We regret to inform you that due to unforseen circumstances we will be unable to host the Running Races 2023.

We will be working hard to bring it back summer 2024 and look forward to see you next year.



The Mersea Island Lions Club have been organising this popular running races for several years as part of their programme of community events. All profits from this and other events are donated annually to a number of local charities.

The Lions Club of Mersea Island was chartered in 1978; its members wishing to help the people and organisations in the Mersea Island area. Their aims were simple:

  • Community Service
  • Fund-raising to help the less fortunate within the community and further afield
  • Have fun and fellowship whilst doing it

If you would like more information about The Mersea Island Lions Club or any of the events they organise, drop us a line via our Contact page.

* Mersea Island Lions Club CIO  (Charity No. 1183602) is a club within  Lions International, the worldwide Community Service organisation.

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