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12 Oct 2018
Shrewsbury Half Marathon returns on Sunday 6th October 2019 with a new autumn date and plenty to look forward to after the success of the 2018 event. The race will welcome an increased capacity for 2019 and feature two new race distances – a Family 1.1 Mile for families and young runners, plus a Cumulative Half Marathon where participants run 12 miles in their own time and complete the final 1.1...
National Festival of Running, 21st-23rd June 2019, Weston Park
12 Oct 2018
The National Festival of Running is a three-day event taking place at Weston Park in Shropshire on Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June 2019, and the organisers are promising “a weekend away with your running family and friends like no other”. The National Festival of Running will feature four UKA-approved races, classes, live music, running stories, meet ups, camping, a shopping...
Liam Holohan, left, on the podium after coming third in the 2018 Haute Route Alps
03 Sep 2018
After a fierce battle on the French roads, a Shropshire cyclist has finished on the podium in the 2018 Haute Route Alps. Liam Holohan, of Rhino Velo Race Team, came third overall, just missing out on first and second place to Italian Carlo Fino and Australian Tristan Cardew, making him the fastest Brit in the race. The event saw 400 riders cycle nearly 800 km, climb more than 20,000 metres in...
Shrewsbury Half Marathon runners
09 Nov 2017
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...
02 Jun 2015
The mayor of Shrewsbury tried a coracle for size ahead of a major charity event later this year - and said he was relieved the experiment took place on dry land. Councillor Miles Kenny was given the chance to sit in the traditional boat by the team organising the Macmillan Coracle World Championships in Shrewsbury. The event takes place on September 11 and volunteers were in the town centre as...
15 May 2015
With excitement building as the countdown continues to Shrewsbury Cycle Grand Prix, two more Shropshire-based companies have thrown their support behind the event. Building company, Bensons, and specialist developers, Walnut Renovation and Development, have signed up as sponsors for the race which takes place on the streets of Shrewsbury on May 31. Both companies are based in Shrewsbury and...
11 Mar 2015
If you’ve been looking for a new challenge for 2015, why not try a multisport event? Entries are currently open for SYtri (Shrewsbury Triathlon) “Darwins Challenge” Aquathlon which takes place on Sunday May 3rd 2015. The event is now a popular annual event in Shrewsbury, attracting more competitors year upon year.  As well as an adult race, there are also junior age categories, allowing...
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