Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers Weekly Newsletter Thursday 14 April 2014

Happy Birthday this week to Tarlia Bailey, Matthew Craig, Michael Craig, Olive Curran, Melanie Ellis, Kevin Kapapiro, Scarlett Kent, James Noble-Brown, Dereece O’Callaghan, Simisola Oyesanya, Eniola Oyesanya , Robert Rigby, Efrem Tulu

For the remaining newsletter information and results

I wish you all a Healthy and successful 2014, and look forward to see many of our Humbugs competing in the Commonwealth Games.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE DIVISION 3 NORTH ROUND 1 Takes place on Saturday 19 April at Woodside Stadium, Horseshoe Lane, Watford WD25 7HH, Under 17 to Veteran Men & Women, first field event starts at 12.00noon, first track event starts 12.15pm. Please use the following link to download the timetable

Note: This our first season back in the Southern League and are competing as a composite team with Barnet & District. If you wish to compete please contact Ty Holden on 07737 803260 or so do not hesitate as selection will be on a first come, first selected basis.

THE LONDON INTER CLUB CHALLENGE – Takes place on Monday 21 April at the Lee Valley Athletic Centre, 61 Meridian Way, Edmonton, London N9 0AR. Is free to all members of Shaftesbury, but why not bring a friend and introduce him to athletics (there is a charge of £2 per event for non-members). Registration opens at 11.00am, and closes 30 minutes before the published start time. All events are for both male and female age-groups unless stated. Both track and field events commence at 12 noon, Timetable attached. Note: You do not have to be pre-entered, just turn up and register. 

THE UK YOUTH DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE UPPER AGE-GROUP SOUTHERN PREMIER – Takes place on Sunday 27 April at the Sportspark, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ, Under 17 and Under 20 Men & Women. First field event starts at 10.15am and first track event starts at 11.00am. Please use the following link to download the timetable

Note: You will have been notified by your respective Team Manager who will then select the team.

VIRGIN MONEY LONDON MARATHON – Took place last Sunday 13 April and our results were;

TONY JACKSON V45 completed his 6th London in (9th V45, 180th 2:39.27) and they have all been in the 2:37 to 2:40 range, SARAH WILLIAMS was 17th Woman home in a (PB 2:50.51) taking 6 minutes 51 seconds off her PB, RONAN BREEN V40 also his 6th London ran (2:55.04), ELEANOR DICK was her 5th London ran (3:13.52), MARION BUGGINS running her debut marathon finished in (3:25.26), finally STUART SINGER V50 completed his 10th marathon since 2010 (5 in London) finished in (3:28.45). 

VIRGIN MONEY LONDON MINI MARATHON – Took place last Sunday 13 April, and the athletes competed for the London Borough of Barnet unless stated;

Regarding JAMIE HARPER he hurt his knee early on in the race but rather than drop-out he completed the course as he had been sponsored to run on behalf of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. Although of course disappointed at the injury, in finishing, he raised over £850.

Under 13 BoysNATHAN FERNANDES 7th (17.16), FINN HARVEY 10th (17.27), JACK BLOOM 44th (18.37), ALFIE CASTANG 69th (19.07), JUDAH YAWITCH 74th (19.16), DANIEL GREENSTEIN 104th (19.49), JAMIE HARPER 165th (20.48) the winner was Turkay Korkmaz of Southwark (15.16), Team Result 1st Bromley 124 points, 2nd Havering 207, 3rd Wandsworth 220, 5th Barnet 293. 223 runners finished.

Under 13 GirlsLIA RADUS 5th (18.41), MIA GROOM 15th (19.25), SCARLETT KENT 20th (19.44), OLIVIA BOWEN 39th (20.30), JOSEPHINE CHADWICK 46th (20.43), GEMMA HARPER 55th (20.46), KAYLA MICHEL 65th (20.58), NICOLE BOWEN 126th (22.15), NICOLE BOWEN 126th (22.15) the winner was Eloise O’Shaughnessey of Wandsworth (17.49), Team Result 1st Wandsworth 123 points, 2nd Barnet 180, 3rd Havering 180. 229 runners finished.

