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The Cold Norton Charity Summer 10K & Half Marathon Trail Event

11 Aug 2024

Organiser's Description

11th August 2024

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Once again we'd love you to join us for our summer charity trail running event. Fundraising for this event will be for Farleigh Hospice.

Event address: Bencott, Newport Avenue, Cold Norton, Essex CM3 6NR. (This is off of Fambridge Road between Cold Norton & North Fambridge.) What3words location: tickles.options.rural

There are 2 routes available, 10km or 13.1 miles (half marathon), mainly on grass, tracks and paths in the beautiful countryside around Cold Norton and nearby villages. These are unmarked, narrative routes where you will be given written instructions to follow (there will be a few bits of tape to help you in trickier places!).

There will be a mass start at 8.30am for the Half Marathon and 8.45am for the 10km. There will be a short briefing just before each start. 

You will be timed in and out - we will do our best to give you accurate timings but it is not chip timed.

There will be aid stations but this is a cupless event, you will need to carry your own cup or drink bottle. There WILL BE NO CUPS AT THE CHECKPOINTS, IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A CUP/BOTTLE YOU WILL NOT GET A DRINK!,

The event will be run with the current, at the time, COVID 19 restrictions Dogs are not permitted. 

We will have refreshments at the finish with hot/cold drinks and home made cakes.  Please bring some pennies or pounds as donations for this will be most welcome. 

Entry cost is £12 for the 10k and £17 for the half marathon, you also have the option to add a finishers medal at cost of £3.20, Entry Central add a booking fee of 50p or 4% (whichever is greater). 

All proceeds for this event go to Farleigh Hospice, if you are unable to attend no refunds can be given but please be assured your entry fee will still be donated. 

Ample parking, toilets and handwashing facilities will be available.

Entries close on 31st July 2024.

Thank you for supporting us in raising funds for Farleigh Hospice.

About Farleigh Hospice

Farleigh Hospice provides hospice care & support to people affected by life-limiting illnesses. With approximately 40% of our yearly running costs funded by the local NHS, we rely on the goodwill of the local mid Essex community to contribute to the £21,270 it costs to provide our services each day.






The organiser has included pricing details in the Organiser's Description

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

Dates and Status

Date: 11/08/2024

08:00:00 - 18:00:00

Status: Open

Total Places: 120

Places Available: ??



Fiona Pratt



Bencott Newport Avenue Cold Norton Essex CM3 6NR