Round The Island Race 2022

Sunday 18th September 2022

Map of Round the Island Race

Round The Island All-Terrain Running Race

Review: “If you want a challenging but scenic trail half marathon this is for you! Partly running on the beach and rest is sea wall. Beautiful natural scenery and friendly marshals throughout.” Louise H

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 traditional start and finish point for this race, with virtually unlimited car parking spaces.

Date and Time:  Sunday 18th September 2022, 10.30am start.

Course Details: Approximately 13.4 miles, multi-terrain following the sea wall, beach and very short stretches on-road, all on the flat. (Click here for pdf version of course map.)

Course changes: There are likely to be some course changes in the Cudmore Grove area of the course this year due to coastal erosion in this area. These are still to be assessed but details will be given here and included in the runners schedule prior to the race day.

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.

Drink Stations: There are 5 drink stations around the course and one at the finish. (If it is a hot day it is also advisable to carry your own drinks bottle).


Trophies awarded to:
Male: First and Runner Up
Female: First and Runner Up
Winning Team
Winning Veteran
Winning Junior

Entry Fees:

£15.00 online (Latest on-line entry midnight Saturday 10th September) or race day entry from 8.00 am – 9.45 am.

£20 on the day entry.

(Runners between 15 and 17 must be accompanied by a suitable adult runner)

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

Please note: Your race time will start when you cross the blue timing mat at the starting line and finish when you have crossed the mat at the finish. You must PASS OVER the mat at the finish in order for your time to be recorded.

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

Race Information Contact:- Jayne Pound email:

Register HERE

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