Chelmsford Marathon runners

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The J’s Hospice Chelmsford Marathon returns for its fifth year on Sunday 21st October 2018

Please note, online booking for this event has now closed. You can still sign up on the day from 7:30-8:30am at the Events Hub in Central Park.

Be part of this major sporting event that takes you from the centre of Chelmsford out into the Essex countryside before returning to the city to cross the finish line in Central Park. Rise to the challenge and you’ll be helping The J’s Hospice charity to support young adults with life-limiting conditions across Essex.

Entry fee includes a bespoke medal, technical runner shirt, goody bag, refreshments on route and chip timing. The race village will have toilets, baggage and changing facilities, as well as refreshments. The race is expected to attract over 1,000 participants - so an early entry is advised.

Click here to see the map of the 2018 Chelmsford Marathon route.

Click here to watch the video of the 2017 Chelmsford Marathon.

On the Day: 7.30-8.30am at the Event Hub in Central Park

Affiliated £45   

Non Affiliated £47

PARKING: Please note that for the safety of all participants, there will be no parking available at Central Park on Sunday 21st October.

ROAD CLOSURES ON SUNDAY 21ST OCTOBER 

Chelmsford City Centre - New London Road will be closed from 9am to 10am.

Springfield Park Area - The roads will not be closed but we are kindly asking all residents to avoid moving cars around this area between 9am and 9.45am.

Writtle - Lordship Road will be closed from Roxwell Road A1060 to The Writtle Tea Rooms between 9am and 5pm. The Tea Rooms will still be accessible from Writtle which is a recommended spectator point.

Roxwell - There will not be any road closures in Roxwell but we are kindly asking all residents to be vigilant on these roads and source alternate routes where possible between 9.45am and 12 noon.

Willingale – There will not be any road closures in Willingale but we are kindly asking all residents to be vigilant on these roads and source alternate routes where possible between 10am and 2pm.

We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause and thank you for your patience. There will be marshals along the Chelmsford Marathon course to manage the flow of traffic with minimal disruption. 

For more information about the Chelmsford Marathon, please email Erika or call 01245 475474 during office hours.

If you are interested in volunteering at the Chelmsford Marathon, please email Lucy or call 01245 475474 during office hours.

*Please note, your registration fees will be processed by Havens Hospices but will be used to fund The J’s service.*

The Chelmsford Marathon is proudly sponsored by:
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Getting there

Contact us today on 01702 220350 or email us