News from the last 12 months

 

Committee meeting minutes - 23 July 2020

30 July 2020

The minutes of the club committee meeting, held on 23 July, are now available on the website here

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Committee meeting minutes - 17 July 2020

28 July 2020

The minutes of the club committee meeting, held on 17 July, are now available on the website here

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Serpiesphere Virtual 5k Week 16 (25th to 31st July) & Week 17 (1st to 8th August)

26 July 2020

Hello Serpies,

Well done to the 53 Serpies who ran in last week’s Serpiesphere Virtual 5k. With 3 weeks of racing to go, this is the last preview email (for both weeks 16 and 17) of the series, before we move on to the final week – the Club Championship week from 9th August. But first, let’s look back on Week 15…

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Serpiesphere Virtual 5k Week 15 - 18th to 24th July 2020 (and Club Runs)

19 July 2020

Hello Serpies,

Well done to the 63 Serpies who ran in last week’s Serpiesphere Virtual 5k. Here are the results of Week 14, a preview of Week 15, and some details of this week’s Club Runs.

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Committee meeting minutes - 3 July 2020

18 July 2020

The minutes of the club committee meeting, held on 3 July, are now available on the website here

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Serpiesphere Virtual 5k Week 14 - 11th to 17th July 2020 (and Club Runs)

12 July 2020

Hello Serpies,

Well done to the 66 Serpies who ran in last week’s Serpiesphere Virtual 5k. Here are the results of Week 13, a preview of Week 14, and some details of this week’s Club Runs.

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Serpentine - What’s Happening in July 2020

8 July 2020

Hello Serpies,

We are back! After these last few surreal months, our Club is getting back to normal – well, almost. We are once again holding club runs and training sessions. Our Grand Prix Club Championship races are on. And there is the Summer League and the Duathlon. Oh, and Serpiesphere Virtual 5k is still going strong. This is what Serpentine brings you in J

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Serpiesphere Virtual 5k – Week 13 (4th to 10th July 2020)

5 July 2020

Hello Serpies,

Thanks to all 73 Serpies who ran in last week’s Serpiesphere Virtual 5k. We’d like to give you a quick update of the race series, as well as the results of Week 12 and the start of Week 13!

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Committee meeting minutes - 19 June 2020

1 July 2020

Following the formal committee meeting held on 16 March, an ad hoc committee meeting was held by Zoom on 19 June to discuss recent updated guidance from England Athletics. The minutes can be accessed here.

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28th June-5th July - 2020 Virtual Grand Prix Club championship Race 1k

28 June 2020

We hope you are all ready for the Grand Prix season which will kick off (virtually) this Sunday with the 1k race. Run and enter your time between 9am on the 28th June and 9pm on the 5th July to be in with a chance of getting a PB, a race award, or even one of our fantastic spot prizes which will be open to all who enter. Click above for more information.

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Serpiesphere Virtual 5k – Week 12 (27th June to 3rd July 2020)

27 June 2020

Hello Serpies,

Well done to the 73 Serpies who braved the hot weather to run in last week’s Serpiesphere Virtual 5k. Here is a quick round up of Week 11 and an introduction to Week 12!

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Serpiesphere Virtual 5K – Week 11 (20th to 26th June 2020)

21 June 2020

Hello Serpies,

Happy Summer Solstice everyone! Last week we had 82 members running the Serpiesphere Virtual 5k – well done to everyone! And Week 11 has just begun…

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Tell us your Running Stories!

18 June 2020

Hello Serpies,

We are all runners, so how about sharing your running stories with everyone? 

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Southern Athletics League 2020 - Update

10 June 2020

The 2020 SAL has been cancelled, so no official fixtures will happen this summer.

