One of the most popular events on the calendar, the Highgate Harriers Night of the 10,000m PBs returns on Saturday, hosting the European 10,000m Cup for the second successive year, writes Paul Halford. The special atmosphere, boosted by free spectator entry, will no doubt once again propel the runners, whether elite or good club level, to fast times. Although last year’s men’s winner, Richard Ringer of Germany, has pulled out to race in Lausanne instead, Lonah Salpeter is back to defend her women’s title. The Israeli won last year with 31:33:03 but is clearly capable of better than that national record, given her recent half-marathon and marathon times of 66:09 and 2:19:46. Britain’s team is headed by Eilish McColgan, who is in the form of her life after setting PBs last month over 1500m and 5000m. Alice Wright will line up for Britain, having missed the Doha selection standard of 31:50 by just six seconds in Palo Alto, while Sarah Inglis is on the team after her 32:11 performance last month. Charlotte Arter, Mhairi Maclennan and Verity Ockenden complete the sextet for the defending champions. Portugal will have a strong and experienced team, with Ana Dulce Felix having run belo...