Under 15 BoysGEORGE GROOM 8th (16.40), HAMZA KADIR 43rd (17.43), OLIVER GREENSTEIN 92nd (18.26), RUFUS KENT 95th (18.29) the winner was Terrence Fawden of Haringey (15.26), Team Result 1st Havering 237 points, 2nd Bromley 258, 3rd Redbridge 279, 14th Barnet 567. 221 runners finished.

Under 15 GirlsSOPHIE BOWEN 13th (19.13), GEORGIE MARLBOROUGH 17th (19.25), MARIE SATO 21st (19.38), ELLA COHEN (Brent) 125th (22.54) the winner was Sabrina Sinha of Greenwich (16.31), Team Result 1st Bromley 92 points, 2nd Greenwich 237, 3rd Redbridge 274, 5th Barnet 331. 216 runners finished.

Under 17 MenKHALID-ALI AHMED 22nd (16.14), NATHAN BLOOM 34th (16.29), JAMES SOTHCOTT 36th (16.41), HARSHIL JOSHI 129th (18.37) the winner was Paulos Asgodem of Haringey (14.35), Team Result 1st Bexley 206 points, 2nd Barnet 270, 3rd Bromley 279. 208 runners finished.

Under 17 WomenSOPHIA PARVIZI-WAYNE (Camden) 3rd (16.53), EMMA DWAN 30th (19.49), ELLIE MCNAMARA 93rd (22.36), GAIA CASCIELLO 118th (23.30), ZOE CAVENDISH 123rd (23.40) the winner was Phoebe Law of Kingston Upon Thames (16.34), Team Result 1st Camden 196 points, 2nd Richmond Upon Thames  216, 3rd Bromley 219, 10th Barnet 440. 205 runners finished.

British Athletics Road Championship – Under 17 Men JAMIE DEE (East) 23rd (14.57)

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.


The Lee Valley Open Meeting took place on 12 April

100m – Race SM1 LLOYD GUMBS 5th (SB 11.46 w-1.9 m/s)

200m – Race SM1 LLOYD GUMBS 3rd (SB 22.82 w-1.7 m/s), MALI LEWIS U23 7th (SB 23.57 w-1.7 m/s)

400m – Race SM3 JULIAN LAMY U20 7th (57.11)

800m – Race SM1 DEREECE O’CALLAGHAN U20 3rd (SB 2:01.72), Race SW EAVION RICHARDSON U17 6th (PB 2:32.84) taking 4.89 seconds off her 2013 time

300m Hurdles – Race U17W1 REBECCA HURLEY U17 7th (SB 51.32)

400m Hurdles – Race SM2 SHAQUILLE THOMAS U20 1st (PB 56.46) taking 1.94 seconds off his 2013 time, which ranks him UK No.5 U20 in 2014

Shot 4kg – SW EAVION RICHARDSON U17 1st (PB 8.54m) adding 32cm to her 2013 put

Javelin 800g – SM SAM TAYLOR-OUTRIDGE U23 1st (PB 65.97) adding 1cm to his 2011 throw, which ranks him UK No.2 U23 in 2014

The Princeton Quad took place in Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A on 12 April

3000m Steeplechase LIZZIE BIRD U23 (Princeton University) 1st (PB 10:13.19) and is ranked UK No.2 U23 in 2014

The Ryan McCall UT Track Classic took place in Tampa, Florida, U.S.A on 12 April

100m CONFIDENCE LAWSON 2nd (SB 10.80 wind0.0 m/s) and is ranked UK No.9 in 2014

200m – Race 1 ANTONIO INFANTINO 2nd (21.64 wind-0.4 m/s), CONFIDENCE LAWSON 3rd (SB 21.80), Race 2 RICHARD MORISSEY 3rd (SB 21.63 wind0.7 m/s)

400m RICHARD MORISSEY 1st (47.66)

