News from the last 12 months

 

Final Call for Lanzarote 2019

6 December 2018

Booking deadline is next Wednesday, 12th December

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Social trail run on Sunday 9th Dec

3 December 2018

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Join Sean for the Serpie Trail run on Sunday 9th December in Epping Forest.  The run is around 14 miles and will be at a social pace.

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Serpentine New Year's Day 10k

1 December 2018

Places in our New Year's Day 10k in Hyde Park are going fast.  Don't delay in entering: www.entrycentral.com/nyd10k

And don't forget our next Serpentine 5k race is on 28 December. Enter via RunBritain - www.runbritain.com

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Committee meeting minutes - 12 November meeting

24 November 2018

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 12 November 2018 are now available on the website.

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Cross Country Fraternity Cup & Sorority Cup - Saturday 24th November

13 November 2018

The Fraternity Cup and Sorority Cup are both coming up - you don't need to enter in advance, but here are the details. The race is approx 5 miles and both men and women race togther. Plus our Junior athletes can race as guests in the North West London Young Athletes League.

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Tri social

13 November 2018

Details of the annual tri social and club champions awards presentations

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London cross country champs: Race day info

8 November 2018

Race day info for all those who have pre-entered the London cross country champs on Saturday 17th November and for those who want to come and support the club. 

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Tri and cycling kit shop window now open for order

7 November 2018

Tri and cycling kit shop window now open for order.

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Entries for SEAA Masters cross country champs close on Sunday 25th Nov!

5 November 2018

Entries for the South of England Masters cross country championships, which will be on Saturday 8th December at Horspath Track in Oxford close at midnight on Sunday 25th November.

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Graham Carson

4 November 2018

We are very sorry to report the loss of one of Serpentine's members, Graham Carson, who died after a short illness on the morning of Friday 2nd November at the age of 71.

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Fast running at the Frankfurt Marathon

29 October 2018

Many congratulations to Marta Bagnati and Tony Payne for their success at the Frankfurt Marathon.

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Last Friday of the Month 5k - 26 October

22 October 2018

The 26 October race has sold out and no further entries can be taken. 

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Club championship road races for 2019

19 October 2018

I’m pleased to announce the 2019 club championship road races over 10k, 10 miles and half-marathon.

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Weekly Serpie round-up, 18 October 2018

18 October 2018

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We are back with a bumper issue with reports from Bournemouth, Chicago, Cardiff, Chester, west London, Mont Ventoux AND Bedford. Don't miss it - it's the last weekly round-up!

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Serpentimes Issue 7 is here!

17 October 2018

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This issue aims to keep you active over the dark, cold months and encourage you to get to know some of your fellow club members. 

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London cross country champs - entries close Sunday 28th October

16 October 2018

Entries for the London cross country champs close on Sunday 28th October, so get your entry in now! The race takes place on Saturday 17th November at Parliament Hill. 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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Committee meeting minutes - 1 October meeting

15 October 2018

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 1 October 2018 are now available on the website.

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NYD race open!

13 October 2018

We are pleased to announce that entries are now open for our New Year's Day 10k race and fun run.

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Seeking Race Directors

6 October 2018

The club needs volunteer race directors for the NYD 10k race and the new Jekyll and Hyde duathlon.

These roles can be suitable for a job share. 

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Weekly Serpie round-up, 3 October 2018

3 October 2018

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Many congrats to our 2018 10k club champs Helen Gray (women) and Tony Payne (men, age-graded) and Ealing Half Marathon winner Jonathan Poole! Read on for the week's highlights. 

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AGM Minutes 2018 available

2 October 2018

The 2018 Annual General Meeting was held on 26 September 2018 and the minutes are now available on this website.

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Entries for North of the Thames AND North London XC champs now open

1 October 2018

Entries for two of this season's cross country races open today, closing on Sunday 14th October: the North of the Thames Cross Country championships (incorporating the Liddiard Trophy) and the North London championships, so lots of opportunities for silverware! As with all XC championship races, entries are due in advance and any received after 14th October wil

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Serpie Trail run - Sat 6th October

30 September 2018

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Join us for the Serpie Trail run on Saturday 6th October in Epping Forest.

