Winter Events

2.30 pm start unless otherwise stated

Race 1Cart Gap Beach1st November 2023
Race 2Mousehold Heath15th November 2023
Race 3Caister Beach29th November 2023
Race 4Whitwell Station13th December 2023 2pm Start
Race 5Broadland Country Park17th January 2024 2pm Start
Race 6Shouldham Warren31st January 2024
Race 7Chilton Fields Rugby Club14th February 2024 2pm Start
Race 8Ladybelt Country Park28th February 2024
Race 9Cawston Park13th March 2024
Race 10Catton Park27th March 2024

Race 1

DATE: 1st November 2023
Cart Gap Beach, Cart Gap Road NR12 0QL
Near Happisburgh

Event – Confirmed – Event entry cut off to participate: Sat 28th October midnight
Please do not re-register if you are already on the registered to run sheet. See step 3 on the entry & forms page

Cart Gap Road, off the B1159, in Happisburgh (near Stalham), next to the beach and Lifeboat Station.

Terrain: Mixed, sea wall, beach. Suitable for spikes
Parking: Yes, £1.20 per hour (card & cash) – MAKE SURE YOU PAY & DISPLAY – THE FINE IS £64
Toilets: Yes
Changing facilities: No
Refreshments: Yes, RNLI shop

Please ensure you remove any muddy shoes prior to using cafe facilities

Host: Jude Durrant
Wednesday Wanderers & Sportlink

Race 2

DATE: 15th November 2023
Mousehold Heath
Off Gilman Road
Norwich, NR3 4JB

Event – Confirmed – Event entry cut off to participate: Sat 11th November midnight
Please do not re-register if you are already on the registered to run sheet. See step 3 on the entry & forms page

Mousehold Heath

Terrain: Mixed terrain inc mud hills and roots. Suitable for spikes. 2 laps for ladies, 3 for men. Route
Parking: Yes, free. Car parking is free and for cars is just off Gilman Road (NR3 4JB). There is a height restriction for this zone, so if a minibus or high vehicle, then can park near the road near Zaks on Gurney Road (NR1 4HW). There is additional parking along Gurney Road near the 9-hole golf (although this also has a height restriction).
Toilets: No
Changing facilities: No
Refreshments: Yes

The start and finish is at Gilman Road Open Space where you will do one lap at the start of this area before heading into the narrower tracks in the woods. 

Host:
Mark Philo
Tri-Anglia

Race 3

DATE: 29th November 2023
Caister Beach
Caister on Sea Lifeboat Station, Great Yarmouth NR30 5HD

Event – Confirmed – Event entry cut off to participate: Sat 25th November midnight
Please do not re-register if you are already on the registered to run sheet. See step 3 on the entry & forms page

Caister Beach

Terrain: Mixed. Suitable for spikes.
Parking: Yes, £1 cash only to Caister Lifeboat
Toilets: Yes
Changing facilities: No
Refreshments: Yes

Host:
Sportlink/GYRR

Race 4

DATE: 13th December 2023
Whitwell Station
Whitwell Road, Reepham, Norfolk, NR10 4GA

Event – Confirmed – Event entry cut off to participate: Sat 9th December midnight
Please do not re-register if you are already on the registered to run sheet. See step 3 on the entry & forms page

2pm start for this race due to light

Venue details: Click here

Terrain:  Mixed, small amount on road. Suitable for spikes
Parking: Yes, £2 per car –  all the money goes to Whitwell station charity and the food bank
Toilets: Yes – remove muddy shoes before going in
Changing facilities: No. Please only use the hall in clean dry clothes. Please change at your vehicle
Refreshments: Yes, pay as you go

Meadows: NO SPECTATING in the meadows including the water crossing. We DO NOT have permission for this access, only for the participants to pass through. Thank you. Please take off all muddy shoes BEFORE you go into the hall and the toilets. We want to be allowed back. So bring a change of clothes and shoes and change at your car BEFORE you go and enjoy a cuppa and cake please. The beautiful hall we get to use is NOT a changing facility. The venue is used for weddings and all sorts of lovely events and their furniture doesn’t need to be spoiled by muddy bottoms and feet. If you accidentally make a mess anywhere please see the staff so it can be dealt with quickly.

Nick Bowden
Reepham Runners

Race 5

DATE: 17th January 2024
Broadland Country Park
Parking: The Little Norfolk Farm, Sandy Lane, Horsford, NR10 3FB

Event – Confirmed – Event entry cut off to participate: Sat 13th January midnight
Please do not re-register if you are already on the registered to run sheet. See step 3 on the entry & forms page

2pm start for this race due to light !

