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The Chelmsford Marathon

Run 26.2mi
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Distances in this event

  1. Marathon

    Run 26.2mi
    £40–£42
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Event details

  • Road
  • Flat
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Finisher’s t-shirt
  • 750 participants

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Havens Hospices are ranked #85 in the UK out of 477 organizers

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.

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What’s Included

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.

Age Restrictions: Only persons aged 18 years or above on race day 21st October 2018 may register and take part in the event.

Course Details

Join us for a 26.2 mile single lap course on road and tarmac paths starting and finishing in Central Park. A scenic rural route which heads out through the city and then undulates through the nearby countryside and pretty villages of north Essex.

Raceday Logistics

Starting Line: Central Park, Chelmsford

9:15 am - Marathon START

Spectators

Spectators are welcome!

FAQs

Medical: Although the organizers accept no responsibility for any injuries, a medical team will be in attendance. Marshals will summon medical assistance on the route if required.

Contacting you: If you want to receive all relevant information regarding this event you MUST opt in, we cannot contact you unless you tell us you are happy to hear from us.

Fundraising: Entry fees help cover the cost of organizing the event, so please ask friends and family to sponsor you. Together we are transforming young adults’ lives for the those we care for.

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    Alexa P
    Is it closed roads ? Can you wear headphones ? Thanks in advance Alexa

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    Steph E
    Hey there, just to let you know that the majority of this race is on closed roads. In regards to headphones, the wearing of headphones, or similar devices, is not permitted at this event given that it is run under UK Athletics Rules of Competition. All the best!
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    Stuart A
    Hi. Do you send out race packs prior to event or would I need to pick up on day. I see first train out of London arrives c8.45am. Thanks Stuart

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    Steph E
    Hi Stuart, the race organizer has just confirmed that race packs will be sent out before the race - they will start sending them at the beginning of October :) hope you enjoy the event!
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    Verena C
    is this suitable for first time marathon runners?

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    Steph E
    Hey there, just to let you know that this event is a well marshalled professional event perfect for first time marathon runners. It's a flat course run on a closed road with a an awesome medal to top it off. All the best!
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    Complet S
    Do you have a map of the marathon course? The map shown under 'course maps' appears to be for a different race - a half marathon starting in Chelmsford and finishing somewhere else.

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    Steph E
    Hi there, I'm afraid the organisers haven't released a course map yet however I can tell you that the course starts and finishes in Central Park in Chelmsford :)
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    Chris W
    Are you able to defer a place due to injury?

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    Steph E
    Hi there. Thanks for getting in touch. I'm sorry to hear of your injury. If you get in touch with customer support they will be able to help you :-) - [email protected] I hope you have a speedy recovery
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    James C
    Can i use either bone conductive headphones or a bluetooth speaker,,, both allow for marshall instructions to b heard and do not go in or over ear

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    Steph E
    Hi there. Thanks for getting in touch. Unfortunately no headphones or similar devices are allowed for this event!

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