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Weekly Serpie round-up, 28 September 2018

27 September 2018

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Congratulations to Marta Bagnati who ran a new PB at the Bristol Half Marathon in the second fastest ever time recorded by a female Serpentine athlete. Brava Marta!

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Secretary's Shield Awarded

27 September 2018

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Congratulations to Grace Mackintosh Sim, this year's winner of the Secretary's Shield Award!

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Committee changes

27 September 2018

There were changes to three roles on the club's committee at this year's AGM. Ian Hodge, Nicola Kaye and Fraser Johnson all decided to stand down from the committee.

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Meet the Club Member: Laura

24 September 2018

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Powerhouse Laura completed the London Classics with a 2-mile swim in the Serpentine last Saturday to earn her special medal and enter the Hall of Fame. Congratulations!

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Committee meeting minutes - 10 September meeting

22 September 2018

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 10 September 2018 are now available on the website.

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Team Cross Country Relay Championships - entries open

20 September 2018

The first championships cross country race of 2018 is on the horizon - the Southerns cross country team relay champs. These follow a similar format to the road relays, and this year are being held on Saturday 20th October at Wormwood Scrubs. They are a great opportunity to race cross country over a shorter distance, 3x3k for the women and 4x5k for the men, with the added ex

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Weekly Serpie round-up, 20 September 2018

20 September 2018

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This week's headlines: gold and silver for Christine Kennedy at the World Masters Championships; Jonathan Poole fastest British runner at the Berlin Marathon. Read on for all the week's news.

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John Walker tribute

15 September 2018

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We reported in April on the sad death of John Walker who passed away at his home in Spain on 24 April 2018, but wanted to publish a follow-up tribute article about John, as one of the founding members of the club.

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Weekly Serpie round-up, 12 September 2018

12 September 2018

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This week's round-up combines the best of Serpiedom - with tales from the sharp end of endurance running and triathlon competition to fun- (and wine-) filled escapades in the Surrey Hills. Enjoy!

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Information about the cross country season 2018-19

12 September 2018

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The 2018-19 cross country season is almost upon us! Forget the roads for racing from October to February - it's off road and often in the mud where all the fun is to be had.

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Weekly Serpie round-up, 5 September 2018

5 September 2018

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Champions, wins, PBs, club records and a whole lot of fun - read up on a superb week of Serpies racing and participating.

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Prevention and Management of Common Running Injuries

5 September 2018

7pm 15th October at the Seymour Centre

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Life memberships awarded to James Stratford and Ian Hall

3 September 2018

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Sid Wills had the pleasure of presenting the 30th and 31st Life Memberships of our club to James Stratford and Ian Hall, on behalf of the Committee, at the Handicap on 1 September.

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Meet the Club Member: Isaac

31 August 2018

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Meet Isaac who is aiming for sub 2:45 at the VLM next year and who once got to chaperone Eddie Izzard.

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Weekly Serpie round-up, 28 August 2018

28 August 2018

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A great achievement for Tony Payne with a top 8 finish at the Asian Games Marathon in Jakarta, a British Masters gold medal and club record plus a few other gems - it's the week's news.

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#MondayMotivation from Serpie triathlete Brit Tate

27 August 2018

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Good things come to those who persevere and work hard. Brit shares how she went from not being able to run at all for 6 months to qualifying in style for the 2019 European and World champs.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

21 August 2018

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Read on for reports about the last SAL match of the season, Debbie Lowi's win at the London Aquathlon, multiple PBs at the Hercules Wimbledon 5000m track event, a new 5k PB event organised by Willesden Tri and Serpies on tour in Ireland and Iceland.

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Geoffrey Maddrell

20 August 2018

We are very sorry to report the loss of one of Serpentine's long-standing members, Geoffrey Maddrell, who died in the evening of Saturday 11th August at the age of 82.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

15 August 2018

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Better late than never: Congrats to Andy Greenleaf, Rick Weston and Xavier Gruot for their PBs at the Hercules Wimbledon 3000m event a couple of weeks ago. Read on for the full news.