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Committee meeting minutes - 28 May 2020 meeting

10 June 2020

The minutes of the club committee meeting, held on 28 May, are now available on the website here

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Serpiesphere Virtual 5K – Week 9 (6th to 12th June 2020)

7 June 2020

Hello Serpies,

Hope you all had a good weekend. Thanks to the 84 Serpies who took part in last week’s Serpiesphere Virtual 5K. Here comes Week 9…

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Serpentine - What’s Happening in June 2020

5 June 2020

Hello Serpies,

I am glad that we in Serpentine have weathered the Covid-19 crisis pretty well. Although there have been cases of infection and some of us have had a hard time financially and emotionally, as a Club we have been able to maintain our physical activities, mental wellbeing, and most importantly our community spirit. The situation is very fluid, and we conti

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Committee Meeting Minutes - April/May 2020

5 June 2020

Following exchanges of emails raising some issues on membership, the committee met by telephone on 16 April, participated in a call with England Athletics on 20 April, and then following further email exchanges the committee held a vote on 2/3 May 2020.

 A further regular committee meeting took place on 21 May 2020.

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Virtual duathlon 5-7th June

4 June 2020

Our next virtual competition is a Duathlon that will be taking place this weekend.  Click above for information about how to enter.

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LANZAROTE 2021 -  COVID-19 UPDATE

25 May 2020

We’ve reached the time of year when we need to confirm numbers and pay a deposit to Club La Santa for the club trip to Lanzarote in 2021.

Sadly, due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19 the Lanza team and the Committee do not feel able to make a firm commitment at this time, and have reluctantly decided that the trip will not take place in March 2021.

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Serpiesphere Virtual 5K – Week 7 (23rd to 29th May 2020)

24 May 2020

Hello Serpies,

Thanks to the 89 Serpies who took part in last week’s Serpiesphere Virtual 5K.  Here is a quick review of Week 6 and instructions for Week 7!

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Serpiesphere Virtual 5K – Week 6 (16th to 22nd May 2020)

17 May 2020

Hello Serpies,

Thanks to the 106 Serpies who took part in last week’s Serpiesphere Virtual 5K.  Whether you missed out, or you want to run a better time, or you just want to keep running, the good news is Week 6 has just begun!

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Serpiesphere Virtual 5K – Week 5 (9th to 15th May 2020)

10 May 2020

Hello Serpies,

Another great week of the Serpiesphere Virtual 5K with 108 runners taking part, including 100 in the handicap race. Thanks for taking part – it is good to see a lot of us making this a routine and having something to measure ourselves every week. And another week’s race has just begun…

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Membership Extension - A Message to all Club Members

4 May 2020

Hello Serpies

These are strange days indeed, but we are getting through as best we can and I want to take a moment to acknowledge the amazing achievements from members across the club, that are keeping us going. We may not be fully 'business as usual', however these efforts are keeping us up and running and doing the sport we love to do.

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Serpiesphere Virtual 5K – Week 4 (2nd to 8th May 2020)

3 May 2020

Hello Serpies,

Thanks to everyone who took part in the Virtual 5K last week. We had 107 runners taking part, including 98 who were in the handicap race – another brilliant turn-out!

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Serpentine - What’s Happening in May 2020

2 May 2020

Hello Serpies,

There is no denying that the ‘Lockdown’ due to the Covid-19 pandemic has been hard for everyone. Club members have been ill due to the disease; the NHS and key workers among us have been battling hard to keep everyone going. As a Club we are abiding by social distancing rules, so we cannot function with group activities as we do normally. But

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Serpiesphere Virtual 5K – Week 3 (25th April to 1st May 2020)

25 April 2020

Hello Serpies,

Another great week in the Serpiesphere Virtual 5K. We now have the first ever Virtual 5K winner in our Club’s history. Let’s identify the next one in a week’s time!

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Committee meeting minutes - March/April 2020

20 April 2020

Following the formal committee meeting held on 16 March, two further ad hoc committee meetings were held by telephone on 22 and 25 March. Following these meetings a decision was taken by the Committee on 10 April 2020.The minutes of the ad hoc committee meetings held on 25 and 27 March, and the decision taken on 10 April 2020, are now available on the website

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Serpiesphere Virtual 5K – Week 2 (18th to 24th April 2020)

19 April 2020

Hello Serpies,

We had a successful inaugural week of the Serpiesphere Virtual 5k. A massive thank you and hope you all enjoyed it. This is a quick review of last week and details of this week’s race.

