7th April 2019 – The Centenary Circle 20

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(CORRECTION: Please Note that the date of this race was original posted as a Saturday in error, it was always intended to be staged on Sunday April 7th.)

COMPANY OF RUNNERS cordially invite you to join us for a circumnavigation of the noted Essex town of Chelmsford in the inaugural running of the Centenary Circle 20.

Your challenge should you choose to accept it, is to self-navigate on a trail course of just over 20 miles following the path of the Centenary Circle which is a circular footpath created to mark the 100 years from 1888 when Chelmsford was awarded the status as a Borough under the Municipal Corporations Act.

This is a mass start event starting at 9am in the morning.

Please note that there will be three checkpoints on the route approximately five miles apart, along with the start and finish at the Horse and Groom Pub. The 15 mile checkpoint is at The Crown at Sandon who will be allowing runners to use their toilet facilities

There will be no entries available on the day, and runners are not permitted to run with dogs under UK Athletics regulations. This event is held under UK athletics rules. Trail Running Association permit #2503. We cannot permit participants aged under 18.

The course is a mixture of surfaces so trail shoes are recommended.

It will suit runners who have completed a half marathon or greater distance, and who are comfortable at following navigation instructions, GPS files or by reading maps.

All finishers will receive a commemorative technical T-Shirt.

** Online Registration closes at 8pm on the day before the race. **

DATE: Sunday April 7th
DISTANCE: 20 miles
START: 9am
PRICE: £25 (Affiliated) £27 (Unaffiliated)
CUT-OFF: 7 Hours
LOCATION: Horse and Groom Pub, Horse and Groom Lane, Galleywood, Chelmsford CM2 8PL
PARKING: Free – In the pub car park

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