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Notice: Annual General Meeting to be held on 26 September 2018

15 August 2018

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Serpentine Running Club will be held at 20:00 on Wednesday 26 September 2018 in the El Alamein / Trafalgar Suite at the ...Full story

Serpie Trail run - Sat 18th Aug

13 August 2018

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Join us for the Serpie Trail run on Saturday 18th August in Epping Forest.

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Meet the Club Member: Tony

11 August 2018

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Meet the Club Member: Tony Payne was fastest Serpie at this year's London Marathon and The Big Half, helping the men secure gold in the UKA team champs in both events. Good luck at the Asian Games later this month!

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2019 Middle Distance Squad

9 August 2018

We are very excited to launch again a training opportunity for our members, following the success of the 2017/2018 season. With the growing interest in track & field and those participating in middle distance races, we intend to have again a middle- ...Full story

Weekly Serpie round-up

8 August 2018

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The Last of the Summer Cakes, a 400m club record, classic triathlon action, a fruit-ful 10k and more. Read on for this week's eclectic Serpie medley.

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Fell racing weekend on the Isle of Wight - 15th & 16th September

6 August 2018

Sign up for the weekend trip to the 2018 Southern Fell Racing Championships on the Isle of Wight is now open and will close on Friday 31th August.

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Committee meeting minutes - 23 July 2018 meeting

4 August 2018

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 23 July 2018 are now available on the website.

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Autumn 6/4 Stage Road Relays 23 September & 6 October - sign up now!

2 August 2018

The 6/4 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. Sign up now.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

1 August 2018

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The end (for now) of the heatwave couldn't prevent some great Serpie performances, including a win for Milan Misak at the Round The Rock Ultra on Jersey. Read on for the week's news.

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Summer league home fixture, Sun 5th - can you help?

31 July 2018

Our Summer League home fixture is almost upon us and we need a few more volunteers to make it happen!

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Meet the Club Member: Will

29 July 2018

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Meet the Club Member: Will Green about what motivates him and the training underpinning his fine performances. For those who don't know Will, he helped Serpentine's men secure gold at this year's UKA marathon and half marathon team championships.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

25 July 2018

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Short and sweet this week as Serpiedom, and the rest of country, swelter in the heat.

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Meet the Club Member: Aga

21 July 2018

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Triathlete, coach, master baker, cat lover and former karate kid. Meet the multi-talented Aga!

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Weekly Serpie round-up

18 July 2018

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Whether you are into multi-sport, track and field, ultras, road races or cake, we have it all this week. Read on for some of the past week's highlights.

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Summer League home fixture - 5th August

16 July 2018

It's all hands on deck! The fifth and final Summer League fixture is also our home fixture, held in Battersea Park on Sunday, August the 5th.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

10 July 2018

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There were records and there were personal bests, but above all there was one very popular Club Handicap winner whose beaming smile said it all. Read on for the week's highlights.

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Meet the Club Member: Elvira

9 July 2018

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Meet Elvira who competed at the London Marathon since we last caught up with her. 

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IMPORTANT: Changes to Wednesday night timings

9 July 2018

Please note that the two and three park runs will leave the Seymour at the earlier time of 6.30pm. We will be closing the bag room at 7.45pm and the kit room will remain closed. Read on for further details.

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Summer League - 4th fixture - Regents Park - 15th July

6 July 2018

The fourth fixture of the Summer League races will be held in Regents Park on the 15th July, 9:30.

This time a it will be a10k.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

4 July 2018

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Mirror, mirror, who has run the most marathons? It sure isn't me, but if you read on you'll find out who recently hit the magic 200 mark. And if that isn't enough, we can throw in a few full and half Ironman triathlons, a mountain or two and trails.

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The Journey to my 200th Marathon

3 July 2018

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On 3rd June of this year, Pam Storey reached a remarkable milestone: just days after her 70th birthday, she ran her 200th Marathon! Here she tells us about her incredible journey.

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Serpentine Grand Prix 1-mile: Tuesday, 3 July

1 July 2018

At the track in Paddington Recreation Ground.  Registration between 6.30pm and 7.15pm.  Races graded on your ability.  Open to all Serpentine members. 

