Shrewsbury 10k

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The Mercedes-Benz of Shrewsbury 10k, which was postponed due to adverse weather conditions has been rescheduled to take place on Sunday 22nd July 2018.

 

The Facebook Transfer, Buy and Sell group is still active click HERE

Due to the increased demand to purchase places, a few new entries are also NOW AVAILABLE HERE.

 

 

  • All original entries will be valid for the new event date. PLEASE KEEP YOUR RACE NUMBER SAFE (charges will apply for replacement numbers/timing chips.

 

  • If you were due to collect your race number on the day these will be available for collection in Shrewsbury before July or on the day of the event (collection dates to be announced).

 

  • If you can’t make the new date, then name transfers will be available until 19/7/18. Register their details by following the link from your confirmation email from ‘Entry Hub’ or using the following link https://www.entryhub.co.uk/entry/forgotten/88

 

 

  • If you missed out on the closing date, then please see the BUY and SELL group on Facebook HERE

 

  • There are no refunds or deferrals to 2019 event available.

 

We would like to thank the team at Shropshire Council for their hard work in helping to accommodate the rescheduling of this event to fit into Shrewsbury’s busy events calendar and avoid other major sporting events locally. Our extended thanks also go to residents and businesses to whom we may have caused inconvenience with having to postpone and reschedule this event, your support and understanding is greatly appreciated.

Finally, thanks to all competitors, spectators, our team of marshals, volunteers and helpers. We appreciate the hard work you put in to making the event what it is and very much look forward to seeing you in July.

P.S Save the date…Sunday 17th March 2019! entries will open in July.

Race Directors
Tom Meehan & Simon Macdonald

 

 

Rescheduled race to be announced.

We have had a busy day in meetings with the local council, highways team and other relevant parties discussing suitable dates for the rescheduled race.

We just have one more agency to confirm that the new date is suitable and we will release a statement tomorrow with full details for all competitors.

This will include information on numbers, entries, transfers and what competitors need to do and need to know.

We would like to thank you all for your understanding and positivity throughout the past 48 hours.

Race Directors

RACE UPDATE

Postponed / rescheduled event.

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz of Shrewsbury 10k will take place later in the year.

We have had a brief meeting with representatives from the council and management of the square already this morning. Once potential dates in Shrewsbury’s busy events calendar have been discussed on Monday we will update the facebook page and website and all competitors will receive email notifications.

All entries will be valid for the rescheduled date. PLEASE KEEP YOUR EXISTING RACE NUMBER AND PROGRAMME.

If you can’t make the new date then name transfers will be available up until 2 days before the event. Further information will follow once the new date is confirmed.

There were a lot of people who missed the closing date for this event so hopefully they will get a second chance to take part.

We are disappointed to have had to make this decision and appreciate your positive support.

 We would like to thank you all for your understanding and look forward to seeing you at the start line soon!

Race Directors

 

 

 

**URGENT UPDATE**

The Mercedes-Benz of Shrewsbury 10k event 18/3/18 has been POSTPONED.

Parts of the course have been affected by the adverse weather compromising the safety and welfare of competitors. Following discussions with Shropshire Highways team and the Met Office, it is apparent that routes accessing Shrewsbury have also been badly affected in the last few hours.

Forecasts have been closely monitored and with Shrewsbury remaining on the edge of weather warning areas the decision to postpone was held off for as long as possible.

We are disappointed not to be able to deliver the event as planned but our primary concern is the safety and welfare of competitors, spectators and volunteers.

The event will be rescheduled later in the year. (date to be announced).

Please await further email instructions and check the website and facebook page for updates. 

 

 

 

Welcome to the Mercedes Benz of Shrewsbury 10K, an exciting event on the road race calendar.

This is a true town 10K with closed roads and a grand start & finish in the High Street of Shrewsbury. Suitable for all levels of ability with professional chip timing, bespoke medals and technical T-shirts for all competitors. UKA rules and regulations with a AUKCM measured course apply.

We are proud of our hometown and whether you are from Shrewsbury & surrounding areas or visiting for this event then you’ll be sure to enjoy this 10K route. Starting in the historic market town High Street, the route will soon open up as you take on a couple of hills in the first 3km. You’ll enjoy a taste of Shrewsbury’s residential areas, the towns major river crossings, the beautiful tree-lined quarry park and be welcomed back into the busy Town Centre Square with great support from spectators. With nearly 1000 runners hitting the streets in the inaugural event in 2016, the 2017 race grew to the an astonishing 2000 competitors. This event won’t get bigger, but will just keep getting better  and be even more popular so don’t miss out!

2017 Results HERE

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(Provisional results available now, all questions and queries please contact us and we will resolve with FR systems timing company asap. Thank you)

 

 

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