The Scottish Athletics Hammer Grand Prix took place in Livingston on 12 April

Hammer 4kg RACHEL HUNTER U23 1st (62.22m)

The Liverpool Throws & Jumps Open Meeting took place on 12 April

Discus 2kg ANGUS MCINROY 1st (52.34m)

The Herne Hill Harriers Open Meeting took place in Tooting Bec on 12 April

Discus 2kg ANTHONY SOALLA-BELL V35 1st (SB 34.86m) 

The Watford Open Meeting took place on 9 April

100m – Race SX5 EAVION RICHARDSON U17 4th (PB 12.71 w1.1ms) taking .09 of a second off her 2013 time, Race SX7 DEREECE O’CALLAGHAN U20 2nd (PB 11.32 w0.5ms) taking .38 of a second off his 2012 time,

400m – Race SX1 CHLOE GOODSON U17 4th (PB 65.45) taking .14 of a second off her 2013 time, Race SX5 BILLY KELSEY U20 5th (SB 52.77), Race SX6 KYLE LANGFORD U20 2nd (SB 48.97) and is ranked UK No.4 U20 in 2014

800m – Race SX2 SOPHIA DEMPSEY U13 12th (SB 2:56.73), Race SX5 LIANNE LANGFORD U17 4th (SB 2:18.80), JESSICA HURLEY U15 6th (SB 2:23.91), Race SX6 HARSHIL JOSHI U20 7th (2:20.51), THOMAS PATRICK U15 8th (PB 2:21.77)

1500m – Race SX3 RUFUS KENT U15 6th (PB 4:50.11) taking 14.41 seconds off his 2013 time, Race SX4 HAMZA KADIR U15 1st (PB 4:34.18) taking 7.10 seconds off his 2013 time, HENRY FULTON U15 11th (PB 4:41.22) taking 13.33 seconds off his 2013 time, Race SX5 JULIAN LAMY U20 2nd (PB 4:23.54), JEREMY DEMPSEY U15 6th (PB 4:27.75) taking .79 of a second off his 2013 time, and is ranked UK No.9 U15 in 2014, Race SX 6 BEN ROCHFORD U20 6th (SB 4:08.57), KHALID-ALI AHMED U17 9th (SB 4:18.57)

3000m – Race SX1 NICOLA ROGERS (2nd Claim) 9th (SB 10:11.25), Race SX2 MARK PEARCE U20 5th (PB 8:32.10) taking 20.74 seconds off his 2013 time, and is ranked UK No.3 U20 in 2014, PHILLIP CROUT U20 6th (SB 8:33.69) and is ranked UK No.5 U20 in 2014, ROBBIE LIGHTOWLER U20 9th (PB 8:47.20) taking 2.96 seconds off his 2013 time

Shot 3kg FIONA MCQUIRE U17 (2nd Claim) 2nd (PB 10.72m)

The Highgate Harriers Open Meeting took place on 9 April

100m – Race SX1 ANDREW AMOAH U20 2nd (SB 11.551 w-1.9ms)

600m – Race X1 AMELIA CORBO U11 1st (SB 2:05.1)

800m – Race SX2 LIA RADUS U13 6th (2:35.67) 

The Woodford Green Open Meeting took place on 5 April

Hammer 4kg KAYOMIE THOMPSON U20 3rd (PB 39.66m) adding 4.96m to her March throw, which ranks her UK No.7 U20 in 2014, ANICIA BROWN U23 6th (SB 33.61m) 


12 April – OAK HILLPHILIP SHELLEY V50 15th (21.10), SOPHIE LEWIS U15 74th (28.24)

12 April – HILLY FIELDSJAMES TRAPMORE V35 2nd (First Time 18.35)

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  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

England Athletics London Region and the Saracens Foundation have appointed JARED KEELY as the Urban Athletics Activator for the London Borough of Barnet. JARED is based at Allianz Park and can be contacted on 020-3675-7243 or by email on

ALLIANZ PARK Main Switchboard telephone number is 0203 675 7200, then press 4 for Athletics.