The Southend Rudolph Run
The hugely popular Rudolph Run in Southend returns for its ninth year. Perfect for starting the Christmas holiday season, runners are highly encouraged to dress as Santa. This 5 mile run along the Promenade will be great for runners and spectators alike. For everyone finishing the course, a Christmas pudding and other festive goodies will be on offer. The 2019 race will be supported by Action Medical Research.Julie Arthur
When: 8th December 2019
Where: Adjacent to Ness Road on the Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS3 9HG
Prices and Times: Entry fees from £16, 10:30 am
The Colchester and Ipswich Santa Fun Run is 10 years old!
Located in Colchester’s Castle Park, people of all ages will be dressing up in Santa suits to help patients and staff in a number of Colchester hospitals. Bringing a sea of red to Castle park, this will be a fun event for all!
When: Sunday 8th December 2019
Where: Castle Park, High St, Colchester CO1 1UG – meet at the bandstand
Prices and times: 9-10am registration, 10am run start. Adults, £10.00 per person includes free Santa suit, £7.50 per child includes free Santa hat, teams of 10 or more, £7.50 per person includes free Santa suit for adults or Santa hat for children.
More info: colchesteripswichcharity.org.uk
Mental Elf Fun Run
South East and Central Essex Mind's Annual Mental Elf Fun Run returns for 2019! Join us for a festive family friendly fun run at Belfairs Wood on Saturday 7 December.Walk, jog, skip or run your way along our course and help raise funds and awareness for mental health services in our community. Bring along your friends, family and dogs and enjoy an Elfy day out!
When: Saturday 7th December 2019
Where: Belfairs Woods, Belfairs Woods, Southend-on-Sea, SS9
Prices and times: £15 adult £7 children, 9:30am
More info: eventbrite.co.uk