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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.

Review summary

4.5
5 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere

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Brian P
"I thought the course was nice and very interesting, however there were alot of..."

B

Bruce M
"Another typically solid event by these guys, some great runners in the field..."

L

Leslie T
"I did this last year and absolutely SMASHED my PB! Was just an awesome course..."
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How to enter the Essex Cross Country, Belhus Woods Country Park 10K - June

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

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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.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Chip-timed race
  • 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)
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Raceday Logistics

Packet pickup: Race packs will be collected at registration on the day of the event.

Schedule:

0830 - 0930: Registration opens
0945: Start of the race

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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Spectators

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.

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Volunteers

If you would like to find out more about volunteering then please get in touch with [email protected]

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Frequently Asked Questions

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?
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.

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

Possible light rain in the morning.

19°C
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10°C
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IconModerate breeze possible, up to 11mph

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The Race Organiser creates outstanding opportunities for people to bring out their best run, swim or cycle performance. We seek out the most inspiring and rewarding locations, develop race routes and event formats, and create a brilliant atmosphere and race day experience – offered at the best possible value. We don’t think it’s ok to ask people who are aspiring to do amazing things to pay huge sums of money, so we charge as little as we can afford, rather than as much as we can get away with.

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Essex Cross Country, Belhus Woods Country Park 10K - June reviews (5)

4.5 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the 10K 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 10K in 2018

    Ok...so 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 10K 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 10K 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 10K 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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