Having started my personal 'Road to Wembley' in Cornwall, watching Clevedon Town beat Saltash United 2-1 in an extra preliminary round tie on August 10, I was forced to miss the next stage, in a sense of not being physically present at a match.
Football supporters up and down the country will all have their favourite FA Cup memories, no matter which club they cheer.
Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners hosted the Stebbing 10 on Remembrance Sunday and saw Liz Davis of Springfield Striders break her own female course record.
Dunmow Pegasus claimed a 12-2 win in their first-ever match in the High 5 League at Chelmsford, as Elida took player of the match honours.
Thaxted Dragons had plenty of success at the WUKF European Championships in Denmark.
Dunmow Atlantis swimmers made an impression at the Swim England East Short Course Championships at Basildon Sporting Village.
Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners were out in force at the weekend.
Dunmow Atlantis took on the best from clubs across the county at the Essex Senior Winter Championships.
Grange Farm & Dunmow Runners enjoyed a busy weekend of racing.