Starting at 9am on Saturday 17th March, this mass participation walk must be completed within 24 hours. The route is 80km (50 miles) and will be taking in some of the finest parts of the Shropshire Hills AONB. You will be taken through the very best of Shropshire’s undiscovered landscape and some of its hidden market towns where you will be able to sample some of the wonderful local produce that this area has to offer as you pass through our checkpoints. Starting and finishing here at the Centre, you will be treated to breakfast as you complete.
The Shrewsbury Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 17th June 2018 at 9am. It is ideal for runners of all abilities wanting a professional and friendly road race in a spectacular setting. Entry costs £28 affiliated / £30 unaffiliated and registration is open now.
A total of 5,000 places are available for this popular half marathon that offers a perfect combination of history and scenery, with the route taking runners through Shrewsbury’s Medieval town centre and some of Shropshire’s most beautiful countryside.
The race starts and finishes at the Shropshire County Show Ground, an impressive 53-acre venue where the race village is also located, offering plenty of activities and entertainment for runners and spectators.
The UKA-accredited course follows the river in the Quarry and continues through the historic town centre, past hundreds of listed buildings and down steep narrow streets, before heading over the English bridge to run a loop of the Kingsland estate. Runners then ‘conquer the Wyle cop’, the UK’s longest row of uninterrupted independent shops, and head out to run the second half of the race in the rolling Shropshire countryside.
A UKRunChat pacing team will be supporting the 2018 Shrewsbury Half Marathon to help runners achieve their target times.
All finishers receive a medal, technical t-shirt and goody bag. Free pre- and post-race massages are also available.
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