Remembrance Run Essex

Carver Barracks, Saffron Walden, Essex
Active Training World has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

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.

We want you to book with confidence so, if this event can no longer go ahead, and a postponement date isn’t found, you will be offered a virtual run or a refund of your entry fee. (Booking fees are non-refundable)

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  • Remembrance Run Half Marathon
    £27.56 BOOK
  • Remembrance Run 10K
    £20.14 BOOK
  • Remembrance Run 5K
    £13 BOOK
  • Remembrance Run Family Mile
    £6 BOOK

You can find out more about the additional safety measures Active Training World are taking in the light of Covid-19 by watching the this video.

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

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.

Parking will open at 7.15am please (15 mins before registration opens).

Cars are free to come and go from the venue throughout the day.

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.

There will be one water station on the route. There will also be water available, self-service style, at the finish.

Distance markers every kilometre

Start times
5km: 09:00
10km: 10:30
Half Marathon: 13:00
1-mile fun run: 15:30

Race numbers will be collected at the the event venue on the morning of the race. Registration will open at the following times:

5km: 7:30-8:45
10km: 9:00-10:15
Half: 11:00-12:45
1 mile: 14:15-15:15

Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your race number.

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

It is a statutory requirement that every competitor completes a Pre-Event Health Questionnaire no more than 14 days before the start of the event. It is important that you complete and return this to confirm that you are fit to run and have not experienced any Covid-19 symptoms in the last 14 days.

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

Changing and Bag Storage
We will not be providing a changing area, therefore please come changed and ready to race. There will not be a baggage area within transition. Other options are currently being considered.

Toilets will be provided for the event.

Time Limit

Minimum age
N/A - Fun Run
11yrs - 5km
15yrs - 10km
17yrs - Half Marathon

ActiveTrainingWorld do not offer transfers or deferrals for this event or any events listed on the website. If you are unable to attend due to illness, injury, family bereavement, jury service you will only be eligible for a refund on production of official evidence: Positive Covid-19 test result, Doctor’s note, Death Certificate etc.

We actively welcome support and involvement from local communities, businesses and individuals. If you would like to find out more about marshalling, sponsorship or group bookings please contact us on the email below.

Due to current restrictions all event staff and volunteers will need to confirm that they have not been unwell in the 14 days leading up to the event. This also applies to Spectators and competitors. For this reason we are discouraging spectators from attending the event. If you would like more info on this event please use the email address below:

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