Remembrance Run Essex

Half Marathon   |    10K    |    5k    |    1 Mile Fun Run

EARLY BIRD PRICES AVAILABLE UNTIL 31st MARCH 2020. All prices increase by £2 thereafter (except Family Mile)

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This is a flat and fast course set up by Active Training World, assembled at Carver Barracks, Saffron Waldon on the weekend closest to Remembrance Day (informally known as Poppy Day, owing to the tradition of wearing the remembrance poppy), which has been observed in Commonwealth member states since the end of the First World War to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty. The course is designed in the shape of an aircraft in honour of so many RAF and USAAF who were stationed here over the years.

Saturday 07th November 2020.

Start times: 9.30am- 1 Mile Fun Run, 10am- Half Marathon, 11am-10km & 5km

Online entries:Pay by major credit/debit cards



We actively welcome support and involvement from local communities, businesses and individuals. If you would like to find out more about marshalling, sponsorship or group bookings please contact us at:

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Race numbers will be collected at the the event venue on the morning of the race. Registration will open at 08:00am and will close at 9.20am for the 1 Mile fun run and 10.15am for the Half Marathon, 10km and 5km races.

Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your race number!

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Event Name

Remembrance Run Essex. 

Event Distance

5K (1 lap)
10K (2 laps)
Half Marathon (3 laps)

1 Mile Fun Run


Disused airfield - tarmac, pancake flat with no sharp corners. Surrounding tree cover makes for relatively still wind conditions on most days.




Water will be provided once on each lap of the course and at the end of the race.


Every kilometre




N/A- Fun Run

11 - 5Km
15 - 10Km
17 - Half Marathon


Active Training World



The higher of a 6% / £1 transaction fee will be added by ATW

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Custom designed medal for all finishers!

Overall 1st, 2nd, 3rd man and woman trophies in each race distance.

Age group prizes in in 10 year bands.

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? This unique course tracks clock-wise as per the map below. 5K and 10K runners follow the solid red line. Half Marathon runners follow the solid red line, then take a detour onto the dashed line to add on the extra distance to their lap, before re-joining the original course.

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ActiveTrainingWorld have free training plans to help you train for this event:


Other Race Information

Race Numbers
Please wear your number pinned to the front of your vest.

Ample free parking is available at the venue.

Parking will be open until 9.45 am and will close while races take place until 12 am

Fun Run entrants will have a window to exit the car park whilst the Half Marathon runners complete their first lap (roughly 10am-10.25am)

Changing and Toilets
Come changed and ready to run if possible. Changing is provided within the football pavillion changing rooms. There will be supervised storage for bags and belongings but please leave valuables at home as ATW will not be responsible for lost property. Toilets will be provided.

Time Limit
3 Hours

ActiveTrainingWorld do not offer transfers or deferrals for this event or any events listed on the website. Instead every person who books an event has the option to purchase "Refund Protection" which allows them to get a full refund of entry fees in the event of an injury, illness or other reasons specified on the policy. The link to claim your refund will be on your confirmation email along with your booking reference number. Terms & Conditions are here



By entering this event you agree to the below terms and conditions

Your details will be passed onto the event organisers for the administration of the race.

Your name, date of birth and email details will be onto the chip timing company. Personal details will be deleted 1 week after the event.

Where specified on the booking form any medical information will be passed onto the medical team present at the event.

In the unfortunate cancellation of the event through circumstances beyond the control of the race organisers.  I understand that I will be eligible for a free place, up to the same value, in an ATW event taking place in the next 12 months

I hereby declare that (1) I am an amateur according to the eligibility rule of UKA, (2) I am medically fit to run and I will do so at my own risk and agree not to hold the organisers responsible in any way for any injury or loss resulting from my participation in the event, prior to, during or after the event. (3) I understand the organisers reserve the right to alter the arrangements and conditions should circumstances require. This course IS suitable for wheelchairs and prams.

LOCATION: Carver Barracks, Water Ln, Wimbish, Saffron Walden CB10 2YA

Location: Wimbish, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 2YA