Essex AA Road Race Championships 2022 
Provisional races and dates 
20m - Essex 20 (6 March) 
Road Relays (10 April)
5m - Braintree 5 (TBC)
10 miles - Witham (2 May)
Marathon - Halstead (8 May)
10km - Felsted (TBC)
Half Marathon - Pleshey (11 September) 


The Championships are held annually over several distances - 5M, 10K, 10M, Half Marathon, 20M and Marathon. Indeed, some races have been held since 1920s.

The latest 2021 Grand Prix league tables (after Chelmsford marathon) for all age categories are here.

Host Club Responsibilities for Championship Races

1. The host club should work with Essex AA in the lead up to the race in ensuring those entered into the Essex championships have done so correctly and validly.

Springfield Striders won the 2019 award for their Pleshey Half Marathon road race. This race joins Tiptree in winning the award 3 times since its inception some 12 years ago.

The Howard Williams Trophy is awarded to the best road race in the Essex AA area as voted for by clubs.

Clubs are sent a voting form in October/November and have to rank their best three road races in order. Votes should be based upon how the race is organised rather than on goody bags and medals. Voting is by one voting form per club and it's up to the club how they rank their races. They can consult members or manage it within their committee or however else they see fit. Clubs can vote for their own race. Forms have to be returned by end of January to the Essex Endurance Committee, who count up the votes and the trophy is awarded at the Essex 20 road race. 

A list of champions throughout the years of the races in the Essex Road Running Championships and Road Relays.

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