News from the last 12 months

 

Selected Serpentine race results from the weekend

13 November 2017

This week's round-up includes the Athens Marathon, the Bath Hilly Ultra 10k, the Grand Union Canal Half Marathon and parkrun. Cross country results for the Met and Sunday Leagues aren't out yet, but we had another good turnout, with several newcomers joining the fray.

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London cross country champs: Race day info

12 November 2017

Race day info for all those who have pre-entered the London cross country champs on Saturday 18th November and for those who want to come and support the club. Plus an urgent plea for marshals.

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London Cross Country Championships - marshals sought

10 November 2017

THe London Cross Country Championships take place on Saturday, 18 November on Hampstead Heath and we're looking for volunteers to be course marshals. Would you like to help? Please sign up by Tuesday 14 November.

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Selected Serpentine race results from the weekend

6 November 2017

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This week's round-up of notable Serpie performances includes the New York Marathon, the Winter BallBuster Duathlon, the North London Cross Country Championships, the Serpentine Club Handicap and parkrun. 

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No Juniors Paddington track session tonight

2 November 2017

Please note that the Paddington track session for Juniors this evening is cancelled.

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Selected Serpentine race results from the weekend

29 October 2017

Here is a round-up of some notable Serpie performances. Well done to everyone who competed!

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Triathlon information session on Wednesday 8th November

29 October 2017

Triathlon information session at Seymour

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Monthly Club Handicap on Saturday Morning

29 October 2017

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Don't miss the November handicap in Hyde Park on Saturday morning. Registration opens 8.15am, and closes 8.55am sharp. Meet at the Boathouse.

 

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Photos from Anniversary LFOTM5k uploaded

28 October 2017

The photos from our Anniversary LFOTM5k on Friday have now been uploaded and can be viewed here. Enjoy!

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25th Anniversary of the Last Friday of the Month 5k

27 October 2017

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Today's 25th anniversary marked another milestone in the history of one of the longest-running 5k races in the country. The club would like to express its gratitude and congratulations to Race Director Malcolm French for his dedication and hard work over the last 10 years. Thank you Malcolm!

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Get involved in the next issue of Serpentimes

24 October 2017

Come along to our intro session on Wednesday, 8th November, or drop James Edgar (editor@serpentimes.co.uk) an email if you are interested in getting involved in producing Issue Five of the new digital Serpentimes.

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Jonathan Poole running for England

20 October 2017

Many congratulations and best of luck to Jonathan Poole, who will be running for England at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon this Sunday, 22nd October.

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Entries close 31st October - London cross country champs

18 October 2017

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Entries for the London cross country champs which take place on Saturday 18th November close this Tuesday. There are entry criteria that apply so please read the news story in full BEFORE sending your entry in! And if you can't run, Malcolm French needs volunteers to help marshal.

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Club 10m Championships sees new club record

16 October 2017

The 10 mile club championships took place at the Cabbage Patch 10 yesterday (15th October).  Many congratulations to Courtney Bowen for becoming women's club champion and to Nick Torry for becoming both the men's club champion and age-graded club champion.

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2 October committee meeting minutes

15 October 2017

The minutes of the last committee meeting, which was held on 2 October 2017, are now available on the website.

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** NEW** Thursday night hill session at Primrose Hill

11 October 2017

Thursday night hill session at Primrose Hill – aimed at foundation level runners and those new to hills

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Serpies In Action at the Southern and National Road Relays

11 October 2017

Sunday 24th September saw Serpies in action at the South of England Road Relays championship (popularly known as the Southerns) in its new venue of Crystal Palace. This traditionally marks the end of the track and field season and the start of the cross-country season, and sees clubs from across the south of England with some incredibly high standards at the top whilst being accessible to a wid

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Volunteers required for Jeykll and Hyde Park Duathlon, Sunday 15th October 2017

6 October 2017

With a week to go we still require an additional 50 volunteers to put this event on. Sign up now.

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AGM Minutes 2017 available

5 October 2017

The 2017 Annual General Meeting was held on 13 September 2017 and the minutes are now available on this website.

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Follow the Club on Instagram

5 October 2017

Serpentine is now on Instagram! Use the tags #serpentinerc and #serpies to have your stories shared. 

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Juniors End-of-Season Newsletter

4 October 2017

As the 2016/17 season fades into memory we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of our junior members and their parents for their contribution to the club during the year. We’d like everyone to read the rest of this message to help us plan for the year ahead.

