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County Cross Country Champs - Entries open

Race details, entry criteria and how to enter the Essex, Kent, Middlesex and Surrey county cross country championships which are all being held on Saturday 3rd January 2015

Entries open for the Southern cross country champs

The South of England cross country champs (the Southerns) are on Saturday 24th January at Stanmer Park, Brighton. The club will be organising transport via Group travel tickets on the train. We're also looking at hotels for those who want to stay overnight & make a weekend of it. Details will be announced soon, so watch this space. In the meantime, I'm collecting advance race entries & the closing date is Saturday 6th December.

Brooks, Serpentine Last Friday of the Month 5k - 28 November

The race has sold out. No further entries will be taken. The meeting point and start/finish will be the Boathouse, not the Bandstand, and the 2-lap course will be used.

Next Serpentine committee meeting

The next committee meeting is scheduled for Monday 12 January 2015. If any members would like to raise an issue or agenda item with a member of the committee prior to the meeting, you can find all contact details here

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Serpie medals at the North London Cross Country Championships

Great Serpie results at the North London cross country championships today: 1st & 3rd place men, 1st men's team, 2nd male vet, 2nd place woman and 2nd women's team! Tophies galore!

Serpie success at England Athletics 10k champs & runbritain Grand Prix

Nick Torry finished 6th at last week's England Athletics 10k championships, held as part of the Leeds Abbey Dash, and the Serpentine men's team of Nick, Will Green and Dave Morgan finished in 7th place.

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Serpie member Bill James appointed Chair of Triathlon England

Bill James, a Serpie, has been appointed Chair of Triathlon England commencing 1st January 2015.

2015 Club Road Championships

The 10k, 10 mile and half marathon road championships will be the Middlesex & Open 10k, the Harry Hawkes 10 and the Reading Half.

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Christmas party tickets - now on sale

This year we are lucky enough to be returning to the magical Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden for the Serpentine Christmas party on Saturday 20th December. Buy tickets

London Marathon - Club Places (applications by noon 5 Dec)

Applications are invited for one of the club's 5 places for the 2015 London Marathon. These are places that we give to club members in recognition of their services to the club (although please note that Serpentine do not pay the entry fee).

Sign up for the Fraternity Cup & Sorority Cup cross country race

Serpentine has been invited to take part in this year's Fraternity Cup and Sorority Cup cross country race on Saturday 29th November which first took place 83 years ago. The race is 5 miles and both men and women race togther.

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Help Serpentine make the New Year’s Day 10k a great event

The sign up sheet for helping at the 2015 New Year’s Day 10k is now open Sign up

It will be great if we can get a large number of Serpie volunteers to help stage this event, as this is one of the best opportunities to showcase our wonderful club to the running community in London. What better way to start 2015 than by helping at this 10k race at the heart of our beloved Hyde Park?

Club Triathlon Championships 2015

Alex and I have agreed which races will be the 2015 championships. Entries have just opened for the first of these - the Ful-on duathlon on 26th April. Enter now to avoid disappointment!

Brooks Serpentine New Year's Day 10k & 3k fun run

Entries for the Brooks Serpentine New Year's Day 10k & 3k fun run are open. Please note that Serpentine members must have permission from the race director before entering (email nyd10k@serpentine.org.uk)

November highlights

A few of the events to look out for in November