Croydon Harriers make their county mark

Streatham Guardian:

10:23am Monday 28th July 2014

Ten Croydon Harriers made their mark in Surrey colours last weekend in Southern inter-county fixtures.

Aikines-Aryeetey in bullish mood ahead of Commonwealth sprint showdown

Streatham Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

At the age of 25, Harry Aikines-Areeytey is determined the time has come for him to fulfil the promise he showed as a teenager and claim a medal at the Commonwealth Games.

Hercules Wimbledon veterans end on a winning note, but have to settle for second best overall

Streatham Guardian:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Hercules Wimbledon's older members ended their Southern Veterans League season on a winning note when they took the honours in the final men's match at Wimbledon Park.

Cowan is a Hercules Wimbledon record breaker

Streatham Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Hercules Wimbledon Athletic Club’s Dwayne Cowan produced his best form of the season to smash his own club 400m record at the LEAP meeting at Loughborough on Saturday.

Turner's Commonwealth Games preparations continue apace

Streatham Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Sutton’s Andy Turner and Harry Aikines-Aryeetey both completed their Commonwealth Games preparations with morale boosting victories at the London Anniversary Games meeting on Sunday.

Records tumble for Herne Hill Harriers athletes

Streatham Guardian:

11:43am Monday 21st July 2014

Herne Hill Harriers' week of competition saw two club records broken.

Croydon Harriers win promotion to the top flight

Streatham Guardian:

10:07am Monday 21st July 2014

Croydon Harriers' young athletes are celebrating promotion to the top tier of the UK Youth Development for the first time, thanks to a runners-up finish in their Premier Two clash at Hornchurch.

Shona is keeping her head ahead of world title shot

Streatham Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

Ewell Village’s Shona Richards has already conquered England this year and now she is ready to take on the world.

Sutton & District sprinter is off to the World Junior Championships

Streatham Guardian:

9:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Sutton & District AC’s Imani Lansiquot is heading to the US for the World Junior Championships after a blistering show at last weekend’s English Schools’ Championship.

Latest news from Hercules Wimbledon AC - women take League runners-up spot

Streatham Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Hercules Wimbledon AC's women performed well in their third Southern Women's League Division One match at Crawley, taking runners-up spot in a seven-match contest.

Hercules men prepare for Southern League final show-down

Streatham Guardian:

10:50am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Hercules Wimbledon AC's men ended their Southern Men's League Division 1C season on a high with a narrow win in their final match at Tooting Bec on Saturday.

Surrey athletes break records and haul in the medals at the English Schools Championships

Streatham Guardian:

8:42am Wednesday 16th July 2014

The Surrey schools' athletics team struck a solid vein of gold at the Alexander stadium in Birmingham in the English Schools Championships.

Rooney the "wimp" does his talking on the track

Streatham Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Croydon Harriers Martyn Rooney said there was no hiding place on the track after his coach called him a "wimp" ahead of the Sainsbury's Glasgow Grand Prix.

Sprinter Dasaolu selected for the European Championships

Streatham Guardian:

1:24pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

After clocking 10.03 seconds over 100m at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix last weekend, Croydon Harriers James Dasaolu has been selected for the GB team going to the European Championships – but the sprinter insists he is not at his peak yet.

Herne Hill Harriers miss out on a Men's League play-off place

Streatham Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Herne Hill Harriers hosted the latest round of the Southern Men's League Division One Central meeting at Tooting on Saturday, with the home club finishing fourth out of seven teams.

Sharman's Commonwealth Games preparations continue apace

Streatham Guardian:

12:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

Belgrave Harriers William Sharman came away from the newly laid Hampden Park Commonwealth Games track last Friday with flying colours after claiming victory in Glasgow Grand Prix IAAF Diamond League meeting.

Herne Hill Harriers haul in the medals at the English Schools Championships

Streatham Guardian:

10:28am Monday 14th July 2014

Herne Hill Harriers' young athletes won four medals at the English Schools championships, including a gold for sprinter Marvin Popoola.

Sutton & District sprinter disappointed at Diamond League showing

Streatham Guardian:

8:49am Monday 14th July 2014

A disappointed Harry Aikines-Aryeetey felt he should put on a better performance at the Glasgow Grand Prix IAAF Diamond League meeting on Friday.

Councillor is out to complete unfinished business on the Olympic track

Streatham Guardian:

7:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

Merton councillor Fidelis Gadzama believes he has something to prove as he sets his sights on competing in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Kingston & Polytechnic Harrier makes British Champs debut before US switch

Streatham Guardian:

12:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

Mae Thompson might not have liked cross country, but she knows it has played a big part in landing a sports scholarship at a US university.

