Christmas Day - open (also New Years Day)
Roding Valley, Wanstead, Greenwich
Harrow Lodge, Highbury Fields, Lordship Rec Ground
Christmas Day - only
Barking, Beckton, Finsbury & Hackney
New Years Day - only
Closed for both: Mile End & Walthamstow.
Note: Victoria Docks and Thames Path, Woolwich are closed Christmas Day,
but not decided on New Years Day. Check before you go.
Subject to change at short notice, maybe due to weather. Check if you can.
**** Christmas Awards Party update ****
THANK YOU if you've already booked your ticket and made your food and drink choices. What a great response (almost 70 guests) so, hopefully, we'll enjoy a fun and memorable ELR event! We need final numbers for catering purposes and booking staff at the venue by Saturday 2nd December PLEASE. There are limited spaces left now so please do book if you would like to join us, or contact Ann Dunne if you will be attending but will make payment after the 2nd.
Time to book your tickets for the ELR Christmas party and awards evening, which are £25.00 per head. (Partners and friends welcome also.) This will include a welcome drink & buffet meal, followed by awards and then music by DJ Ian for those who fancy showing off their moves on the dance floor!
Event will take place on Thursday 14th December, 7.00pm to 11.00PM at :
Wanstead Cricket Club, Overton Drive,
London E11 2LW.
There is parking onsite and Wanstead Underground Station is approx 5 mins walk.
To book your ticket(s) please make payment to our usual bank account (same as for membership renewals - contact email@example.com if you need a reminder).
Reference : Xmas/your initial and surname as allows
It would be really helpful if you can book your ticket(s) early so we have a good idea of numbers as early as possible, and can make plans for catering and drinks etc.
Please contact me on Facebook or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, once you have made payment, with your preference for welcome drink - prosecco, beer or non alcoholic - along with preference for vegan or meat and/or any other dietary requirements.
Looking forward to seeing you for an enjoyable evening !
ELR Social Secretary
The Awards Panel is delighted to announce the nominations for the 2023 ELR Annual Awards:
Female Marathon Runner of the Year
Male Marathon Runner of the Year
Female Cross-Country Runner of the Year
Male Cross-Country Runner of the Year
Most Improved Female Runner
Most Improved Male Runner
Joshua Rees Davies
Female Runner of the Year
Male Runner of the Year
Volunteer of the Year
Many congratulations to all nominees!
The winner of each award will be announced at our Christmas Party on 14th December, along with the recipients of the Dave Knight Trophy and the Roger Dixon Shield. Club runners of the month and top Grand Prix scorers will also be presented with trophies at our biggest event of the year.
See above for details on how to get your ticket!
Saturday morning parkrun. At 9am FREE timed 5k runs/races at Wanstead Flats (Harrow Road), Roding Valley Recreation Ground (Loughton), Walthamstow (Peter May Sports Ground), Valentines Park, Ilford and many other venues across London, the UK and other Countries. Suitable for all levels from beginners to experienced runners.
First timers register at www.parkrun.com
Venue: Writtle University, Lordship Road, Chelmsford CM1 3RR.
Please add your name to race entries, or email: email@example.com if you wish to run.
The race is open to all first claim members of East London Runners.
The club will pay for your entry fee, however please ensure that you are available to run on the day.
The Vets champs will again be held at Writtle University, Lordship Road, Chelmsford CM1 3RR. The format will be the same as last year as follows:
10:00am - Race 1 - MV50+
10:50am - Race 2 - WV40+
11:40am - Race 3 - MV40-49
Everyone will run the same course which will be 8k.
Individual medals will be awarded in 5 year age categories up to V70 and team medals in 10 year age categories up to V60.
East London Runners
Wanstead Leisure CentreRedbridge Lane WestWansteadLondonE11 2JZ
Monday: Track NightWednesday: Club RunSaturday: parkrunSunday: Long Run
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