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Entries close **TUESDAY** for the North London Cross Country Champs entries

3 October 2017

Entries close Tuesday 17th October for the North London cross country championships which take place on Saturday 4th November and are being held at Berkeley Fields, Berkeley Avenue, Greenford, Middx, UB6 0NZ (the Perivale, Met League course but starting in the bottom field, by the Tir Chonaill Clubhouse).

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Club 10k Championships

2 October 2017

The club championship 10k took place on Sunday 1 October at the Middlesex and Open 10k in Victoria Park.  Congratulations to all 72 Serpies who finished, and huge thanks to the many other Serpies who volunteered.

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**Entries close Sunday** for the Liddiard / North of the Thames cross country championships

26 September 2017

Entries for the first of this season's cross country races must be in by this Sunday 15th October. Any entries received after this date will not be eligible for entry. And once again, the race is also incorporating the Liddiard Trophy, so there's the opportunity to win a lot of trophies in one race!

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October highlights

26 September 2017

A few events to look out for in October

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Harbour Club Last Friday of the Month 5k - 29 September

26 September 2017

This Friday's race has sold out and no further entries can be taken.  Entries are still open for the 27 October race when the Last Friday 5k series will reach its 25th Anniversary.

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August 30 committee meeting minutes

25 September 2017

The minutes of the last committee meeting, which was held on 30 August 2017, are now available on the website.

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Club records update

25 September 2017

Many congratulations to Izzy Clark for breaking her own half-marathon women's club record.

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Juniors Prizegiving, 6.50pm at Paddington Track, Tuesday 26th September

25 September 2017

We are awarding prizes to our Juniors who have competed in Middlesex Young Athletics League and SAL this year, at 6.50pm at Paddington Track, Tuesday September 26th.

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Entries close Sunday for team Cross Country Relay Championships

17 September 2017

As well as the road relays held twice a year, there is also a Southerns cross country team relay championships. The champs are being held on Saturday 21st October at Wormwood Scrubs and are a great opportunity to race cross country over a shorter distance, 3x3k for the women and 4x5k for the men, with the added excitement of the relay format.

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Committee changes

15 September 2017

There were changes to five roles on the club's committee at this year's AGM

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Secretary's Shield Awarded

14 September 2017

At last night's club AGM, the Secretary's Shield was awarded to Laura Fountain and Laura Stewart.

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Serpentine Ladies at the SCVAC Track & Field League Final

10 September 2017

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Following our great win in the Mid-London Division of the SCVAC Track & Field League, 12 Serpie ladies headed to Ashford last Sunday for the finals.

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Everything you ever wanted to know about about cross country

8 September 2017

On Wednesday 20 September we will hold a brief informal chat and Q&A session on cross country in advance of the new season (the first Metropolitan League is October 14th which I'm sure will be unseasonably warm).

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Latest update on club records

7 September 2017

In a busy weekend of racing, one club record was broken, and another equalled.

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Track & field social

5 September 2017

The end-of-year social and prize-giving for the track & field athletes and officials will be held on Wednesday 4th October from 8pm in the upstairs room of the Royal Oak.

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Autumn 6/4 Stage Road Relays 24th September and 7th October - Sign-up now!

4 September 2017

LAST CHANCE TO SIGN UP!

The 6 and 4 Stage Relays mark the transition between the track and X-country seasons and are a great opportunity to run for your club, support your team mates and enjoy a Serpie trip with race entry paid for by the club. 

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Triathlon social

4 September 2017

This years Tri social will take place on Thursday 21st September from 7.15pm.

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September highlights

31 August 2017

A few of the events to look out for in September

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Advance notice of changes to club runs /spin on Wed 13 September

31 August 2017

On 13 September, as it is the night of the club's AGM, there will be changes to the usual Wednesday night runs and spin class and the bag room will close earlier than usual.

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Swimming on Mondays at Seymour

30 August 2017

Entry for the next block of swimming on Mondays at Seymour is now open.

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Men's V40 5000m club record broken (and broken again)

26 August 2017

Many congratulations to Nick Torry, who broke the men's V40 5000m club record twice in three days.

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SAL Match 5 - Battersea - Race Report

23 August 2017

Last match of the season and we needed a win to stay up in Div 2, hoping that our home track would have given us an extra push. However, competitiion was once more extremely tough and without some of our best athletes, we didn't get further than a fourth place. Back to Div 3 next year, but we have a solid base to build from, we will work to bounce back up straight away.

