Perseverance 10k Road Race

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Please note that the Hercules Wimbledon Perseverance 10km due to be held on Sunday, October 5th has been cancelled due to lack of entries 26-09-14


start time: 9.30am, WIMBLEDON PARK  




Your chance to take part in 54th running of this annual event, staged by Hercules Wimbledon AC, and one of the oldest such races in England. The course covers two undulating laps within Wimbledon Park (passing close by the world famous Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Club) and surrounding roads. All abilities are welcome, there are prizes for men and women across the age categories; plus refreshments available in the Hercules Wimbledon clubhouse. 

Top: the start of the 2007 race; left: athletes step up to the line for the start of the 2011 race (left), and (right): early leaders, as captured by Ray O’Donoghue

3 lap course
Race memento
Traffic free start and finish

£300 in vouchers for Up and Running, East Sheen, distributed as follows:

Men 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
Women 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
M40, M50, M60
W35, W45, W55

Entry Fees: 
£15 Licensed UK athletics club (includes £2.00 discount)
£17 Non-affiliated to an athletics club
£17 On the day (providing the limit of 500 is not reached)
Entry form          On-line entry 

Race day information:

The main entrance is in Wimbledon Park Road. It is approximately 600m from Southfields District Line underground station. If travelling by British Rail, go to Wimbledon Station which is on a direct line from Waterloo and Clapham Junction. Here you can take a District Line train two stops to Southfields station. Buses 39 (from Clapham Junction or Putney) and 493 (from Richmond or Tooting) both stop outside the Park entrance.

By road: Take the A3, which is accessible from central London (Westminster Bridge) and/or Junction 10 off the M25 and follow signs to Wimbledon which will take you into the vicinity of Wimbledon Park. There is limited parking within the Park at both the Wimbledon Park Road and Revelstoke Road entrances with parking also available in adjoining roads.

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Further infomation contact Race Organiser Richard Xerri




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