Benfleet 15

10:00 Sunday 21 January 2024

Distance15 miles
Course profileHilly
Is accurate?No
LicenceFull Licence
Water stationsYes
Venue facilitiesParking, toilets, bag storage
Race limit1000 (800 entrants previouly)
Event listingEvent listing at Run Britain

Event Overview: Benfleet Running Club invite you to celebrate and take part in their 33rd anniversary of the annual Benfleet 15 Race. This is not a race for the faint hearted. It's a wonderful, muddy challenge designed to get your endorphins zinging and your racing spirit soaring. Every stride is racing perfection. This is not a race you'll want to miss! About Benfleet Running Club: Benfleet RC are an inclusive and friendly running club, based in South Benfleet, Essex. Benfleet RC welcomes runners of all abilities on club training nights and we also run regular beginner training programmes for those totally new to running. Our thriving adult club has over 200 members, and our active Club Mark Accredited Junior Club has over 120 members. The club’s aim is to get people running in a friendly atmosphere, whilst training for events like the London Marathon, the Great North Run and many other local races. We have many that run simply for the fitness and health benefits, and we also have many that enjoy racing regularly and improving their times. There’s also a busy social calendar and regular away trips. Course Overview: The course is a challenging 15 mile, multi-terrain course, incorporating sections of the Canvey Island sea wall, and the undulating Hadleigh Downs. You will encounter muddy, slippery off road surfaces. Please note, it is not suitable for spikes or wheelchair competitors.