Remembrance Run Essex

Carver Barracks, Saffron Walden, Essex

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Organiser's Description

--- Booking is on hold for this event whilst the organisers confirm details with the landowners. ---

This is a flat and fast traffic free course on a disused tarmac airfield at Carver Barracks, near Saffron Waldon, in Essex, on the weekend closest to Remembrance Day. The event will consist of a half marathon, 10k and 5k races, and a 1 mile Fun Run.

Carver Barracks lends itself to running. The surface is perfect and incredibly flat, with no sharp corners - this is a course you can instill your faith into when searching for a PB!

Help us to honour our fallen heroes and raise money for two fantastic military charities - The Royal British Legion and The Felix Fund.

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  • Half Marathon Early Bird
    £25.44 CLOSED
  • 10K Early Bird
    £18.06 CLOSED
  • 5K Early Bird
    £11 CLOSED
  • Family Mile
    £6 CLOSED

Custom designed medal for all finishers

Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd man and woman trophies in each race distance

Age group prizes in 10 year bands

Water on each lap and at the end of the race

Bag storage

Carver Barracks, Water Lane, Wimbish, Saffron Walden, Essex CB10 2YA

By road: The venue can be accessed from Junction 8 or Junction 10 of the M11. Use postcode CB10 2YA for your Satnav. (Junction 9 of the M11 is restricted access).

By train: Newport railway station is just over three miles away, with an hourly service in each direction between London Liverpool Street and Cambridge.

There is ample free parking in the designated event car park, a short walk from the start.

Parking will be open until 9.45 am and will close while races take place, until 12noon.

Fun Run entrants will have a window to exit the car park whilst the Half Marathon runners complete their first lap (roughly 10am-10.25am)

Carver Barracks lends itself to running. The disused tarmac airfield is the perfect surface to run on. With the course being incredibly flat and with no sharp corners, this is a course you can instil your faith into when searching for a PB!

The course has been officially measured by the UK Association of UK Course measurers with incredible accuracy! The official measurement uses the racing line. Every turn will be scrupulously administered to the centimetre before race day to ensure maximum assurance for all competitors that the race they are running is truly the right distance.

5km (1 lap)
10km (2 laps)
Half Marathon (3 laps)

Disused airfield - tarmac, pancake flat with no sharp corners. Surrounding tree cover makes for relatively still wind conditions on most days.

Water will be provided once on each lap of the course and at the end of the race.

Distance markers every kilometre

Start times:

9.30am - 1 Mile Fun Run

10am - Half Marathon

11am -10km & 5km

3 hour time limit

Minimum age:

N/A - Fun Run

11yrs - 5km

15yrs - 10km

17yrs - Half Marathon

Race numbers will be collected at the event venue on the morning of the race. Registration will open at 08:00am and will close at 9.20am for the 1 Mile fun run and 09:45am for the Half Marathon, 10km and 5km races.

Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your race number!

Please wear your number pinned to the front of your vest.

Changing is provided within the football pavillion changing rooms, but you should come changed and ready to run if possible. There will be supervised storage for bags and belongings but please leave valuables at home as ATW will not be responsible for lost property.

Toliets will be provided.

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  • Half Marathon Early Bird
    £25.44 CLOSED
  • 10K Early Bird
    £18.06 CLOSED
  • 5K Early Bird
    £11 CLOSED
  • Family Mile
    £6 CLOSED

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