2014 Five and Ten Mile Race


Five and Ten Mile Race

Five and Ten Mile Race

Venue: Willoughby Avenue/The Esplanade Car Park, West Mersea, CO5 8BH (See Directions option in Main Menu for details of how to get here.) This is the excellent traditional start and finish point for this race, with virtually unlimited car parking spaces.

Date and Time: Bank Holiday Sunday 24th August 2014, 10.30am start.

Course Details: All road , 5 miles lap (x2 for 10 mile race) over fast, slightly undulating scenic roads with delightful rural and sea views. (Click here for pdf version of course map.)

Drink Stations: There will be 3 (per 5 mile lap), manned drink stations around the course.

10 Mile Race:
1st 10 Mile Team Prizes, both Men and Ladies (3 runners to count, any age)
1st, 2nd, 3rd Men/ladies
Veterans: 1st Man 45+, 1st Lady 40+
5 Mile Race:
1st, 2nd Men
1st, 2nd Ladies

All prizes kindly donated by CC Discount Heating Ltd

Entry Fees:

Both races: £9.00 online (Latest on-line entry Friday 22/08/2014) or race day entry £12 (Race day entries close at 9:45am)

Minimum age for entry: 10 miles – 17 years, 5 miles – 15 years

Number of Runners: Last year approximate numbers 250, combined both 10 and 5 miles races, with the usual mix of club and unattached runners, experienced and new. ALL RUNNERS ARE WELCOME!

2013 Winning Times: 10 mile time was: 1st male: 57.06 mins 1st female: 68.34 mins 5 mile time was: 1st male: 27.49 mins 1st female: 35.48 mins. The 10 mile course record was set by The Island’s Own Top Flight International Runner Adrian Mussett in 2002, in 51.17 minutes.

Sponsor: CC Discount Heating Ltd, Colchester ‘s Leading Plumbing and Heating Suppliers.

Proceeds: Will be donated to several Mersea Island Lions Charities.

Enquiries to:- Tim Densham Tel. 01206 386220 Email timdensham@yahoo.co.uk or use our enquiries form.

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an event organised by the Mersea Island Lions Club