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.
Weald Country Park is located to the west of Brentwood, Essex at nearly 500 acres, it is the largest of the Essex County Council Country Parks. The challenging traffic free course runs over a mixture of cross country and woodland paths. A few challenging hills will test every level of runner.