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Introducing the “Serpiesphere Virtual 5K”

12 April 2020

Hello Serpies,

Disappointed that all the recent races have been cancelled and there have been no club running events for a few weeks? This being Easter, it is time to bring some running back to the Club – introducing the weekly “Serpiesphere Virtual 5K”!

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Committee meeting minutes - 16 March 2020 meeting

30 March 2020

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 16 March 2020 are now available on the website here.

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2020-21 England Athletics registration fees

27 March 2020

The 2020-21 England Athletics registration year begins on 1 April.  Click above to find out how to renew your competition licence or register for the first time.

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Serpie WhatsApp Groups for COVID-19 Support

25 March 2020

In response to an initiative suggested by some of our members, we have set up 5 WhatsApp groups, with the aim of creating a practical support network for Serpies, their family members or anyone they know who is in need across the London area.

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Serpies survive Covid-19 blog - Reaching out with words to Serpies on club day Wednesday

25 March 2020

Our fantatstic Serpie Mental Health Champions (MHCs) are making their blog a weekly event!  

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Important Update for all Serpentine Members - 16 March 2020: COVID-19

17 March 2020

In view of Government guidance released on Monday 16th March and following extended discussion, the club is taking further steps to address the COVID-19 crisis. 

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Last Friday of the Month 5k

12 March 2020

The April, May and June races have been cancelled.

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Middlesex Masters medallists

8 March 2020

Congratulations to Andrew Roberts who took the M60 silver medal at the Middlesex Masters Cross Country Championships and to Simon Caney who was the M50 bronze medallist.  It was a well organised, competitive, yet friendly competition to bring the season to a close.    

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Green Belt Relay – 16th & 17th May 2020 – Sign Up Now!

4 March 2020

Hello Serpies, it is time to register for one of the best Serpie weekends - the Green Belt Relay will soon be upon us again. Be one of the 44 Serpies running for four teams (men, women, vets and mixed) on 16th and 17th May 2020!

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Social Trail Running on South Downs Way (Hassocks - Lewes)

29 February 2020

Please join us on a social trail run from Hassocks to Lewes through the beautiful South Downs Way led by Hisayo Kawahara on 7 March (Saturday).

 

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Results round-up - March

29 February 2020

Thank you to David Chalfen for writing this up, and congratulations to everyone involved.

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Serpentine - What’s Happening in March 2020

28 February 2020

Hello Serpies: Are you ready for some March Madness? Get yourself a cuppa and enjoy this sneak preview of March 2020...

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Middlesex Masters Cross Country champs - entries re-open!

26 February 2020

Following cancellation due to Storm Dennis, entries have been re-opened for Middlesex Masters Cross Country championships, rescheduled to take place at Stanborough Park, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6DF on Sunday 8th March.

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Committee meeting minutes - 10 February 2020 meeting

23 February 2020

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 10 Febuary 2020 are now available on the website here.

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Help sought - Serpentine Last Friday 5k – 28 February

23 February 2020

Would you like to help with the course marshalling or at the finish of this Friday’s race in Hyde Park? Please click above for more information.

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Middlesex Indoor Track and Field Championships

21 February 2020

This is one of your last opportunities to compete Indoors this winter:14 and 15 March - Lee Valley Athletics Centre.  You need to be Middlesex qualified to enter (i.e. born in North London or have lived in the area for 9 months).  Entries close at midnight, Thursday 27 February.  Sign up at https://data.open

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12 and 6 stage road relays - sign up now!

19 February 2020

The South of England SEAA 12 stage (men) and 6 stage (women) road relays will be held at Milton Keynes track on Sunday 22nd March 2020, followed

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Serpentine Parkrun Day - Saturday 29th February, Hampstead Heath

8 February 2020

We will have our next Club parkrun Day in Hampstead Heath on Saturday 29th February - wear your Serpie colours and run together!

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Sunday Cross Country League - Royston - 9 February - RACE CANCELLED

7 February 2020

The deteriorating weather forecast with winds now anticipated to be gusting at 70mph means that the race has been cancelled.  We are investigating the possibility of rearranging for Sunday, 1 March.

