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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...
24 Jan 2017
Shrewsbury School’s running club travelled to Sevenoaks in Kent last weekend to defend their national cross-country title in the prestigious Knole Run, one of the most important races in the schools’ cross-country calendar with more than 35 schools taking part. Last year the Royal Shrewsbury School Hunt lifted the trophy for the first time in the School’s history, winning the team competition by...
14 Sep 2016
UKSportsChat took over the running of the Shrewsbury Half Marathon in 2016 to great success and are looking forward to building on the hard work we did last year and welcoming friends, old and new, to take part in the 2017 event. We will offer our runners the opportunity to take in both the medieval town centre of Shrewsbury as well as some of Shropshire’s beautiful countryside. The course begins...
05 Jul 2016
A Shropshire-born advertising manager is taking on an epic 130 mile run along the Shropshire Way with a group of running mates, to raise money for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity’s Shropshire Branch. Peter McCarthy, whose parents still live near Wem, will average over a marathon a day (around 28 miles) with his team to complete the 130 miles within just five days. The group will carry its own kit...
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