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. Shrewsbury makes for a perfect weekend break for runners, plus their family and friends, in one of the most picturesque parts of the UK. The atmosphere in town is always superb and competitors are guaranteed plenty of support. A UKRunChat pacing team will be present at the Shrewsbury Half Marathon to guide runners and help them achieve their target times on the 13.1-mile course. This is a fantastic opportunity to run with experienced pacers in a friendly, social environment and ensure that you achieve your goals on race day. All finishers receive a medal, technical t-shirt and goody bag. Free pre- and post-race massages are also available. The Shrewsbury Half Marathon takes place as part of a weekend celebration of running which also includes the final 1.1 mile of the Primary Schools Challenge on Saturday 16th June. This event is open to runners aged four upwards, and a total of 1,500 places are available. Sign up now and have a fantastic race to look forward to in the summer of 2018!
When: Jun 17, 2018 12am to Jun 17, 2018 12am in Shrewsbury, MA Cost: £28
Shrewsbury MA was founded in 1727 and is located in the Worcester County in Central Massachsuetts. Shrewsbury leather industry was began in 1786 following was the gunsmith operations in 1797 which produced shotguns and pistols and later cutlery.
Find local business, event listings and Shewsbury homes for sale in the area. Shrewsbury community events include a large 4th of July celebration and spectacular summer concerts.
Recreational activities at Dean Park in Shrewsbury is the perfect setting for baseball, tennis and soft ball, and the kids playgrounds are well maintained. Winter snow skiing comes alive every winter at Ward Hill on the Northborough town line.