Monthly Archives: July 2019

Summer Training

Training throughout the summer holidays is 10-11.30 for all athletes. The dates are Saturday 3 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 31 Aug. We are not training on 27 July and 24 Aug,

Please arrive before 10 to warm up and allow coaches to organise groups.

Normal training times will resume in September.

Wenlock Relays 2019

We had a fantastic turn out for the second Wenlock Relays with 21 teams entered, and 18 actually making it to race day.  Representatives from 8 clubs across Shropshire battled it out along the old railway line and then back over the sting in the tail that is Windmill Hill, all looking to be the fastest team in their category.

As last year, the most popular category was the family category but it was fantastic to see more entries from vets and from juniors this year.  The average age across the teams ranged from 11.25 to 51.75.

A sunny, but slightly cooler race than last year made for some perfect running conditions and we saw a new course record of 31.25 set by the winning team – Shrewsbury Rockets (junior category – also the youngest team by average age in the whole competition).  Last year’s overall winners, The Great Gibbons, held