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Volunteer to help at the Jekyll & Hyde Duathlon, Sunday 15th October 2017

22 August 2017

Volunteer to help at the Jekyll & Hyde Duathlon in Hyde Park, Sunday 15th October, 2017 - sign up here

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More club records broken

22 August 2017

Many congratulations to Izzy Clark, who broke the women's club record for the 10,000m 

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Super Serpie thank you!

20 August 2017

A huge thank you everyone who gave up their time to help the club with Super Serpie weekend – we had well over 60 volunteers over the course of the weekend, so I won’t name everyone, but suffice to say we couldn’t have done it without you. 

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August 7 committee meeting minutes

15 August 2017

The minutes of the last committee meeting, which was held on 7 August 2017, are now available on the website.

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Super Serpie weekend, Battersea Park 19th - 20th August

14 August 2017

If you’re mourning the end of the IAAF World Championships and wondering what to do with your time now there is no more Athletics coverage on the TV, why not volunteer at our very own super Serpie weekend?

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2018 Middle Distance Squad

14 August 2017

We are very excited to launch a new training opportunity for our members. Following the growing interest in track & Field and those participating in middle distance races, we intend to create a middle-distance squad to prepare for the 2018 season.

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Summer League: 5th and Final Fixture 20th August

13 August 2017

Be at Battersea Park for the 9.30am start of the final fixture!

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Round Norfolk Relay - sign up now

10 August 2017

This year's Round Norfolk Relay will be on 16th and 17th September 2017 - please contact roundnorfolk@serpentine.org.uk if you are interested in taking part.

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Exciting Race Organisation Opportunities

2 August 2017

There are two exciting opportunities coming up in the world of Serpentine Race Organisation.

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Annual General Meeting - Wednesday 13 September 2017

1 August 2017

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Serpentine Running Club will be held at 20:00 on Wednesday 13 September 2017 in the El Alamein / Trafalgar Suite at the Victory Services Club, 63/79 Seymour Street, London W2 2HF.

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Fell racing weekend on the Isle of Wight - 16th & 17th September

31 July 2017

Sign up for the weekend trip to the 2016 Southern Fell Racing Championships on the Isle of Wight will close on Thursday 31 August.  

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Club records broken – update

31 July 2017

Last Friday we reported that the 5k club championship race saw Izzy Clark break the women’s club record and Nick Torry break the men’s V40 record over that distance.  Another look at the road rankings on Serpiebase reveals that the race also saw further club records being broken.

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August highlights

30 July 2017

A few events to look out for in August

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Thursday Battersea track sessions - no sessions in August

29 July 2017

Please be aware that there will be no coached track sessions for endurance runners at Battersea on Thursdays until further notice and at least until September. Thursday T&F sessions (sprints, throws and jumps) will go ahead as usual.

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Club 5k championship and grand prix decided

28 July 2017

Nick Torry and Isabel Clarke won the 5k club championship in Battersea Park on Thursday. Nick also won the age-graded trophy.

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Serpie ladies win the mid-London division of the Southern Counties Veterans AC League

18 July 2017

The ladies had another great match at Perivale last week with a very convincing win (by 34 points) over second placed Hillingdon.

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Club 1 mile championship decided

18 July 2017

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Marta Bagnati, Jonathan Bradfod and Andrew Reeves won the women's, men's and age-graded 1 mile championship trophies on Tuesday.

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July 3 committee meeting minutes

17 July 2017

The minutes of the last committee meeting, which was held on 3 July 2017, are now available on the website.

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Middlesex 10k in Victoria Park - club championship race - entries now open

16 July 2017

Entries for the Middlesex 10k, the club’s 10k Championship race, are now open via RunBritain. Please click above for entry link. Race day is Sunday, 1 October. Start time 10.30am.

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CHANGE OF PLANS - Middlesex 10k in Victoria Park back as 2017 10k club championship race

15 July 2017

The 10k club championship race for 2017 will now be the Middlesex 10k on Sunday 1 October 2017 in Victoria Park - this is now going ahead after we were told that it would not!

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Club 1k championship decided

15 July 2017

Ahmed Mohamed, Helen Gray and Andrew Reeves won the men's, women's and age-graded 1k championship trophies this morning at the traditional downhill course in Hyde Park.

