2012 is Olympic Year....
2012 is Olympic Year, and the Hadleigh Mountain Biking will have a significant impact on our Race HQ and our intended route.
HOWEVER, the date has been set for Sunday 22nd January 2012.
We will be making amendments to all and sundry as the months progress, so please ensure you keep yourself up to date with the race details here, on our website, and on our Face Book page
RACE ENTRIES WILL BE OPEN HERE FROM 1st OCTOBER ish
Thanks for your support.
Will certainly be there!!
One of my all time favourite races.
As long as there will still be mud!!
Great, will be there....again
Mud essential but not as much as 'Flat Foo.ted' likes
Benfleet 15 22nd January 2012
Hadleigh Country Park, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh, Essex, SS7 2PP
We apologise for the change of venue and route for this our Olympic year race, but our HQ has building work ongoing so we have had to move the HQ and start, hence we cannot now offer showers, etc. The race will have a new start and finish area, and partly a new route (how exciting!) and we are hoping to negotiate with the Ranger to block book the parking fee at the HQ. However, at this stage parking fees may apply at the Country Park. Thanks.
Keep up to date with all the info about the race at
Online entries will be available shortly here, and also entry forms will be availble from our website.
We hope you stick with us during this slight change for the 2012 race, and can promise the same of everything else you love about the Benfleet 15 !
DON'T WORRY THOUGH, because we will still have this bit:
oh and probably this bit:
and almost definitely this bit:
ENTRY FORMS AVAILABLE SHORTLY
Although the start and finish areas will be different for next year, the majority of the course will be exactly the same as in previous years - so enjoy !
Online entry's via RW are now live.
Entry Forms available from our website shortly.
PLEASE NOTE we have a race limit (for this year) of 500 runners, with no entry on the day.
JUNIOR 3k RACE open to all u17's, and pre-entry, and entry on the day available.
For 2012 we have a Junior 3k run and a one mile fun run for youngsters and parents.
Entry in advance, and on the morning of the race for these Junior Events.
Well it's only been a month since entries opened....
and we are over 100 runners already signed up for the 2012 Race.
Confirmed Entrant List Here
Please remember for the main 15 mile race there is a limit of 500 runners, and no entry on the day.
Pre-entry for the Junior Races is recommended, but can also be entered on the morning of the race.
100 signed up already and only 400 spaces left, don't leave it too late and miss out on the best 15 mile cross country race on Benfleet Downs in 2012
200 now signed up.
Hurray,hurray,hurray-once they're gone they're gone!!
After holding #3 of the Essex XC League on Hadleigh Downs last weekend, we are confident the 2012 Benfleet 15 from the same venue will be a success - if only we can pre-book the sunshine !
Latest update is 200 runners entered...
Latest entry update
373 / 500 which means only 127 places left - we expect the race to be full in the next week or so.
Are you in yet ?
Check the latest entry list here.
Don't leave it too late and miss out.
I heard a rumour today that the first mud of the winter has been spotted on the Benfleet 15 course, more route updates to follow
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