This will be the first event in the six race, summer 2011 series. The Race HQ will be Beckenham Cricket and Tennis Club, Foxgrove Road, Beckenham, South London, BR3 5AS. Race distance, 2.8 miles. Start time 7.00pm (15 minutes earlier than normal).
The course is mainly around suburban streets. There is a hill near the start and another one leading to the finish. The rest of the course is flat. The finish is about 1km from the Race HQ. Please note that the course will NOT be marshalled.
The clubhouse has good facilities. There is a bar where food can be purchased after the race.
Travel: the Race HQ is no more than 10 minutes walk from Beckenham Junction station. There is a frequent service from Victoria. Journey time about 20 minutes. Trains also run from London Bridge to New Beckenham and Beckenham Junction with journey time of c.40 minutes. Please check http://www.tfl.gov.uk/ for options.
The Assembly League is an inter-club series. The race is open to all Serpies. All entries are taken on the day. The races usually attract about 150-200 runners of all standards. There is no entry fee as the club pays this as one of your membership benefits.
If possible, please run in a Serpie top.
Malcolm French - MalcolmFrench@aol.com
Submitted: 20 March 2011