Highgate Harriers are based at
Parliament Hill athletics track
Hampstead Heath, London NW5.

The club welcomes new members of all standards and abilities from the age of seven. Club training sessions take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

For more details go to the Club Information page

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Night of the 10,000m PBs
Saturday 19th May 2018

Including the European 10,000m Cup

Night of the PBs 2018

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Latest News


15-Jul-2018     Kate Jenrick

Congratulations to St Aloysius pupils Jonny Payne for a 50 .17m Javelin throw (senior boys) and to Levi Liston - 23.43 in the first round of the inter boys 200m at the English Schools Championships in Birmingham.

Dominic Ogbechie wins 200m inter boys title, and becomes the first athlete in the long and very prestigious history of English Schools track and field championships to secure a 3rd consecutive victory in 3 different events (long jump, high jump and 200m). 


08-Jul-2018     Alastair Aitken

16 year old  athlete Dominic Ogbechie takes Gold in the European under 18 Championships, in Gyor Hungary (5th July) with a jump of 2.16 which equals his best outdoors (2.22 cleared indoors this year) 


08-Jul-2018     Alastair Aitken

On the 1st of July Nadi Jahngiri was 3rd over 50 athlete in the Regents Park 10k. He was 30th overall out of 632 and time at 40.57.

Justin Bere, an over 55 athlete, was 52nd out of 243 runners in the Last Friday in the month Serpentine 5k race (29 June), in a time of 18.45. Also for Highgate Harriers was over 40 runner, David Musgrave who finished was 82nd in 19.54; and stalwart of the club, an over 45 runner, Natasha Cendrowicz came in 182nd(23:59).


08-Jul-2018     Alastair Aitken

Certainly Ben Pochee was a pioneer with athletics 10k racing of a very high quality, with his 10k Night of PB’s and then another original came up - Ben Noad’s idea of a Festival of 5k’s.
With that in mind, it is interesting to see so many other events that follow their example of having lively meetings people can enjoy, outside of the commercial World of Big athletics events.

On the 29th of June there was a Fast Friday Meeting at Walthamstow, put on by Orion Harriers and, Ben’s half-brother Brahma Pochee points out “Another grassroots event, with a warm atmosphere and a passionate crowd. I’d thoroughly recommend next year’s edition.”

The Highgate athletes that took part in in the ‘Fast’ 5000m were: Rob Wilson who ran 14:56, only 5 seconds slower than his recent PB; Brahma Pochee who ran 14:58, a real milestone for him as he broke through the 15 minutes barrier for the first time; and Alex Crossland who ran 15:15.
In the ‘b’ 5,000m race Johnny Laybourn ran 15:46; Peter Hawkins ran 15:55; and Will De Doncker clocked 16:15
In the ‘c’ 5,000m race Brendan Donnelly ran round in 17:25 and two good ladies from Highgate also ran well: Rebecca Johnson clocked 17:35 and Emma Burgess 18:08

Also in the ‘b’ 10,000m event that evening Darryl Davison was timed at 34:23.

The night of the 23rd of June, when Rob Wilson did his personal beast of 14:51 at Loughborough, Roger Poolman had a massive breakthrough, improving his personnel best by about 17 seconds, with a time of 14:29 for 5000m.

In the main 3000m of the night at Watford on the 27th of June, Roger Poolman was 2nd in 8:18 and Rob Bahelbi finished 5th with another good time of 8:29.


01-Jul-2018     Alastair Aitken

Dominic Ogbechie, coached by Marius Guei of Highgate Harriers, has made the British team to compete in the European Under 18 Championships in the Hungarian City of Gyor.
He will be competing in the high jump, which he has had such a successful year doing. The Championships will be between the 5thand 8th of July.

Rob Wilson, the winter cross-country Captain for Highgate Harriers, ran a personal best 5000m time of 14:51.74 in the BMC Grand Prix at Loughborough on the 23rd of June.
He was 9th of the 18 finishers in the ‘good standard’ event.

Hannah Viner ran a 2:13.99 & Yasmin Goater a 2:16.26 for 800m in the BMC Regional races at Eltham 20th of June and, both were Personal Best Performances over the distance.

On the 18th of June, Charlie Haywood, ran 15:40 to come 2nd in the Self Transcendence 5k road race in Battersea Park. Henry Murdoch, also of Highgate, was 3rd in 15:57.

Parliament Hill track is managed by the City of London and a fee is payable for use.
A special arrangement with the City of London gives Highgate Harriers members
free access to the track on club nights.

Hampstead Heath information and maps can be found on the City of London website.

The nearest stations are Gospel Oak or Hampstead Heath on London Overground
and Belsize Park or Kentish Town on the London Underground.

See www.runtrackdir.com for track details and location

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