The 5km route is through Manningtree, Mistley, and Furze Hills. It will take in a Green thought to be used for hanging witches, the Ducking Pond, the Courtroom and other local sites including the Walls, the Mistley Towers and Old Knobbley; an oak tree thought to be 800 years old! Continuing along a short section of the Essex Way the route finishes at Acorn Village for tea and medals.

Please Note: This route is not closed to public traffic. There will be marshals at the main junctions and your safety is paramount, please be extremely cautious, particularly while travelling down South Street, we do not have a road closure as in previous years, because we will have multiple start times to reduce large groups at the start and finish areas.

Map of the 5k runners / walkers route.

You’ll travel clockwise starting on the green at the top of Trinity Road and finish in the grounds of Acorn Village.


Map of the 10k route.

Travelling along Green Lane you’ll turn into Furze Hills woods then follow the Essex Way to Bradfield, looping around the village then back onto the Essex Way and finishing in the grounds of Acorn Village. 

 route 10k

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