Family-friendly running club, welcoming members of all ages and abilities.
Introduction to the Club
Billericay Striders is a family-friendly running club, formed in 1986 and accredited by England Athletics, welcoming members of all ages and abilities. The club has over 170 members and encourages them to run in races and help coach other members.
If you are an experienced runner, don’t run on your own – come along and run with us! If you are new to town or a beginner, running with the club is a great way to meet new friends and improve thanks to our expert coaching.
**PLEASE NOTE – 2018 RACE NOW OPEN 30th YEAR ANNIVERSARY**
Tiptree Road Runners are pleased to announce this year’s date for the famous ‘Tiptree 10’ as Sunday 14th October 2018, starting at 10.30 am. UKA Licence number 2018-33618. This year the we have been selected to host the Essex 10 mile championship and therefore expect to sell out quickly, we suggest getting your entries in early.
As usual the race will start on New Road between Tiptree and Messing, which is approx a 10-15 minute walk from Thurstable School. The school will be the race finish point and base on the day. There are toilet facilities and some car parking available at the school and only when full with further parking next door at Warrior’s Rest (weather permitting). See our Race Parking page for locations. Marshals will be deployed on the day to direct you.
Click here for Race Parking and HQ Map.
The event comprises a 10-mile road race, over a predominantly flat course (there are a couple of hills to keep it interesting!) and it will be fully marshalled by members of Tiptree Road Runners, who will be there to ensure your safety and also provide some vocal encouragement and support. It’s an attractive course, mainly on rural roads, giving you the opportunity to enjoy some scenic Essex countryside. Prizes are awarded to 1st/2nd/3rd Male & Female, age category winners and team prizes. All finishers receive a superb Technical T Shirt.
Chip Timing UK will provide accurate and speedily available results – please note that timing will be gun to chip NOT chip to chip.
Tiptree Road Runners will also be hosting a 1-mile Fun Run on the fields at Thurstable School, starting at 9.45 am on the day. Entry is only available on the day and will be just £1 with all finishers (whatever their age) receiving a medal and some goodies, so please bring your friends and families along on the day – everyone is welcome