Location details: Click here

Start/finish: Parking in the field. If you are driving an exceptionally large vehicle (minibus or large campervan) you may wish to park on the hard standing adjacent to the Bowls Club. We will be requesting a £2 per car donation; this is to cover the cost of use of the facilities at the farm (portable toilet and barn). Please endeavour to bring some change.

Course: One lap of just over 5km for ladies, two laps for men. Suitable for spikes.

Facilities: We have use of a portable toilet. We hope a tea wagon will join us-another reason for bringing some change.

Organisers: Coltishall Jaguars. If you are available to marshal or assist, please contact bobbie.sauerzapf@btinternet.com

Adele Bushell
Coltishall Jaguars

Race 6

DATE: 31th January 2024
Shouldham Warren
Shouldham, King’s Lynn, PE33 0DF

Event – Confirmed – Event entry cut off to participate: Sat 27th January midnight
Please do not re-register if you are already on the registered to run sheet. See step 3 on the entry & forms page

Location details: Shouldham Warren
What 3 words app. ///rental.masterful.swimmer 

Terrain: Woodland & trails. Suitable for spikes
Parking: Yes
Toilets: Yes
Changing facilities: No
Refreshments: Yes, pay as you go. BRING CASH
Distances: 5km short route/10km long route

Rob Simmonds
Ryston Runners 

Race 7

DATE: 14th February 2024 Race Start 2pm
Chilton Fields Rugby Club
Chilton Fields, Chilton Way, Stowmarket IP14 1SZ

Event – Confirmed – Event entry cut off to participate: Sat 10th February midnight
Please do not re-register if you are already on the registered to run sheet. See step 3 on the entry & forms page

Terrain: Suitable for spikes, one concrete drive to cross. The rest is mainly wood tracks (probably quite muddy) and round the edges of fields.

Parking: Yes
Toilets: Yes – No muddy shoes
Changing facilities: No
Refreshments: Yes, donations please

Mike Munson
Stowmarket Striders

Race 8

DATE: 28th February 2024
Ladybelt Country Park

Event – Confirmed – Event entry cut off to participate: Sat 24th February midnight
Please do not re-register if you are already on the registered to run sheet. See step 3 on the entry & forms page

Wymondham AC’s inaugural EACCL race.

Ladybelt Country Park, Hethersett Rd, East Carleton, Norwich NR14 8HX

£2 cash to park. Money for parking goes to Ladybelt Country Park to assist with upkeep/improvements etc.

One lap 5km for ladies, 2 laps 10km for men.

Terrain: Muddy tracks and grassy paths.
Suitable for spikes: Yes
Parking: Yes, £2 cash
Toilets: Two portable toilets
Changing facilities: No
Refreshments: Hope to have a tea wagon… (cash !)

Wymondham Athletic Club

Race 9

DATE: 13th March 2024
Cawston Park (ex Cawston College)
Cawston Road – B1145 NR10 4JD

Event – TBC – Event entry cut off to participate: Sat 9th March midnight
Please do not re-register if you are already on the registered to run sheet. See step 3 on the entry & forms page

Terrain: Mixed heath and woodland
Suitable for spikes: Yes (there are very hard offroad sections though
Parking: Yes £1 per car
Toilets: Yes – No muddy shoes
Changing facilities: No
Refreshments: Yes
Please ensure you remove any muddy shoes prior to using the cafe & toilet facilities

Myles Hague
Aylsham Runners

Race 10 & Presentation

DATE: 27th March 2024
Catton Park
Oak Lane, Norwich, NR6 7DB

Event – Confirmed – Event entry cut off to participate: Sat 23rd March midnight
Please do not re-register if you are already on the registered to run sheet. See step 3 on the entry & forms page

Venue details: Click here

Terrain: All off road. Suitable for spikes
Parking: Yes, £1 per vehicle in Catton Park.
DO NOT PARK IN THE DOG WALKERS CAR PARK ON OAK LANE
Toilets: Yes
Changing facilities: Yes
Refreshments: Yes plus presentation

Please car share if possible. All vehicles to park in Catton Park (off Oak Lane) not on road.

Toilet available, please remove shoes before entering the lodge. Presentation and refreshments after race. Please make a donation towards to tea, coffee and food which will all be donated towards the up keep of the beautiful park.

Jude Durrant & David Robinson
Norwich Road Runners & Wednesday Wanderers

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