Please help complete this section by sending a brief decription of your parkrun with a couple of photos. One small and one large. The parkrun should be within the Essex AA area (east of the Lea).
Juniors will be added later.
This is a 2 lap all tarmac and flat course. Starts at cafe & toilets in centre of park. Towards the allotment, next to the lake, up through the gardens and round the edge of the park.
Read more: Barking
This is a 3 lap, clockwise course. Starts next to the cafe. Tarmac, grass, gravelly / stony single track paths.
Read more: Basildon
Course consists of two laps (one 2.4km lap & 2.6km) utilising paths around the park, the perimeter of the football fields and part of the Beckton Corridor.
Read more: Beckton
NEW EVENT Started 24 June 2017. This is a 4 lap anti clock-wise course. The start and finish in close proximity, both near to the cafe.
Read more: Billericay
Undulating 1 lap, anti & clockwise figure of 8 trail course with the Heartbreak Hill at the end of Weald Country Park course.
Read more: Brentwood
This is a multi terrain, two lap course starting on the field near the Dengie 100 Sports Centre.
One-lap course taking you through 2 of the main parks (Central & Admiral) on a mixture of footpaths and cycle paths.
Read more: Chelmsford Central
NEW parkrun started 15 October 2016. 3 lap between Beach Diner & Toby Carvery until the Pier on top promenade and returning on beachfront promenade.
Read more: Clacton Seafront
Two lap, anti-clockwise, course made up of mostly gravel tracks and grassy sections. Whilst the course is predominantly flat, there is a hill at the start of the second lap.
Read more: Great Notley
NEW parkrun started 22 October 2016. Undulating one lap course with stunning views across the Thames Estuary and partially on the 2012 Olympic mountain bike trail.
Read more: Hadleigh
2 full lap, with a third mini lap to finish undulating course, going anticlockwise around Harlow Town Park.
Read more: Harlow
Lap and a half of the park then down to onto an out and back run along the entire length seafront promenade, which is fast and flat, past the historic lighthouses before return back to the park.
Read more: Harwich
Single lap clockwise around the medieval hunting forest. This is a flat course with minor undulations and is mainly on grass.
Read more: Hatfield Forest
A two lap, clockwise, scenic, undulating course within the confines of Hockley Woods (the largest remaining area of wild wood, which covered Essex after the Ice Age 10,000 years ago).
Read more: Hockley Woods
NEW parkrun started 17 December 2016. 3 lap loop course from car park to sea wall to pill box at Cudmore Grove Country Park.
Read more: Mersea Island
The course is 3 laps (2 large laps followed by 1 small lap). 100% tarmac course. Large lap - Down the hill, by the lake, round the edge of football pitches and tennis courts.
Read more: Raphael Park, Romford
Starts near the Valentines Park Café, and continues main path to the far end of the boating lake on edge of park followed by two anti-clockwise laps of the park returning back to north side of the boating lake.
Read more: Valentines (Ilford)
3 and a bit laps in in an anti-clockwise direction keeping behind the football goalposts. Course is mainly flat and grassy.
Read more: Walthamstow
Our way-marked course spans Harrow Road and Bush Wood, comprised of two laps of 2.5km. Run on a mixture of grass and trails.
Read more: Wanstead Flats