Essex Coastal Marathons - Solo Challenges

The Essex Coastal Marathons Start at the St Peters Capel car park and day 1 runs towards Burnham on Sea south along the coast with day 2 going north towards Maldon along the coast. Both days are out and back routes. 

 

Day 1 is a black ribbon with pink writing and day 2 is a pink ribbon with black writing. Both medals are the same.

 

Registration is £10 for each day - You specify which day you are entering on the entry page.

Day 1 Medal
Day 2 Medal

Start location: St Peters Chapel Car Park, East End Road, Bradwell on Sea. 

 

Finish Location: As above

 

Turnaround Point Day 1 - Seafront opposite Rice and Cole Boatyard Burnham on Sea. Day 1 goes sounth along the coast.

 

Turnaround Point Day 2 - Mill road CM2 6EQ, Day 2 goes north along the coast.

 

This is an easy route to follow with footpaths mostly on the sea wall. You need to pay attention to small sections thast leave the sea wall on day 2. GPS track is accurate. 

 

Cut offs: obviously you can run this in sections and in your own time, the race had a cut off of 6 hours for each day..

 

Transport/Parking: There is a free local car park at the start. At the end of each leg turnaround there is limited local parking, please be sensible. 

 

Refund Policy: Once you have registered there is no refund or transfer and you have till december 31st to complete the route.

 

After you have run it all: Send us your gpx file or strava link or other evidence that you have run the route, we will check and send you your medal.

 

Please note all your evidence must be dated after the registration date. Any runs on the route before this date can not be counted.

Route

Day 1 Map
Day 1 Route.png
Portable network image format [851.1 KB]
Day 1 gpx file
Essex Coastals Day 1.gpx
GPS eXchange file [13.1 KB]
Day 2 Map
Day 2 Route.png
Portable network image format [1.0 MB]
Day 2 gpx file
Essex Coastals Day 2.gpx
GPS eXchange file [14.3 KB]
Day 2 Route description
As the day 2 route leaves the sea wall several times and is more complicated than day 1 we have provided a copy of the route description for day 2 from the race.
Essex coastal Marathons Day 2 RD.docx
Microsoft Word document [13.7 KB]

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