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Recent updates ...

3 Oct 2023 - International Athletes since 1887 - Male & Female, Senior & Junior

Within a couple of days of joining, Stewart Mcsweyn makes an instant mark on the list with a 5k run in the World Road Running Championships.

23 May 2023 - Stats & Lists

Restructuring of pages..

23 May 2023 - Principal Officers since 1887

Correction.

23 May 2023 - International Athletes since 1887 - Male & Female, Senior & Junior

Kate Axford makes her international athletics debut and Sian Harry represents Wales, both in Loughborough International.

6 Mar 2023 - Road Running & Ultra Distance Club Records - Male

New member Ollie Garrod makes his mark with a 40 miles World Best time.

6 Mar 2023 - Track & Field Club Records - Female

Updated to include Sarah Astin's 1,500m record from 2022.

6 Mar 2023 - Road Running & Ultra Distance Club Records - Female

Sarah Astin's record 10 km run at Trafford.

27 Feb 2023 - The English National Cross Country Championships for Women

Updated to include the 2023 results - a great win from Sarah Astin.

27 Feb 2023 - The English National Cross Country Championships for Men

Updated to include the 2023 results.

23 Feb 2023 - Nick Goolab - Under 20 National Cross Country Champion, 2009

Nick runs away from the field on the iconic Parliament Hill Fields course.

23 Feb 2023 - Out of the start pens at the National Cross Country Championship, 2009

Phil Wicks runs to a mighty 4th place in the Senior Men's race.

1 Feb 2023 - Southern CC Championships, Female

Additional detail for 2023.

1 Feb 2023 - Southern CC Championships, Male

Additional detail for 2023.

31 Jan 2023 - Southern CC Championships, Female

Updated for 2023.

31 Jan 2023 - Southern CC Championships, Male

Updated for 2023.

31 Jan 2023 - Women's Team Honours since 1976

Southern County Cross Country Champs 2023.

23 Jan 2023 - Ray Middleton (1936-2023)

We say farewell to a giant of Belgrave Harriers

14 Jan 2023 - Belgrave Track & Field Club Record Progression - Male

A 5,000 metre Club Record by John Thresher in 1968, previously missed.

7 Jan 2023 - Men's All-time Top 100 over 100m, and 800m to 10,000m

Will Stockley and Josh Trigwell make inroads into the all-time 1500m and mile lists, pushing Past President Bob Taylor's times from 1954 out of the top 100. 

7 Jan 2023 - Men's Team Honours since 1887

Surrey County Cross Country Champs 2023.

7 Jan 2023 - Women's Team Honours since 1976

Surrey County Cross Country Champs 2023.

6 Jan 2023 - Men's All-time Top 100 over 100m, and 800m to 10,000m

100m updates completed for 2022, other distances to follow soon.

Newcomers to the 100m list Sharry Dodin, Joe McGrath, Samuel Osewa, Isloma Richard and Talal Al Alami wipe out 17 men previously listed in the range 11.08 to 11.10.

5 Jan 2022 - The Centenary Cup

Updated for 2022.

5 Jan 2022 - The 'Tommy Green' Cup

Updated for 2022.

5 Jan 2023 - Principal Officers of Belgrave Harriers since 1887

Update to the list of Hon Treasurers.

4 Jan 2023 - International Athletes since 1887 - Male & Female, Senior & Junior

Sarah Astin and Yasmin Marghini added for 2022.

4 Jan 2023 - AAA, British & UK Championship Individual Medallists since 1889

Josh Trigwell added for AAA 1,500m Champs. 2022.

4 Jan 2023 - Men's Team Honours since 1887

Further results traced for Surrey Road Relays and Surrey 20 miles.

4 Jan 2023 - Women's Team Honours since 1976

Winners in AAA Marathon & South of the Thames CCA Champs., medals in South of the Thames CCA 5 miles Team Race & SEAA Road Relay.

4 Jan 2023 - Men's Team Honours since 1887

Medals in the South of the Thames CCA 5 miles Team Race.

22 Sep 2022 - Men's All-time Top 100 over 100m and 800m to 10,000m

Updated for the 2022 season:
Advances for Sam Osewa (100m), Will Stockley (800m, 1,500m & 5,000m), Josh Trigwell (1,500m - into the top 30), Sam Gebreselassie (5,000m and 10,000m - into the top 20).
Goodbye to Simon Limb's 1987 1:55.75 800m, Alistair Morf
ey's 1983 3:56.9 1,500m and Brian Hallowell's 1960 31:55 6 miles.

21 Sep 2022 - Principal Officers of Belgrave Harriers since 1887

28 Apr 2022 - Club Cross-Country Championships - Men's 7 and 10 miles

Correction to 1986 10 miles result.

