Hylands Park 10k - Essex Cross Country Series

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Sat, 14 May 2022
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Writtle, United Kingdom
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3.8
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Where and when
Location
Writtle, Chelmsford CM2 8FS, UK
Start times
Sat, 14 May 2022
10k:
9:45am
Races summary
10k
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10km
Route
2 Loops
£20.00 - £85.00
Route information
This is the first event of five in the Essex 10k series, running from May - September. Runners can take part in individual races or the entire series.
The mixed terrain course will take you over gravel pathways, through woodland, and across grassy plains, with exposed tree roots and overhanging branches throughout. While this is designed to test, the race is suitable for runners of all levels.
The route will consist of two laps, and it is asked that runners please be aware of other members of the public who are using the park.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Prizes for Top 3 Male and Female athletes
  • Prize for top veterans (V40, V50, V60, V70)
  • Chip-timed race
  • Water stations
  • Marshalled and marked course
  • Medical support
  • Official race photography
  • Bag drop
  • Toilets
Train
How to get there
Writtle, Chelmsford CM2 8FS, UK
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By Train
The closest railway station is Chelmsford which is around a 10 minute drive away from the race start.
By Car
Car parking is available at both entrances into the Hylands Estate, and parking charges apply between 9am and 6pm.
Event day logistics
08:30 Registration opens
09:30 Registration closes
09:45 10k starts
Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the race to ensure there is plenty of time for the registration process.
Race Packs
Race packs must be collected on event day. Please do not expect to receive anything by post.
Age Requirements
Entrants must be 15 and older to enter the event.
Water Stations
Water stations will be available after the completion of each lap and the course will be marshalled and distance marked throughout.
Toilets
There will be toilets at the start/finish area.
Essex Cross Country 10k Series
If you can't enter this particular date, there are 5 in the series at different country parks during the summer below:
There is also the option to enter all 5 races for a discounted price, which can be done when registering, just select 'Series Entry'!
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Spectator Info
Given the lapped nature of the route, spectators will see the runners pass twice.
FAQ's
Is there a time limit for the Hylands Park 10k - Essex Cross Country Series?
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.
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Is there an age restriction to participate in the Hylands Park 10k - Essex Cross Country Series?
All participants must be 15 and above on race day.
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What kind of terrain is the Hylands Park 10k - Essex Cross Country Series?
It is a mixed terrain course, taking participants across gravel paths and through wooded areas.
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Will the Hylands Park 10k - Essex Cross Country Series be licensed?
No, the event will not be licensed.
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Where can I find my results from the Hylands Park 10k - Essex Cross Country Series?
Results will be available on the event organiser's website after the event, as well as communicated to entrants after the event.
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Is the Hylands Park 10k - Essex Cross Country Series suitable for wheelchair users?
Unfortunately the course is not suitable for wheelchair uses due to the terrain.
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Can I run with a buggy at the Hylands Park 10k - Essex Cross Country Series?
Unfortunately buggies, pushchairs, and strollers are not permitted.
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Can I bring my dog to the Hylands Park 10k - Essex Cross Country Series?
Dogs are not allowed at the event. Entries may be accepted from participants with medical assistance dogs, subject to them being correctly registered and identifiable as such, and subject to prior approval by the Event Director.
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Can I wear headphones at the Hylands Park 10k - Essex Cross Country Series?
Noise cancelling headphones are not permitted, and other headphones are discouraged but can be used. It is asked that entrants set them to a low volume to ensure they can hear their surroundings.
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Reviews
3.8
2 reviews
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2.7
Did the 10k in 2019
Organisation good, other 10ks I have done there has always been a warm up but not here, course quite hard going
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
Really enjoyable race. Varied terrain through woods, grassland and track. Well organised and marshalled. Thank you.
Recent Questions
Ben Maguire
4/28/2021
Is it a mass start or in waves if so how will that work?
Stephy Dennis
5/19/2021
Hi Ben! It's a staggered start line to ensure social distancing. All further info will be shared with participants via email ahead of the event
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