Recent updates ...

6 Apr 2020 - 1957 Start of the Inter-County 7 miles Walk at White City

Further names added to the image ....

6 Apr 2020 - Club Captain Sam Sherrington takes his mark

Venue unknown

5 Apr 2020 - Senior Men's Club Track & Field Championships

A 440 yards  Championship result for 1906 discovered in The Sporting Life.
Additionally, results for the 120 yards / 110 metres Hurdles and 3,000 metres / 2000 metres Steeplechase.

5 Apr 2020 - Senior Men's Club Record Progression

The 440 yards performance above is superior to times previously recorded as a Club Record.

4 Apr 2020 - 1956 Two of Belgrave's finest race-walkers

Eric Hall and Stan Vickers both competed in the 1956 and 1960 Olympic Games.

4 Apr 2020 - 1957 Start of the Inter-County 7 miles Walk at White City

Stan Vickers wins the Inter-Counties 7 miles Walk ....

4 Apr 2020 - 1957 Stan Vickers does the "double at the Inter-Counties 

... and the 2 miles Walk ....

4 Apr 2020 - 1962 Peter Eldridge wins at London's White City

A classy 21.8 in an Invitation 200 metres.

3 Apr 2020 - John Davies in the 1956 Whitsun British Games Invitation International 880 yards

John placed 5th in a Club Record time.

3 Apr 2020 - John Davies leads during the 1957 "Billy Morton Mile" in Dublin

Olympic 1,500m Champion Ron Delaney runs 4:09.7 on a grass track.

2 Apr 2020 - Bill Lucas runs in the 1948 Olympic 5,000 metres heats

Bill placed 7th in heat two.

2 Apr 2020 - Improvement to photographic Gallery

List of images and link to side show now available.

1 Apr 2020 - 1953 Bob Taylor wins Heathfield 880 yards

Bob is pictured winning the final of the 880 yards at the Heathfield Trophy Meeting.

1 Apr 2020 - Senior Men's Club Track & Field Championships

Championship results at 440 yards found for 1908 and 1909.

1 Apr 2020 - Belgrave Male Club Record Progession

An additional performance at 440 yards found for 1909.

31 Mar 2020 - 1950 A.A.A. 3 miles Championship

Len Herbert leads from Vern "Vic" Blowfield, Alec Olney (Thames Valley H) and Bill Lucas.

30 Mar 2020 - 1912 Charlie Cook wins a 100 yards handicap at Stamford Bridge

Charlie Cook beats the great Willie Applegarth.

30 Mar 2020 - 1971 Club Photograph

99 Club members photographed in Belgrave Hall in 1971

29 Mar 2020 - Belgrave Male Club Record Progression

440 yards / 400 metres.

28 Mar 2020 - Belgrave Male Club Record Progression

220 yards / 200 metres; additional steps along the 880 yards record by H. Titherley and 1 mile record by Jack Flower.

26 Mar 2020 - Belgrave Male Club Record Progression

100 yards / 100 metres; additional 1 mile record by John Gladwin.

26 Mar 2020 - Gallery - 1935 Southern Counties Junior CC Winners

Belgrave's winning team in the 1935 Southern Counties Junior CC Championship.

26 Mar 2020 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1887-2019

Typographical error corrected.

19 Mar 2020 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1887-2019

Dennis Merrett - another who didn't make it to the Club Honours board.

14 Mar 2020 - Senior Men's Club Track & Field Championships

100 yards/100 metres, 220 yards/200 metres & 440 yards/400 metres added.

6 Mar 2020 - All-time Top 100 (male)

Just about everything we can find has been squeezed out of the 800m to add to the 1,500m, 5,000m and 10,000m. As always, any further information welcomed.

1 Mar 2020 - Belgrave Male Club Record Progression

Correction to date of Robert Norton's 880 yard record.

29 Feb 2020 - Paul Nicholas Khlopin 1903-1973

Additional detail for group photograph of 1933

26 Feb 2020 - English National Cross Country Championships (Men) 1920-2020

Correction of typo. 

26 Feb 2020 - 'Southern' Cross Country Championships (Men) 1904-2020

Correction of typo and 2020 9 to score result added.

25 Feb 2020 - English National Cross Country Championships (Men) 1920-2020

Championship for 2020 included. 

25 Feb 2020 - 'Southern' Cross Country Championships (Men) 1904-2020

Championship for 2020 included.

23 Feb 2020 - Belgrave Club Records - Male

Senior Men's Road 5 km - Nick Goolab.

13 Oct 2019 - Club Track & Field Championship Medallists

880 yards/800 metres added.

8 Oct 2019 - Belgrave Male Club Record Progression

880 yards / 800 metres added.

