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Pitsea RC 5k Crown to Crown - Boxing Day

26 Dec 2022

This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

Thank you for your interest in entering our Crown to Crown 5K off road trail race on Boxing Day 26th December starting at 11:00am.


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


For reference we run this race series throughout the year upcoming dates for 2023 are as follows:


7th April 2023 at 7-30pm

10th May 2023 at 7-30pm

14th June 2023 at 7-30pm

12th July 2023 7-30pm

9th August 2023 at 7-00 pm

26th December 2023 (Boxing Day) at 11am


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 11am).


Toilets are available, but there are no showers or changing facilities (we suggest you bring a spare toilet roll just in case!).


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. 4890 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 2023 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.



23 Dec 2022 12:00£2.00£4.00

*Discounted for members of clubs affiliated to England Athletics

23 Dec 2022 12:00£1.00
To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 26 Dec 2022

Closing Date: 23 Dec 2022 12:00

Places Available/Total: ??/350

Status: Closed



Paul Omer



WESTLEY HEIGHTS COUNTRY PARK (Rear of Miller & Carter Restaurant), High Road, Langdon Hills, Basildon, Essex, SS16 6HU