News from the last 12 months

 

LAST CHANCE TO GET YOUR SUMMER PARTY TICKETS!!

13 August 2019

Tickets for the summer party (to be held at The White Horse pub, 2 Exchange Sq, Appold St, EC2M2QA this Saturday 17th August) will cease to be on sale this THURSDAY 15th AUGUST. This is so we can finalise catering numbers.Available online here

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Club record broken

6 August 2019

Congratulations to Sam Barnes, who broke his own club record over the mile.

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Committee meeting minutes - 22 July 2019 meeting

4 August 2019

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 22 July 2019 are now available on the website.

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Notice: Annual General Meeting to be held on 11 September 2019

31 July 2019

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Serpentine Running Club will be held in the El Alamein / Trafalgar Suite at the Victory Services Club, 63/79 Seymour Street, London W2 2HF at 20:00 on Wednesday 11 September 2019 

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Club record broken

28 July 2019

Congratulations to Callan Moody, who broke the men's club record for 5000m (track) last night in a time of 13:59.36 at the MK5000PB Special Open.

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Assembly League - Race 5 at Victoria Park on 1 August

26 July 2019

The fifth race in this year's Assembly League series will be in Victoria Park, Hackney on Thursday 1 August.  The race distance will be 3.5 miles and it starts at 7.30pm.

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5k club champs and Grand Prix results

26 July 2019

Last night over 60 Serpies took part in the 5k club champs, the fourth and final race in the Grand Prix race series.

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****IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE 5K CLUB CHAMPS THIS THURSDAY-PLEASE READ!***

23 July 2019

In light of temperatures reaching 36 degrees this Thursday, the race organisers have decided to put the following measures in place to deal with the hot conditions at the 5k Club Champs in Battersea Park:

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Summer League home fixture - 11th August

21 July 2019

Saving the best til last, it's the final Summer League fixture in Battersea Park on Sunday 11th August and we are hosting, so we need Serpie marshalls, timekeepers, bakers and runners!

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Grand Prix - Finale - 5KM - 25th July

21 July 2019

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The final competition in the Summer Grand Prix Series takes place on Thursday 25th July. This is a 5km road race and will be held at Battersea Park from 8pm.  

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No Tuesday track session at Paddington on 23 July

21 July 2019

There will be no Paddington track session on Tuesday 23 July as it is the club 5k championships on Thursday. Sessions will resume on 30 July.

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Lanzarote 2020 Registration open!

18 July 2019

We’re excited to announce that the registration for the 2020 Lanzarote training trip in Club La Santa is now open! Please click the headline above for further information and head to the Serpie website to book your place before it’s too late!

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SAL match 4 - Race report

17 July 2019

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Full-on day at Battersea track for our SAL home match and we had them all: from great performances to late night at the pub, from sandwich-gate to icosathlon fever and fantastic debuts; and then we had to say goodbye to one of our friends. In short, a wonderful day of team spirit and fun without icing on the cake, missing the win (again) by few points

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5k club record broken

16 July 2019

Many congratulations to Nick Torry who set a new 5k (road) club record at the Sri Chinmoy 5k race at Battersea Park yesterday (15 July).

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Results round-up - July

15 July 2019

With thanks to David Chalfen for writing this up, here's just some of the highlights from the last few weeks.  Well done to everyone involved.

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Summer League fourth fixture, 21st July 9.30am, Regent's Park

13 July 2019

The penultimate Summer League fixture is on Sunday 21st July in Regent's Park, 10km race starts 9.30am. Meet near 'The Hub' in the centre of the park. 

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Summer Party - Tickets now available!

6 July 2019

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SUMMER PARTY!! 17th August 2019. The White Horse pub. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE here:

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Serpentimes Issue 9 is out!

3 July 2019

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 Serpentimes Issue 9 is hot off the digital press. The nine articles in our latest issue make for the perfect combination of inspiration and rumination. We not only have motivating articles about how to become a tri coach or an ...Full story

Assembly League Race 4 in Crystal Palace Park on Thursday 4 July

1 July 2019

The fourth race in the 2019 Assembly League takes place on Thursday 4th July in Crystal Palace Park, starting at 7:30pm. 

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Committee meeting minutes - 17 June 2019 meeting

30 June 2019

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 17 June 2019 are now available on the website.

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Grand Prix - first race 1K - 29th June

25 June 2019

The first race in the Summer Grand Prix series takes place on Saturday, 29 June over a 1km course in Hyde Park from 9.00am.  We will need some volunteers to act as timekeepers, recorders, marshals, to register runners and process their results. Click above for more information.

