Croydon Harriers stutter in the Southern Athletics League curtain raiser

Croydon Guardian: Silver show: Brandon Mitchell hands to Damien Powell in the 4x100m as Croydon Harriers claim the runners up spot               Picture: Karen Fossett

10:39am Thursday 24th April 2014

Croydon Harriers endured a tough start to their Southern Athletics League first division campaign, finishing fourth at the season’s curtain raiser at Lee Valley.

Latest news out of Hercules Wimbledon news - Hyde warms up nicely

Croydon Guardian: Prepared: Cassian Hyde in parkrun action

8:24am Thursday 24th April 2014

Hercules Wimbledon AC teenager Cassian Hyde warmed up for the coming track season with a personal best performance in the Bushy parkrun on Saturday.

Latest Hercules Wimbledon news: Grima's London marathon joy

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

4:23pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Hercules Wimbledon AC's Claire Grima finished a brilliant sixth in the women's over-35 championship race in Sunday's London marathon.

Herne Hill Harriers bring home the wares from first open meeting of the season

Croydon Guardian: Speedy: Barbara Folayan, 12, in action over 100m                  All pictures: SP84354

12:46pm Monday 14th April 2014

Herne Hill Harriers hosted their first open track & field meeting of the season at the club's Tooting Bec headquarters on Saturday.

Herne Hill trio break into the top 60 at the London marathon

Croydon Guardian: Top 60 finisher: Abdi Madar finished the London marathon in two hours 32 minutes 30 seconds - enough for 57th

12:01pm Monday 14th April 2014

Alan O'Shea, James Mason and Abdi Madar led the Herne Hill Harriers' charge at the Virgin London marathon, with the three athletes finishing inside the top 60s.

Croydon Harriers' day in the London marathon sunshine

Croydon Guardian: Pounding the streets: Neil Aikman in action in the Virgin London marathon

11:52am Monday 14th April 2014

Nearly 30 Croydon Harriers were in action at the full and mini versions of the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday.

Latest Hercules Wimbledon news: Virgin London Marathon preview

Croydon Guardian: All set: The Virgin London Marathon gets underway tomorrow morning

9:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Husband and wife marathon running duo David and Claire Grima head a dozen-strong Hercules Wimbledon contingent running in Sunday's Virgin Money London Marathon from Blackheath to The Mall.

Latest Hercules Wimbledon news: Young athletes come home as records fall

Croydon Guardian: Ready to go: Hercules Wimbledon’s Diego Leyenda battles hard in the javelin competition 	DeadlinePix SP84216

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

Hercules Wimbledon AC welcomed home its Young Athletes Open meeting after 33 years, leading athletics coach Rob Russell to proclaim the atmosphere as the best yet.

Croydon Harriers news: Sprinters sparkle at open meeting

Croydon Guardian: Running man: Patrick Lewis, third from right, finished fifth in the Dave Clarke mile clocking four minutes 36 seconds

9:42am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Croydon Harriers began the summer campaign at the Wimbledon Young Athletes open meeting on Sunday.

Herne Hill Harriers men set a road relay challenge

Croydon Guardian: Winner: Waldy Pauzers won the V60 category at the Kingston half-marathon,clocking 97:50

7:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Herne Hill Harriers' senior men's squad finished 24th at the English National Road Relays on Saturday, but were immediately challenged to seek a top 15 finish in 2015.

McLoughlin is rolling back the years

Croydon Guardian: Star performer: Susie McLoughlin in action at Kingsmeadow last summer

12:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Walton Athletics Club’s Susie McLoughlin clocked 52.43 seconds to claim a W35 400m bronze medal for Great Britain at the World Masters Indoor Championships in Budapest on Sunday.

Freeman leads the way at Banstead Woods parkrun for the fourth time this year

Croydon Guardian: David Freeman: First across the the Banstead Woods line

1:30pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

David Freeman of Tadworth AC secured his fourth first place finish of 2014 at Banstead Woods parkrun on Saturday in 18 minutes flat.

Pictures: No half measures for the dominant Croydon Harriers ladies

Croydon Guardian: Winner: Kevin Quinn is about to take the tape at the Streets Ahead Croydon half-marathon                      All pictures: SP83959

4:33pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Lisa Harris and Sophie Bates made it a Croydon Harriers one-two in the women’s race at the Streets Ahead Croydon half-marathon.

