Highgate's Allan is still in the old routine

HIGHGATE Harriers veteran Allan Sowden rolled back the years at the Veterans Athletics Club Championships at the Millennium Stadium on Sunday. Islington-born Sowden, who was a Harriers club champion in the late 1960s for the 880 yards and the mile, won th

HIGHGATE Harriers veteran Allan Sowden rolled back the years at the Veterans Athletics Club Championships at the Millennium Stadium on Sunday.

Islington-born Sowden, who was a Harriers club champion in the late 1960s for the 880 yards and the mile, won the over-70 100m and 200m in 16.3 seconds and 34.5 respectively.

Meanwhile, Richard Stewart was 17th in the Serpentine Last Friday in the Month 5k on Friday, recording 17:42. John O'Shea was 90th in 20:34.

Javier Pes won the Crystal Palace 5k Park run in 17:42 and Rob Walker was third in the Finsbury Park Run in 19:47.