The 26th year of the Great Baddow Charity Race took place on Sunday May 23 starting and finishing at the Recreation Ground. There were two races, a ten mile race and a 2 mile fun run with around 2000 competitors taking part. It turned out to be one of the hottest days in the events history with the temperature reaching 29 degrees.
Ryan Prout of Chelmsford A C won the 10 mile race in a time of 54.50. Kate Mills of the Springfield Striders was the first lady to finish in a time of 01.09.08.