4 Oct 2019 - All-time Top 100 (male)

A first cut of the 800m list plus 2019 updates to 1,500m, 5,000m and 10,000m.

29 Sep 2019 - AAA/UK/British Championship Medallists (male)

Nick Goolab silver medallist in 10,000m 2019.

26 Sep 2019 - Principal Officers of Belgrave Harriers

President updated after 2019 AGM. 

6 May 2019 - Belgrave Harriers Roll of Honour

Additional information about J. Grundy.

6 May 2019 - 1913-1914 New headquarters at Chelsea and Wimbledon

A small amount of additional detail regarding training venues used around 1913.

5 May 2019 - Belgrave Club Records - Female

The female road running records have been reviewed, as explained in the document's footnotes.

29 Apr 2019 - Belgrave Club Records - Female

New marathon and 25 kms records for Tish Jones set during 2019 London Marathon. Investigation into other intermediate times/club records ongoing.

25 Apr 2019 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1887-2019

An additional International appearance for Rochelle Sceats-Basil.

15 Apr 2019 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1887-2019

International appearances for Madeline Shott and Rochelle Sceats-Basil.

22 Mar 2019 - Paul Nicholas Khlopin 1903-1973

Minor amendments

6 Mar 2019 - Belgrave Club Record Progression

More information on John Davies' 4:10.6 1 mile Club Record, set in 1958.

6 Mar 2019 - All-time Top 100

More information on John Davies' 4:10.6 1 mile best, set in 1958.

5 Mar 2019 - English National Cross Country Championships (Men) 1920-2019

Championship for 2019 included and reformatted to follow other statistics pages. 

5 Mar 2019 - 'Southern' Cross Country Championships (Men) 1904-2019

Championship for 2019 included and reformatted to follow other statistics pages.

4 Mar 2019 - All-time Top 100

1,500m and 1 mile added. Tracking down the information has taken a while and even now is published with more missing detail than we would like. If anyone can add any detail to replace the italics, we'd be glad to hear from you. Additional detail for 5,000m has been unearthed.

4 Mar 2019 - Belgrave Club Record Progression

Minor additional detail added.

4 Mar 2019 - Principal Officers of Belgrave Harriers

H.Hawkes added to list of Club Hon. Secretaries. 

4 Mar 2019 - AAA Championship Medallists

Reformatting of data. 

14 Feb 2019 - Index

Updates for recent additions to the site (excluding statistics).

14 Feb 2019 - Ranjit Bhatia, 1936-2014

Scholar, Olympic athlete and Vice-President 

13 Feb 2019 - William R. "Bill Laws, 1938-2019

A previously undiscovered photograph and some minor tweaks. 

3 Feb 2019 - Principal Officers of Belgrave Harriers

A minor correction. 

31 Jan 2019 - Belgrave Club Record Progression

Inclusion of male 1,500m/1 mile record progression.

29 Jan 2019 - Principal Officers of Belgrave Harriers

A previously undocumented stint by Bill Laws as Hon. Secretary. 

29 Jan 2019 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1887-2019

Additional international representation found for John Gladwin.

28 Jan 2019 - All-time Top 100

Additional information for 6 miles/10,000m.

22 Jan 2019 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1887-2019

Further international vest for Nick Goolab.

22 Jan 2019 - All-time Top 100

Additional information for 6 miles/10,000m, reformatting, removal of dates of birth.

18 Jan 2019 - William R. "Bill Laws, 1938-2019

Yet more information - about Bill's working life. 

16 Jan 2019 - William R. "Bill Laws, 1938-2019

Further information about Bill's very early life, minor adjustments and a few additional facts. 

10 Jan 2019 - William R. "Bill Laws, 1938-2019

Runner, outstandingly successful Team Manager, Club President 1989-1990 and 2016-2017.

3 Jan 2019 - Club Track & Field Championship Medallists

Narrative plus Men's 1 mile/1,500m added.

1 Jan 2019 - All-time Top 100

Currently Men's 3 miles/5,000m & 6 miles/10,000m, the latter still being researched. Multiple times now shown for top athletes and summaries by decade.

1 Jan 2019 - Belgrave Club Record Progression

Currently Men's 3 miles/5,000m & 6 miles/10,000m; confirmation of Jack Brown's 5,000m time.

1 Jan 2019 - Belgrave Club Track & Field Championship Medallists

Minor detail added including 2003 10,000m result.

1 Jan 2019 - Belgrave Team Honours, Male & Female, 1887-2018

Additional recent honour in Women's SoTCCA Championship Race.

