We've compiled some of our favourite local races and events here as well as included some useful links to other sites that list races.
Have you run a favourite race that's not listed here and want to include it? Ping us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check the event websites regularly for when entry is open, some of these events fill up really quickly. If you've missed entry into an event, make a note of it for next year.
|19th Mar 2016||Hatfield Forest parkrun Birthday||Cake, Sausage Rolls and that crazy bridge.|
|20th Mar 2016||Sport Relief Mile in Braintree||Looks like a fun day for all the family!|
|2nd Apr 2016||Colchester Castle parkrun B'day||Birthday fun in Colchester!|
|10th Apr 2016||Flitch Way 10k (Spring)||An "out and back" along the Flitch Way Trail.|
|17th Apr 2016||The Braintree 5 (Skyline 120)||At 8km, only a little further than a parkrun.|
|30th May 2016||London 10k||All the fun of a marathon without the distance!|
|3rd Jul 2016||Stort 5/10||Choice of 5 or 10mi races in Hatfield Forest.|
|10th Jul 2016||Felsted 10k||400 runners on a fast, flat course.|
|27th Aug 2016||Maldon Prom parkrun Birthday||Birthday cake at the seaside!|
|11th Sep 2016||Flitch Way 10k (Autumn)||An "out and back" along the Flitch Way Trail.|
|21st Jan 2017||Chelmsford Central parkrun B'Day||One lap of birthday fun!|
|4th Mar 2017||Great Cornard parkrun Birthday||Birthday fun and a run!|
You've missed these, but think about adding them in your diary for next year?
|13th Mar 2016||Colchester Half Marathon||The medals seem to get bigger every year!|
|7th Feb 2016||Great Bentley Half Marathon||Fantastic cake selection at the finish!|
|26th Dec 2015||The Boxing Day 5|
|6th Dec 2015||Farleigh Hospice Santa Run|
|11th Nov 2015||Stebbing Remembrance 10||Remembrance Service and a Poppy medal.|