15th November 2021
HIGHGATE SET TO RETURN AS HOST OF KEY 2022 10,000M TRIAL RACES AND CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Highgate Harriers Night of the 10,000m PBs will take place next year on Saturday 14th May and will once again incorporate the British 10,000m Championships. The event will also return as the British Athletics 10,000m trial race for the World Championships and European 10,000m Cup as well as providing essential qualifying opportunities for Home Nation athletes targeting Birmingham 2022. It will also provide a key performance indicator for athletes targeting the European Championships in Munich later in the summer.
The event will take place at Parliament Hill Athletics Track on the evening of Saturday 14th May and will be free for spectators, it will again feature high quality open races against a backdrop of music and entertainment.
Race Organiser Ben Pochee said:
“After two track seasons in the Covid induced wilderness, we’re delighted to host Night of the 10,000m PBs again and I’m very excited by the multi layered plethora of GB and Home Country qualification opportunities the event will provide.
“The atmosphere, the energy and the thrill of our sport is provided by you the passionate race loving crowd, so please RSVP to our annual 25 lap club knees-up on May 14th, there’s going to be a party on our Parli Hill track and you’re all invited!”
UKA Competition and Events Director Katie Brazier said:
“We are delighted to see the Night of the 10,000m PBs back again and that it will be hosting the British Championship race and trials for the World Championships and European 10,000m Cup. It will also provide important opportunities for athletes across the UK to achieve qualifying times for other major events this summer including the Commonwealth Games.
“The event has always created a great atmosphere and as a result supported athletes to achieve strong performances. It will be truly special to see these exciting races unfold next May, so thank you to Ben and the team for hosting us and we look forward to supporting the delivery of a great event.”
Race entries go live at end of February 2022 and information and entry link will be available on event website – https://www.nightofthe10kpbs.com/