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ATW Remembrance Runs

Debden Airfield, Carver Barracks, Water Ln, Wimbish, Saffron Walden CB10 2YA

4 Wimbish Walk, Elder Street, Saffron Walden CB10 2YG, UK

Sat 11th November 2023

Starting at 09:30

4 races

£10.60 - £34.98

Organiser's Description

Come and join us for the Essex Remembrance Run, in support of The Felix Fund.

Join ATW at for our Remembrance Runs at The Carver Barracks, (Formerly Debden Airfield), in Essex to help us to honour our fallen heroes and raise money this fantastic military charity.

Remembrance Day (informally known as Poppy Day owes to the tradition of wearing the remembrance poppy), has been observed in Commonwealth member states since the end of the First World War to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty.

The day will consist of a half marathon, 10km, 5km and a 1 mile race.
All races are traffic-free and use the flat and fast concrete grounds of the disused former World War 2 airfield.

The event will take place on Remembrance weekend in November.

Children under the age of eight years must have their own ticket and must be accompanied by a paying adult. This can be a ticket for any distance.

There are many reasons for you to take part in this event:

Run and support the Felix Fund,  Custom designed medal, Free event photos, Water stations,  Finish line snacks & goodies, Supportive marshals, Well marked course.

Family mile: 9.30
Half: 10am
5k & 10k: 10.45am


  • Family Mile

    Sat 11th November 2023


  • Half Marathon

    Sat 11th November 2023


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  • 10k

    Sat 11th November 2023


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  • 5k

    Sat 11th November 2023


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14 reviews


·7 months ago

Great race. Cold , windy, fast. Good quality misery! Even though I am slower than a slow thing going slowly, the Marshalls and other runners were encouraging from start to finish. See you next year.

·7 months ago

Well organised, great marshalls and clearly signposted. The route was pretty flat, ideal for a first-timer! The medal is also a great design.

·7 months ago

Well organised, friendly, excellent marshals. Pretty flat so good for pb attempts. I would recommend this and would do it again.

·4 years ago

A ENJOYABLE EVENT. I thoroughly enjoyed myself at the Remberance Day run good race conditions and atmosphere the only disappointing thing was when finishing I finished around the same time as many other's and there was a gaggle of people at the finish line collecting medals which ment that my wife could not get a picture of me finishing my sergestion is to get finisher off track to collect medals freeing up the finishing line.

·4 years ago

Enjoyable and well organised event. I didn't know what to expect from this race but it was a good experience. Great to run on a traffic free, flat and fast course. PB potential if you are in shape. The 3 lap approach didn't cause me any angst, it was fine. The Marshall's were friendly and encouraging, the start and finish streamlined and unfussy. Car parking next to the start and finish was great. And getaway was quick and easy after the race. Excellent to have showers as well although not many people seemed to be aware of it. There could have been more portaloos although the marshall that redirected us to the changing rooms across the grass did help the situation. The medal at the end was excellent, No t-shirt but I have enough of them and prefer the money going to the good causes. Will be back next year. The only issue with this course is that it is a wide open expanse and if the weather isn't as good it might be a bit windy on another day. Same for most races but probably a bit accentuated in this case. Well done to the organisers. Good job!!

·4 years ago

well organised and friendly. really good run, great atmosphere and really well organised, would highly recommend.

·4 years ago

Fun, fast course & great vibe. I thoroughly enjoyed the half marathon. I was a little apprehensive about doing 3 laps but the route was lovely with many long straights so you could get into a nice running stride. The vibe at the event was uplifting and fun, with good music. I think a couple more portaloos would have been useful since the queue got quite long. Overall a great run and I will take part again. Thank you to the organisers!

·4 years ago

Well organised. A well organised run, with plenty of cheerful and encouraging marshals around the course. The weather was good, but if it had been raining one could wait in the car until called for start as parking is alongside the course.

·4 years ago

Fab event. Great place to do a half marathon and get a PB. Very well organised and brilliant to be running it on Remembrance weekend. Loved it.

·4 years ago

Lacking loo roll and atmosphere. Plenty of toilets but toilet paper ran out way before some of the races started - small thing but made all the difference on the day. Course was good but not a huge amount of atmosphere. Advertised as a Remembrance run but apart from one box of poppies on a table there wasn’t actually any remembrance/royal British legion element.
Hi Rachel, thanks for your feedback. The toilet supplier was on site and as soon as it was reported that the toilet paper had run out he fetched some more. We were supposed to have 12 military marshals on the course in full gear and they were going to bring 6 military vehicles to display around the course but they were called out on a bomb threat the day before so they weren't available. Hopefully they can be there for next year.

·4 years ago

Popular and Well organised.. Nice flat course, plenty of support (drinks etc.) around the course. Could have done with a few more porta loos though.

·4 years ago

Well organised event. Had a great time, very well organised and laid out.

·4 years ago

A splendid run in all respects.. I would do this again. It helped that the weather was so good but it’s a great course, flat, fast and lots of wide running space. Cheery Marshalls and nothing not to like . I will be back in 2020. Thanks everyone for a great race

·4 years ago

Remembrance Run 10k. Lovely flat course with the occasional gentle incline to make you work harder! Super bit of bling at the end too. Last run of the season for me and got a PB and first sub 60 here so it gets top marks!!
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Eleanor Marsh

phill Robinson


Debden Airfield, Carver Barracks, Water Ln, Wimbish, Saffron Walden CB10 2YA

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