Monday deadline for London cross country champs entries

If you've not got your entry in, you have until Monday 26th October at 8pm to enter the London cross country champs. And for those who've emailed and NOT renewed your EA Registration, please get your skates on as the online entry form only accepts entries with valid EA numbers.

Picture from Monday deadline for London cross country champs entries

Race details

SENIOR WOMEN, 6K, starting at 1.15pm
SENIOR MEN, 10K, starting at 2.00pm

Race entry criteria - please read before entering

To enter with Serpentine you MUST:
A) Be currently registered with England Athletics
B) Be at least 17 years or over on 1st September 2015
C) Be a first claim member
D) Meet one of the following criteria:
Have been born in the Greater London area*
Have at least 1 year's bona fide residence in Greater London*
Have at least 1 year's continuous full-time employment in Greater London*
Have at least 1 year's full-time attendance at an educational establishment in Greater London*

Second claim members can run as individuals provided they meet the remaining entry criteria, but you will need to enter yourself. Here's a link to the entry form

Any runners that meet the full criteria can enter and the club will pay your entry fee for you, but you must enter in advance. NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY OR NUMBER SWAPPING!

Please note adding your name to the Events planner WILL NOT enter you in this race. You MUST send your entry in by email.

How to enter

Please email Lisa Pettit, the following information:

  • Your name (full name as you registered with on the Serpie database)
  • Your England Athletics registration number
  • Your date of birth
  • Your Greater London qualification with date e.g. I have lived in Greater London since 2005.

Please email Lisa by MONDAY 26TH OCTOBER at 8pm. Any late entries will not be included.

Can't run? Please marshal instead

Serpentine has always supported the race by providing marshals. So if you don't like mud, are injured or will be recovering from a big race, please volunteer to help.You will need to be available from 10.00am (London Borough races for Juniors in the morning) until 3.30pm. In return you will receive a packed lunch and have your travel expenses reimbursed (up to a maximum of £50).
It's a great opportunity to see some first class running as well as cheer on your fellow Serpies so please support if you can.

If you can offer your services please email Malcolm French before Monday 9th November.
Please note you don't need to be DBS (CRB) checked for the type of duties you'll be asked to undertake.

*Greater London as defined for this race

The following boroughs are all defined as Greater London for this race:

The City of London, The London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Barnet, Bexley,Brent, Bromley, Camden, Croydon, Ealing, Enfield, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmithand Fulham, Harrow, Haringey, Havering, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston Upon Thames, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Newham, Redbridge, Richmond Upon Thames, Southwark, Sutton, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Wandsworth, and the City of Westminster.

Submitted: 13 October 2015