education, unwaged and Over 65) Daily entry fee £2.20.
As a member of Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers you can apply for membership of Allianz Park, this is a the link for all information and application form Allianz Park Membership Form 2017 Any official coach of Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers gains entry free of charge.
Charges for those with a membership card are as follows – Adult Daily entry fee £3.60, Monthly fee £24.00 – Junior (U16) Daily entry fee £1.80, Monthly fee £12.00 – Concession (Students in full time education, unwaged and Over 60) Daily entry fee £1.80, Monthly fee £12.00.
Please use this link to view all membership details and application form (which you can print) – Allianz Park Membership Form 2017
All Allianz Park membership enquiries should be directed towards Isobel Dunnicliffe at Her direct phone number is 0203 675 7252