Running Events in Southend-on-Sea, East of England

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AUG10
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Essex Cross Country, Hadleigh Park - 10K - August
Hadleigh, East of England, United Kingdom

The Essex Cross Country Series is a 5 event 10k series that takes place annually between April and September, with one race per month. Taking place in 5 different spectacular country parks in Essex, these races offer an opportunity to get away from the road and experience trail running in the summer months. Races can be entered individually. Runners taking part in more than one race will receive series points that are accumulated to become eligible for series prizes when 4 or more races are completed.

The fourth of five races, this 10km is a mixture of cross country and paved paths over an undulating landscape. Hadleigh Country Park is one of the largest country parks in Essex surrounding a castle which presents an awesome backdrop for an awesome race.

£14 - £16
Essex Cross Country, Hadleigh Park - 10K - August
AUG18
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The Mount Ephraim 10K
Faversham, South East, United Kingdom

The Mount Ephraim 10k is a well organised and popular race.

The race will once again be looking to support local charities throughout Kent.

Your entry to the race will also secure you free family admission to Mount Ephraim Gardens - the beautiful country estate that has been owned by the Dawes family for over 300 years.

Visitors to the Edwardian Gardens will enjoy a captivating experience with breathtaking views of the Kent countryside.

£15 - £17
The Mount Ephraim 10K
JUL27
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Twilight Ultra Run, Marathon & Half Marathon
Ilford, London, United Kingdom

The fourth staging of The Twilight Ultra takes place at the Redbridge Cycle Centre in East London after another successful year in 2017.

The secure, traffic-free, undulating, tarmac route sees runners covering laps of the cycle circuit and finishing on what will, hopefully, be a balmy summers evening.

With good parking and spectating facilities, the event features a choice of three distances with start times varying according to the distance you select. Aim high and select the ultra distance and you can always step down to a shorter distance.

Runners will be able to take advantage of well-stocked aid stations on each lap with the availability of hot and cold food and drink.

£18 - £40
Twilight Ultra Run, Marathon & Half Marathon
AUG18
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The Clacton Half Marathon & 10k
Clacton-on-Sea, East of England, United Kingdom

The Clacton Half Marathon and 10k returns to Clacton and is held as part of the Clacton Carnival. The Half Marathon is a flat out and back course along the seafront and is ideally suited to runners of all standards.

If the Half Marathon isn't quite your distance then why not try the Clacton 10k? A fast and flat 10k along the seafront which will suit runners new to the 10k distance or those hoping for a fast time.

The Clacton Carnival Golden Mile Fun Run should appeal to sprinters of all ages, sizes and abilities. Test yourself against the best on this pancake flat 1 Mile course.

Bespoke medals and finish line goodies are on offer to all finishers.

£3 - £22
The Clacton Half Marathon & 10k
SEP14
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Essex Cross Country, Weald Park - 10K - September
Brentwood, East of England, United Kingdom

The Essex Cross Country Series is a 5 event 10k series that takes place annually between April and September, with one race per month. Taking place in 5 different spectacular country parks in Essex, these races offer an opportunity to get away from the road and experience trail running in the summer months. Races can be entered individually. Runners taking part in more than one race will receive series points that are accumulated to become eligible for series prizes when 4 or more races are completed.

Weald Country Park is located to the west of Brentwood, Essex, and at nearly 500 acres, it is the largest of the Essex County Council Country Parks. The challenging traffic free course runs over a mixture of cross country and woodland paths. A few challenging hills will test every level of runner.

£14 - £16
Essex Cross Country, Weald Park - 10K - September
AUG26
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Canterbury Half Marathon
Canterbury, South East, United Kingdom

A popular part of the Kent sporting calendar, the Canterbury Half Marathon returns again in 2019. Organised to support Pilgrims Hospices by Nice Work, the race attracts a large Bank Holiday Monday entry to confirm its position as one of Kent's favourite half marathons.

The course is challenging and covers the quiet country lanes on the outskirts of the city.

£4 - £24
Canterbury Half Marathon
DEC8
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Southend 5 Mile Rudolph Run
Southend-on-Sea, East of England, United Kingdom

The hugely popular Southend Rudolph Run returns. The perfect way to celebrate the start of the Christmas holiday season. Come dressed in appropriate Christmas dress to make Santa really proud. A flat and fast seasonal 5 mile run along the Promenade along an accurately measured 5 mile course.

Suitable for experienced runners and beginners alike. Includes Rudolph Scurry for children and adults starting at 10.15 am.

£5 - £18
Southend 5 Mile Rudolph Run
OCT20
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The Chelmsford Marathon
Chelmsford, East of England, United Kingdom

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.

