London, UK 1200+ members

Serpentine Running Club

Run Fast, Run Slow, Run Together! Serpentine is Central London's running and triathlon club. We are inclusive, diverse, friendly and sociable. We have the fastest, slowest and everyone in between.

  • Road running
  • Trail running
  • XC running
  • Road cycling
  • Pool swimming
  • Track and field

5 club sessions

  • Mon
  • Speed
  • Interval
  • Pace-friendly groups
  • Track
  • Social
  • #1 of 5

Paddington Track session

19:00

Age 18 & over

Aimed at those who are new to structured interval training and wanting to improve speed and endurance.

  • Tue
  • Speed
  • Interval
  • Track
  • #2 of 5

Maida Vale Track session

19:00

Age 18 & over

Event specific training for athletes competing 800m to marathon and triathletes up to middle distance.

  • Wed
  • Speed
  • Beginners
  • Pace-friendly groups
  • #3 of 5

Club run

18:45

Age 18 & over

Run-groups based on pace and route. Ideal for non-members to try before joining.

  • Road running
  • Thu
  • Hill
  • Speed
  • Social
  • #4 of 5

Hill training

19:00

Age 18 & over

Training session at Primrose Hill including threshold and hill coaching to improve strength, fitness and endurance. Suitable for all levels.

  • Road running
  • Sat
  • Beginners
  • Pace-friendly groups
  • Social
  • #5 of 5

Club run

09:45

Age 18 & over

Run-groups based on pace and route. Ideal starting session for beginners.

  • Road running

Overview

We have training sessions most days in the week and every weekend. We do two group runs a week around Hyde Park (Wednesday evening and Saturday morning), track/hill sessions at Paddington, Hamstead Heath, Primrose Hill and Greenwich, swimming lessons, and weekend group bike rides. We also do track-and-field races and trail running (a group trail run every month). We welcome all levels - whether you run 3:30 or 7:00 min/km, you can find someone to run with and have a great time!

We also take part in various races as a team, including cross country in winter (featuring the Met League, the Sunday League, various London, county and national championships), the inter-club Summer League and team relays such as Green Belt Relay and Welsh Castles Relay. A lot of us also do triathlon races - from sprint, Olympic to 70.3 and Ironman.

The Club has an active social side (post-run pub or cafes, summer/winter parties) and plenty of opportunities to volunteer (race marshalling, officiating, organising) and be part of the running/triathlon community on your rest days. We offer trials for our group runs which help you decide if you like us enough to join - we hope you do!

Club details

  • UK Athletics
  • England Athletics
  • UKA athletics coach
  • British Triathlon
  • Triathlon England
  • British Cycling
  • #RunAndTalk
  • Club organised events
  • Ride leaders

Training

  • Hill
  • Social
  • Speed
  • Interval
  • Juniors
  • Beginners
  • Pace-friendly groups
  • Track

Social

  • Strava
  • Facebook group
  • Pub nights
  • Weekend trips

Membership

  • Training
  • Coaching
  • Discount at local shops

How to join

  • Age 8 & over
  • 1200+ members
  • Free taster sessions

Membership fees

Annual membership

£30.00

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Club events

  • Fri 28 Jun

Serpentine Last Friday of the Month 5K

5K held in Hyde Park on the last Friday of every month.

  • 5 km road running
  • Fri 26 Jul

Serpentine Last Friday of the Month 5K

5K held in Hyde Park on the last Friday of every month.

  • 5 km road running
  • Fri 30 Aug

Serpentine Last Friday of the Month 5K

5K held in Hyde Park on the last Friday of every month.

  • 5 km road running
  • Fri 27 Sep

Serpentine Last Friday of the Month 5K

5K held in Hyde Park on the last Friday of every month.

  • 5 km road running
  • Fri 25 Oct

Serpentine Last Friday of the Month 5K

5K held in Hyde Park on the last Friday of every month.

  • 5 km road running
  • Fri 29 Nov

Serpentine Last Friday of the Month 5K

5K held in Hyde Park on the last Friday of every month.

  • 5 km road running
  • Fri 27 Dec

Serpentine Last Friday of the Month 5K

5K held in Hyde Park on the last Friday of every month.

  • 5 km road running