Road Running Races
Serpies compete in hundreds of road and trail races every year: from local races in London to international marathons and national championships. Plan your racing year using the Serpie Race and Event Planner. The key races each year are shown on the Serpie Year Planner.
Serpentine organises a number of events during the year. These include:
- the monthly Serpentine Last Friday of the Month 5k race around the Serpentine in Hyde Park
- the Serpentine handicap on the first Saturday of each month
- the Club Championships, both normal and age-graded
The results of all these events can be found on the results pages of this website.
Popular Weekend Races
Serpentine also organises weekend trips for the club to a number of races and relays throughout the year, and club members regularly get together to arrange their own trips to foreign marathons and other races. Details of the more popular ones are listed here.
Green Belt Relay – May
This two-day event through the English countryside is a demanding test of running, as well as frantic driving and navigation. The relay goes round the full 220 mile loop of the Green Belt. There is great team spirit, and we overnight in a hotel out near Basildon. More details here.
Welsh Castles Relay – June
This two-day event linking the castles of Wales provides the opportunity for demanding, hilly road running. More details here.
Swissalpine Davos Marathon – July
Beautiful scenery in this running festival, including options for 30km, 42km or the 78km Ultramarathon, as well as shorter legs in a marathon relay (for which mountain bikers and inline skaters are also needed). More details here.
Round Norfolk Relay – September
This two-day event circumnavigating the Norfolk border runs right through the night and certainly provides an unforgettable experience. More details here.