Hercules Wimbledon women on song in the Rosenheim League

Streatham Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

The women of Hercules Wimbledon Athletics Club go marching on.

Roper sprints into the Hercules Wimbledon records books

Streatham Guardian:

8:31am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Hercules Wimbledon Athletic Club's young sprinter Jaleel Roper made history when he broke the club's boys U13 100m record at the final Ebbisham League meeting of the season at Coulsdon on Sunday.

Hockey keeper Redding shows nerves of steel as record-breakers Wandsworth retain the London Youth Games Jubilee Trophy

Streatham Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Hockey star Phoebe Redding showed nerves of steel to save a penalty flick and help Wandsworth retain the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games Jubilee Trophy in record-breaking fashion.

Hope for the Herne Hill Harriers men

Streatham Guardian:

12:07pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Herne Hill Harriers’ senior men kept alive their hopes of remaining in Division One of the British Athletics League with a battling performance at Tooting Bec.

Lally in confident mood for the Commonwealth Games

Streatham Guardian:

4:20pm Monday 7th July 2014

Mitcham's Jade Lally believes she can iron out the kinks in her technique in time for the Commonwealth Games, despite failing to defend her discus crown at last week's Sainsbury’s British Championships.

Harriers turn their attention to the London Youth Games

Streatham Guardian:

3:46pm Monday 7th July 2014

Croydon Harriers’ youngsters were on song for the borough last weekend in the London Youth Games.

Silver has Harry AA on the up

Streatham Guardian:

11:00am Friday 4th July 2014

Harry Aikines-Aryeetey was happy with his performance in the men’s 100m final showdown despite coming second to undisputed British champion Dwain Chambers.

Hercules Wimbledon claim a hat-trick of parkrun wins

Streatham Guardian:

4:12pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Hercules Wimbledon veteran Kieran White was one of three parkrun race winners on Saturday.

Merton athlete is aiming for more Olympic glory, 16 years after his golden moment

Streatham Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Fidelis Gadzama won a silver medal at the 2000 Olympic Games, and now he is looking to repeat the feat some 16 years later.

Triple the fun, triple the hard work for budding triathletes

Streatham Guardian:

9:44am Tuesday 1st July 2014

More than 400 athletes took to the road, saddle and swimming pool last weekend for the Trinity triathlon in Croydon.

Injured Rooney still takes his fifth British title

Streatham Guardian: Champion: Martyn Rooney has five British 400m champion

7:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Martyn Rooney felt he has not fully recovered from injury despite claiming his fifth British men’s 400m title on Sunday in Birmingham.

Herne Hill Harriers' Millard steps up a gear to become the fastest in the county

Streatham Guardian: One to watch: Saskia Millard with coach James McDonald                    SP80806

11:44am Monday 30th June 2014

Herne Hill Harriers' Saskia Millard made a staggering breakthrough on Saturday, as the 13-year-old became the all-time fastest U15 girl in Surrey over 800m.

Croydon Harriers guarantee Southern Premier Two spot next season

Streatham Guardian: Jump to it: Croydon Harriers Robert Sakala in the 100m hurdles

10:21am Monday 30th June 2014

Croydon Harriers’ junior team guaranteed their place in the Southern Premier Division Two in the UK Youth Development League for next season, thanks to a runner-up finish at Croydon Arena.

Hercules Wimbledon latest: Medals galore, title champions and record-breaking women

Streatham Guardian: Winner: Hercules Wimbledon's Rechmial Miller en route to winning the intermediate boys' 100m at the Surrey Schools Championship last weekend

10:29am Thursday 19th June 2014

Hercules Wimbledon Athletic Club are on a high are winning a clutch of titles and medals last weekend, just days after the club's women celebrated going top of the Rosenheim League Eastern Division table for the first time in their history.

Super-fast Marvin is the main man for Herne Hill Harriers

Streatham Guardian: Powering up: Herne Hill Harriers’ Marvin Popoola, far left, storms to victory in the heats of the 200m at the SEAA championships in Crystal Palace 									  All pictures: SP81799

7:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

Herne Hill Harriers sprinting sensation Marvin Popoola has the potential to be among the best in the world, according to his coach.

Dasaolu ruled out of Commonwealth Games

Streatham Guardian: Left out: Selectors omitted James Dasaolu due to the Croydon Harriers' lack of action since the turn of the year

4:22pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

Croydon Harriers’ James Dasaolu has been left out of England’s athletics team for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Future looking bright for Croydon schools' athletics scene

Streatham Guardian: High times:

11:11am Tuesday 17th June 2014

On the evidence of Croydon schools' athletes’ performances at Kingsmeadow on Saturday the future of the sport shines bright.