Jonathan stands in good Stead as Herne Hill Harriers' one-hour track champion

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

7:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Jonathan Stead became Herne Hill Harriers' one-hour track champion on Saturday after covering more than 11 miles - equivalent to 45 laps of a 400m circuit - in the allotted time.

Harris and Bates make it a Croydon Harriers one-two at the Croydon half-marathon

Croydon Guardian: Clear winner: Croydon Harriers' Lisa Harris was top woman at the Croydon half-marathon

12:25pm Monday 31st March 2014

Lisa Harris and Sophie Bates made it a Croydon Harriers one-two in the women’s race at the Streets Ahead Croydon half-marathon.

Sports editor's smiles ruined by Kingston miles

Croydon Guardian: Starting point: Surrey Comet sports editor Stuart Amos, left, poses for a pre-race ‘selfie’ with Long Ditton’s Karl Knights, centre, and Andy Beak

2:17pm Thursday 27th March 2014

It might have been all smiles at the start, but it was certainly all grimaces at the finish line.

Latest Hercules Wimbledon news: Pole vaulter Murray sets new club record

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

10:47am Wednesday 26th March 2014

Hercules Wimbledon Athletic Club's veteran woman pole vaulter Alison Murray smashed her own club indoor record at the David Weir Leisure Centre on Saturday.

Croydon Harriers hail two parkrun wins and a Sport Relief mile to remember

Croydon Guardian: On your marks: Runners prepare for the Sport Relief mile at Croydon Arena on Sunday

10:19am Monday 24th March 2014

Two Croydon Harriers notched parkrun wins this weekend thanks to Jake English and Alex Penfold.

Herne Hill Harriers' Millard helps to guide England to schools' title

Croydon Guardian: Schools winner: Saskia Millard helped England's junior girls claim the Schools International Cross-Country Championships title

10:13am Monday 24th March 2014

Herne Hill Harriers' Saskia Millard was part of a victorious England team as the 13-year-old made her debut in national colours in the Schools International Cross-Country Championships in Bolton.

"British Athletics has lost a dear friend" - Hercules Wimbledon AC president David Littlewood MBE dies

Croydon Guardian: Passing of a legend: Hercules Wimbledon AC president David Littlewood died on Sunday, aged 76

8:20am Wednesday 19th March 2014

The world of athletics is mourning the loss of Hercules Wimbledon AC president David Littlewood, MBE, who died on Sunday, aged 76.

Herne Hill Harrier Millard set to run in the red, white and blue of England

Croydon Guardian: Winners: The London junior girls at the English Schools Cross-Country Championships featuring Katy Ann McDonald, Saskia Millard, Alex Brown, Eloise O'Shaughnessy and Eimear Griffin

9:22am Tuesday 18th March 2014

Herne Hill Harrier Saskia Millard will represent England in cross-country running after winning the English Schools Championships.

Latest Croydon Harriers news: Stevie Lawrence excels at the English Schools Championships

Croydon Guardian: Running for the county: Stevie Lawrence helped guide Surrey to second place at the English Schools Championships in Donnington Park

12:00pm Monday 17th March 2014

At the English Schools Championships in Donnington Park, Croydon Harriers' Stevie Lawrence marked her third outing in a Surrey vest with her highest finish of the championships.

Fourth Phoebe finishes off winter campaign

Croydon Guardian: Missed out: Pheobe Law was just outside the medals at the Inter County Cross Country Championships

9:31am Friday 14th March 2014

Kingston AC & Polytechnic Harriers’ Phoebe Law finished fourth in the U17 women’s race at the Inter County Cross Country Championships in Birmingham on Saturday.

Latest Hercules Wimbledon news: Club's young athletes meeting to be held at Wimbledon Park

Croydon Guardian: Young Athletes winner: Montell Douglas

3:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Hercules Wimbledon Athletic Club's young athletes open meeting, which was staged for the first time more than 30 years ago, will be held for the first time at the club's Wimbledon Park track headquarters next month.

