Southend Trail Running Races

Welcome to Southend Races!

Southend is privileged to host several well organised races throughout the year.
Next year is the 15th Anniversary of the Southend Half Marathon which also includes the BTMK Fun Run; this event is being held on 12th of June 2011

The 10K Classic is a well established race, this years event being the 28th race, and it attracts several hundred participants. This event is being held on the 2nd October.

The Southend 10k Classic - Sunday 2nd October, 10.30 a.m.

For information on Southend Athletic Club please visit :

We would really appreciate your support in obtaining sponsorship for Havens Hospices when participating in either the Southend 10k or the Fun Run.

For more information or to obtain your sponsorship forms please download a form from this website or contact either:

Hilary Metcalfe
07891 514 187


Angela Clements
07891 514 191

The BTMK Fun Run

East Beach Shoebury
12th June

If the Half Marathon is not for you why not take part in the BTMK Fun Run, a 3km route along the coastal path at East Beach. You can run walk or jog, bring the family friends even the dog!!! In addition to the facilities above runners will receive a free t shirt courtesy of the event sponsors BTMK.

Suitable for all abilities, run, jog walk.

Great Event for all the family even the dog!!!


Join us on the 12th of June for this year’s Southend Half Marathon. Starting and finishing at East Beach Shoebury this run is perfect for those new to half marathons or those looking for a PB. Flat and mainly traffic free the 2 lap course follows the seafront to the Kursaal and takes in the picturesque coastal path on the return lap.

Event Features :


Jim Peters Southend Half Marathon - Entry Fee £11 affiliated athletes and £13 non-affiliated
Online application for the Half Marathon and online payment available at

Sunday 12th June at 10am

Organised by Roger’s Running Club ( affiliated to UKA,SEAA,BAF)
In aid of Fair Havens and Little Havens Hospices The Southend Half Marathon has a lower age of 17 Years.
Please use the attached sponsor form to raise money for the Hospices


The BTMK Fun Run - Entry Fee £5

The Next BTMK Fun run is on Sunday 12th June 2011 at 10.15am
Held at East Beach, Shoeburyness, Essex

The race is approximately 3 kms and everyone is welcome - adults and children.
You don’t have to run, you can walk - push pushchairs and even bring your dog!

Please ask friends and family to sponsor you using the attached form and help raise vital funds for the hospice.

Southend 10k Classic - Entry Fee £13/15
On line entries

Races Feature

Full medical backup by St. John Ambulance.
Race clocks at finish and on lead car.
Fast flat course along the Southend Sea Front.
Special commemorative tee shirt free to all 10k & Fun Run finishers.
Traffic free course.

Children’s Fun Run

Open to children ages 11 - 14 years on the day of race. Entry fee £5
The course is approx 3,000 metres but cannot be accurately measured as it is subject to police restrictions concerning the “turn round” point on the road which may change due to local traffic conditions. However, the course will be traffic free.

Little Havens and Fair Havens Hospice

Please support Fair Havens and Little Havens when you run. For a sponsorship form please contact Judy via email on

For more information about the Fair Havens and Little Havens hospices, visit

Fair Havens

Fair Havens is an eight-bedded hospice in Chalkwell Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea. Opened 22 years ago, it cares for terminally ill people, either in-house or in the community, through the Support Centre (Day care), SCENT (Southend Community Extended Nursing Service), and the Macmillan Nursing Team.

Little Havens

Little Havens is a Children’s hospice set in tranquil woodland off Daws Heath Road, near Rayleigh, and serves the whole of Essex and counties beyond. As the need arises, it provides respite care for children with life-threatening and life-limiting illnesses.

Contact us

Your feedback is very much appreciated.

Feedback concerning the 10k/Childrens Fun Run should be sent to:

Feedback concerning the Half Marathon/MTBK Fun Run should be sent to:
Judy Grocott
01702 220324

or if you prefer to write/phone then we can be contacted via

Stuart House,
47 Second Avenue,
SS0 8HX.

Tel 01702 220350
Fax 01702 220351.

South East Essex Christian Hospice is registered in England and Wales as a company limited by Guarantee.
Company No: 2805007. Charity Registration No: 1022119.
Registered address Stuart House, 47 Second Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex SS0 8HX