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Weekly Serpie round-up

26 June 2018

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Highlights of the week were a new 1500m club record for Helen Gray and confirmation that our women's and men's teams were second in the UKA 10k Championships. Read on for more superb performances.

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Southern Athletics League, 23 June - Battersea: report

26 June 2018

We had our third meeting of the season on Saturday 23rd June: we had a cracking afternoon and we finally won a match!

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Last Friday of the Month 5k - 29 June

25 June 2018

The 29 June race has sold out and no further entries can be taken.

A reminder that the meeting point, start and finish will be by the Boat House in Hyde Park and not at the Bandstand.

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Summer League - 3rd fixture - 1st July

25 June 2018

The third fixture of the Summer League will be in Dulwich this Sunday, 1st July at 9:30am. Expect racing, a friendly atmosphere and a sumptuous picnic provided by the host club (with possibly the best cake in the league!).

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Committee meeting minutes - 11 June meeting

24 June 2018

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 11 June 2018 are now available on the website.

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Meet the Club Member: Vanessa

22 June 2018

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"So many things seem like a challenge until you’ve done them – that soon fades and you’re off to the next adventure!" Read on for more words of wisdom from Vanessa who - like so many Serpies - was introduced to the club by another member.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

20 June 2018

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The week in summary: Speedy Marta, Ron and Steeds, an Ironman and more team bling. The search for Fairies. And where is James?

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Weekly Serpie round-up

12 June 2018

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A clean sweep at the Assembly League, an abundance of PBs, a club record on the track and success in the Welsh mountains - a smashing week all round. Read on for your weekly dose of Serpentine highlights. 

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Serpentine takeover of I Move London Relay, 12 July 2018

12 June 2018

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On 12th July, from 00:01 to 23:59, Serpies will be taking over the I Move London Relay. Read on for more details and come join us!

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Summer League - Second fixture - 5M - Headstone Manor, 17th June 9:30

11 June 2018

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Woopee! The Summer League second fixture is nearly here! More racing, more cakes and more crazy relay fun! So, Sunday, we are heading over to Headstone Manor Park in Harrow at the usual start time of 9:30am.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

6 June 2018

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This week's Tour de Serpentine takes in the Club Handicap, the Summer League and a foray into the world of those fast women and men on their cycling machines. Well done to everyone who raced or volunteered!

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Serpentimes Issue Six

1 June 2018

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It's Friyay, nearly time for another weekend of Serpie fun and frolics and Serpentimes Issue 6 is out. Happy reading!

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Lanzarote 2019 launch evening – Wednesday 13th June

1 June 2018

This will be the perfect opportunity to meet the coaches and organisers, ask questions and find out more about the trip, especially if you have never been to Lanzarote before.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

29 May 2018

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You smashed it Serpies! Our club members swam, biked and ran far and wide and once again proved what a diverse, talented and inspiring bunch they are. Here comes your weekly dose of Serpentine motivation, enjoy!

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Weekly Serpie round-up

23 May 2018

What a week (or two) for Serpies: races and stages were won, club records broken and personal bests improved, but through it all, a lot of fun was had. Read on for a special double bumper edition of the weekly Serpie round-up.

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Track & Field News

23 May 2018

Read on for race reports from: Rosenheim League match 1 (9 May), Southern Counties Veterans' AC League nr. 1 (14 May), Southern Athletics League nr. 2 (19 May)

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Summer League Kicks Off – first fixture Sunday 3rd June, Perivale Park

22 May 2018

Summer, racing, parks, picnics, cakes… what do these remind you of? Yes, that’s right… Summer League is back!

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Serpie parkrun results 12 May 2018

22 May 2018

Congrats to Jonathan Poole who set a new course record at Gunnersbury parkrun on 12 May. His time of 14:56 is also the second-fastest on the all-time Serpies parkrun table.

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Preview: Highgate Harriers Night Of The 10k PBs

13 May 2018

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Highgate Harriers Night Of The 10k PBs and a preview of the Serpentine men racing on the night (sadly, no Serpette line-up this year), brought to you by David Chalfen.