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Last Friday of the Month 5k - 28 June

25 June 2019

The 28 June race has sold out and no further entries can be taken.  A reminder that the meeting point, start and finish are by the BOAT HOUSE and not at the Bandstand, with the 2-lap course being used.

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Social trail run (Hassocks) on Saturday 29th June

24 June 2019

Please join us on a social trail run from Hassocks to Lewes through the beautiful South Downs Way led by Hisayo Kawahara on 29 June (Saturday).

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*Volunteers needed* at the first Grand Prix Race - 29th June.

24 June 2019

The first race in the summer Grand Prix Series takes place on Saturday 29th June over a 1km course in Hyde Park from 9:00am, and we are looking for volunteers.

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SAL match 3 - Race report

21 June 2019

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Another great day out for our SAL team: we were very close to winning our second match of the season and missed out by only few points.

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Results round-up - June

19 June 2019

With thanks to David Chalfen for writing this up, here's just some of the highlights from the few weeks.  Well done to everyone involved.

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RUN LONDON RELAY *SERPIE TAKEOVER* JULY 14

17 June 2019

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RUN LONDON, RELAY HAPPINESS

For the life lovers and big idea believers. All speeds, shapes and sizes. Come run with us this summer at the London Relay. The London Relay is a non-stop 30 day running relay taking place from June 29 to July 28 and we have a whole 24 hours to ourselves on July 14!

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10k club championship race - entry now open

14 June 2019

The 10k club championship will be held within the Middlesex and Open 10k in Victoria Park on Sunday 29 September at 10:30am.  

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Lanzarote 2020 *SAVE THE DATE*

13 June 2019

We are excited to announce the dates for next year's trip to Club La Santa in Lanzarote.  Mark your diaries for 5 – 15 March 2020!

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Welsh Castles Relay

13 June 2019

Over 40 Serpies enjoyed a successful and enjoyable trip to Wales last weekend to take part in the annual Welsh Castles Relay.  This 20-stage relay race covers over 200 miles from Caernarfon to Cardiff and we have been sending teams for over 30 years.  It is always a brilliant weekend away and this year didn't disappoint, despite a bit of rain, and we saw some excellent running perform

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Committee meeting minutes - 20 May 2019 meeting

12 June 2019

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 20 May 2019 are now available on the website.

 

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Serpie Trail adventures this summer

12 June 2019

The Peak District and back - in a day!   We've planned a beautiful 26 mile trail run suitable for marathon runners on 10th August, leaving 8am returning 9pm.  Sign-up is open and early train booking is advised to take advantage of cheaper Advance tickets.

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Committee meeting minutes - 20 May 2019 meeting

3 June 2019

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 20 May 2019 are now available on the website.

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Results round-up - May

29 May 2019

With thanks to David Chalfen for writing this up, here's just some of the highlights from the few weeks.  Well done to everyone involved.

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Serpentine Summer Grand Prix coming soon

29 May 2019

The Serpentine summer grand prix series takes place in June and July – please do put these four dates in your diary.

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Assembly League race at Leyton Jubilee Park Thursday 6 June 2019

28 May 2019

The third race of the 2019 Assembly League takes place on Thursday 6 June over a 5k course in Leyton Jubilee Park, starting at 7:30pm.  

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Last Friday of the Month 5k - 31 May

24 May 2019

The 31 May race has sold out and no further entries can be taken. This includes no entries on race day.  However, you can now enter the 28 June race online through RunBritain at www.runbritain.com

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Vitality 10K - post race social

24 May 2019

Join us in the Buckingham Arms, 62 Petty France, from 11am for post-race drinks.

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SAL match 2 - Race report

23 May 2019

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Last Saturday wasn't clearly a good day for Watford's sport fans. Apart from the FA cup final, Serpentine also beat their local athletics team, as well as the rest of the clubs, at the second SAL match of the season. So yes, Serpentine won the match, first one this season!

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Nick Torry selected to run for England

21 May 2019

Many congratulations to Nick Torry, who has been selected to run for England.

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Fun and prizes at the Green Belt Relay

20 May 2019

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the 2019 Green Belt Relay.  

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Summer League 1st fixture - Sunday 2nd June, Dulwich Park

19 May 2019

Sunshine, running, cake, what better way to start your Sunday? The Summer League is back for 2019!

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Welsh Castles Relay 2019

17 May 2019

Are you available 8-9 June and up for a Serpie weekend away, racing in Wales? Good news - you can still sign up for the Welsh Castles relay!