Croydon Harriers trio pull on the county shirt in Birmingham

Croydon Guardian: Unscathed: Harvey White, in the gold vest, made a successful return from injury at the National Inter-Counties Cross-Country Championships in Birmingham

8:15am Tuesday 11th March 2014

Three Croydon Harriers represented Surrey at the weekend’s National Inter-County Cross-Country Championships in Birmingham.

Chambers is loving his team-mate's surprise golden show

Croydon Guardian: Gracious in defeat: Dwain Chambers of Belgrave Harriers                             Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

3:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

Belgrave Harriers Dwain Chambers was full of praise for his fellow Team GB sprinter Richard Kilty after his men’s 60m gold medal winning performance at the IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championships.

The unstoppable Brown ends cross-country season with a gold medal for Herne Hill Harriers

Croydon Guardian: In fine form: Alex Brown won the U13s cross-country race in the London Youth Games for Wandsworth Borough

10:26am Monday 10th March 2014

Alex Brown's extraordinary cross-country season ended on a high on Saturday as the Herne Hill Harriers teenager added a gold medal from the Inter-Counties Championship to her impressive winter haul.

Duquemin ready to double up

Croydon Guardian: Duquemin ready to double up

12:07pm Friday 7th March 2014

St Mary’s University’s Zane Duquemin has set his sights firmly on qualifying for a major championship double this summer.

Latest Hercules Wimbledon news: Record tumble on a weekend to remember

Croydon Guardian: First through the tape: Liam White was top man at the Bristol parkrun, clocking 17:10

10:00am Thursday 6th March 2014

On a good weekend for Hercules Wimbledon, three runners broke club records.

Latest Hercules Wimbledon news: It's Miller time for club's brand new national sprint champion

Croydon Guardian: Podium king: Rechmial Miller won 60m national indoor gold

3:20pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

Teenage sprinter Rechmial Miller made history when he raced to victory in the England Indoor Championships to become Hercules Wimbledon AC’s first national champion for more than three decades.

Herne Hill Harriers have three reasons to the cheerful

Croydon Guardian: Champion: Ed Olsen of Herne Hill Harriers won the U17s national indoor title over 800m

1:00pm Monday 3rd March 2014

A trio of teenage Herne Hill Harriers starlets came of age with stellar performances on the national stage.

Sutton & District AC bag double gold at the National Indoor Championships

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

11:51am Monday 3rd March 2014

Sutton & District AC had double reason to celebrate after picking up two golds at the National Indoor Championships last weekend.

Croydon Harriers' endurance man David White does the double

Croydon Guardian: In fine form: Croydon Harriers' David White was in double winning mood last weekend

11:06am Monday 3rd March 2014

Croydon Harriers' David White enjoyed two victories in as many days as the endurance runner took the spoils at the Serpentine 5km and Croydon club championships.

Herne Hill Harriers rule England

Croydon Guardian: Proud: Herne Hill Harriers coach James McDonald

4:32pm Thursday 27th February 2014

Herne Hill Harriers coach James McDonald says his all-conquering U13 girls cross-country champions will one day take on the best in the world.

Latest Hercules Wimbledon news: Galbraith wins the battle of the clubmates... by one second

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

10:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

Hercules Wimbledon AC's veteran women's road runner Gina Galbraith clocked her best time for two years when she headed home the women's field in Saturday's Wimbledon Common 5km parkrun.

Latest Hercules Wimbledon news: Sharp brings the men home in the national championship

Croydon Guardian: Leader: Matthew Sharp was the first Hercules Wimbledon senior man across the line in Nottingham

1:00pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

Hercules Wimbledon AC runners finished the ECCA English National cross-country championships in Nottingham as the second best team from Surrey.

Croydon Harriers take on the nation's best cross-country

Croydon Guardian: Tough day: Croydon Harriers at the ECCA English National Cross-Country Championships

8:41am Monday 24th February 2014

Croydon Harriers took almost 30 runners to take on the best in the country at Saturday's ECCA English National Cross-Country Championships in Nottingham.

Herne Hill Harriers youngsters defend their national cross-country title

Croydon Guardian: In fine form: Alex Brown won the U13s cross-country race in the London Youth Games for Wandsworth Borough

8:05am Monday 24th February 2014

Herne Hill Harriers' U13 girls squad sensationally defended their national cross country crown on Saturday.

