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This fantastic event is back again - this time for its 32nd year. The race is regularly rated as one of the best 10k races in the South, and we are all looking forward to making this the best year yet! The race follows a town centre route along closed roads with a start and finish in the magnificent Julie Rose Athletics Stadium in Ashford.
The course is considered fast - so whether runners are looking to run their first 10K, looking for a good 10K time or simply looking to enjoy the experience of running a town centre race, the Givaudan Ashford 10K is for them.

There is fun for the kids too!!!!
There will be Sports Hall type athletics between the start and finish of the main race. This has always been popular!!

We will also have a Children's Fun Run. More information to follow --- Look out for the flyer!!

Ashford AC Givaudan 10K

Kennington, Kent, GB
3 races
£3£18
Ashford AC Givaudan 10K
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The Great Notley Autumn Duathlon is based at Great Notley Country Park in Braintree, with the attraction of a beautiful parkland venue but very accessible with good road links from the A120 and A131.

The race starts and finishes with a 4km run within the confines of the country park. You will run on a mixture of grass and surfaced paths, with a challenging hill included in the run. The transition to the cycle section is on a grass area adjacent to the access road. The cycle course is all on road, consisting of two 10km laps offering a fast but enjoyable ride through Rayne, Willows Green and Great Leighs before returning to the centre for the final run. The manageable distances and traffic free run course makes it an ideal race for novices.

Great Notley Autumn Duathlon

Braintree, GB
1 race
£30£35
Great Notley Autumn Duathlon
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For the 5th year, runners get the chance to stretch their legs in the beautiful surroundings of Chilham Castle, with the Chilham Castle 5K & 10K runs.
This is a multi-terrain run and the surface you will be covering during the run will be grass, country fields and woods in places i.e., uneven ground for all of the run. Wear off-road shoes.

Chilham Castle Challenge sees runners compete in a demanding 5K or 10K race on the grounds of a 17th-century manor house. The course includes challenging hills and off road track as well as more ambient aspects such as a 500-year-old avenue of trees plus views of sculptured gardens, horticulture, rare flowers, and Jacobean and Norman architecture.

Doggy dash wave starting at 9.15am. All doggy dash to be registered by 9am for smooth running of all events.

Chilham Castle Trail Runs

Canterbury, GB
Chilham Castle Trail Runs
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For the 8th year, runners get the chance to stretch their legs in the beautiful surroundings of Chilham Castle, with the Chilham Castle Challenge 5K and 10K.

Why not have a Sunday morning blast and then rest in the afternoon with the run events starting at 8am.

Chilham Castle Challenge sees runners compete in a demanding 5K or 10K race on the grounds of a 17th-century manor house. The course includes challenging hills and off road track as well as more ambient aspects such as a 500-year-old avenue of trees plus views of sculptured gardens, horticulture, rare flowers, and Jacobean and Norman architecture.

Chilham Castle Challenge Runs

Canterbury, GB
Chilham Castle Challenge Runs
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The 10th Chilham Castle Duathlon returns with sprint and standard distance duathlons with cross country run held within the picturesque grounds of Chilham Castle with views of the castle and Canterbury Cathedral.

This will be followed by a very fast but challenging cycle route partly ridden on a designated cycle time trial route then finishing off with a second run in the park.

Chilham Castle Duathlon

Chilham, Kent, GB
2 races
£24£55
Chilham Castle Duathlon
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Be part of this major sporting event that takes you from the center of Chelmsford out into the Essex countryside before returning to the city to cross the finish line in Central Park. Rise to the challenge and youll be helping The Js Hospice charity to support young adults with life-limiting conditions across Essex.

Entry fee includes a bespoke medal, technical runner shirt, goody bag, refreshments on route and chip timing. The race village will have toilets, baggage, and changing facilities, as well as refreshments. The race is expected to attract over 1,000 participants - so an early entry is advised.

The Chelmsford Marathon

Chelmsford, Essex, GB
1 race
£40£42
The Chelmsford Marathon
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A fast PB potential course along the coastal wall footpath. Runners go out and back twice from the Royal Hotel to Rainham Marshes. There are medals and t-shirts for all finishers and trophies for the top 3 runners overall, male and female. As this is a new event, the course records are up for grabs!

Thurrock 10k

Aveley, Essex, GB
Thurrock 10k
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Returning in 2018 the Owler Marathon, Half marathon and 10K on Sunday 25th November 2018, runners get the chance to test their legs again with this new two lap multi-terrain run, set in the great surroundings of Conningbrook Lakes Country Park while taking in the quiet roads of Brook. This event also includes the Owler Half marathon and 10K.

Owler Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K – Winter

Kennington, Kent, GB
Owler Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K – Winter
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Test your navigation and strategy by entering one of the four off-road adventures we have organised. Using a waterproof 1:25,000 OS map which we provide, navigate trails and hills on foot and bike to collect as many check points as you can in the set time. You plan your own strategy and route, deciding how many CPs you want to visit and in what order. You will lose 1 point for each 30s you are late coming back. All checkpoints are worth 10 points each. Distance covered depends on how many checkpoints are visited, and depends entirely on your level of fitness, as well as your running/biking and map reading skills.

Tri-Adventure Kent – Tyler Hill (Canterbury)

Tyler Hill, Kent, GB
Tri-Adventure Kent – Tyler Hill (Canterbury)
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The Kent Spring Marathon & Half Marathon are ideal for those who prefer an alternative to the big city, mass participation spring marathons. This rural marathon and half marathon uses the quiet lanes surrounding Ashford, Westwell and Charing with a section along the Pilgrims Way. The marathon is a two-lap scenic multi-terrain course with half marathon runners covering a single lap. The race is suitable for both experienced and first-time marathon or half marathon runners.

Kent Spring Marathon & Half Marathon

Charing, Kent, GB
Kent Spring Marathon & Half Marathon
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we would like to invite you to this tried and tested season ending event which has been on our sportive calendar since 2009. You have the choice of either a 100 or 150 Kilometre ride both covering the very best of Essex. Unlike other mainstream sportives, this is organised by a cycling club - Essex Roads CC, with over 17 years event management experience - instinctively knowing what cyclists look for and enjoy, making it a truly memorable day in the saddle. Just like our Spring Lambs Sportive this may be the best UK sportive you've ever ridden!

Essex Roads Autumn Leaves Sportive

Brentwood, Essex, GB
2 races
£19£29
Essex Roads Autumn Leaves Sportive

Following the switch to a Sunday race in 2015, the race attracted a record entry and returns again in 2018. The run was established to raise awareness of, and funds for, the Oliver Fisher Special Care Baby Trust which is the charity that fundraises for the Oliver Fisher Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Medway Maritime Hospital. The Unit helps provide special care for premature or sick babies. The run is suitable for runners of all abilities, from experienced athletes to those new to running.

Course suitable for experienced runners and beginners alike.

The Oliver Fisher 10k & 5k

Gillingham, GB
The Oliver Fisher 10k & 5k

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