The Essex Cross Country Series takes is a 5 event 10k series that takes place annually between April - September, with one race per month. Taking place in 5 different spectacular country parks in Essex, these races offer an opportunity to get away from the road and experience trail running in the summer months. Races can be entered individually. Runners taking part in more than one race will receive series points that are accumulated to become eligible for series prizes when 4 or more races are completed.
This beautiful country park contains a diverse range of habitats and is managed both for people and for its precious wildlife. A surfaced track connects the wooded and heathland areas of Thorndon North with the more open parkland of Thorndon South where the majority of the racing will take place.