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Meet the Club Member: Karen

11 May 2018

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If you are partial to running up and down the hills in Greenwich Park, you are likely to have met Karen Hancock, long-standing Serpentine member, coach and record holder.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

9 May 2018

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We travel far and wide this week - Chester via Manchester, Vicky Park, Milton Keynes, Marbella, Richmond to Oxford, Hyde Park, Regent's Park, Hampton, Cong and a whole lotta parkruns. It's the week's news!

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Committee meeting minutes - 23 April meeting

7 May 2018

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 23 April 2018 are now available on the website.

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Triathlon skills sessions

6 May 2018

Read on for details of Spring / Summer triathlon skills sessions

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Weekly Serpie round-up

2 May 2018

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Congratulations to Jonathan Poole who won the Serpentine Last Friday 5k in 15:06 (87.8%), with Rick Weston in 5th (16:14) and Jim Ashworth-Beaumont in 11th (17:22). Read on for this week's jam-packed edition.

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Assembly League - Thursday, 3 May

1 May 2018

If you enjoy no frills racing, here’s a reminder that it’s the Assembly League, race 2, this Thursday in Victoria Park, Hackney.  3.5 miles.  7.30pm start.  All entries taken on the night.  Meet at the Victoria Park Clubhouse, E9 5EG.

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Meet the Club Member: Coralie

27 April 2018

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Meet Suffolk bumpkin and occasional alien Coralie, who likes to swim, ride and run. 

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Weekly Serpie round-up

25 April 2018

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"The amount of supporters I heard saying ‘Serpentine are doing amazing’, ‘Yet another Serpentine’, etc. did make me chuckle whilst also filling me with pride." You said it; read on for the week's news.

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John Walker

25 April 2018

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We are deeply saddened to share with you that John Walker, a founding member and stalwart of Serpentine Running Club, passed away in Spain yesterday.

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Entry to 10k and half-marathon club championship races now open

18 April 2018

The half-marathon club championship race will be the Maidenhead Half Marathon on Sunday 2 September. This offers a flat fast course a short journey from Paddington station, so it would be great to get a strong Serpie turnout. Entries are now open

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Weekly Serpie round-up

17 April 2018

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Congratulations to the Serpies who took part in the ERRA National Road Relays on Saturday 14 April in Sutton Park (Birmingham). We recorded some of our best ever results. Read on for the week's news.

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Virgin London Marathon 2018: Serpentine Men’s Team Preview

15 April 2018

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Serpentine has some cracking marathoners currently. Two England reps in Nick Torry (2.15) and Jonathan Poole (2.20); former Welsh Champion Richard Phillips (2.24); and recent improver Martin O’Connell (2.27).

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Weekly Serpie round-up

11 April 2018

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With the spring season in full swing, it was a busy week and hard to keep on top of all Serpie results. Read on for a few selected highlights from Manchester, Rome, the Sahara Desert and Norway.

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Committee meeting minutes - 26 March meeting

8 April 2018

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 26 March 2018 are now available on the website.

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Meet the Club Member: Eddie

6 April 2018

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Say hello to Eddie, who has officially represented Malawi and is aiming for a sub 2:44 marathon.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

3 April 2018

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It was an egg-cellent (oh dear) week for Serpies, with Nicolas 'on fire' Besson scoring yet another PB and podium place and confirmation of team gold at the British Half Marathon Champs for the men. Read on for the week's highlights.

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Welsh Castles Relay - sign up open

29 March 2018

Sign up for the Welsh Castles Relay has now opened. This year we have 2 teams entered (open and women's). Register here.

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No Paddington track session on Easter Monday

29 March 2018

The next Monday workout at Paddington will be on Monday, 9 April.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

27 March 2018

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After last week's weather-induced hiatus, it was back to business as usual this week, with last cross country hurrays and PBs galore at the World Half Marathon champs in Valencia and beyond. Read on for the week's news.

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Harbour Club Last Friday of the Month 5k - March race

20 March 2018

Please note that there will not be a race on Good Friday, 30 March.  The next race will be on 27 April.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

20 March 2018

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A week of contrasts: While some Serpies roasted, trained and raced some more in sunny Lanzarote, those back home faced yet another cold snap and ensuing wave of race cancellations. Read on for the week's decimated race news.