1 Jan 2019 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1887-2018

Further international performances found for Gerry North and John Gladwin; adjustment to Goldie Sayers Olympic position 2008.

9 Dec 2018 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1887-2018

Further international performances: Samantha Amend and Nick Goolab.

26 Nov 2018 - Belgrave Team Honours, Male & Female, 1887-2018

Additional recent honours in SoTCCA 5m Team Race.

22 Nov 2018 - Principal Officers of Belgrave Harriers

This supersedes Presidents of Belgrave Harriers and includes Secretaries and Treasurers from 1887 to 2018.

22 Nov 2018 - Belgrave Harriers' Roll of Honour

An additional name of those who gave their lives while serving their country.

21 Nov 2018 - Belgrave Team Honours, Male & Female, 1887-2018

Additional recent honours in SEAA CC Relay.

21 Nov 2018 - Belgrave Club Records - Female

U15 3000m record for Maddy Whitman.

21 Nov 2018 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1887-2018

Further international performances for Tommy Green, 1929 and 1930.

20 Nov 2018 - Presidents of Belgrave Harriers 1887-2018

20 Nov 2018 - The Centenary Cup 1987-2018

20 Nov 2018 - The Tommy Green Cup 1947-2018

20 Nov 2018 - T.W. "Tommy" Green 1894-1975

Olympic Champion in 1932 and prolific long-distance race walker between 1927 and 1936.

11 May 2018 - A.E. "Ernie" Duffett, 1905-1990

Runner and outstandingly successful Team Manager, Club President 1952-1953.

12 Apr 2018 - Belgrave Club Track & Field Championship Medallists

Male 3 miles/5,000m & 6 miles/10,000m.

11 Apr 2018 - Belgrave Club Records - Female

50 kms and 100 kms ultra road running records for Samantha Amend.

10 Apr 2018 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1887-2018

Further international performances from Jim Vivian (1965), Gerry North (1962-1965), Jonathan Simpson (2001), Warren Caswell (1991), Samantha Amend (2018).

24 Mar 2018 - W.E. "Bill" Lucas D.F.C. 1917-2018

Amendments made in the light of Bill's lamented death on 22 March 2018.

18 Mar 2018 - 1913-1914 New headquarters at Chelsea and Wimbledon

A move to "The Surprise", Chelsea, and The Raynes Park Hotel.

15 Mar 2018 - R.W. "Bob" Ricketts, 1881-1927

A small amount of additional information.

12 Mar 2018 - R.W. "Bob" Ricketts, 1881-1927

Sprinter, race walker, Past President of Belgrave Harriers ...

2 Mar 2018 - The demise of the Boxing Section and a move to Tom Sullivan's

1904-1913

2 Mar 2018 - Belgrave Team Honours, Male & Female, 1887-2017

Amended recent honours, and additional Surrey Road Relay honours from the '50s and Middlesex Cross Country Championships in the late '40s.

2 Mar 2018 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1887-2018

Internationals back to the founding of the Club. First international 1920.

2 Mar 2018 - English National Cross Country Championships (Men) 1920-2018

Correction.

25 Feb 2018 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1959-2018

Now covers the Ray Middleton and Derek Boosey era and includes another "forgotten" junior international - Jim Vivian.

25 Feb 2018 - English National Cross Country Championships (Men) 1920-2018

Includes 2018 results.

25 Feb 2018 - Olympians of Belgrave Harriers 1896-2018

Winter Olympics 2018 - Greg Cackett, 4-man Bobsleigh.

23 Feb 2018 - Charles Leslie "Les" Stokell, 1919-2001

Royal Marine Commando, Canadian international, Teacher, Antique Dealer ...

22 Feb 2018 - Gallery - 1953 Southern London to Brighton Relay

Jack Brown hands over to Bill Lucas in the lead after stage 1.

22 Feb 2018 - Gallery - 1949 London to Brighton Relay

Bill Lucas takes Belgrave's colours to the winning tape for the third consecutive year.

21 Feb 2018 - W.E. "Bill" Lucas D.F.C.

An additional photograph and some of Bill's reminiscences.

21 Feb 2018 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1968-2018

The first international for 2018 - Sophie Harris.

20 Feb 2018 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1968-2017

Another ten years of international athletes, including the careers of John Bicourt and Carl Lawton, and taking us into a golden age of Belgrave race walking. Several additional international athletes have been discovered who are not included on the Club's Honours Boards - Tom Dooley, Goetz Klopfer and Bill Curtin.

8 Feb 2018 - 1888-1890 history

Correction and inclusion of pictures of early Patrons.