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Trophies awarded at the Winter Party

5 February 2020

Saturday's Winter Party was once again great fun and a huge sell-out success - many thanks to Sarah and the rest of the team 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 the Innovation Cup.

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Serpentine - What’s Happening in February 2020

30 January 2020

Hello Serpies - Need some inspiration to continue your New Year’s Sporting Resolution?  Look no further than a wonderful Serpie February…

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Serpie Trail - Farnham to Guildford 1 February 2020 (Saturday)

26 January 2020

Hisayo Kawahara is leading a social trail running over the first (or the last) 11 miles of the North Downs Way from Farnham to Guildford on 1 February 2020.

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Results round-up - February

23 January 2020

Many thanks to David Chalfen for writing this, and congratulations to everyone involved.

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LAST CHANCE TO PURCHASE YOUR WINTER PARTY TICKETS!

23 January 2020

Tickets for the Winter Party have been selling thick and fast. In order that we can finalise the catering numbers, tickets will cease to be available after this Sunday 26th January (or earlier if they sell out).

Details and tickets can be found here

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Southern Cross Country Champs: race day details for runners and supporters

20 January 2020

Race day information for everyone who has pre-entered the Southern cross country championships at Parliament Hill on Saturday 25th January, and for anyone who wants to come and support.

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Committee meeting minutes - 6 January 2020 meeting

20 January 2020

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 6 January 2020 are now available on the website here.

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Marshals sought - Southern Cross Country Championships - Saturday, 25 January - Hampstead Heath

18 January 2020

The club  is looking for volunteers to be course marshals at this important competition.  Click above for more information.

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Serpentine Winter Party - Tickets now on sale!

4 January 2020

Tickets are now available for the Serpentine Winter party to be held on Saturday 1st February. Details and tickets can be found here

 

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Serpentine - What’s Happening in January 2020

29 December 2019

Serpentine starts the new decade with a bang – check out the following activities for January 2020…

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Last Friday of the Month 5k - thank you

27 December 2019

A sincere thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who put on today’s Serpentine RC Last Friday of the Month 5k race.  And thank you to everyone who has been involved in these races during 2019.  You may like to know that two new all-time Series Records were set today with Los Angeles Olympian, Yuko Gordon breaking the W65 record with her time of 21:20 and Seyfu Jamaal, who is

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Saturday club run - 28 December

24 December 2019

The club run will be going ahead as normal, setting off from the Seymour Leisure Centre at 9.45am.  Full details on https://www.serpentine.org.uk/pages/training_run_sat.html

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Committee meeting minutes - 9 December 2019 meeting

23 December 2019

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 9 December 2019 are now available on the website here.

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Results round-up - January 2020

20 December 2019

Many thanks to David Chalfen for writing this, and congratulations to everyone involved.

 

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Entries open for trip to National XC championships Feb 2020

16 December 2019

The biggest cross country event of the season takes place on Saturday 22nd February 2020 at Wollaton Park near Nottingham, and you have until Sunday 5th January to enter. Sign up here

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Club championship road races for 2020

9 December 2019

I'm pleased to announce the club championship road races for 2020 over 10k, 10 miles and the half marathon.

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Sunday Cross Country League - 22 December - Stevenage

8 December 2019

Ths next race is in Fairlands Valley Park, Stevenage.  8km, with everyone starting together at 10.30am.  Please click above for more information.

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County Cross Country Champs - entries now open

4 December 2019

The first cross country champs of 2020 are the County Cross Country Championships which are held on Saturday 4th January for Middlesex, and Sunday 5th January for Surrey. Entries are now open - you have until Saturday 21st December to send me your entry details.

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Serpentine - What’s Happening in December 2019

29 November 2019

Christmas? The General Election? There’s a lot going on in December, so why would the Serpies be any different? Get ready for another great month in the Club…

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Results round-up - December

26 November 2019

Many thanks to David Chalfen for writing this, and congratulations to everyone involved.

