The PARAS’10 is taking place on Abbey Fields on 15 May 2016. The event is put together by the charity and takes place annually. It is a very well attended event, we normally have approximately 1000 entrants for both our races. We have a variety of entrants, both individuals and teams from serving Military, Veterans and non-Military participants. It’s open to all over the age of 16 years of age. You can find out more at and

The charity supports the Parachute Regiment through the welfare of serving soldiers and families and those affected by recent operations. It also supports the Regiment through the maintenance of its Regimental efficiency, ethos, spirit and heritage.

Entries to the 2nd race in the 2016 Grand Prix Series, the May Day 5 race on Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May, are now closed. Details of entrants can be found via the link below.

Following on from our successful Haverhill Festival of Running earlier this month, we are now pleased to announce that the Haverhill Summer Bash Fun Runs are returning!
Kicking off the town carnival on Sunday 17 July, Haver5, which is open to all ages, will be joined by a new 10 kilometre fun run course - open to ages 10 and above - for the runs, sponsored by Jewellery by Tony Strowger.
These family friendly runs will still be timed and have medals and goodies for all finishers, with trophies for leading positions and also for best fancy dress and most fund raised, with the races supporting the Summer Bash good causes in Haverhill.
Our price promise means you'll get the very best price by signing up early.
You can find full details and enter either race by clicking here.


parkrun - Weekly Free 5km Timed Run every Saturday at 9am. Remember to register on the Parkrun website to get your barcode which allows you to be timed and then receive your weekly email. 

Details of all 21 east London & Essex 5k parkruns under More tab at top of page and then follow Race Series in Essex tab.

New parkrun event started at Thurrock (Pyramid Centre, Heath Road, Chadwell St Mary, RM16 4XHon 10 October 2015. For further details see

Proposed parkruns at Hadleigh Park and Loughton are looking for core team and general volunteers in order to start the events. If you want to help please contact by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for Hadleigh Park and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for Loughton.


The event is in its fourth year and is open to athletes of all abilities. We also have a competition for the club that enters the most competitors throughout the series.
The dates are:
All races are chip timed - trail routes -race photography - massage tent - goody bags - winners prizes - team competition - series T shirts available.
For further details and other races we offer please go to
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EssexAArunning High Easter (Chelmsford) 10k - Sunday 22 May 2016 10am - 109 entered at 1 May - see
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Victoria Park 5M
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Rochford 10k
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Halstead & Essex Marathon
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Bluebell 5 Miles
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Colchester 10K
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