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Mental Elf Fun Run 2019 – Belfairs

7th December 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join South East and Central Essex MIND for a festive family friendly fun run at Belfairs Woods.

Walk, jog, skip or run your way along our course and help raise funds and awareness for mental health services in our community. Bring along your friends, family and dogs and enjoy an Elfy day out!

**Early Bird Tickets now on sale**

Early Bird Adult Tickets include a Mental Elf Medal, Elf hat, Mental Elf running top (to be collected on the day — availability and sizes on a first come, first served basis), Free Raffle Entry and more!
Early Bird Kids Tickets include a Mental Elf Medal, Elf Hat, Stickers and other Elfy goodies!

**General Entry Tickets will be released on Friday 1st November**

All runners will receive a sustainable wooden medal to take home and a complimentary mince pie at the finish line.

This is a family and dog-friendly non-competitive run approx 5k long. All running abilities and ages are welcome with fun activities to help keep you going along the route. Fancy dress is encouraged, with prizes available for the best team, kids and dog outfit.

Fancy fundraising for us?
Raise over £100 in sponsorship and take part for free – contact our Fundraising Team for a sponsorship form.


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For queries or if you would be interested in volunteering at the event please contact our Fundraising Team at fundraising@seandcessexmind.org.uk or call 01702 601123

See you there!

South East and Central Essex Mind is a registered charity no. 1148451 We are affiliated with, but do not receive any funding from National Mind or the government. We are responsible for raising our own funds to provide vital local mental health services, signposting and support across Southend-on-Sea, Castle Point, Chelmsford, Rochford and South Woodham Ferrers.

More Information

Transport / parking information
Limited Parking available at Belfairs, please walk/car share as much as possible
Disability Information
Potentially muddy terrain, unsuitable for wheelchairs. All terrain buggys may be used at owners risk.
Dogs welcome, Refreshments, Child friendly
Contact Name
Keeley Hood
Contact Telephone
£15 Adult £7 Child (under 15)
Contact email address


Belfairs Woodland Centre
Eastwood Road North
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 4LR United Kingdom
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01702 477467
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