5 Feb 2018 - Belgrave Team Honours, Male & Female, 1887-2017

Considerable further information including that for: recent road running and cross country, Junior women's National Junior T&F League, South of the Thames CCA Team race '8 to score' going back to inception, Women's RWA championships, additional and corrected Men's RWA details. This detail is now at odds with the Honours Board at Belgrave Hall which, for Race Walking is to some extent incorrect.

2 Feb 2018 - Belgrave Team Honours, Male & Female, 1887-2017

Men's AAA 5k - correction to heading.

31 Jan 2018 - Belgrave Team Honours, Male & Female, 1887-2017

AAA 4x110 yds & 4x440 yds; additional South of Thames Championships; additional Junior Championships; additional Race Walking Championships.

30 Jan 2018 - Belgrave Team Honours, Male & Female, 1887-2017

29 Jan 2018 - Belgrave Club Records - Female

SW 10k Road.

29 Jan 2018 - Belgrave Club Records - Male

U13B 1,500m.

29 Jan 2018 - 'Southern' Cross Country Championships (Men) 1904-2018

Championship for 2018 included.

26 Jan 2018 - W.E. "Bill" Lucas D.F.C.

Airman, Olympic athlete and Club President 1963-1964 & 1986-1988.

20 Dec 2017 - Belgrave Harriers' Roll of Honour (1914-1918, 1939-1945)

Frederick A. Spires added to the list of those killed in action 1914-1918.

6 Nov 2017 - The Centenary Cup 1987-2017

27 Oct 2017 - The 'Tommy Green Cup' 1947-2017

11 Oct 2017 - Club Presidents 1887-2017

29 Jun 2017 - Event statistics - Male 5,000m (and 3 miles)

Updated to June 2017.

29 Jun 2017 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1978-2017

Additional internationals for 2017.

20 May 2017 - Male Championship Medallists in AAA, British & UK Championships (1889-2016)

Individual Championship Medallists - corrections.

19 Apr 2017 - Male Championship Medallists in AAA, British & UK Championships (1889-2016)

Individual Championship Medallists.

18 Apr 2017 - Olympians of Belgrave Harriers 1896-2016

Bill Nankeville was a member of Belgrave Harriers when he competed in the 1948 Olympics.

3 Apr 2017 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1978-2017

Completing the last 40 years (barring a few odds and ends to tidy up) and covering the Obeng, Gladwin, Paton, Staines, Blagg, Regis and Adam era.

21 Mar 2017 - 1913 South of the Thames 'Junior' Race

Belgrave's 3rd placed team.

20 Mar 2017 - 1903-1904 First ever team medals

Winter HQ moves to The Red Lion, Barnes; Belgrave place 3rd in the South of Thames Championship and take part in the Southern Cross Country Championship for the first time.

19 Mar 2017 - Event statistics - Male 5,000m (and 3 miles)

Minor adjustment to the top 100, inclusion of Club Record progression.

15 Mar 2017 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1986-2017

Internationals for 1986, 1987, 1988 now included.

14 Mar 2017 - Olympians of Belgrave Harriers 1896-2016

Felix Sandy of Sierra Leone competed in the 400m, 4x100m & 4x400m at the Seoul Olympics, 1988

10 Mar 2017 - Vernon S. "Vic" Blowfield 1919-2017

So nearly Belgrave's first "National" CC winner.

4 Mar 2017 - 'National' Cross Country Championships (Men) 1920-2017

Championship for 2017 included.

4 Mar 2017 - 1900-1914 Summer competition

4 Mar 2017 - Belgrave 7 Miles Cross Country Championship 1901-1993

Additional information on early courses and medallists for 1903 - previously unknown.

4 Mar 2017 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1989-2017

Internationals for 2017 now included.

3 Mar 2017 - Gallery - 1913 Tom Sullivan's Club

Group photo outside Tom Sullivan's Club on the occasion of the 7 miles Cross Country Championship

21 Feb 2017 - Belgrave Club Records - Male

SM 3,000m indoors.

17 Feb 2017 - Paul Nicholas Khlopin 1903-1973

Additional detail for group photograph of 1930

17 Feb 2017 - Gallery - 1937 London to Brighton Relay

In the last stride Belgrave lose the title they have held for three years.

16 Feb 2017 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1989-2016

Internationals for 1989 now included.

14 Feb 2017 - Gallery - 1923-24 Winter season group

Group photo outside St Johns Hall, Denmark Road

01 Feb 2017 - J. "Pat" Parker 1911-c1966

International cross country and track runner.

30 Jan 2017 - 'Southern' Cross Country Championships (Men) 1904-2017

Championship for 2017 included.

30 Jan 2017 - Paul Nicholas Khlopin 1903-1973

A refugee from the Bolshevik Revolution who became a valued Belgravian, winning team gold medals at cross country and race walking.