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Sunday Cross Country League - 1 December

26 November 2019

The next Sunday League race is in Trent Park, Cockfosters starting at 10.30am.  Click above for full race information.

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Sporting Brain Box talk on Wednesday 4 December - from two Serpentine members!

24 November 2019

Two Serpentine members, Josephine Perry and Sarah Dudgeon, have kindly agreed to host a talk for members on their new Sporting Brain Box product on Wednesday 4 December, 8.15-9.15pm (after the club run), in the Seymour Leisure Centre conference room.

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Metropolitan League Cross Country - Saturday 7 December

22 November 2019

The third Start Fitness Metropolitan Cross Country League match is on Saturday 7th December at Hillingdon House Farm, Uxbridge. Race 2 saw two individual podium finishes but it's a tough battle for the teams with a dip in turn out. More serpies means more points and we all like points. 

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Last Friday of the Month 5k - 29 November

20 November 2019

The November race has sold out and no further entries can be taken.  Entries are open for the 27 December race via www.runbritain.com

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Serpie Trail - Box Hill 23 November 2019 (Saturday)

16 November 2019

This Saturday (23 November 2019) we have a social trail run in the Box Hill.  It is a 12 km circular through scenic undulating countryside from the Dorking station with a lot of ups and downs around the infamous Box Hill, with a pub stop near the end if you have time to stay.

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Christmas social trail running trip - FULL

13 November 2019

An update to the article below. The trip is currently full up, but spaces may become available so please email us if you are interested in joining. We do ask that if you do not have a place, please do not tag along by arranging your own accommodation and turning up anyway!

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Help out at the NYD 10k !

12 November 2019

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Serpies!  Help put on the first race of a new decade by volunteering at our Start Fitness New Year's Day 10k and 3k events on 1 January in Hyde Park. We need 100 helpers to put on a memorable and safe event for 650+ runners.  Th

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Strength and Conditioning talk - Monday 25 November **NOW CANCELLED**

12 November 2019

Pure Sports Medicine are running a Strength and Conditioning talk on Monday 25 November at the Kensington Clinic, 7-8pm, to explain how working actively on your strength can help with injury prevention.

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Southern cross country champs - ENTRIES CLOSE 15TH DEC

11 November 2019

Entries are now open for the South of England cross country championships (the Southerns) which take place on Saturday 25th January 2020 at Parliament Hill Fields. The deadline for entries is midnight on Sunday 15th December, everything you need to know about the race and how to enter is below...

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Lanzarote trip - Final call!

10 November 2019

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Bookings for our Club La Santa, Lanzarote 2020 trip close on 1st December and we don’t want you to miss out, so here is what you need to know if you’re still unsure about joining us.

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Serpentine Parkrun Day - Sat 30th November, Clapham Common

10 November 2019

We will have our first Club parkrun Day in Clapham Common on 30th Nov - wear your Serpie colours and run together!

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Last Friday of the Month 5k - 2020

9 November 2019

Entries for the 31 January, 28 February and 27 March races are open at www.runbritain.com

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Serpentimes Issue 10 is out!

9 November 2019

Serpentimes Issue 10 is here to brighten those dark winter evenings! We have eight amazing articles covering a wide range of topics including the muddy and fun Sunday League XC, tactics for ...Full story

Marshals sought for London Cross Country Championships – Saturday, 16 November

6 November 2019

Please click above to find out about volunteering as a Hampstead Heath course marshal.

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Cross Country Fraternity Cup & Sorority Cup - Saturday 23rd November

6 November 2019

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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Committee meeting minutes - 21 October 2019 meeting

4 November 2019

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

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Serpentine - What’s Happening in November 2019

30 October 2019

No need to dread the winter blues - there is so much going on in Serpentine in November.  Here is what the Club has t

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Entries for SEAA Masters cross country champs now open

29 October 2019

Entries for the South of England Masters cross country championships, which will be on Saturday 7th December at Horspath Track in Oxford close at midnight on Monday 11th November.

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Results round-up - November

28 October 2019

Many thanks to David Chalfen for writing this, and congratulations to everyone involved.