Herne Hill Harriers athletes fight the wind to medal on two fronts

Streatham Guardian: Powering up: Herne Hill Harriers’ Marvin Popoola, second right, storms to victory in the 200m at the SEAA championships in Crystal Palace 									  All pictures: SP81799

11:16am Monday 16th June 2014

Herne Hill Harriers athletes won a string of medals at the South of England and the London Schools championships over the weekend.

Herne Hill Harriers Snowden in record breaking form

Streatham Guardian: Silver medalist: Katie Snowden won silver in the 800m at the British Universities & Colleges Sport Athletics Championships last weekend

9:27am Friday 13th June 2014

Herne Hill Harriers' Katie Snowden shattered her own club record over 1,500m in winning the BMC Best of British meeting.

Unhappy Harry has an off day

Streatham Guardian: Unhappy: Harry Aikines-Ayreetey ran 10.34 seconds over 100m in the World Championships, a below par time for the Sutton & District AC man          Picture: Jan Kruger/Getty Images for Sainsbury's

3:09pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Harry Aikines-Aryeetey felt he missed a golden chance to break the magical sub-10 second mark and be grouped with the UK’s fastest.

Hercules Wimbledon close the gap at the top of the Southern Women's League

Streatham Guardian: Winner: Emma Headley en route to taking the tape in the 800m at Wimbledon Park              All pictures: SP81990

6:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

Hercules Wimbledon's women's track & field team continued their impressive start to their summer season by winning their first Southern Women's League match of the season at Wimbledon Park on Saturday.

Latest news out of Hercules Wimbledon - Ropar has that record-breaking feeling

Streatham Guardian: The latest news out of Hercules Wimbledon Athletics Club

10:03am Wednesday 11th June 2014

Hercules Wimbledon's double Surrey silver medalist Jaleel Ropar broke two club records in the second of this season's Ebbisham Boys League matches at Walton on Sunday.

Croydon Harriers hit the peaks at the UK Youth Development League

Streatham Guardian: Triple winner: Croydon Harriers' Marcia Sey in action at the UK Youth Development League meeting

7:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Croydon Harriers’ young athletes are top of the UK Youth Development League Premier Two Division after winning their second round fixture at Croydon Arena on Saturday.

Hercules Wimbledon turn their Rosenheim League fortunes around

Streatham Guardian: Croydon Harrier: Kieran White in action

10:52am Monday 2nd June 2014

After a disastrous start to their 2014 Rosenheim League Eastern Division programme in the first round, Hercules Wimbledon's men's team bounced back to win the second encounter at Croydon Arena.

Adamson leaps to the top of the U13s long jump rankings

Streatham Guardian: The latest news out of Hercules Wimbledon Athletics Club

10:04am Monday 2nd June 2014

Herne Hill Harriers' Ore Adamson rose to number one in the long jump UK rankings on Saturday with a leap of 5.16m at the Youth Development League (YDL).

Grima breaks her own Hercules Wimbledon club record

Streatham Guardian: Top running: Claire Grima finished sixth in the women's over-35s London marathon

7:00am Friday 30th May 2014

Hercules Wimbledon's Claire Grima followed up her record-breaking run in April's London marathon by breaking her club 10km record in the BUPA London 10km road race on Sunday.

Miller leads the way for Hercules Wimbledon at the County Championships

Streatham Guardian: The latest news out of Hercules Wimbledon Athletics Club

10:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

Sprinter Rechmiel Miller was the star of the large contingent of Hercules Wimbledon medalists in the annual Surrey County Championships at Kingsmeadow stadium last weekend.

County Championship medal haul for Sutton & District AC

Streatham Guardian: Effort: Amelia Gummer of Sutton & District AC      SP85168

7:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

Sutton & District AC defied the weekend weather to leave the Surrey County Championships at Kingsmeadow with a haul of medals.

Herne Hill Harriers haul in the medals at the County Championship

Streatham Guardian: Winner: Marvin Popoola with coach Les Johnson

8:46am Wednesday 28th May 2014

Athletes from Herne Hill Harriers laid claim to 49 county medals at the Surrey County Championships at Kingsmeadow last weekend, including 21 golds.

Jones pleased to take weekend Bupa spot

Streatham Guardian: Top-three spot: Tish Jones finished third in the Bupa London 10,000m

6:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

Belgrave Harriers Tish Jones was pleased with her third place finish in the women's race of Bupa London 10,000 on Sunday.








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