Events Diary

OPEN Events

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entry fees where shown are for members of England Athletics affiliated clubs and organisations, others are required to pay 2 surcharge, OLE=ONLINE ENTRY ONLY (may be a booking fee) see organisers website, V=includes voucher to spend in venue, all distances are approximate

Trail event routes are by narrative unless stated. NOTE: DOGS are NOT allowed in events with TRA or UkA permits. The maximum distances for young trail runners are: Under12-3km, U14-5km, U16-6km, U17-10km, U18-25km, U20-40km

Street Orienteering requires map reading skills, 2 routes available of approx 5.5 and 3 miles, cost 3 per event, you need a pen/pencil, headtorch & plastic wallet in case of rain, checkpoints must be visited in order and data recorded from fire hydrants, lamp posts, post boxes etc.

Sun Oct 24Trail8mlSafari Trail 5Vthe black lion, High Roding CM6 1NT from 10amGFDR(John Hardy)
Sun Oct 31Trail10ml/10kmtoppesfield terror tens OLEGreen Man, Toppesfield CO9 4DREssex Trail Events
Wed Nov 03Street Orienteeringapprox 5.5 or 3mlSOS/HAVOC Winter Series no 1 register with, chelmsfordSOS(Colin&Lyn West)
Sun Nov 14 Trail14 or 8 mlHobble OLEhorse and groom PH, galleywood CM2 8PLSpringfield Striders
Tue Nov 16Street Orienteeringapprox 5.5 or 3mlSOS/HAVOC Winter Series no 2 register with IslandHavoc(David Float)
Wed Nov 17Night Trail5mlChilli Nights 10 inc mealThe Swan Rayne CM77 6RQ fro 6pmEssex Trail Events
Sun Nov 21Trail8.2 or 5.1 mlFox and Hounds 5V OLE and Hounds PH, cock clarks CM3 6RF starts from 9:30-11:30Mid Essex Casuals(Justin Ruggles)
Tue Nov 30Street Orienteeringapprox 5.5 or 3mlSOS/HAVOC Winter Series no 3 register with, ColchesterSOS(John Collyer)
Sat Dec 11TrailTBC14 sleeps 'til christmasMuseum of Power, Langford from 10:30amMid Essex Casuals(Dave Game)
Tue Dec 14Street Orienteeringapprox 5.5 or 3mlSOS/HAVOC Winter Series no 4 register with Beckett)
Wed Dec 15Trail6mlTBCTBCEssex Trail Events
Sun Dec 19TrailtbaA Christmas TrailGenerals Arms,Little BaddowMid Essex Casuals(Katy Rehal)
Fri Dec 31Trail11 or 5mlSeven swans a-swimming OLECock Pub, chipping ongar CM5 9ABEssex Trail Events
Wed Jan 12Night Trail6mlPitch Black in PurleighRoundbush Pub & Cafe, Purleigh CM9 6NNEssex Trail Events
Tue Jan 18Street Orienteeringapprox 5.5 or 3mlSOS/HAVOC Winter Series no 5 register with Machin)
Tue Feb 01Street Orienteeringapprox 5.5 or 3mlSOS/HAVOC Winter Series no 6 register with
Sun Feb 06Trail10 or 5mlTBCTBCEssex Trail Events
Wed Feb 09Night Trail6mlNight "mare" trailHorse and Groom, Cornish Hall End CM7 4HFEssex Trail Events
Tue Feb 15Street Orienteeringapprox 5.5 or 3mlSOS/HAVOC Winter Series no 7 register with Woodham FerrersSOS(Jackie Sibthorp)
Sun 20 FebTrail13.1ml or 10kmCold Norton charity trail 15 / 10 OLE Farm, Crows Lane, Woodham Ferrers, Essex CM3 8RTFarleigh Hospice
Tue Mar 01Street Orienteeringapprox 5.5 or 3mlSOS/HAVOC Winter Series no 8 register with
Fri Apr 15TrailtbaEggstravaganza
Sat Apr 16TrailtbaEggstravaganza
Sun Apr 17TrailtbaEggstravaganza
Mon Apr 18TrailtbaEggstravaganza




MID ESSEX LEAGUE: start time 10:30am teams: men-7(2vet), ladies-4(1vet)

NESS LEAGUE (formerly ellisons): start time 10am juniors, 10:45am teams: men-6, ladies-3

ESSEX LEAGUE: start time juniors from 10am, teams: ladies-4 12:00 men-6 12:45

Sat 30 OctESSEX LEAGUEwrittle agricultural college
Sun 07 NovNESS LEAGUESpringfield Striders
Sun 28 NovNESS LEAGUEHalstead
Sat 04 DecEssex Vets XCWrittle Ag college
Sun 12 DecNESS LEAGUEBentley
Sat 18 DecESSEX LEAGUENotley discovery centre
Sat 08 JanEssex Snr XCGloucester Park, Basildon
Sun 09 JanMID Essex LEAGUEBraintree
Sat 22 JanESSEX LEAGUEHainault forest
Sun 23 JanMID Essex LEAGUERivenhall village hall
Sun 30 JanNESS LEAGUEHarwich
Sat 19 FebESSEX LEAGUEWrittle Agricultural College
Sun 20 FebNESS LEAGUEHadleigh



CLUB Events

Thu 02 DecClub xmas mealBenton Hall, Witham


WEDNESDAY MORNING SOCIAL OFF ROAD RUN meet at 10am generally around 8 miles, shorter route usually available

Wed 27 octNOTE: start 10:30 Old Crown pub, the street, Messing CO5 9TU (Simon M)
Wed 03 novjubilee fields, marks tey, london road CO6 1EJ (Malcolm B)
Wed 10 nov(John H)
Wed 17 novColchester (Steve H)
Wed 24 novDunmow (Paul H)
Wed 01 decHeybridge Basin (simon&Lorraine)
Wed 08 dec()
Wed 15 dec()
Wed 22 decBenton Hall Xmas lunch (Snig/DaveG)
Wed 29 decGalleywood (Tim)