27 Apr 2022 - Road Running & Ultra Distance Club Records - Female Masters

MInor amendments.

27 Apr 2022 - Road Running & Ultra Distance Club Records - Female

Minor amendments

27 Apr 2022 ​- The London to Brighton Relay, 1921-1931

The first part of the story of Belgrave's involvement in this classic race, the forerunner of the National Road Relay. To be continued ...

26 Apr 2022 - Road Running & Ultra Distance Club Records - Female Masters

Samantha Amend single-handedly destroys the ultra lists with her 100 miles run at Bedford! 

26 Apr 2022 - Road Running & Ultra Distance Club Records - Female

See above.

26 Apr 2022 - All-Time Top 100 performances

One additional performance at 1,500m and two at 5,000m. More updates to follow, but for now it's farewell to Albert Smith (1966 3:57.0) who drops out of the top 100 1,500m times, and Brian Hallowell (1957 15:01.4) and Will Cockerell (2002 15:01.3) who depart the 5,000m list.

26 Apr 2022 - The Southern Cross-Country Championships - Male

Correction to 2017 Senior Men's result.

26 Apr 2022 - Eric W. Hall, 1932-2022

Very minor amendments.

27 Mar 2022 - Eric W. Hall, 1932-2022

A couple more pictures added.

23 Mar 2022 - Eric W. Hall, 1932-2022

Sadly, we say farewell to this double Olympian.

11 Mar 2022 - Men's Team Honours since 1887

Medals in the AAA Marathon (for 2018) recently discovered.

2 Mar 2022 - The English National Cross-Country Championships - Male

Updated for 2022 Championships - a minor correction.

28 Feb 2022 - The London to Brighton Relay, 1921-1931

The first part of the story of Belgrave's involvement in this classic race, the forerunner of the National Road Relay. To be continued ...

27 Feb 2022 - The English National Cross-Country Championships - Female

Updated for 2022 Championships.

27 Feb 2022 - The English National Cross-Country Championships - Male

Updated for 2022 Championships.

27 Feb 2022 - The Southern Cross-Country Championships - Female

Updated for 2022 Championships.

27 Feb 2022 - The Southern Cross-Country Championships - Male

Updated for 2022 Championships.

13 Jan 2022 - 1971 Club Photograph

Another name added to the Club members photographed in Belgrave Hall in 1971.

13 Jan 2022 - Women's Team Honours since 1976

Winners of the South of Thames Cross-Country Championship 2021 Cross-Country Relay.

13 Jan 2022 - South of the Thames Cross-Country Championship, Women

Updated for 2021.

13 Jan 2022 - South of the Thames Cross-Country Championship, Men

Updated for 2021.

29 Nov 2021 - The Southern Cross-Country Championships - Female

Correction to team in Senior Women's race 2013.

29 Oct 2021 - Women's Team Honours since 1976

Third place in SEAA Cross-Country Relay.

29 Oct 2021 - The English National 6-Stage Road Relay, Senior Men

Minor amendments.

28 Oct 2021 - The English National 6-Stage Road Relay, Senior Men

Results since 1969, fastest times at Sutton Park, Belgrave medallists, top clubs of all time, and more.

28 Oct 2021 - The Southern Cross-Country Championships - Male

Further research reveals that the Bels have won the Odling Smee Trophy 17 times. 

14 Oct 2021 - Men's All time Top 100

100 metres - now completed

8 Oct 2021 - Men's All time Top 100

100 metres - 79 fully researched performances (sub-11.00, Version 5.2).

7 Oct 2021 - Track & Field Club Records - Male Masters - M35, M40, M45 (Version 4.2)

Three M35 Club Records for Will Sharman.

7 Oct 2021 - Men's All time Top 100

100 metres - 51 fully researched performances (to 10.89, Version 5.1).

6 Oct 2021 - Men's All time Top 100

100 metres - 35 fully researched performances (to 10.76, Version 5.0). 

6 Oct 2021 - The Centenary Cup (Version 1.4)

Updated to 2021.

6 Oct 2021 - The 'Tommy Green' Cup (Version 1.7)

Updated to 2021.

29 Sep 2021 - Stats & Lists

It might not be obvious, but a huge revamp of the statistics available as PDF files - now approaching 200 pages. Additional Team Honours and Roll of Honour details.

28 Jul 2021 - 1960 Clive Shippen runs to 3rd in Sward Trophy Meeting Steeplechase

... and sets a Club Record in the process.

28 Jul 2021 - Belgrave Harriers - Principal Officers

Standardisation of page layout.

28 Jul 2021 - Belgrave Harriers - Olympians

Standardisation of page layout.

27 Jul 2021 - Stats & Lists

Reorganisation of the statistics page. We are now up to 190 pages of stats.