£38 - £42
The Chelmsford Marathon
OCT6
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RunThrough Colchester Stampede Half Marathon
Colchester, East of England, United Kingdom

We are excited to announce the brand new Colchester Stampede half marathon! You will have the unique chance to run the first ever Colchester Stampede 10km and half marathon at Colchester Zoo. Come and run at Colchester zoo, home to over 260 species and set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes!

£34
RunThrough Colchester Stampede Half Marathon
OCT28
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The Gravesend Floodlit 10k and 5k Series Race 1
Gravesend, South East, United Kingdom

Nice Work is pleased to return to the the Gravesend Cyclopark with the return of our popular Winter Series.

The series is a unique opportunity to sharpen up your speedwork on those dark winter nights. This tarmac course is floodlit and its undulating nature will offer just enough of a challenge whilst still allowing for some fast times. Book your entry by the race, in blocks of three or buy a season ticket for all six races.

The races are great for Spring marathon training and for a speedwork session, as part of a schedule to complete your first 5K and/or 10K - or for those just looking for a timed and measured run on a weekday winter's night.

£12 - £14
The Gravesend Floodlit 10k and 5k Series Race 1
OCT27
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Thurrock 10k
Aveley, East of England, United Kingdom

Runners complete 4 laps. The terrain is grassy, and there's water available at several spots along the course.

£15
Thurrock 10k
NOV28
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The Gravesend Floodlit 10k and 5K Series Race 2
Gravesend, South East, United Kingdom

Nice Work is pleased to return to the the Gravesend Cyclopark with the return of our popular Winter Series.

The series is a unique opportunity to sharpen up your speedwork on those dark winter nights. This tarmac course is floodlit and its undulating nature will offer just enough of a challenge whilst still allowing for some fast times. Book your entry by the race, in blocks of three or buy a season ticket for all six races.

The races are great for Spring marathon training and for a speedwork session, as part of a schedule to complete your first 5K and/or 10K - or for those just looking for a timed and measured run on a weekday winter's night.

£12 - £14
The Gravesend Floodlit 10k and 5K Series Race 2
DEC15
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The Gravesend Cyclopark Santa Dash
Gravesend, South East, United Kingdom

oin one of Kent's BIGGEST Santa Dash events yet on Sunday, 15th December!

Choose from a 5k or 10k route, bring your friends and family and help raise money for charity or just run for fun, the choice is yours!

The event is organised on behalf of Martin Tolhurst Solicitors to help raise funds and awareness for Sands.

The self contained course also incorporates plenty of car parking, great spectator viewing and refreshment facilities. Toilets, showers and changing facilities are available.

£15 - £17
The Gravesend Cyclopark Santa Dash
DEC19
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The Gravesend Floodlit 10k and 5K Series Race 3
Gravesend, South East, United Kingdom

Nice Work is pleased to return to the the Gravesend Cyclopark with the return of our popular Winter Series.

The series is a unique opportunity to sharpen up your speedwork on those dark winter nights. This tarmac course is floodlit and its undulating nature will offer just enough of a challenge whilst still allowing for some fast times. Book your entry by the race, in blocks of three or buy a season ticket for all six races.

The races are great for Spring marathon training and for a speedwork session, as part of a schedule to complete your first 5K and/or 10K - or for those just looking for a timed and measured run on a weekday winter's night.

£12 - £14
The Gravesend Floodlit 10k and 5K Series Race 3
JAN30
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The Gravesend Floodlit 10k and 5K Series Race 4
Gravesend, South East, United Kingdom

Nice Work is pleased to return to the the Gravesend Cyclopark with the return of our popular Winter Series.

The series is a unique opportunity to sharpen up your speedwork on those dark winter nights. This tarmac course is floodlit and its undulating nature will offer just enough of a challenge whilst still allowing for some fast times. Book your entry by the race, in blocks of three or buy a season ticket for all six races.

The races are great for Spring marathon training and for a speedwork session, as part of a schedule to complete your first 5K and/or 10K - or for those just looking for a timed and measured run on a weekday winter's night.

£12 - £14
The Gravesend Floodlit 10k and 5K Series Race 4
FEB27
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The Gravesend Floodlit 10k and 5K Series Race 5
Gravesend, South East, United Kingdom

Nice Work is pleased to return to the the Gravesend Cyclopark with the return of our popular Winter Series.

The series is a unique opportunity to sharpen up your speedwork on those dark winter nights. This tarmac course is floodlit and its undulating nature will offer just enough of a challenge whilst still allowing for some fast times. Book your entry by the race, in blocks of three or buy a season ticket for all six races.

The races are great for Spring marathon training and for a speedwork session, as part of a schedule to complete your first 5K and/or 10K - or for those just looking for a timed and measured run on a weekday winter's night.

