Race the Essex Steam Train on your own turf! We've got an exciting virtual event for 2021 that includes a Virtual Half Marathon, Half Marathon Team Relay, and an Individual Half Marathon Relay. You've got 5 days to run 13.1 miles all in one go, collectively as part of a team, or spread it out and run a minimum of 2.62 miles per day. Submit your time and if it beats the train's time of 2 hours and 15 minutes you get a special commemorative train whistle!
Virtual Half Marathon and Relay
April 8th – April 12th 2021
Virtual Half Marathon
Take on 13.1 miles any time between April 8th and April 12th and upload your results.
Virtual Team Half Marathon Relay
Grab a friend or several and take on 13.1 miles as a group.
Virtual Individual Half Marathon Relay
Spread out the 13.1 miles over the 5 days of the challenge