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T&F - Preparation for the new season and weekly training options

20 March 2018

The track & field summer season is just few weeks away and the club is offering several opportunities to get back into regular training in your favourite events. Don't be put off if you have never tried something before: there is room for you too. Read more below and come along to any of the sessions.

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Welsh Castles Relay update

19 March 2018

We have entered two teams to take part in the Welsh Castles Relay on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 June. However, for this to take place we will need a captain for each team and an overall manager. Sign-ups for both teams will only open once we have these roles covered.

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Assembly League - Thursday, 5 April - Beckenham

19 March 2018

The first race in the 2018 Assembly League series will take place in Beckenham on Thursday 5 April, with the race starting at 7.15pm.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

13 March 2018

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Two days after International Women's Day, one Serpie woman celebrated a huge milestone and a first for the club. Read on for the week's news.

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Meet the Club Member: David

9 March 2018

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Meet David who has two Serpie doppelgängers and swears by cross country for his winter training

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Weekly Serpie round-up

6 March 2018

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With most races falling victim to Emma and the Beast, all eyes turned to The Big Half aka the Serpentine half marathon champs on Sunday.

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British Masters Road Relays – captains and runners wanted

6 March 2018

The British Masters Athletics Federation (BMAF) are holding their annual road relays on Saturday 28th April at Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield.  It's a great event with master athletes (those aged over 35) from across Britain taking part and suitable for a wide range of abilities.

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Committee meeting minutes - 19 February meeting

2 March 2018

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 19 February 2018 are now available on the website.

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CLUB HANDICAP POSTPONED to March 10th

1 March 2018

With the Beast From The East and Storm Emma now a distant memory (unless you're trying to have a shower in South London), it's time to warm up at the postponed March handicap this Saturday. Read on for more details.

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Committee casual vacancy: Strategic Partnerships

28 February 2018

A casual vacancy has arisen on the club committee due to Kamlesh Parmar stepping down. We are looking for a volunteer to fill the role of Strategic Partnerships representative before the next AGM in September.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

27 February 2018

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Mud, sweat and beers on the Hill, a Polish masterclass and a new WMM Six Star Finisher. Read on for the week's news.

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Questionnaire on race distances of Southern Cross Country Championships

25 February 2018

The SEAA invites you to complete a questionnaire at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/XFBWGK2

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Weekly Serpie round-up

20 February 2018

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Serpies sure had a spring in their steps last weekend, with two new county champions in our ranks and a multitude of medals, PBs and record performances. Well done all!

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Marshals sought - National Cross Country Championships - Saturday, 24 February

20 February 2018

Would you like to be a marshal at the National Cross Country Championships?  Please click above for more information about this opportunity.

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12 and 6 stage road relays - CLOSING DATE 3rd MARCH

19 February 2018

The South of England SEAA 12 stage (men) and 6 stage (women) road relays will be held at Milton Keynes track on Sunday 18th March 2018, followed by the ERRA National 12 & 6 stage relays at Sutton Coldfield on Saturday 14th April. ...Full story

Green Belt Relay: entries now open

18 February 2018

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Register now for one of the best Serpie weekends. We have four teams (men, women, vets and mixed) - 44 places for this year's GBR, which takes place on May 19th and 20th. Waiting list in operation.

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National Cross Country Champs Saturday 24th February - race day information

17 February 2018

Details for all those who have pre-entered the National cross country champs. Post race pub (from 4.30pm): The George, 250 Haverstock Hill, Hampstead, London NW3 2AE

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Serpie tri and cycling kit window open - last date to order 11th March

17 February 2018

Serpie tri and cycling club online kit shop opens 21st Feb to 11th Mar.

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Meet the Club Member: Elizabeth

16 February 2018

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We kick off our new series of 'Meet the Club Member' profiles with Elizabeth who is training for an epic marathon challenge in April.

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Announcement: Jekyll & Hyde Duathlon

15 February 2018

Due to scheduling issues, we have decided to rest the race for 2018. We will be back with a new Serpentine duathlon from 2019.

