The 40th Annual Metros Fun Run, The Brian Jackson Fun Run

07-09-2019 8:45 am - 11:00 am


This is the longest established Metros event and the club evolved from this event. It was originally designed as a warm-up for the National Fun Run, but it soon became a fixture in its own right.  It is named in honour of Brian Jackson, the founder of the event and, for many years, the organiser.

Although this is a fun run, the course has been reasonably accurately measured and times will be recorded in all events except the approximate 200m for children 7 years and under where just finishing positions are recorded.

The event will follow a similar format as previous years – five races – two x 4km, one x 2km, (total 10km), one x 200m and one x 1K walk.  However, awards will be age graded instead of in age groups.

Distances:         7 years & under = 200m.  Under 11 = 2km.  Over 11 = 4km

Surface:            Parkland (almost all grass)

Place:                Roxbourne Park, Cannon Lane South, Pinner.

Time:                  8.45 am Registration.  Age as on race day.


                            9.15 am   4km      Male and Female over 11 years.

                            9.45 am   4km      Male and Female over 11 years.

                           10.15 am   2km      Girls, Boys 8-10 plus over 10s who wish to run 2km as well as, or instead of, the 4km

These three races total 10km.

                           Followed by:

                           200m       7 and under

                           1km       Walk – all ages.

Results:              Will not be calculated on the day but available soon after and in Metrolines and the Metros Web Site

Presentations:    In the Scout Hall after the session on Saturday 7 September.

Fee:                      There is no charge

Following a change last year, the awards will be based on age grading.  Awards to keep for the first age graded man and woman in the 10km, 4km and 2km and first boy and girl 8-10 years in the 2km and first boy and girl 11-14 years in the 4km. One award only to any runner.

There are also medals to keep for the second and third boy and girl in the 8-10 age bands in the 2km and 11-14 year age bands in the 4km.

Previous awards (previously held for one year) will remain with the last holder.

Toilets will be available in the Pavilion within the park.  The Scout Hall will not be open before or after the event so no refreshments will be available, just water.


If you’d like to know more, or can offer to help,

please contact Pat Jackson on 0208 868 5683

Related upcoming events

  • 15-11-2019 6:45 pm - 15-11-2019 10:00 pm

    The awards presented will include the following:

    Metros Thames Valley League
    Metros Summer League
    The Bill Gardner Summer League Award
    Track & Field MBEs & Track Shields
    Metros 5 Mile Handicap
    Metros 5 Mile Walk Shield and Certificates
    10K Challenge Awards
    Ann Marsden 5K Award
    Keith Adsley Award
    LRRC Trophies
    The Young Runner’s Award
    Beginner Runner’s Award
    The Aaron Breen Awards for Services to Family Running
    The Runners’ Awards

    A Bar is available (you can bring your own nibbles)

    ***Once again the evening is open to Metros members and their immediate families only. This is due to increased numbers***

    Further information from Pat Jackson