If you’re looking to improve your fitness this New Year and are looking for a goal to aspire to the Spitfire 10K and a Spitfire Family Run will take-off from our fantastic Cosford site on Sunday 30 August 2020!
After another sell-out event in 2019 we are excited to launch the Spitfire 10K in Cosford for 2020.
We are giving 1500 runners the opportunity to run a 10K in the unusual setting and magnificent surrounding of the RAF Museum Cosford. Don’t miss the chance to book your tickets and get one of our famous medals.
The Spitfire 10K begins outside Hangar One, taking runners around the Museum site, past several iconic aircraft, before entering the RAF Cosford airfield! During this gently undulating course you will get to run up and down the runway!
Dress in style……Why not do something different and do the Spitfire 10K in 1940s dress? Don your victory curls or flying jacket and run this event in style!
The Spitfire 10K this year will be especially significant as it will be held to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and all the men and women who defended Britain’s skies during the summer of 1940. This is why all our runners wear a Roll of Honour card with the name of a Battle of Britain RAF Pilot who served in this pivotal aerial campaign.
Standard entry fee: £22.50*
Discounted entry fee: £20.50* (Members of UK Athletics affiliated clubs and Armed Forces Personnel will be asked to enter details to receive the discount). All runners to be 15 years and older. Held under UK Athletic Rules. UKA Licence applied for.
SPITFIRE10K TECHNICAL T-SHIRTS AND RUNNING VESTS:
2020 Spitfire technical t-shirts and running vests, can also be purchased for £10.00 – £12.00 when you book your Spitfire 10K entry and will be available for collection on the day.
The deadline to pre-order your t-shirt is 26 July 2020. Please note that there will be a limited number of t-shirts and vests available for sale on the day for £12.00 – £14.00, but we recommend ordering in advance to avoid disappointment.
SPITFIRE FAMILY RUN:
The Spitfire Family Run will also be back in 2020. This gentle 1K route will follow a shorter race route in the Museum grounds past several aircraft! The race is suitable for all ages, but children under 11 years must be accompanied by an adult. Please note that only paying participants will be awarded a medal, however, parents and guardians are welcome to accompany children without entering themselves.
Standard entry (all ages): £5.00* (this includes a medal)
*Please note that a £1.90 booking fee is applicable when booking entry to the Spitfire 10K race online, a discounted booking fee of £1.30 will be applied to the Spitfire Family Run.
Book your place here!
SPITFIRE FAMILY RUN SOUVENIR T-SHIRTS:
New for 2020! Souvenir cotton Spitfire Family Run t-shirts are available in child sizes at a discounted price of £8.00 when you enter below – these will be available for collection on the day. The deadline for pre-order your t-shirt is 26 July 2020. A limited number of t-shirts will be available for sale on the day, but we recommend ordering in advance to avoid disappointment
For more information please see the Spitfire Family Run Page.
DETAILS FOR THE DAY:
The Spitfire Family Run starts at 9:15am and the Spitfire 10K will at 10.00am on Sunday 30 August 2020. On site facilities include toilets, parking, free shuttle bus from Cosford railway station, bag drop, restaurant, 4D Experience, Virtual Reality Zone, Fun ’n’ Flight interactive gallery and Museum Shop.
Entry to the Museum is free of charge and runners, spectators and supporters are encouraged to explore the site on race day. Please note that access onto the airfield and runway are for runners only, spectators will not be able access this area. Parking charges will not apply for runners and spectators until 12.30pm. After this point parking charges of £4.00 for up to 3 hours and £5.00 for up to 7 hours will apply.
‘My Sport Photos’ will be back again to photograph you during your race. See your photos online within 48 hours from mysportphotos.co.uk.
Autumn Plant Hunters’ Fair at Weston Park with a SPECIAL LOW ENTRY PRICE of just £3.00 for the Gardens & Plant Fair. If your garden is looking a little tired after summer, then this is a great opportunity to find some late blooming plants to cheer it up. It is also the perfect time to plant ready for next year’s bloom. Plants will be at the heart of the event and we have a brilliant line up of 18 nurseries and artisans with something, new, different and unusual for every plant lover. The nursery folk will be more than happy to give you the benefit of their experience in how to plant and care for the plants you buy so you can get the best from them.
It is a great chance to enjoy the changing season at Weston and enjoy the miles of woodland walks, lakes and the beautiful formal gardens. Children can also let off steam in the great woodland adventure playground.
The plant fair runs from 10am-4pm on Sunday 13th September.
Dogs on leads welcome.
For full details of nurseries attending please see www.planthuntersfairs.co.uk