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Olympic distance tri champs results

13 July 2017

Olympic distance triathlon champions decided at Thorpe Park

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SAL match no. 4 - Stevenage - Race report

12 July 2017

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A record contingent of 32 Serpies wasn't enough for our team in Stevenage to get a win: the three other clubs, well ahead of us in the league, were just too strong on the day and we finished in fourth place with 153 points.

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Serpies do Mont Ventoux

12 July 2017

13 Serpies conquer the Giant of Provence Mont Ventoux

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English Schools National Championships Success

11 July 2017

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Serpentine juniors, Awa Ndiaye and Jennifer Eduwu, competed in the English Schools National Championships last weekend.

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3000m Club Championship

11 July 2017

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Congratulations to Izzy Clark (9:50.4) and Jonathan Poole (8:44.3) who won the 3000m championship tonight at Paddington in atrocious conditions. Jon also won the age-graded trophy by a 0.2% margin over Izzy!

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Summer League: 4th Fixture Regent's Park Sunday 16th July

9 July 2017

The fourth event starts at 9.30am and Regent's Park is easy to get to - we will meet near 'The Hub' in the centre of the park.

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Club Champs from Holkam Hall

4 July 2017

17 Serpies competed at the middle distance champs at The Outlaw Holkam Hall.

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Entries open for the National Triathlon Relays

4 July 2017

Entries open for the National Triathlon Relays in Nottingham

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Izzy Clark breaks the club's women's 10k record

3 July 2017

Many congratulations to Izzy Clark, who ran the Simplyhealth Great Newham London Run yesterday in a time of 34:48.

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July highlights

30 June 2017

A few events to look out for in July

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Harbour Club Last Friday of the Month 5k - 30 June

27 June 2017

IMPORTANT UPDATE (as at 19 June). Please note that on 30 June, all roads in Hyde Park will be closed from 11.00am until late evening and therefore all car parks will be shut. This affects North, West and South Carriage Drives, the Triangle and Serpentine car parks and all on-road paring bays. You are strongly advised to only use public transport to get to the race.

Update 28 June: The rac

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Summer League: Third Fixture Dulwich Park, Sunday 2nd July

26 June 2017

Racing, cakes, coffee, beer, Degas and Vermeer. The Dulwich Park event does not just offer a race, it's also a great day out.

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Another win for the ladies at the Southern Counties Veterans AC league!

26 June 2017

The third match of the vets league was held at Battersea on 19th June.

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Round Norfolk Relay 16th-17th September 2017 - drivers wanted

21 June 2017

This year's Round Norfolk Relay will be on 16th-17th September 2017. Serpentine has entered one team (17 runners) and the sign up for drivers and anyone wanting to help with the organisation is now open.

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Third SAL match - Croydon - Race Report

20 June 2017

On a hot and sunny day south of the river, our team had the best result so far in the season, missing the victory by only 5 points to the hosting club, but improving their position in the division. Avoiding relegation is now not an impossible task.

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Serpentine Women win Southern Counties Veterans Match

14 June 2017

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Twelve Serpie ladies ventured out to Hillingdon last Monday for the second match of the Southern Counties Veterans AC league.

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Summer League Second Fixture: Headstone Manor Park

12 June 2017

This Sunday, 18th June, is the second fixture of the Summer League.

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Rosenheim home match - volunteers needed

8 June 2017

Following the success of our recent Assembly League, Serpentine will be back in Battersea Park on Wednesday 28th June. This time we're hosting the Rosenheim Track & Field match at the Millennium Arena and we need lots of volunteers.

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May 15 committee meeting minutes

1 June 2017

The minutes of the last committee meeting, which was held on 15 May 2017, are now available on the website.

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No Serpentine Sunday Richmond Park run this Sunday (4 June)

1 June 2017

There is no Serpie Sunday Richmond Park run this Sunday (4 June) as the London 10 mile run is taking place.

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June highlights

31 May 2017

A few events to look out for in June.

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Summer League First Fixture - Gunnersbury Park, 4th June

31 May 2017

This Sunday, 4th June, is the first fixture of the Summer League.

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Congratulations (again!) to Will Green

30 May 2017

Many congratulations to Will Green, who broke his own V40 10k club record a week after breaking the 10000m club record

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Summer League: Date Saver

25 May 2017

The time is fast approaching for the start of the Summer League 2017. This is a real multi-ability, family-friendly league taking place on Sunday mornings over the summer.

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Juniors Race Report - Middlesex Young Athletes League Finsbury Park

24 May 2017

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On Saturday fourteen young Serpies took part in Match 2 of the Middlesex Young Athletes League at Finsbury Park track.