Turbo’s six charged up to inspire the next generation

Croydon Guardian: Streets ahead: Liz  Pinches in action in  Abu Dhabi in 2012

1:00pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

Thames Turbo Triathlon Club ladies captain Natarsha Wendt is hoping the exploits of six members can inspire the Hampton-based club’s next generation of triathlon stars.

Kingston’s Breakfast Run no walk in the park

Croydon Guardian: Run, Samos, run: Richmond & Twickenham Times' Stuart Amos in practice for the Kingston's Breakfast Run

12:00pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

Most people have been training all winter for the London marathon and next month’s Breakfast run in Kingston will be an important milestone for them.

A Grand Prix comeback puts Andy on track

Croydon Guardian: Closing in: Andrew Osagie is getting close to Seb Coe’s indoor 800m best

2:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

Twickenham’s Andrew Osagie bounced back from the disappointment of getting disqualified at last week’s UK Championships with a superb performance at the British Indoor Grand Prix meeting on Saturday.

Indoor double is no trouble for Earley

Croydon Guardian: Delighted: Pippa Earley

1:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

Notre Dame School student Pippa Earley celebrated double U15 girls gold at the Surrey Indoor Championships on Sunday.

Runners defy the mud and floods to Splash for the Dash

Croydon Guardian: Bottleneck: Runners converge on Beverley Brook

9:46am Friday 21st February 2014

More than 200 runners defied floods and mud to complete the Dash for the Splash on London’s Wimbledon Common London last weekend.

Latest Hercules Wimbledon news: Good news and disappointing news out of the Surrey Indoor Championships

Croydon Guardian: Silver lining: Emily Martin won silver in the senior long jump on a tough day of competition for Hercules Wimbledon's stars      SP66959

11:00am Thursday 20th February 2014

Hercules Wimbledon athletes enjoyed mixed fortunes in the Surrey Indoor Championships at the David Weir Leisure Centre on Sunday.

Norman is the indoor king for Epsom & Ewell Harriers

Croydon Guardian: Power: Iwan Fesnoux, left, takes on Croydon's Daniel Luke, and Herne Hill Harriers Kishon Allen

11:11am Thursday 20th February 2014

Harley Norman was the king of the long jump for Epsom & Ewell Harriers at the Surrey Indoor Championships last weekend.

Sutton's Andy Turner turns a corner on his Commonwealth Games comeback trail

Croydon Guardian: Memories: Andy Turner wins the 110m hurdles at the 2010 European Athletics Championships in Barcelona, the same year he would win the Commonwealth Games gold over the same distance                      Jasper Juinen/Getty Images

10:07am Thursday 20th February 2014

Sutton’s comeback kid Andy Turner made a welcome return to the track at last weekend’s British Indoor Grand Prix meeting.

Round up of athletics news - Sutton Runners, Sutton & District and Collingwood AC

Croydon Guardian: Straining every sinew: Sutton & District's Cameron Starr in the semi-final of the U20s 60m at the Indoor Championships, he would finish fourth behind Aldershot, Farnham & District's Luke Dorrell by 0.08secs

10:01am Thursday 20th February 2014

A round up of action from Sutton Runners, Sutton & District AC and Collingwood AC

Latest Hercules Wimbledon news: Grima smashes a personal best as preparations for the London Marathon hot up

Croydon Guardian: Preparation: Claire Grima is in tip top form in the run up to the London Marathon

11:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

Hercules Wimbledon Athletic Club's marathon-running mum Claire Grima continued her build up for the London Marathon by smashing her life-time best at the Brighton half-marathon on Sunday.

Chambers is loving his preparation for the Worlds

Croydon Guardian: Happy: Dwain Chambers is all set for the IAAF World Indoor Championships

9:00am Wednesday 19th February 2014

Belgrave Harriers Dwain Chambers felt his two 60m races at British Indoor Grand Prix meeting last Saturday was good preparation for next month’s IAAF World Indoor Championships.

Dasaolu is sweating on the IAAF World Indoor Championships

Croydon Guardian: Pulled up: James Dasaolu was left clutching his left leg after winning the 60m final at the National Indoor Arena last weekend

8:26am Tuesday 18th February 2014

Croydon Harrier James Dasaolu could be forced to miss next month’s IAAF World Indoor Championships after suffering a thigh strain injury.








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