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10th Essex Walker

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Sunday 19th April 2020

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Entries Open
Wednesday 1st January 2020
Entries Close
Monday 16th March 2020
28.6 Miles; 17.5 Miles
Entry Fees
LDWA Member   £12.00   
Non Member   £15.00   
Event Organiser - Peter Tremain
07427 857003

Writtle University College, Lordship Road, Writtle, Chelmsford CM1 3RR. (GR TL677 071) Map: LR 167

To complete 28.6 or 17.5 miles on foot following the route description. Both routes will be mainly on cross-country public footpaths, bridleways and country lanes.

Start Times
28.6 Mile - Walkers 08:00, Runners 09:00. 17.5 Mile - Walkers 09:30, Runners 10:00. Registration opens at 07:30. All entrants must finish by 18.00.

Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No dogs allowed except registered assistance dogs. No entries on the day. Entry limit 200. Entries close Sunday 12th April or earlier if limit reached. No refunds after 30th March.  Refunds prior to this date will incur a £3.00 admin fee.

Preferably at checkpoints, but otherwise contact emergency phone number on your route description. All retirements must be reported to a marshal.

A route description will be on the Essex and Herts website 2 weeks before the event. Route descriptions will not be available on the day, (unless you request one from the organiser) You should bring a compass and you are advised to carry a map. Landranger 167 and Explorer 183.  Wear suitable clothing and footwear and carry a basic first aid kit. Please bring your own mug.

Drinks and biscuits at the start. Sandwiches and snacks at checkpoints. Meal and drinks at finish.

This is a circular route with 3 checkpoints. Checkpoint opening and closing times will be stated on the route description. Participants should leave the last checkpoint before the closing time or marshals may ask them to retire if they think they will not finish by 18:00.

Certificates will be awarded to all finishers. Results will be available on the Essex & Herts Group website The Essex Walker 28.6 and 17.5 mile events, together with the Blackwater Marathon and Herts Hobble, are part of the Essex and Herts Triple Challenge.

Run by an Essex & Herts Committee. Contact details of Secretary and Chairman available on Essex & Herts website

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