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SAL match 2 - Hemel Hempstead - race report

24 May 2017

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A quality-over-quantity SAL team travelled to Hemel Hempstead on Sunday 21st May for the second match of the season: after a fourth place in our debut, our goals were to score more points and improve our position in the league.

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Assembly League 1st June - help sought plus race details

18 May 2017

On Thursday 1st June, it's Serpentine's turn to organise a 5k race in the popular Assembly League series and we are looking for your help with course marshalling and at the finish.

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Harbour Club Last Friday of the Month 5k - 26 May

17 May 2017

Update 17/5: The A and B races have sold out and no further entries can be taken.

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April 24 committee meeting minutes

15 May 2017

The minutes of the last committee meeting, which was held on 24 April 2017, are now available on the website.

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London Marathon team results and England selection for Jonathan Poole

12 May 2017

Serpentine men's team place third in the London Marathon team results, with our women's team placed 12th with Jonathan Poole selected to run for England.

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No spin tonight

10 May 2017

The Wednesday night spin class is cancelled today.

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Congratulations to Will Green

9 May 2017

Many congratulations to Will Green, who broke his own V40 10k club record.

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A big THANKS to our Vets match helpers

9 May 2017

A big thank you to all our Serpie officials and volunteers from last night's Southern Vets athletics match.

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Changes to the Thursday Sessions at Battersea Park

9 May 2017

We are making a few changes to the coached sessions on Thursday evenings in Battersea Park led by Beate Vogt and Nick Barberis.

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Many congratulations to Isabel Clark

4 May 2017

Isabel Clark sets half-marathon club record.

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First SAL match in Cambridge - Race report

2 May 2017

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Our SAL team travelled to Cambridge on Saturday 29th April for the first match of the season and our debut in Div 2 after last year's promotion.

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May highlights

27 April 2017

A few events to look out for in May.

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Serpentine Juniors team compete in Middlesex Young Athletes League

25 April 2017

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Nine young athletes represented Serpentine in the first ever Middlesex Young Athletes League event on Saturday which saw nine London Teams compete, with ourselves and Ealing Eagles as guests. We were delighted to have good support from juniors, parents and coaches.

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Great 2 Parks run with Dean Karnazes

20 April 2017

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Many thanks to Matthew Hearne who organised last night's run with Dean Karnazes, internationally recognised endurance athlete and NY Times bestselling author. There was a great Serpie turnout to run with Dean and chat to him afterwards.

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Welsh Castles Relay - sign up open

11 April 2017

Sign up for the Welsh Castles Relay has now opened. This year we have 2 teams entered (mixed open and mixed vets). The aim is to keep both teams as close to possible 50/50 male/female: Register here

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Welsh Castles Relay

4 April 2017

The Welsh Castles Relay will take place 10 - 11 June 2017 and we will be entering a mixed open team and a mixed veterans team of 20 people each.  Sign-ups will open soon.

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Eamonn Richardson runs 300th handicap

2 April 2017

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We had a fantastic turnout (98 runners!) for this April’s Handicap. It was a very special race because not only were the 2016 Tom Hogshead and Stratford trophies presented, but also Eamonn Richardson completed his 300th handicap.

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March 20 committee meeting minutes

2 April 2017

The minutes of the last committee meeting, which was held on 20 March 2017, are now available on the website.

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April highlights

30 March 2017

A few events to look out for in April

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Serpie men - silver at SEAA 12-stage road relays

26 March 2017

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Serpentine had an excellent day at the SEAA 12-stage road relays in Gravesend on Saturday.

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Masters road relays: Would you like to be part of a Serpie team?

25 March 2017

As well as the bi-annual National Road relays in Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, each May the British Masters Federation hold road relays for Master Athletes aged 35+. It's a great event, using broadly the same course as the Nationals and gives you the opportunity to race against your contemporaries. The teams are organised by 10 year age bands, starting at 35 years old.

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Seymour Centre will be open but no led runs tonight - 22 March

22 March 2017

Due to the terrorist incident, there will be no led runs from the Seymour Centre tonight. The club room will be open as normal and people can still run, although you are strongly advised to avoid the Hyde Park and Green Park areas.

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Dean Karnazes to run 2 Parks Run plus book signing

12 March 2017

On Wednesday 19th April, we are excited to be hosting Dean Karnazes who will be joining our club for the 2 Parks run and providing a short talk about his new book entitled ‘The Road to Sparta’.