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Mental Health Awareness Week

16 May 2019

“A person with health has 1,000 dreams. A person without it has 1: to recover.”[1]

This week (13 to 19 May) is Mental Health Awareness Week, the UK's national week to raise awareness of mental health and mental health problems and

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Sat 18th May - Jog the beautiful Eden Valley Walk

15 May 2019

Jog the beautiful Eden Valley Walk from Hever Station to Tonbridge Station on a run led by Hisayo Kawahara.

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Athletics Officials courses

15 May 2019

If you’re interested in helping your club by becoming a qualified Athletics Official you may like to know that the following local courses are coming up during July:-

Saturday, 20 July - Timekeeping and Field Judging courses at Wimbledon College

Sunday, 28 July - Track Judging and Field Judging at Allianz Park (the home of Saracens Rugby Club), Hendon

These are half-day

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No Paddington track session, 6 May

4 May 2019

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Join the Lanzarote 2020 team!

3 May 2019

Would you like to be part of the team organising our Lanzarote trip for 2020? If you enjoy coordinating events, can spin several plates at once and love the thought of a Serpie La Santa experience then we would like to hear from you.

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Welsh Castles Relay 2019

1 May 2019

Sign up for the Welsh Castles Relay (8-9 June 2019) has now opened. This year we have 2 teams entered (open and women's).

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Committee meeting minutes - 15 April 2019 meeting

29 April 2019

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 15 April 2019 are now available on the website.

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Assembly League - Race 2

29 April 2019

The second race in this year's Assembly League series will be in Victoria Park, Hackney on Thursday 2 May.  Distance, 3.5 miles.  Start 7.30pm.

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London Marathon Report

29 April 2019

Many thanks to David Chalfen for writing his report on yesterday's marathon.

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London Marathon Preview

24 April 2019

David Chalfen has kindly provided this preview ahead of Sunday's London Marathon. 

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Last Friday of the Month 5k - 26 April

23 April 2019

The April race has sold out and no further entries can be taken, including no entries being taken on race day.  Entries for the 31 May race are open through RunBritain - www.runbritain.com

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London Marathon - Spectating and pub details

23 April 2019

The London marathon is a big race both for competitors and spectators. Sid Wills will be leading the contingent heading to the South side of the Highway in Shadwell for spectating miles 13 and 22. We have also booked space in The Buckingham Arms, close to the finish from 12pm for post marathon drinks. 

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Middlesex track and field championships - 11 and 12 May – entries close soon

21 April 2019

Entries for the Middlesex Athletics track and field championships, to be held at Lee Valley Athletics Centre, Edmonton, close on Friday, 26 April. Enter online at:https://entries.opentrack.run/2019/middxtfchamps/   

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It's time to pay your 2019-2020 England Athletics registration fee.

18 April 2019

The 2019-2020 England Athletics (EA) registration year began on 1 April and all first claim members will need to pay their EA registration fee if they have not already done so.  Click above to find out how to do this.

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Results round-up - April

18 April 2019

With thanks to David Chalfen for writing this up, here's just some of the highlights from the few weeks.  Well done to everyone involved.

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Met League AGM - summary of changes

18 April 2019

With many thanks to Tash Sheel for representing the club, the Met League held its AGM on Monday 15 April.  A few changes were made to how the league operates and we are excited to be able to share that all races will be gender equal both in terms of distance and age categories have been equalised. The fixture list for next year looks set to be the best set of courses and venues for a

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Nick Torry breaks V40 club record

8 April 2019

Many congratulations to Nick Torry who broke the men's V40 club record at the Paddock Wood Half Marathon yesterday.

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First Assembly League race in Beckenham on Thursday 4 April at 7:15pm

2 April 2019

The Assembly League is a series of six races open to all members of the 14 clubs in the league.  These include Kent AC, Victoria Park Harriers, Dulwich Runners, Eton Manor, Stock Exchange AC and Beckenham RC.

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Summer League 2019

2 April 2019

The Summer League is a series of five inter-club races held in parks across London that are free to enter. 

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Serpie Callan Moody to run in the World Cross Country Championship this Saturday

28 March 2019

Many congratulations to Serpentine member Callan Moody, who has been selected to run for New Zealand in the World Cross Country Championship on Saturday.

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Results round-up - March

26 March 2019

With thanks to David Chalfen for writing this up, here's just some of the highlights from the few weeks.  Well done to everyone involved.

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Track access at Paddington Recreation Ground

25 March 2019

Our Tuesday night track sessions at Paddington Recreation Ground for seniors are some of the most well-attended Serpentine training sessions we have.  I have met with Everyone Active and Westminster City Council, who operate the track, to clarify the terms of our use of the track after a few problems emerged. 

