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Blackwater Trail Half Marathon, Marathon and Ultra Marathon

14th May 2023

Further information

With a start in Chelmsford at the end of the Chelmer and Blackwater navigation, the route follows the waterway on a series of trail, grass and tarmac footpaths all the way through miles of tranquil Essex countryside through to Heybridge Basin, where the half marathon finishes. The marathon distance continues through Heybridge Basin, along the Saltmarsh coastal footpath past Goldhanger out to the Wick Nature Reserve, Tollesbury, where it finishes. The Ultra continues along the coastline through to Salcott cum Virley, where it finishes.

Where and When

Venue: Chelmsford, England, CM2 6YT, GB
Date: 14th May 2023
Time: 09:00
Cost: Affiliated Fee: 40. Unaffiliated Fee: 42.

Course details

Extent: 26.2 Miles
Admits: Runners and Walkers
Course: Linear
Silhouette: 180 Metres climb
Underfoot: Trail course following the Chelmer and Blackwater navigation and then the Saltmarsh coastal path. Hard packed trails and grass paths make up the major
Navigation: Way-marked with directional arrows.