The Common Runner – week 8, 2014

Weekend Round-up

Herne Hill Harriers’ track and field athletes continued their preparation for the upcoming season by chalking up a string of individual victories at the Surrey Indoor Championships.

Sprinter Marvin Popoola and Ismail Abdul-Karim, and Tayo Andrews in the high jump, were among the winners at Carshalton, while a personal best for Jess Collins in the U13G high jump elevated her to number two in the UK rankings this year.

Elsewhere, Harriers’ road runners were involved in preparatory races ahead of April’s London Marathon with Mohammed Ismail and Robin Jones being part of a winning Herne Hill team at the 26.2 Valentine’s 10k at Chessington, and Robert Edwards impressing at the Bramley 20.

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