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Weekly Serpie round-up

13 February 2018

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Serpies once again flourished in the rain, wind and mud and bagged a few top spots along the way. And those who like it hot (warm) ventured to the UAE or Catalonia. Read on for the week's news.

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Serpentimes - Issue Five celebration/Issue Six planning session

12 February 2018

Join the Serpentimes team for a combined Issue Five celebration and Issue Six planning session on Wednesday 28th February.

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Weekend round-up

7 February 2018

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5k through to 70.3, mud to sand - just another race weekend in Serpieland really. Thank you to everyone who emailed me this week, keep those results coming!

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Sunday 4th March is closing date for Middlesex Masters Cross Country champs

6 February 2018

Entries CLOSE THIS SUNDAY for our final cross country champs of the year: The Middlesex Masters Champs held in partnership with Hertfordshire County Athletic Association at Heath Sports Club, Baldock Road, Royston, Herts, SG8 5BW on Sunday 25th March.

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London League and club champs races 2018

5 February 2018

Rounds 1 to 9 and 4 of the 5 club champs races are open now.

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Entries for the triathlon relays in Nottingham now open

5 February 2018

Info on the relays and how to sign up

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Serpie Trail run - Sun 11th Feb

3 February 2018

Join us for the Serpie Trail run on Sunday 11th February from Ware. This route is very flexible, with out and back or point to point options with straightforward navigation for a run of 4-14+ miles. Note that the planned run from East Grinstead has changed due to rail replacement bus service. 

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Team relays: GBR, WCR and RNR

2 February 2018

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Over many years the club has entered teams for three relay events, on top of the southern and national road relays (entries to the spring 12/6 road relays are now open).  These are: Green Belt Relay, Welsh Castles Relay and Round Norfolk Relay.

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Serpentimes Issue Five

1 February 2018

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The wait is finally over, Issue Five of Serpentimes is live!

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Weekend round-up

30 January 2018

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Even rain of near biblical proportions couldn't stop Serpies from bagging more medals, top spots and records. Read the week's news below.

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Committee meeting minutes - 15 January meeting

28 January 2018

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 15 January 2018 are now available on the website.

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Weekend round-up

23 January 2018

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Serpies were rewarded with a great selection of silverware for braving the elements at the weekend. Well done all, great work!

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2018 Club 10m Championship Race Results

22 January 2018

The 10 mile club championships took place at the Fred Hughes 10 in St Albans yesterday (21st January). Congratulations to Marta Bagnati for winning both the age-graded and ladies championship and to Milan Misak for winning the mens championship. 

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Harbour Club Last Friday of the Month 5k

20 January 2018

The 26 January race has sold out and no further entries can be taken.

Please note that the February and March races have been brought forward by one week and will take place on 16 February and 23 March. 

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Marathon training: Last Half of the London Marathon, 8 April 2018

19 January 2018

This year’s Last Half of the London Marathon training run will take place on Sunday 8 April 2018 and start at 9am from Tower Hill tube station. Register to run OR ...Full story

Recent offers and discounts for Serpentine members

17 January 2018

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Details of the discounts listed below and many other offers can be found on the Serpentine website. You will need to be logged in to see the discount codes, if applicable. And why not raise money for Serpentine while shopping online? Simply register on ...Full story

Your weekly dose of Serpentine performances

16 January 2018

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One of the quiter weekends in the race calendar with a stand-out performance from Gemma Carter at the Country to Capital ultra and all still to play for at the last Met League cross country fixture in Trent Park on February 10th.

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Weekly round-up of Serpentine performances

9 January 2018

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Serpies made good use of the festive break, judging by the number of great performances and PBs. Round-up #1 of 2018 includes highlights from the County XC champs, the club handicap, medals for our juniors and much more. 

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SEAA U15/U17 Indoor Championships, Lee Valley, 6 January

9 January 2018

Congratulations to Awa Ndiaye who won gold in the 60m sprint at the Southern U15/U17 indoor track and field championships last weekend.

