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Whitgift School’s Olympic hero Okoye is arrested in Alabama

Lawrence Okoye, the former Whitgift School pupil and discus finalist at the  London Olympics who went to the United States to seek his fortune as an American football player, was arrested in Alabama last week on soliciting prostitution charges, placing … Continue reading

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This year’s Croydon 10K road race just got even Better

Greenwich Leisure, the council’s leisure centre managers, under their trading name of Better, have joined the headline sponsors of this Sunday’s Croydon 10K road race. The charity run – one of the most popular road races in south London  – … Continue reading

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Harriers set date for 2018 Croydon 10km road race

Croydon Harriers have confirmed that the 2018 Croydon 10km road race will be staged on Sunday October 21, with a course that loops around Lloyd Park. The race regularly attracts a field of more than 500 runners and is one … Continue reading

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South Norwood teen who’s already bolting on the fast track

In Romell Glave, Croydon Harriers look to have another high-class speedster coming off their sprinter production line. The south London club which has helped unearth international talents including Donna Fraser, Martyn Rooney and James Dasaolu, now boasts among its members … Continue reading

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Medal-winning performances from Youth Games squad

By Matthew Kiernan Croydon’s young athletes kicked off their 2018 London Youth Games campaign with a sixth place overall finish from 33 competing boroughs at the cross-country championships staged at Parliament Hill on Saturday. Croydon’s 60-plus-strong squad brought home two … Continue reading

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Harriers stage women’s free running sessions in Lloyd Park

Croydon Harriers is starting its first “Couch to Parkrun” all-female running group. Parkrun is the 5-kilometre (just a little more than 3 miles) timed fun run which is staged at 9am every Saturday; in and around Croydon, there are Parkruns … Continue reading

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On your marks for Croydon’s biggest annual road race

There are less than two weeks to go until the annual Croydon 10K road race comes to town – one of the most popular road races held in the region. This well-established race usually attracts fields of nearly 500 runners. … Continue reading

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