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Serpentine Open Night – Wednesday 30th October

26 October 2019

Serpentine welcomes non-members to join our Club Runs for free on Wednesday evening 30th October 2019

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Last Friday of the Month 5k - 25 October

23 October 2019

The 25 October 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 with the 2-lap course being used. 

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Ad hoc committee meeting minutes - 2 October 2019 meeting

17 October 2019

The minutes of an ad hoc committee meeting held on 2 October 2019 are now available on the website.

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London cross country champs - entries now open!

16 October 2019

Entries are now open for the London cross country championships, closing on Sunday 27th October. The race takes place on Saturday 16th November at Parliament Hill. There are entry criteria that apply so please read the news story in full BEFORE sending your entry in. 

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SUNDAY CROSS COUNTY LEAGUE: Sunday, 20 October – Cheshunt

16 October 2019

Please click above for race information.  All entries taken on the day - and it's free to enter.  Just turn up with your Serpie top.

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Call out for volunteers - North London XC champs, Sat 2nd Nov

11 October 2019

This year Serpentine are hosting the North London cross country championships at Wormwood Scrubs on Saturday 2nd November, and Malcolm French and I need some help!

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2019 Track & Field awards and club champions

10 October 2019

On Wednesday 9th of October the club celebrated the 2019 T&F season with a social event and awards presentation.

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A message from our Mental Health Champions - for World Mental Health Day

9 October 2019

Thursday 10th October is World Mental Health day, and our Mental Health Champions would like to share some thoughts and highlight this year’s theme - suicide prevention.

We’re here to listen to anything, from a bad day at the office or that your dog has died, to you’re struggling with negative thoughts or even suicide -  and everything in between. #RunAndTalk h

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AGM 2019 Minutes available

6 October 2019

The 2019 Annual General Meeting was held on 11 September 2019 and the minutes are now available on this website page.

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COME TO THE LANZAROTE 2020 LAUNCH PARTY ON 16 OCTOBER!

2 October 2019

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Any Serpie thinking about coming on the 2020 Lanzarote trip should come to our launch party on  Wednesday 16th October at 7.45pm at The Union Bar, 88-90 George Street, W1U 8PA - a short walk from Seymour Centre. Wine, juices and food all laid on.

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Results round-up - October

2 October 2019

Many thanks to David Chalfen for his write-up of some recent highlights and congratulations to everyone involved. 

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Serpentine - What’s Happening in October 2019

2 October 2019

Hello Serpies.

October is now with us. As every month, there is tonnes happening in the Serpie calendar! Here are the highlights for your diary.

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Serpie Tony Payne to run in the world champs marathon

1 October 2019

Best of luck to club member Tony Payne, who will be representing Thailand in the World Athletics Championship Marathon in Doha.

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Committee meeting minutes - 16 September 2019 meeting

30 September 2019

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 16 September 2019 are now available on the website.

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STRENGTH TRAINING SESSIONS FOR RUNNERS

30 September 2019

Greetings Serpies! You may know me from coaching at Paddington Tuesday Track and taking spin on Wednesdays. I am also a Level 3 Personal Trainer and I will be leading a monthly outdoor strength training session through Autumn and Winter

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10k club champs winners crowned

30 September 2019

Congratulations to Chris Wright and Jacqueline O'Connor for winning the 10k club championship at the Middlesex and Open 10k in Victoria Park yesterday.  

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Entries for North of the Thames AND North London XC champs CLOSE SUNDAY 13th OCTOBER

29 September 2019

Entries for two of this season's cross country races open today, closing on Sunday 13th 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 13th October wil

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Serpentine win silver at the SEAA Road Relays

23 September 2019

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Many congratulations to the men's A team (Tony Payne, Nick Torry, Andy Greenleaf, Will Green, Chris Wright, & Callan Moody) for winning a silver medal at the South of England Road Relays in Crystal Palace.

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Committee meeting minutes - 9 September 2019 meeting

23 September 2019

The minutes of the last committee meeting held on 9 September 2019 are now available on the website.