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Serpentimes - News from the editors desk and getting involved for Issue 9

25 March 2019

We hope you enjoyed reading Serpentimes Issue 8 as much as we enjoyed putting it together. There are two pieces of news to announce about the magazine.

The first is that Diana Valk, who has been guest editing Serpentimes for the last three issues, will be taking on the editorship role permanently from James Edgar. James was the driv

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Your club needs you!

24 March 2019

Dear Serpies

You will have seen the Save the Date for the club's AGM on Wednesday 11th September. You might consider standing for the committee at the AGM and we hope that you will. But I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight the many ways to contribute to the club – and a new development.

I mentioned recently in Serpentimes that we are looking at changing how we manage

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Foundation track sessions updated

24 March 2019

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Serpie success at the Inter-Counties

11 March 2019

Congratulations to Chris Wright, Andy Greenleaf and Tash Sheel who took part in the competitive and prestigious Inter-Counties Cross-Country championship on Saturday 9 March in Prestwold Hall, Loughborough.

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Committee meeting minutes - 25 February 2019 meeting

10 March 2019

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 25 February 2019 are now available on the website.

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The Big Half Sunday 10 March 2019 - post-race social

7 March 2019

We have booked a space at the Kings Arms for some much needed post race rehydration. The address is 16 King William Walk, SE10 9JH. It is booked from 11:00 and if anyone is around earlier then there should be people congregating at the cafe in the National Maritime Museum museum (this is the main cafe at the back of the museum accessed via the Greenwich Parkside entrance). 

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February results roundup

26 February 2019

With thanks to David Chalfen for writing this up, here's just some of the highlights from the few weeks.  Well done to everyone involved.

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Serpentimes Issue 8 is out

22 February 2019

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The first Serpentimes of 2019 has arrived!

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Green Belt Relay: entries now open

22 February 2019

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 18th and 19th.

 

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WANTED: Mental Health Ambassadors/Champions

18 February 2019

Hello Serpies - Your club needs You! (please) 

We would like some friendly serpies to volunteer to join the wellbeing team as Mental Health Ambassadors/Champions to be on the Wednesday night club runs on the Last Wednesdays of the Month.

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Last Half of the London Marathon training run Sunday 14th April 2019

18 February 2019

This year’s training run will take place on Sunday 14 April 2019 and start at 9am from Tower Hill tube station.

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12 and 6 stage road relays - sign up now!

5 February 2019

The South of England SEAA 12 stage (men) and 6 stage (women) road relays will be held at Milton Keynes track on Sunday 24th March 2018, followed by ...Full story

Committee meeting minutes - 21 January 2019 meeting

4 February 2019

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 21 January 2019 are now available on the website.

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Sunday Cross Country League - Royston - 10 February

1 February 2019

Click above for race information

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Middlesex Masters Cross Country champs - entries close TONIGHT!

30 January 2019

Entries are now open for the final cross country champs of the year: Middlesex Masters Champs held in partnership with Hertfordshire County Athletic Association at Trent Park, Cockfosters, EN4 0DZ on Sunday 3rd March.

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2019 Club 10m Championship Race Results

29 January 2019

The 10 mile club championships took place at the Fred Hughes 10 in St Albans on Sunday 20th January. 

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January results round-up

28 January 2019

With thanks to David Chalfen for writing this up, here's just some of the highlights from the few weeks.  Well done to everyone involved.

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Serpentine Last Friday of the Month 5k - 25 January

22 January 2019

The 25 January race has sold out and no further entries can be taken.   No entries will be available on the day.

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Marshals sought – Southern Cross Country Championships – Saturday, 26 January – Hampstead Heath

19 January 2019

I’m looking for people to be course marshals at this Saturday’s Southern Cross Country Championships.  They’re on Parliament Hill Fields, Hampstead Heath.  Some 96 Serpies have entered across all the age groups, so there will be lots of club colleagues to cheer on.  It’s always an excellent day’s competition, entirely organised by volunteers.  I

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Southern Cross Country Champs: race day details

17 January 2019

Race day information for everyone who has pre-entered the Southern cross country championships at Parliament Hill Fields on Saturday 26th January, and for anyone who wants to come and support.

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Discounted entry for Maidenhead Half Marathon (club champs)

16 January 2019

The organisers of the Maidenhead Half Marathon, in which we will hold our club champs race on 1 September, have kindly offered a 20% discount on all entries for Serpentine members.

