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About The Race


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Entering the Green Belt Relay is quite a commitment for you and your team, but you will be rewarded with an unforgettable weekend of racing and travelling.

See planning your race for some advice on organising a successful happy team

See the photo gallery for an idea of what it's like.

See entry details for the entry form and race rules

See the race origins for some of the history of the race since its start in 1995.

See the results for details results, records, reports and blogs from previous races

See the race safety page for information about safety, marshalling etc.



See the comments and feedback in our reports from previous races.  See also what other clubs say about our race:

Kirsty Bangham of Ranelagh Harriers' take on the 2012 race

James Adams of Serpentine, with an entertaining take on the2011 race

Rob Jones of Dulwich Park Runners with a photo blog from 2012 -day 1,day 2

Graham Brook's take on the 2007 race

Press release from the 2005 race, and London Frontrunners' take on the same race

Herman Lieven's report from the "Flanders Running Club"  adventure - for Vlaams/Nederlands speakers, but an entertaining read nonetheless

The Prizes

Prizes will be awarded as follows:

"The Green Belt" - 1st Overall - (perpetual)

"The Pewter Plate" - 1st Ladies - (perpetual)

"The Walking Stick" - 1st Vets - (perpetual)

1st Mixed Team Team Prize (must have at least 2 ladies to qualify)

"King & Queen of the Mountains" - Team prizes will be awarded to the lowest cumulative time of four men and four ladies, in any team, over stages 4, 5, 16, 18 and 19.

"The Toilet Seat” - Last to complete whole course

"The Mark Critchlow Award" - Record-breaking individual performance (men)

"The Sonia O'Sullivan Award" - Record-breaking individual performance (ladies)

"The Wissahickon Trophy" - For the team that collected the most money for charity or have been the most helpful over the weekend. It has been paid for by Wissahickon Wanderers from Philadelphia


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Walking Stick winners in 2009, The Millennium Group