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Road Relay success

22 September 2019

Congratulations to the Serpentine men's A Team who took silver at the SEAA Regional Road Relays at Crystal Palace on Sunday. Full results are on ...Full story

Team Cross Country Relay Championships - entries open

20 September 2019

The first championships cross country race of 2019 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 19th October at Wormwood Scrubs. They are a great opportunity to race cross country over a shorter distance, 3x3km for the women and 4x5km for the men, with the added

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*Extended until Sat 28 Sept* - Donate your second hand training kit to the Malawi National team

14 September 2019

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You can still donate sports gear items to the Malawian national athletes,  this Saturday 28th between 9.00am and 12.00 midday at Seymour centre.Please bring any unwanted, decent-condition running shoes, vests/tops,  shorts, hats, sunglasses, water bottles etc. to the kit room. 

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Secretary's Shield awarded

12 September 2019

Congratulations to Kevin Murray, this year's winner of the Secretary's Shield Award!

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Committee changes

12 September 2019

There were changes to five roles on the club's committee at this year's AGM. Rhiannon Needham, Tom Poynton, Maureen Seguin, Peter Clarke and Alex Elferink all decided to stand down from their respective roles on the committee.

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Introduction to cross country training series 2019

9 September 2019

These coached session are the Introduction to Cross Country training series for Serpentine members who have never run cross country, new to cross country as adults, or would like to have a taste of what it is before the season starts.

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Results round-up - September

4 September 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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Cross country information session - Wednesday 18 September

4 September 2019

We will be holding a short session to tell you more about the club’s cross-country races.  This will take place after the club runs on Wednesday 18 September from about 8pm in the club room (where the trophy cabinet is) and last around half an hour. 

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Half-marathon club champs crowned

3 September 2019

Congratulations to our half-marathon club champions - Anna Lawson (womens), Nicolas Besson (mens) and Cath Ferguson (age-graded) and to all club members who ran the Maidenhead Half Marathon, our club championship race.

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Cross country information session - Wednesday 18 September

3 September 2019

We will be holding a short session to tell you more about the club’s cross-country races.  This will take place after the club runs on Wednesday 18 September from about 8pm in the club room (where the trophy cabinet is) and last around half an hour.  All are welcome, both new and experienced club members, and we very much want to continue our club’s record of getting more

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Forthcoming Foundation track sessions

2 September 2019

September’s Foundation track sessions (Monday evenings at Paddington starting at 7.00pm) are now on the website via the Running / Track Training tab.  Coaches Steph, Jo and Cliff look forward to welcoming you.

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Seminar on Prevention and Management of Common Running Injuries

31 August 2019

The next Serpie seminar will take place at 7pm in the upstairs conference room in the Seymour Centre on Monday 30 September.  This will cover running injuries (and how to avoid them) and sign-ups are now open.

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No Foundation track session on Bank Holiday Monday

24 August 2019

A reminder that as it's a Bank Holiday, there's no track session at Paddington this Monday. Everything gets back to normal the following Monday (2 September).

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SAL match 5 - Race report

20 August 2019

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Great result for our SAL team at the last match of the season in Ware on Saturday 17th August: after a tense fight with home club Herts Phoenix, we managed to squeeze our second win of 2019 with a small margin. Thanks to all that have competed in the season: our team finished in sixth place in the league, an improvement from last year and only 2.5 points away from promotion.

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Autumn 6/4 Stage Road Relays 22 September & 6 October - sign up now!

20 August 2019

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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Met League team manager(s) wanted

19 August 2019

Would you like to be a team manager for our teams in the Met League this winter? 

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Results round-up - August

13 August 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.  But in particular to Will, who now has the 16th fastest all-time British 5000m time for a V40, and the fastest by a 44 year old.  

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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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Isle of Wight Fell Series

13 August 2019

14th & 15th September 2019 - Sign up for the weekend trip to the 2019 Isle of Wight Fell Series is now open and will close on Sunday 1st September.

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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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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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Social Trail run on South Downs Way (Hassocks - Lewes)

30 November -1

Please join us on a social trail run from Hassocks to Lewes through the beautiful South Downs Way led by Hisayo Kawahara on 7 March (Saturday).

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