22 Jan 2017 - Belgrave Harriers' Roll of Honour (1914-1918, 1939-1945)

Harry Evans added to list of 1914-18 Prisoners of War.

22 Jan 2017 - Index

Index page linking to all Belgravians named in prose on the website.

22 Jan 2017 - Gallery

Photographs showing sprinter Frank Stroud, Cross Country c. 1906

18 Jan 2017 - Gallery - 1940 Stanley Botwright

Two photographs showing Stan representing the A.A.A.

17 Jan 2017 - Botwright, Stanley C., 1916-1997

Additional information and photograph

03 Jan 2017 - Baker, John V., 1924-2016

Past President and Hon. Treasurer

02 Jan 2017 - Botwright, Stanley C., 1916-1997

Near international level sprinter.

31 Dec 2016 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1990-2016

Internationals for 1990 and 2016 now included.

28 Dec 2016 - Belgrave Harriers' Roll of Honour (1914-1918, 1939-1945)

Those who died or were taken prisoner of war while serving their country.

25 Oct 2016 - Belgrave Club Records - Female

U20W HJ (correction), U17W HJ (correction) U15G 100m, U13G 800m, 1,500m, U13G best performances 75m, 150m, 600m 1,200m. 

24 Oct 2016 - Belgrave Club Records - Male

U15B 100m, 200m (additional mark), 300m.

14 Oct 2016 - The 'Tommy Green Cup' 1947-2016

14 Oct 2016 - Club Presidents 1887-2016

14 Oct 2016 - Olympians 1920-2016

24 May 2016 - Belgrave Club Records - Male

U15B 60m indoors and 100m

19 May 2016 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1991-2015

Internationals for 1991 and 1992 now included.

11 May 2016 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1993-2015

Internationals for 1993 and 1994 now included.

29 Feb 2016 - 'National' Cross Country Championships (Men) 1920-2016

Championship for 2016 included.

29 Feb 2016 - 'Southern' Cross Country Championships (Men) 1904-2016

Championship for 2016 included.

25 Feb 2016 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1995-2015

Internationals for 1995 and 1996 now included.

18 Feb 2016 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1997-2015

Internationals for 1997 now included, plus additional later international performances for race walkers Laura Fryer and Nigel Whorlow.

16 Feb 2016 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1998-2015

Internationals for 1998 now included.

22 Jan 2016 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1999-2015

Additional international performances by Chambers, Idowu, Sayers and Sharman, not previously recorded.

31 Oct 2015 - International Athletes - Male & Female, Seniors & Juniors 1999-2015

31 Oct 2015 - The 'Tommy Green Cup' 1947-2015

01 Oct 2015 - Belgrave Club Records - Female

U17 Heptathlon.

28 Sep 2015 - Belgrave Club Records - Female

SW 1500m & 2000m SC, U15 Pentathlon.

28 Sep 2015 - Belgrave Club Records - Male

U17 Octathlon.

23 Jun 2015 - Belgrave Club Records - Female

New U15G SP/HT & U13G 60mH records.

4 Jun 2015 - Gallery - 1926 and 1932 London to Brighton Relays

3 Jun 2015 - Minor amendments to

Belgrave Club Records - Female

'Southern' Cross Country Championships (Men) 1904-2015

'National' Cross Country Championships (Men) 1920-2015

Henry C. "Harry" Evans 1881-1967 

Harry was featured on the TV programme 'This Is Your Life'.

Gallery 

Images require a great deal of work to digitally repair them and get them up to display quality so please be patient as they are added over the months ahead.

2 Jun 2015 - Belgrave Club Records - Female (now includes U20W, U17W, U15G, U13G)

1 Jun 2015 - Men's All-time top 100 (5000m)

31 May 2015 - Henry C. "Harry" Evans 1881-1967

30 May 2015 - Belgrave Club Records - Male (now includes U15B and U13B)

29 May 2015 - Belgrave Club Records - Male (update to U17M)

28 May 2015 - Belgrave Club Records - Male (now includes U17M)

27 May 2015 - Belgrave Club Records - Male (now includes U20M)

26 May 2015 - 'Southern' Cross Country Championships (Men) 1904-2015

15 May 2015 - H.E. "Bert" Footer 1904-1982

Cross country international and inspirational Captain

30 Apr 2015 - Belgrave Club Records - Senior Men

30 Apr 2015 - Belgrave Club Records - Senior Women

22 Apr 2015 - The 'Tommy Green Cup' 1947-2014

21 Apr 2015 - Belgrave 7 Miles Cross Country Championship 1901-1993

 

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