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Organiser's Description

We are continuing our 5k race series throughout the year on the following dates:


Wednesday 14th August at 7:30pm

Wednesday 4th September at 7:00pm

Thursday 26th December at 11:00am (Boxing Day)


Our next Crown to Crown 5K off road trail race is on Wednesday 14th August starting at 7:30pm.


Note that "On the day entries" will also be available at same price as on-line but you can save yourself time and queuing by entering in advance.


Price: £2.50 (affiliated), £4.50 (unaffiliated), £1.50 (under 18s)


More info can be found on our social media, Pitsea Running Club Linktree.


Please note:


All race fees now include additional fees for processing online payments.


  • 18 and over England Athletic affiliated (attached) entry fee - £2.50 (note: you only need to be a member of an England Athletics affiliated club not personally affiliated to receive this discount)
  • 18 and over England Athletic unaffiliated (unattached) entry fee - £4.50
  • 12 to 17 entry fee £1.50
  • No children under 12 (under EA rules under 12 only permitted to run up to 3k)
  • No canicross/dogs
  • No pushchairs
  • No headphones unless bone conductive
  • All age groups start at the same time, one mass start
  • Gun to finish timing (not chip timed)  results available the following day from our website


Race details:


The start and finish are located at Westley Heights Country Park at the rear of the Miller & Carter (Crown) Public House, Langdon Hills.  Limited parking is available: please DO NOT park in the Miller & Carter Pub car park. Please also allow plenty of time to park (this may involve a short 10 minute walk if the main car park is full) and allow plenty of time to collect your number (we will be starting the race promptly at 7:30pm).


Note: The toilets are currently out of service and we do not expect them to be open for this event.


The route will have Marshalls for safety and to ensure you follow the route we also have a tail runner to ensure we don’t lose anyone. Please listen and adhere to any instructions from the volunteers and marshals, they are there for your safety.


First Aid and a defib available.


All standards welcome, but due to TRA and England Athletics maximum distance requirements for children, no children under the age of 12 are permitted to run.


The Crown to Crown is a measured 5k route - mainly on bridleways, the start is on Beeleigh Avenue and the route takes runners onto Lee Chapel Lane and into the Essex Wildlife Trusts Willow Park. A loop round the reserve, back to Lee Chapel Lane and then to the finish at the Westley Heights Car Park. 


Spikes are not suitable due to sections of tarmac.


Held under UK Athletics rules: TRA Permit No. 6136 and will be available on the day.


Race cancellation policy:


If for any reason such as, but not limited to adverse weather, course conditions, Government or landowner advice that we must cancel the race, we will offer either a transfer to our next race in 2024 or offer a refund (minus any card processing fees that are outside our control).


Full event details can be found at


You can contact us through our website above.


To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Crown to Crown - 5k Trail Race Series
12 Aug 2024 20:00£2.00£4.00

*Discounted for members of clubs affiliated to England Athletics

Crown to Crown - 5k Trail Race Series (U18)
12 Aug 2024 20:00£1.00

Dates and Status

Date: 14 Aug 2024

Closing Date: 12 Aug 2024 20:00

Places Available/Total: ??/350

Status: Open



Hiren Amin

Event Route