Feb
28
Wed
Track Night @ Braintree Leisure Centre
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please arrive early for a prompt start at 19:30. Session to be explained on the night.

Mar
4
Sun
Essex 20
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RACE A  3 lap course. A perfect test at this unique 20 mile distance, especially for those training for London or another Spring Marathon. Run under UKA rules.

Please note there will be a strict 4 hour time limit for this race. On expiry Marshals and water stations may be withdrawn. Also there is a race limit of 600 places and wheelchair entrants cannot be accommodated.

Mar
7
Wed
Mini Hill Sprints with Laps @ Bluebridge @ Courtauld Sports Ground
Mar 7 @ 7:30 pm

Please meet at Club House for 19:20 to start session at 19:30.

Mar
11
Sun
53-12 X-Country League – Halstead @ Gosfield School
Mar 11 @ 10:45 am

10:00 JUNIOR FUN RUN       (min age 8, max age 15)

10:45 SENIOR RACE       UKA PERMIT NO 123:15

LIMITED PARKING, PLEASE HELP BY CAR SHARING

TOILETS & CHANGING ROOMS (NO SHOWERS)

£3 PER SENIOR CLUB RUNNER, NO GUESTS

RUNNERS NOT WEARING CLUB KIT WILL BE DISQUALIFIED

The school is situated close to Gosfield village on the Halstead Road.

Approaching Halstead from Sudbury or Colchester, go down the High Street, follow the road round, passing the Esso filling station. Immediately after the Police station & zebra crossing, turn right into Chapel Hill. The school is on the right after approximately one mile.

Travelling from Braintree direction, when you reach Gosfield, turn right into Halstead Road about 150m after the King’s Head and the school is about 800m on the left.

Mar
14
Wed
Fartlek @ Bluebridge @ Courtauld Sports Ground
Mar 14 @ 7:30 pm

Please meet at Club House for 19:20 to start session at 19:30.

Mar
18
Sun
Brentwood Half Marathon @ Becket Keys Church of England School
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am
Mar
21
Wed
Parloof Relay @ Bluebridge @ Courtauld Sports Ground
Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm

Please meet at Club House for 19:20 to start session at 19:30.

Mar
24
Sat
Essex Road Relay @ Harwich and Dovercourt Rugby Club
Mar 24 @ 11:00 am
Mar
25
Sun
Colchester Half Marathon @ Weston Homes Community Stadium
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lamarsh Fete Trail Run (organised by Halstead Road Runners) @ Village Hall
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

DETAILS T.B.C

Start and finish at Village Hall, Lamarsh, Bures, Essex CO8 5EU

Set off between 10:00 and 11:00 – timed return.

Choice of distances: 5 and 8.5 miles using printed route descriptions (drink station on route).

Ample safe off-road parking and toilets but please car share if possible.

Routes mainly cross-country on undulating footpaths and very quiet country lanes. Normal running trainers or trail shoes, not spikes, should be adequate.

Event registered with the Trail Running Association (permit number TBA) and will be run under UK Athletics rules.

Entrants to be eighteen years or older.

Cost £5 (£2 insurance surcharge for non-affiliated runners) inc refreshment at end.

Organiser: Don Wilson 07763 662901 – [email protected].

General information

The start and finish will be at Lamarsh Village Hall, which is about 200m south of the distinctive, round-tower, church. Entrants will be timed out and in, though enjoyment, not speed, is the overriding aim. Walkers welcome. Navigation is via printed route instructions, independently checked for clarity. Safekeeping of car keys, etc. Hot and cold drinks and a snack on return are included in the entry fee. Refreshments also available to waiting friends and family.

The route has been carefully chosen for clear paths, ease of navigation and scenic appeal. Other than the normal perils of cross country running, there are no particular, outstanding, risks. On the roads used there is very light traffic only.

All proceeds go to support the parish church and village hall funds.