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Seminar on developing your running

2 January 2018

Our next Serpie Seminar will take place at 7pm in the upstairs conference room A in the Seymour Centre at 7pm on Monday 22 January.

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Thank you to all the 2018 NYD 10k & 3k volunteers

1 January 2018

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A big thank you to the over 80 Serpies who gave up their lie-in and time on New Year's Day to help make the 10k and 3k races today a success!

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Swim technique course and training planning seminar

1 January 2018

Details of New Year swim technique course and training planning seminar.

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January highlights

30 December 2017

A few of the events to look out for in January

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Handicap: Tom Hogshead Trophy and Stratford Cup winners

30 December 2017

Congratulations to David Martin and Andrew Roberts, the 2017 winners of the Tom Hogshead Trophy and the Stratford Cup respectively.

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Committee meeting minutes - 11 December meeting

30 December 2017

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 11 December 2017 are now available on the website.

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Congratulations to Andrew Reeves

28 December 2017

Many congratulations to Andrew Reeves, winner of both the age-graded club championship and the Grand Prix for 2017.

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New Year's Eve social run for NYD10k volunteers

24 December 2017

David Martin, race director for the Start Fitness New Year's Day 10k race and 3k fun run, will be leading an informal social run on Sunday 31st December before loading the van, to give you a chance to get to know the race course and make some friends with fellow Serpie helpers before race day.

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Weekly round-up of Serpentine performances

18 December 2017

Ho ho ho*/Bah humbug* (* delete as applicable), here comes your last round-up of 2017! There are more days than races left this side of the holidays so we're all about quality not quantity this week, if we say so ourselves. Read on for news from Portsmouth, Clapham, San Diego, a smattering of parkruns and a Met League update.

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Juniors Christmas Social

17 December 2017

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29 juniors, their parents and coaches enjoyed a Christmas social at Nandos on Tuesday 12th December.

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2017 Marathon Club Championship Results

14 December 2017

Many congratulations to Nick Torry and Mariah McConnaughey, who are our 2017 marathon club champions.  Unlike for other distances, the marathon club championships are decided over any recognised marathon through the calendar year rather than a particular race, which made for several interesting twists and turns as the year unfolded.

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Changes to training sessions over Christmas and New Year

12 December 2017

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

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Selected Serpentine performances from the weekend

12 December 2017

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The chill factor did not get in the way of some great results this weekend. This week's slightly shorter round-up includes the SEAA XC champs, the Osterley 10k and parkrun.

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Trophies awarded at the Christmas party

7 December 2017

Saturday's Christmas Party was once again great fun and a huge sell-out success - many thanks to Josie for making it happen. During the evening we announced the award of three trophies: the John Stonham Farewell Cup, the David Simpson Memorial Trophy, and a new award, the Innovation Cup.

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Triathlon London League and club champs races 2018

6 December 2017

London League and club champs races 2018. Some are open now.

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Lucky recipients of Serpentine London Marathon club places 2018

3 December 2017

Many thanks to everyone who applied for a club place at the 2018 London Marathon.

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Photos from November LFOTM 5k uploaded

28 November 2017

The photos from the Harbour Club Serpentine Last Friday 5k on 24th November are now online. View photos

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December highlights

27 November 2017

A few events to look out for in December

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Triathlon training Winter 2017 into Spring / Summer 2018

23 November 2017

Outline of training and racing options Winter 2017 into Spring / Summer 2018

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Serpie Trail, Fell and Mountain Talk and Drinks Night

22 November 2017

On Friday 5th January we will be hosting a special trail and fell talk with James Edgar, Harold Wyber and Matt Hearne. These Serpies, who have a wealth of trail, fell and mountain running experience between them, will be describing one of their favourite races each, complete with photos on a big screen.

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Lanzarote 2018 - book your place

10 November 2017

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"I love the Lanzarote trip and think it's the highlight of the training calendar for many reasons..." As in past years, the club is organising a trip to Club La Santa in Lanzarote in March to train, relax, hang out with fellow Serpies and generally have a fun time. The Lanzarote pages on the website have

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

4 November 2017

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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 2018 in Hyde Park, please sign up. The race starts at a sociable time, so wouldn’t require too m

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