£12 - £14
The Gravesend Floodlit 10k and 5K Series Race 5
SEP7
Bubble Rush - Southend On Sea
Southend-on-Sea, East of England, United Kingdom

Bubble Rush is a fun run with a difference - lots of coloured bubbles! You'll start in a sea of foam and then take on four different coloured bubble stations, where foam canons create an incredi-bubble 4ft bubble bath!

£9 - £19
Bubble Rush - Southend On Sea
MAR26
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The Gravesend Floodlit 10k and 5k Series Race 6
Gravesend, South East, United Kingdom

Nice Work is pleased to return to the the Gravesend Cyclopark with the return of our popular Winter Series.

The series is a unique opportunity to sharpen up your speedwork on those dark winter nights. This tarmac course is floodlit and its undulating nature will offer just enough of a challenge whilst still allowing for some fast times. Book your entry by the race, in blocks of three or buy a season ticket for all six races.

The races are great for Spring marathon training and for a speedwork session, as part of a schedule to complete your first 5K and/or 10K - or for those just looking for a timed and measured run on a weekday winter's night.

£12 - £14
The Gravesend Floodlit 10k and 5k Series Race 6
MAR15
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Dartford Half Marathon
Dartford, South East, United Kingdom

Dartford Half Marathon is Kent's longest running half marathon, having run for over 40 years.

The event, hosted by Dartford Harriers AC, warmly welcomes runners of all ages and abilities to enjoy the undulating route, which takes in the urban-rural streets surrounding Dartford. A fun run is also available to enter on the day.

The race HQ is located at the Central Park Athletics Track, which also incorporates a brilliant track finish for the event.

£25 - £27
Dartford Half Marathon
JUL21
Race For Life 5K & 10K – Chelmsford
Writtle, East of England, United Kingdom

This is race is suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. This is beating cancer.

£10 - £14.99
Race For Life 5K & 10K – Chelmsford
APR5
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The PodPlus Kent Spring Marathon & Half Marathon
Charing, South East, United Kingdom

Whether you’re an experienced marathoner or a first timer seeking your first marathon adventure, this race will have an option to suit your needs. The multi-terrain course with a fast finish is a loop for the half marathon, with full marathoners going for a daily double.

£22 - £42
The PodPlus Kent Spring Marathon & Half Marathon
AUG17
Cyclopark Summer Series
Gravesend, South East, United Kingdom

This August we'll be having our Summer 10 Challenges in 10 Days event. This will be somewhat different in character from our Winter "Coastal" series as it'll all be out of the same venue, on the same route, so will be as logistically straightforward as possible.

We're holding it over two weekends and the Bank Holiday Monday and in the summer school holidays so those who are limited on holiday can take part as only requires 5 days of vacation time and likewise those involved in the education world can also take part.

Run as far as you can in 6 hours.

£32.50 - £295
Cyclopark Summer Series
AUG17
Cyclopark Summer Series 10 Challenges in 10 Days
Gravesend, South East, United Kingdom

In August 2019 we'll be having our Summer 10 Challenges in 10 Days event. This will be somewhat different in character from our Winter "Coastal" series as it'll all be out of the same venue, on the same route, so will be as logistically straightforward as possible.

We're holding it over two weekends and the Bank Holiday Monday and in the summer school holidays so those who are limited on holiday can take part as only requires 5 days of vacation time and likewise those involved in the education world can also take part.

There are three hotels within walking distance and a brand new Travelodge within crawling distance! So things should be as simple as possible, aside from the running of course, and that is up to you! Each day will be a six hour challenge event, you can enter one day, two days, any number of days up to and including all ten! What distance you run each day is totally up to you...

£32 - £295
Cyclopark Summer Series 10 Challenges in 10 Days
JUL21
Felsted 10K
Dunmow, East of England, United Kingdom

With over 400 runners, this is a very popular annual event, certainly recommended as one of the quicker 10k races on the calendar. The race starts and finishes at Felsted Primary School.

£15 - £17
Felsted 10K
JUN7
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Medway 10k
Gillingham, South East, United Kingdom

The Medway 10k is part of the Medway Festival of Sport, with support from Medway Council. The race attracts runners of all abilities, from experienced athletes to those new to running. The Medway 10k will be looking to help raise money for the designated charity - Wisdom Hospice - and runners are encouraged to raise money to help the Hospice through sponsorship.

The event is intended to be a family event and, in addition to the main 10k race, there are Childrens races around the athletics track.

£4 - £29
Medway 10k
AUG25
Mersea Island 5 & 10 Mile
West Mersea, East of England, United Kingdom

The Mersea Island Lions Club have been organising these popular running races for several years now as part of their programme of community events. Our running events are perfect for a family day out with a sandy beach just across the road from the Start/Finish line and a choice of cafs nearby serving teas, light refreshments and ice-creams!

