2018 Round the Island All Terrain Running Race

Prizes donated by-

Map of Round the Island Race
Map of Round the Island Race
Mersea Island Lions “Round the Island All Terrain Running Race”. Distance is approximately 13 miles, Multi-terrain.

Venue:- Willoughby Avenue/The Esplanade Car Park, West Mersea , CO5 8BH, near Colchester, Essex. See Directions option in Main Menu for details of how to get here.

Date and Time: – Sunday 24th June 2018 start time 10.30a.m

Course Details: – Approximately 13 miles, multi-terrain following the sea wall, beach and very short stretches on-road, all on the flat. The course runs completely round the Island in a clockwise direction. It is recommended that you wear a good strong pair of trainers, racing flats are definitely unsuitable. (Click here for pdf version of course map.)

NOTICE: Photographs will be taken of runners at this event. If any one does not want their photograph taken  or would like it destroyed please inform the race organiser.

For a description of the course by Terry Walker, Race Organiser until 2013 view the Runners World Race Recce here.

Drink stations: – There will be 5, manned, drink stations around the course.

Prizes :

ALL FINISHERS TO RECEIVE MEDALS
Trophies awarded to:
Male: 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 1st Veteran (60+), 1st Male Team (3 to score), 1st Male under 20
Female: 1st 2nd 3rd and 1st Veteran (60+), 1st Female Team (3 to score), 1st Female under 20.
Race sponsored by Mersea Estuary Life and Blackwater Estates.

ALL RUNNERS ARE WELCOME

Number of runners :- 235 runners in 2017. A good mix of runners – club, unattached, inexperienced and new.

Winning time 2017:- 1st male: 1 hour 26:00 mins 1st female: 1 hour 36:12 mins

Entry fees:

£15.00 on-line (Latest on-line entry Friday 15/06/2018 12 midnight) or race day entry £20 (Race day entries close at 9:15am)
Minimum age for entry:- 15 years on race day (runners between 15 and 17 need to be accompanied by a suitable adult runner). All proceeds will be donated to selected Mersea Island Lions Charities.

Race numbers will be given out on the day at race registration

Enquiries to:-

Bridget Smith (Race Director) – email:   mersealionsraces@gmail.com

Register Here

an event organised by the Mersea Island Lions Club