23 Jul 2021 - International Athletes of Belgrave Harriers v 14.0

Sian Harry makes her international debut for Wales at the Loughborough International.

25 Jun 2021 - Clive Shippen, 1931-2021

Sadly, we say farewell to Clive, and once again remember how much he did for Belgrave Harriers. 

8 Jun 2021 - Male Masters Club Records - M35, M40 & M45 v 4.0

Addition of M45 records.

4 Jun 2021 - Male Masters Club Records - M35 & M40 v 3.1

A few more M35 record performances have been unearthed: Decathlon and Long Jump from Snowy Brooks in 1980, an 8:20.0 3000m from Laurie O'Hara in 1971 which simplifies our record list, and Dwain Chambers 150m record from 2013.

29 May 2021 - Male Masters Club Records - M35 & M40 v 3.0

Still a couple of events to check but here's a first cut the M35 T&F records.

28 May 2021 - Male Masters Club Records - M40 v 2.0

Newly discovered M40 records for hurdlers Paul Beaumont and Ian Wells, and throwers Mark Wiseman, Kevin Brown, Mike Jones.

26 May 2021 - 1938 Easter Ramble

Blissful years before the war when the Belgrave Boys supplemented training with long strolls through the countryside.

24 May 2021 - Ron Linstead 1936-2004

A prodigious young racer and trainer who became an outstanding ultra-distance runner but sadly struggled with life beyond running.

21 May 2021 - Belgrave's 4th placed team in the AAA 4 x 440 yds

Bob Taylor moves into team management.

21 May 2021 - 1947 Vic Blowfield leads during the London-Brighton Road Relay

The Bels were only to briefly relinquish the lead on stage 8, running out winners from Blackheath H.

20 May 2021 - 1967 Some the T&F team that won four trophy meetings during the '67 season.

Team photograph taken at Battersea Park.

19 May 2021 - Female Masters Club Records - W35, W40 & W45 v 2.1

The query over Vilma Thompson's 4kg hammer throw resolved - it was 3kg.

17 May 2021 - Female Masters Club Records - W35, W40 & W45 v 2.0

Additional marks by Monique Krefting, including a W45 European Record 400m, T&F and Road & Ultra-Distance Running for W45.

14 May 2021 - Female Masters Club Records - W35 & W40 v 1.1

Road & Ultra-Distance Running Records added.

14 May 2021 - Club Records, Female v 4.5

Previously missed record at 5 miles for Tish Jones.

13 May 2021 - Female Masters Club Records - W35 & W40 v 1.0

Track & Field complete. Road & Ultra-Distance Running to come soon.

12 May 2021 - Club Records, Female v 4.4

Road Running & Ultra-Distance Records updated

11 May 2021 - Male Masters Club Records - M40 v 1.0

Other age groups are being worked on.

10 May 2021 - Club Records, Female v 4.3

100 mile record by Samantha Amend added to the list.

28 Apr 2021 - All-Time Top 100 performances

Euan Campbell and Will Stockley's performances in the Comeback 5000m make the top 100, so it's goodbye to Paul Richley and Jim Estall as they drop out of the ton. 

7 Apr 2021 - 1958 Bob Taylor dices with Essex Beagles' George Knight

They were on Bob's territory - a 1 mile relay leg - but Knight was fastest man in the World over 10,000m the previous year.

7 Apr 2021 - 1954 Bob Taylor on National Road Relay duty

Bob runs fastest leg on stage 9 and sets up an attack on the silver medals.

2 Apr 2021 - Club Cross-Country Championships - Men's 7 and 10 miles

7 Miles results for 1913 and 1916 completed with British Newspaper Archive resources.

1 Apr 2021 - Gordon Biscoe 1932-2021

A few updates to Gordon's story.

30 Mar 2021 - R.T. 'Bob' Taylor, 1930-2021

Bob came so close to international standing, but missed out due to severe illness.

1 Mar 2021 - Club Records, Female v 4.2

10,000m record from Genevieve Gregson in Zatopek 10 - a reduction of over 1 minute on Getenesh Tamirat's 33:09.47. 

1 Mar 2021 - Club Record Progression v 8.3

Correction of a typographical error.

21 Feb 2021 - Sir Eddie Kulukundis O.B.E. 1932-2021

A Belgrave biography of the shipping magnate who so generously supported the arts and sport, and became Patron of the Club in 1985, a position he proudly occupied for a quarter of a century.

16 Feb 2021 - 1973 Boys and Colts at Wimbledon Park

A recruitment drive in an attempt to build a new young team.

16 Feb 2021 - Gordon Biscoe 1932-2021

A Belgrave biography of our recently departed colleague and Past President.

5 Jan 2021 - 1963 Gerry and the Pacemakers - Southern Brighton Relay

Every club had it's coach load of supporters on the London to Brighton road when it came to relay days.

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