£15
Mersea Island 5 & 10 Mile
SEP1
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The Inaugural Badlesmere 10K
Faversham, South East, United Kingdom

RUN THROUGH AN AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY

THROUGH THE LEES COURT ESTATE &

SURROUNDING VILLAGES ON THE NORTH DOWNS

FINISHING AT BADLESMERE LEES VILLAGE HALL

£17 - £19
The Inaugural Badlesmere 10K
SEP21
Ragnar White Cliffs
Sittingbourne, South East, United Kingdom

At Reebok Ragnar White Cliffs your team will tackle a 170(ish) mile course that snakes through picturesque towns, rolling fields, and the most beautiful collection of white cliffs you've ever seen. Entering this unique, overnight relay means night-time runs, turning a spacious van into a temporary home, and a bond-strengthening experience like no other. Trust us, your Ragnar van will develop your own unique language, ecosystem, and culture by the end of the race!

£625 - £1,050
Ragnar White Cliffs
SEP1
Leeds Castle 10K Run
Maidstone, South East, United Kingdom

Join us for the Leeds Castle 10k run. The route will take you across the wider estate, with some stunning views of the historic Castle from the parkland as you run!

£22
Leeds Castle 10K Run
SEP22
Ingatestone 5
Ingatestone, East of England, United Kingdom

Over the years, the race has raised a great deal of money for the Ingatestone Boys' Own Club. Much more has been received for causes of the runner's chosen sponsorship. Moreover, the race is about personal achievement - run in a good friendly atmosphere with all smiles at the finish!

£9 - £11
Ingatestone 5
OCT13
Bubble Rush - Maldon
Maldon, East of England, United Kingdom

We are thrilled to announce that for the third foam-tastic year running, Bubble Rush will be returning to Maldon's Promenade Park on Sunday 13th October. Bubble Rush is a firm favourite with all the family. This 5k bubble wonderland will see you running, jogging and dancing through four different coloured bubble stations, each with their own bubble cannon blowing out 30 cubic meters of bubbles a minute!

£12.50 - £22.50
Bubble Rush - Maldon
SEP29
Blackwater Navigation Marathon
Chelmsford, East of England, United Kingdom

COMPANY OF RUNNERS cordially invite you to compete in an out and back marathon distance race along the length of the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation between the county town of Chelmsford and the Blackwater River tidal lock at Heybridge.

£38 - £40
Blackwater Navigation Marathon
SEP22
Cystic Fibrosis Faversham 10K
Faversham, South East, United Kingdom

The Faversham 10km route is set in the beautiful countryside of Kent and is the perfect event for runners of all abilities - elite or first time runner, all runners are equally welcome. Starting at the Abbey School in Faversham, this road race takes you through picturesque countryside and is set to be an event you won't forget, for all the right reasons. Don't train alone this year; have a fantastic day out with the whole family with our 1km Fun Run open to everyone to make sure that everyone can go home with a finisher's meal!

£16 - £18
Cystic Fibrosis Faversham 10K
AUG11
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Brett Owler Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K – Summer
Kennington, South East, United Kingdom

The Owler Marathon, Half marathon and 10K returns in 2019! 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.

£20 - £33
Brett Owler Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K – Summer
OCT2
The Cardiac Challenge
Gravesend, South East, United Kingdom

It's all lovely woodland, ponds and hills which will make for a very pleasant, but potentially fairly tough trail run. One of the hills is called "Cardiac Hill" for a reason and there are a couple of them on each loop! It's a tough trail run and depending on what Garmin reading you take a marathon distance run has about 4500' of climb and a LOT of steps!

£39.95
The Cardiac Challenge
SEP14
Dog Jog Maidstone
Maidstone, South East, United Kingdom

The Dog Jog series are unique 5k jogging events for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event offers a relaxed and fun atmosphere with no times and no pressure. They are also a great opportunity to meet like-minded dog owners in your area. Plus whats more, when you cross the finish line youll receive a fantastic Doggy Bag jam-packed with goodies for both you and your dog, as well as Dog Jog Collar Keyring medal! Dog Jog is all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the great outdoors with your favourite four-legged friend!

£16.25
Dog Jog Maidstone
SEP14
The Big Fun Run series – Maidstone
Maidstone, South East, United Kingdom

Big Fun Run is a series of 5k untimed runs staged within scenic settings throughout the UK from July to October. Run for fitness, run for charity, run for funjust run! Theres no pressure, just some easy moves and lots of laughs. Its all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the whole experience of the day.

£14 - £16.25
The Big Fun Run series – Maidstone
SEP15
Larkfield AC 10K
East Malling, South East, United Kingdom

This is the same course as first used in 2010; the majority of it will be on public roads. It is an accurately measured 10 kilometres (6.21 miles) 2 lap course around East Malling and Ditton. There will be markers every kilometre around the course and a water station around 5Km. The finish is in the grounds of the research centre.

£16 - £18
Larkfield AC 10K

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