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NWLL – Wormwood Scrub...

NWLL – Wormwood Scrubs – Sat 02 Mar 2019

The final race of the North London League was held at Wormwood Scrubs on Saturday 2nd March, with Team Manager Tim Hannah remarking that our turnout of 21 was relatively good, considering that some of our athletes had big competitions both the previous week and in the two weeks to follow. Bridie Lebdiri reports on […]

British Masters Track &...

Last weekend a group of ESM athletes decided to take shelter from the blustery weather and headed over to Lee Valley to compete in the British Masters Athletics Federation indoor track and field championships, reports Phil York. Jason Carty, (pictured), who competes in the M45 age group, convincingly won the 60m in a Championship Record […]

Middx Masters XC Champs ...

Phil York reports from a muddy Trent Park: Last Sunday a small group of ESM athletes travelled over to Trent Park, Cockfosters to take part in the Middlesex Masters Cross Country Championships. The event organisers had devised a new course for this annual event, which had a very early start (10:30am) for cross country racing. […]

National Cross Country Cham...

Last Saturday an intrepid group of ESM athletes made the long journey to Yorkshire to take part in the Saucony English National Cross Country Championships at Harewood House, near Leeds, reports Phil York. It really was a glorious day, with the sun shining, facilities great and good transport links to the venue. The course was […]

Silver for Mo Ali at Englan...

Following his indoor 1500m PB set at the Lee Valley Middle Distance Open last Wednesday, Mohamed Ali went on to win silver at the national indoor championships in Sheffield on Saturday. According to coach Steve Mann, the aim was “just to test out where he is now. He had only completed a few track sessions beforehand […]

Hillingdon Half & 10K ...

We had 13 runners in the Hillingdon half marathon this year and one in the 10K, reports Mark Kencroft, with some taking up free places offered after the cancellation of last year’s Hillingdon 10/Finchley 20. Ian Leslie actually turned up without having a place in the race at all, but luckily managed to grab a […]

NWLL – Hampstead Heat...

With many of our young athletes away on on half term holidays, Duke of Edinburgh duties, school trips and so on, a select band of just seven  travelled to Hampstead Heath on Saturday for the fourth North West London League cross country fixture, reports Team Manager Bridie Lebdiri. U13 Kian Jordan’s seventh place finish was […]

5K road PBs for Jamie Taylo...

5K road PBs for Jamie Taylor-Caldwell & Chris Hepworth – Armagh – Thu 14 Feb 2019

Congratulations to Jamie Taylor-Caldwell and Chris Hepworth for their PB performances at a high quality 5K road race in Armagh last night: 15:14 for Jamie and 15:49 for Chris. Jamie knocked seven seconds off his previous best time on the road, while Chris improved his record by 24 seconds. Jamie is already the club record […]

Met League – Alexandr...

Last Saturday ESM travelled to Alexandra Palace for the final Metropolitan League fixture of the 2018/19 cross country season, writes Phil York. Needing a miracle to avoid relegation from Division One, the club’s senior men made a valiant attempt to preserve their top flight status. Although the three lap course was some 500 metres shy […]

Southern XC Champs – ...

Parliament Hill is a notoriously testing course. However, despite rain later in the day, underfoot conditions at this year’s SEAA Championships were among the most benign in recent years. We were well represented in the senior races but numbers were a little down in the junior ranks, with many having competed in the Middlesex Schools […]