Start Fitness Serpentine New Year's Day 10k and 3k Fun Run
The 2017 Serpentine New Year's Day 10k and 3k are generously sponsored by Start Fitness. The race is held entirely on traffic-free paths within Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. The race came third for Best 10k in The Running Awards 2014. The 10k course is accurately measured with a UKA certificate of course accuracy.
The races are UKA licenced and held under UKA rules - 2016 UKA race licence.
The 2017 races are now open for entries: ENTER HERE
Congratultions to our race winners James McMurray and Emma Pallant, and to the men's and women's teams: London Heathside and Team Dillon.
There will also be a finish line video, click a competitors name then the 'view on YouTube' tab to watch them cross the line.
Everyone who supplied a mobile number should have received an SMS with their race result shortly after the race.
Photos by Sussex Sport Photography will be available here after the race.
There's a Facebook page for the race where runners can post comments and pictures.
£17 affiliated, £19 unaffiliated.
The minimum age for entry to the 10k is 15 years old on the 1st January. The 3k has no age limit.
Entries for 2017 New Year's Day 10k and 3k races are NOW OPEN: ENTER HERE
Serpentine members are not allowed to enter. Any who do will have their entry declined and the entrance fee refunded minus an admin fee. Members in London on 1st January are expected to help instead of run.
Race day information
Please see our race day information page for everything you need to know on the day.
A message from our sponsor - Start Fitness
"Established in 1998, Start Fitness has nearly twenty years' experience selling specialist fitness products at affordable prices. From running shoes to GPS watches we're constantly striving to offer you the best value possible. But while we promise never to be undersold, our overriding goal is to deliver the best service we can, both in-store and online. This is what sets us apart from our competitors, and it’s because of our steadfast commitment to you, the customer, that Start Fitness has managed to grow from a single store to one of the largest fitness retailers in the UK."
Thanks to the Royal Parks for their continued cooperation in helping us stage this race in such a beautiful venue.
Most importantly, thanks to the marshals and officials – all volunteers from Serpentine Running Club – without whom this race would not be possible.