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London Marathon 2021

The London Marathon organisers have given us 2 club places for the 2021 event! If you want to be in with a shot of getting a place, you will need to register your interest with Jen Spencer* by Monday 21st June. In order to be eligible, you must:

Have been a member of the Whippets when you entered the London Marathon ballot

Be a fully paid up member of the Whippets for 2021/2022

Provide Jen with written confirmation of your 2021 rejection e.g. letter or email

*Please hand to Jen on a club night in an envelope (with your name clearly marked!)

Covid contact details

Before returning to run with the Whippets, please complete the Covid contact form.

Thank you!

Hi everyone

What a year it’s been! This time of year, the club would normally be asking you to renew your membership for the Whippets, but as it’s been such a strange year with very little organised running happening, the committee have decided to ask you to only pay the England Athletics fee of £15, not the normal £26. This is as a thank you for your continued support over the past year, and for keeping the Whippets the great running club that it is through all this, we’d be nothing without you all! We want to keep the EA subs paid so that when organised club races happen again later in the year, we’ll all be ready to go and affiliated as a club. EA have kept their subs the same this year for the second year, and not their normal year on year increase.

We hope that very shortly we will be able to organise club nights again, subject to Boris of course. Keep an eye on here and the Facebook page for more information. As soon as it’s possible, the information will be shared about the next steps.

Renewals are due on the 1st April, but you can pay as soon as you like. Our bank details remain the same, and if you could let Dean or Jen know if you have paid.

Account - 21423339

Sort code - 40-46-25.

Once again thanks for your continuing support and hopefully see you all soon.

Who are we?

Whitchurch Whippets is a friendly Road Running club serving North Shropshire - it doesn't matter if you're starting out or you are a seasoned runner, our club is open to everyone.

Feel free to come down and run with us for a few weeks before deciding if you wish to join!

We meet at the Whitchurch Rugby Club on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm, but please try to arrive earlier to allow us to arrange our Covid safe groups.

Check out the Club Information page for more about us.


Membership is open to people aged 16 or over on the date of joining.

In due course we may open up to even younger age groups but we do not yet have the facilities to make that possible.

Note: the entrance to the Rugby Club is from Sedgeford, not Edgeley Road!

Don't forget that there are lots of updates about club events that can be found on the Whitchurch Whippets FaceBook page!

Contact us

You can contact the Whitchurch Whippets by emailing

Key contacts may be found under the 'membership' tab at the top of the page (or under the '≡' menu on mobile devices).

You can find us at Whitchurch Rugby Club from ~1845 each Tuesday and Thursday evening - just ask for any of the committee members.