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Serpies complete recce of entire Green Belt Relay route

12 March 2017

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Many thanks to James Edgar for bringing his great idea to run all of the stages of the Green Belt Relay route as social trail runs to fruition.

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New cycling co-ordinator

11 March 2017

The new Serpie cycling co-ordinator is Leo Harrison

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Virtual icosathlon for 2017

11 March 2017

Our summer virtual competition for Serpie athletes is back!

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Club Half Marathon Championships 2017

10 March 2017

Nienke Pannekoek and Hugh Torry win Club Half Marathon Championships

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February 21 committee meeting minutes

8 March 2017

The minutes of the last committee meeting, which was held on 21 February 2017, are now available on the website

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Green Belt Relay - waiting list now in operation

6 March 2017

The Green Belt Relay, returns on the weekend of 20th & 21st May 2017. We have four teams (44 places - men, women, vets and mixed probably). Sign up now if you'd like to take part. We have a waiting list in operation but it's really worth

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March highlights

28 February 2017

A few events to look out for in March

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Juniors' session cancelled Thursday 23 Feb

23 February 2017

Coach Matt has checked the weather conditions at Paddington and decided that it is not safe to go ahead with a track session this evening. We are sorry to cancel, however the safe decision is no track session tonight because of Storm Doris.

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Last half of the London Marathon training run

15 February 2017

This year's training run will take place on Sunday 9th April 2017. The run will start at 9am from Tower Hill tube station.

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Pre-Season T&F Coached Event Training

15 February 2017

Pre-season coached practice sessions for newcomers to track & field or anyone who wants to refresh their technique before the beginning of the season. 26th March, 1st April and 9th April.

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12 and 6 stage road relays - SIGN UP CLOSES THIS WEEK

15 February 2017

The South of England SEAA 12 stage (men) and 6 stage (women) road relays will be held at Gravesend Cycle Park on Saturday 25th March 2017, followed by the ERRA National 12 & 6 stage relays at Sutton Coldfield on Saturday 8th April. Registration for both of these events closes t

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Metropolitan League final standings after Ally Pally

13 February 2017

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The male vets team retained their trophy as winners of vets division one, while the senior men were second overall in senior division one. The women's team came third in women's senior division one.

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Sunday Cross Country League - 12 February

4 February 2017

The final Sunday League race of the season will be in Royston.  Click above for further information.

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Last Start Fitness Met League cross country - Saturday 11 February

3 February 2017

The last Start Fitness Met League fixture of the season will be at Alexandra Palace. Let's get a great Serpie turnout.

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Entries close Saturday: Middlesex Masters Cross Country champs

1 February 2017

Entries close THIS SATURDAY for the penultimate cross country champs of the year: The Middlesex Masters Champs held in partnership with Hertfordshire County Athletic Association at Berkeley Fields, Berkeley Avenue, Greenford on Sunday 19th February. For those of you wondering where this is, it's the Met League Perivale course but starting and finishing in a different place

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January 11 committee meeting minutes

31 January 2017

The minutes of the last committee meeting, which was held on 11 January 2017, are now available on the website

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February highlights

31 January 2017

A few events to look out for in February

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Southern cross country champs: Race day details

21 January 2017

Details for all those who have pre-entered the Southern cross country champs and for those who want to come and support the club.

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One-to-one coach nights at the Seymour Centre

13 January 2017

Serpies are offered the chance to pop in for a brief one-to-one chat with a Serpentine run coach about their training schedule. This will give runners the chance to ask a coach any questions they may have about their run training

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Serpies in 2016 UK Masters Rankings

10 January 2017

Congratulations to the Serpies who are listed in the Athletics Weekly UK Masters Rankings for 2016.

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Paddington Monday track session cancelled 9th January

8 January 2017

Due to the planned tube strike on Monday 9th January, the Monday Paddington track session has been cancelled. Post-Christmas break Monday sessions will now commence on Monday 16th January.

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Middlesex team gold for Serpie men

8 January 2017

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Our men's team won the 6-to-score team trophy at the Middlesex County cross country championships on Saturday.

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Sunday League cross country - 15 January in Watford

8 January 2017

The next Sunday league cross country will be at 10:30am on Sunday 15 January in Watford

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Start Fitness Met League cross country - Saturday 14 January

6 January 2017

The fourth meeting of the season will take place at Trent Park on Saturday 14 January.

