1970-1979

TVH win the inaugural British Athletics League in 1971, and follow it up with a second victory the next year. The club also won the Southern 12 Stage road relay in 1971, 1974, 1975, and 1978 and the Middlesex Cross Country Senior Men’s team race 1974 to 1979 inclusive

  • 1972: M. E. Reynolds competed at the Munich Olympics in both the 400m and the 4x400m relay, returning with a silver medal. Malcolm Thomas also won the National Cross Country Championships.
  • 1975: Peter Browne sets current TVH 800m record of 1:46.43 when finishing 2nd behind Steve Ovett at the AAA’s championships.
  • 1977-79: Following the decision to build clubhouse at West London Stadium. TVH members including Tony Taylor, Dave Huffer, Ron Hopcroft and Peter Browne set about raising funds. Lease signed, building work completed.

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  1. I joined TVH in 1974 and, although my lifetime best (1:46.21) was set in 1973, the club record of 1:46.4 was set in the AAAs of 1975.

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