HIGHAM Hayley < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA England   
Gender Women
Born 03 Jan 1974
Height1.52 m
Weight 46 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Buckinghamshire, ENG
Occupation Teacher
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team England
Name of coach Conrad Milton
International Debut
Year 1996
Competing for England
Tournament European Cross Country Championships
General Interest
Famous relatives Her brother Martin, who has a best time for 3000m steeplechase of 8:54.63 [1997], married international distance runner Liz Talbot in 1999. (ukathletics.net, 25 May 2002)
Other information OUT OF RETIREMENT
In 2009 she came of retirement after several weeks away from the sport. Upon returning she won the European country title in Dublin, Ireland. She achieved despite training only 40 minutes per day. (telegraph.co.uk, 13 Dec 2009)

MAIN REGRET
She concedes that she regrets not qualifying for the Olympic Games, as she failed to make the 2000, 2004 and 2008 squads. She missed the times for the 10000m event by just seconds - Sydney 1.27 seconds, Athens 0.14 seconds and Beijing 4 seconds. (uka.org.uk, 16 Dec 2008)