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Alan Woodward

5 January 2017

It is with great sadness that we have to report the loss of one of Serpentine's long-standing members. Alan Woodward passed away before Christmas at the age of 86.

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January highlights

30 December 2016

A few events to look out for in January

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December 5 committee meeting minutes

30 December 2016

The minutes of the last committee meeting, which was held on 5 December 2016, are now available on the website

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Marathon Training Seminars

29 December 2016

I'm pleased to announce that we will be holding two marathon seminars early in the new year that will be aimed at those targeting a spring marathon. Sign up for both is now open.

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Delay in issuing membership cards over the New Year

21 December 2016

The business that prints our membership cards and joining packs is closed over the New Year. The next posting of cards will not be before Monday, 16 January.

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Last Friday 5k

20 December 2016

A reminder that the race will be Friday, 30 December with the meeting point, start and finish being close to the Boat House (and not the Bandstand).

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A Big Thank You

18 December 2016

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A to all the amazing volunteers at Serpentine who make the club what it is. We couldn't do any

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Changes to training sessions over Christmas and New Year

6 December 2016

This is the timetable for changes to club organised training over the festive period

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Entries close Saturday for National xc champs & trip

6 December 2016

You only have until 7th January to get a place on the organised trip for the last BIG cross country race of the season, the English Cross Country champs. Once again the club is providing subsidised coach transport and organising a hotel so that a large group can take part in the finale of the cross country season. ...Full story

Lucky recipients of Serpentine London Marathon club places 2017

5 December 2016

Many thanks to everyone who applied for a club place at the 2017 London Marathon

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Tri and cycling kit - online shop open to Sunday 1st Jan

5 December 2016

The online kit shop to order tri and cycling kit for 2017 is now open.

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Trophies awarded at the Christmas party

4 December 2016

Saturday's Christmas Party was once again great fun and a huge success - many thanks to Josie for making it happen. During the evening we presented the John Stonham Farewell Cup and announced the recipient of the David Simpson Memorial Trophy.

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Entries close Sunday for County Cross Country Champs

29 November 2016

Sunday 18th December is the last chance to enter the County Cross Country Championships which are held all held on Saturday 7th January 2016 and we enter individuals for the following county champs: Middlesex, Essex and Surrey.

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December highlights

29 November 2016

A few events to look out for in December

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Entries open for the Southerns

27 November 2016

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The South of England cross country championships (the Southerns) take place on Saturday 28th January 2017 at Parliament Hill, Hampstead Heath, London. As with all championship races, advance entry is required and the closing date for entries is Sunday 11th December.

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Sunday League - 18 December at Willian

27 November 2016

The third cross country race in this season's Sunday League will take place on Sunday, 18 December in Willian, starting at the earlier-than-usual time of 10.00am

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StartFitness Met League cross country - Saturday 3 December

23 November 2016

The third meeting of the season will take place at Wormwood Scrubs on Saturday 3 December.

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October 31 committee meeting minutes

16 November 2016

The minutes of the last committee meeting, which was held on 31 October 2016, are now available on the website

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Clean sweep for Serpie juniors in 100m club championship

16 November 2016

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At the track session last night Alex Moka and Awa Ndiaye were presented with their trophies for winning the male, age-graded (Alex) and female 100m club championships.

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2017 Club Championships

14 November 2016

A return to the traditional format for endurance runners and some new awards for track and field athletes. The club championships give Serpies the chance to race against each other to find the best Serpentine member over the various distances and disciplines, and to create a bit of friendly intra-club rivalry!

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London area courses for coaches and officials

11 November 2016

England Athletics London Region have announced a number of additional courses for those wishing to train as a coach or official.

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

10 November 2016

If you can help, please sign up. We will have 650+ runners entered for the Start Fitness New Year's Day 10k and 3k and really want to put a great event on for them, so if you can spare some time to help on 1 January 2017 in Hyde Park, plea

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Serpie teams compete at ECCA National XC Relays

6 November 2016

Serpentine had 2 men's and 2 women's teams at the ECCA National Cross Country Relays in Mansfield on Saturday

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London Marathon 2017 - Club Places - last chance to apply

1 November 2016

As in previous years, the club should be allocated a number of club places for the 2017 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).

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Serpentine Christmas Party - tickets on sale until 29 November

1 November 2016

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 3rd December. Tickets are now on saleBuy tickets

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November highlights

28 October 2016

A few of the events to look out for in November

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