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Social trail run on Sunday 13th January

8 January 2019

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Join Sean for the Serpie Trail run on Sunday 13th January in Epping Forest.  The run is around 14 miles and will be at a social pace.

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Results round-up – December and January

8 January 2019

With thanks to David Chalfen for writing this up, here's just some of the highlights from the last month or so.  Well done to everyone involved.

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Foundation track sessions retart - Monday, 7 January

6 January 2019

The Paddington Rec foundation track sessions restart this Monday at 7.00pm.  If you haven’t trained on a track before, now could be a good time to start.  Coaches Steff, Jo and Cliff will lead the workout.  More info on https://www.serpentine.org.uk/pages/training_track_monday.html  

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Serpentine Last Friday of the Month 5k

6 January 2019

Online entries for the 25 January Serpentine Last Friday of the Month 5k in Hyde Park are open via RunBritain at www.runbritain.com

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Committee meeting minutes - 17 December meeting

4 January 2019

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 17 December 2018 are now available on the website.

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Serpentine Winter Party 2019

21 December 2018

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Join us for the party of the year on Saturday January 26th at London City Runners HQ in Bermondsey. Serpies and guests are invited to attend. Buy your ticket now

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John Stonham Farewell Cup 2018

20 December 2018

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It gives us great pleasure to announce that the John Stonham Farewell Cup has gone to a Serpie Junior for the very first time.

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2018 Club Championship Results

20 December 2018

Many congratulations to Tony Payne and Marta Bagnati for winning our 2018 marathon club championship, and to Andrew Reeves for winning the overall age-graded championship.  

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Entries open for trip to National XC championships Feb 2019

15 December 2018

The biggest cross country event of the season takes place on Saturday 23rd February 2019 at Harewood House near Leeds, and you have until Friday 4th January to enter. Sign up here

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Changes to training sessions over Christmas and New Year

7 December 2018

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

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Final Call for Lanzarote 2019

6 December 2018

Booking deadline is next Wednesday, 12th December

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Serpentine race report December 2018

4 December 2018

With so many people in the club running in so many different events, in can be hard to keep track of who is doing what.  I'm therefore grateful for Serpentine coach David Chalfen, for providing me with what I hope to be the first of a regular roundup.  It is not meant to be comprehensive, but it should highlight just some of the many excellent performances from those racing in the red

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County Cross Country Champs - ENTRIES CLOSE FRIDAY 21ST

2 December 2018

The first cross country champs of 2019 are the County Cross Country Championships which are held on Saturday 5th January. Entries are now open - you have until Friday 21st December to send me your entry details.

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Serpentine website user survey: Please tell us your opinion

2 December 2018

We are gathering requirements for the new club website and need 10 minutes of your time. Please visit SurveyMonkey and complete the survey. Thank you!

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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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Talk about nutrition for female endurance runners

28 November 2018

Beverley Gibbs, Registered Nutritional Therapist, will be giving a talk about nutrition on Wednesday 16 January, which is aimed specifically at female endurance runners targeting a half or full marathon.

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Derwentwater trip - Dec 2018

26 November 2018

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Why not join us for a trip to the Lake District from 28-Dec to 31-Dec for some trail running?  What a great way to get some fresh air and exercise between the indulgences of Christmas and New Year!  

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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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Entries for Southern cross country champs CLOSE THIS SUNDAY!

18 November 2018

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Entries are now open for the South of England cross country championships (the Southerns) which take place on Saturday 26th January 2019 at Parliament Hill Fields. The deadline for entries is midnight on Sunday 16th December, everything you need to know about the race and how to enter is below...

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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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Marathon Training Seminar 7pm Monday 21 January at the Seymour Centre

13 November 2018

I'm pleased to announce that we will be holding a marathon seminar on 21 January that will be aimed at those targeting a spring marathon. 

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Help make the NYD 10k brilliant!

9 November 2018

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We will have 650+ runners entered for the Start Fitness New Year's Day 10k and 3k and need 100 helpers to put on a great and safe event. If you can spare some time to help on 1 January 2018 in Hyde Park, please sign up

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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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London League and tri club championship races 2019

6 November 2018

League and club champs races 2019

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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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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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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

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

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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Final call for Lanzarote 2019 trip

20 July 2018

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Already wondering how you can escape the gloom of a UK winter? Join us next March at the fantastic Club La Santa for the 2019 Serpentine Lanzarote trip! Don't delay, booking deadline is next Wednesday, 12th December. The trip runs from 7th March 2019 to 14th March (7-day option) or 17th March (10-day option). ...Full story

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