Essex Cross Country, Belhus Woods Country Park 10K - June

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Belhus Woods Country Park is the 2nd instalment of the Essex cross country 10K series. Perfect for those after a challenge, this course takes runners along grassy fields, gravel walkways, and through low hanging woods. Come for one race, or all five, and earn your finisher's medal each time.
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Sat, 12 Jun 2021
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Aveley, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Belhus Woods Country Park, Aveley, South Ockendon RM15 4XJ, UK
Start times
Sat, 12 Jun 2021
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Essex Cross Country, Belhus Woods Country Park 10K - June
Route information
This is the 2nd event in the 5 race Essex 10K series, running from May 2021 - September 2021. Runners can take part in individual races or the entire series.
The course will be run along a variety of paths - gravel, forestry, grass plains - with exposed tree roots and overhanging branches throughout. Although a challenge, this is suitable for runners of all levels.
The route will be lapped, with runners completing it 3 times.
Water stations will be available after the completion of each lap and the course will be marshalled and distance marked throughout.
What's included
  • Chip-timed, live results
  • Post-race goody bag
  • Water stations
  • Marshalled course
  • Distance marked
  • Finisher's medal
  • Prizes for Top 3 Male and Female athletes
  • Prize for top veterans (V40, V50, V60, V70)
How to get there
Belhus Woods Country Park, Aveley, South Ockendon RM15 4XJ, UK
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Address: Belhus Woods Country Park, Romford Road, Aveley, South Ockendon, RM15 4XJ
Train: The closest station to Belhus Woods Country Park are Ockenden and Upminster, which are served by regular trains to and from Fenchurch Street and Southend, and London Overground trains
Car: There is pay & display parking available at Belhus Woods Country Park.
Event day logistics
08:30 Registration opens
09:30 Registration closes
09:30 - 10:30 10k start
*Race packs will be collected at registration on the day of the event.
Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the race to ensure there is plenty of time for the registration process.
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Spectator Info
Given the lapped nature of the route, spectators will see the runners pass twice.
Afterwards, supporters can explore and enjoy the country park for themselves.
Are there toilet facilities?
The park has free toilets just next to the main car park.
Can I leave my bag at the start?
Bag drop will be catered for at this event. However, in the interest of space please try to limit the amount of extra baggage you bring.
Is there a time limit for the Essex Cross Country Belhus Woods Country Park 10K - June
There is no strict time limit in place. However, as a result of venue restrictions the start and finish area may need to be deconstructed after about 1hour and 30minutes.
5 reviews
Did the race in 2018
I'm an Essex boy through and through. Great to run around your own stompin ground and also get a great time - very happy bunny! Jennifer!
Did the race in 2018 I know this is cringey but for real - the only way is Essex! Sick event, great fun and did the essex community proud!
Did the race in 2018
I did this last year and absolutely SMASHED my PB! Was just an awesome course and loved every moment of it
Did the race in 2018
Another typically solid event by these guys, some great runners in the field for a good challenge, nice one to push on
Did the race in 2018
I thought the course was nice and very interesting, however there were alot of very good runners there that made it difficult to just enjoy the race
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