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Shaun Dixon (right) in action for Highgate Harriers. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers’ Shaun Dixon hacked almost 10 minutes off his personal best in Sunday’s London Marathon, finishing in under two and a half hours to take 22nd place out of over 37,000 runners.

Murray Strain overcame an injury to run the anchor leg and secure a glorious triumph for Highgate Harriers. Pic: Dieter Perry

Murray Strain defied just that – a strain – as Highgate Harriers won a national team event for the first time in more than a century.

Camden Swiss Cottage's Alex Borisov won four gold medals and a silver at the London Regional Championships

Alex Borisov led Camden Swiss Cottage’s gold rush, securing four victories and a silver medal as the 2016 London Regional Championships began with a three-day event at Crystal Palace and the London Aquatic Centre.

Shaun Dixon (right) in action for Highgate Harriers. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers’ Shaun Dixon finished 12th out of over 12,000 runners at the World Half Marathon Championships on Sunday, recording his second best time over the distance.

Haringey’s Judith Pedersen has won the 2016 Volunteer of the Year prize at the National Badminton Awards at the All England tournament in Birmingham.

The Hampstead & Westminster's women's team. Pic: Mark Clews

Captain Annebeth Wijtenburg is already looking forward to next season after Hampstead & Westminster’s women finished their first campaign in the National League in fourth place.

Tin-Tin Ho won three titles at the National Championships. Pic: Alan Man

Paddington’s Tin-Tin Ho won a hat-trick of titles at the PG Mutual National Championships, including her first women’s singles title – and she just missed out on a fourth.

Ashley Scott-Wilson celebrates as she crosses the finish line to secure victory for Highgate Harriers

Highgate Harriers’ women achieved their best ever result in the South of England Six Stage Road Relay, winning the event for the first time since its inception 16 years ago.

Helen Cathcart

Joyce Esser scored twice as Hampstead & Westminster stayed on course for a second-placed finish in the East Conference with a 4-0 win over Ipswich on Saturday.

Hannah Viner, Highgate Harriers

Highgate Harriers’ Hannah Viner completed her first senior race as the fastest Middlesex finisher at the Inter Counties Championships near Birmingham on Saturday.

Joel Carroll

Hampstead & Westminster secured their Premier League place status after a dramatic weekend that began with a last-gasp defeat and ended with a decisive victory.

Highgate Harriers' Georgia Fear

Highgate Harriers’ Georgia Fear continued her good form with an 11th place finish in the prestigious English Schools Championships at Wollaton Park, Nottingham.

Islington BC chairman Lenny Hagland (left) receives the Henry Cooper Award from Archant London's publishing director John Cheadle at the Norwood charity boxing dinner. Pic: Sharon Green Photographic

Islington Boxing Club’s stalwart chairman Lenny Hagland has been honoured with a prestigious award at the annual Norwood and Paskin Children’s Trust charity boxing dinner, which is co-sponsored by Ham&High Property.

Iain Mackay celebrates after scoring Hampstead & Westminster's first goal against Reading on Sunday. Pic: Mark Clews

Hampstead and Westminster enjoyed a successful weekend as their men’s team eased their relegation fears by moving out of the bottom two places, while their women’s side impressively beat the league leaders.

Robert Gallucio (right) in action at the British National Pro Jiu Jitsu Championships

Camden’s Robert Gallucio has won bronze at the British National Pro Jiu Jitsu Championships.

Highgate Harriers' Andy Maud. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers’ men’s team underlined their status as one of the best outfits in England at the National Cross Country Championships, narrowly missing out on a place on the podium by finishing fourth.

Nick Giles (left) scored his first goal for Hampstead & Westminster's men's team but was on the losing side. Pic: Mark Clews

Hampstead and Westminster’s men’s team dropped into the bottom two in the men’s Premier Division after a fourth successive defeat, losing 3-2 against relegation rivals Beeston.

Hampstead & Westminster's Fleur Horner (right) celebrates her goal with Alexandra Irwin. Pic: Martk Clews

Hampstead & Westminster’s ladies had to settle for a disappointing 2-2 draw in the Women’s Conference East after losing a second-half lead at home against struggling Maidenhead on Saturday.

Fighting Fit fencers (left to right) Yasmin Campbell, Dominic de Almeida, Kate Beardmore. Pic: Dieter Perry

Archway teenager Dominic de Almeida claimed a memorable double with gold medal successes in two separate age groups at the national cadet championships.

Highgate Harriers' runners celebrate their success after the final Metropolitan League race

Highgate Harriers retained their Metropolitan League men’s title and clinched the prestigious Howard Williams Trophy to complete a triumphant day after the final race at Alexandra Park.

Left to right: Gareth Davies, Max Hanson, Joe Northover, head coach Paul Doyle, Renat Samur, Alex Vonckx, Max Green

Haringey Aquatics teenager Renat Samur recorded a double as the club collected a total of five gold medals at the ASA Middlesex Age Group Championships.

Matt Botha scored Hampstead & Westminster's goal. Pic: Mark Clews

Hampstead & Westminster’s men returned from the winter break with a 3-1 home defeat against basement boys Canterbury, leaving them one point outside the bottom two in the Premier Division.

Left to right: Amir Castronovo, Gabriele Giovannoni, Alexis Lambropoulos, Ella McEver, Marlie Rittenhouse, Julia Murphy and Ally Dill

Eleven-year-old rising star Brandon Biss led the way as Camden Swiss Cottage picked up 68 medals over three weekends of racing in the County Championships.

Highgate Harriers' Oran Gallagher was fourth in the boys' Under-13 race. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers’ Under-11 boys romped to victory in round four of the North West London Young Athletes League at the Bannister Stadium on Saturday.

Shaun Dixon in action for Highgate Harriers. Pic: Dieter Perry

Shaun Dixon and Ben Noad helped Highgate Harriers to repeat their 2012 success with victory in the South of England Championships on Saturday.

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