FORSYTH FORCES THE PACE TO TAKE TAMWORTH 10k TITLE
Wolverhampton and Bilston AC’s Steve Forsyth took an early lead and never looked like losing it to see off a record field of over 600 at the TCR Tamworth 10k October 8th to finish first in a time of 35:51. Robert Dijyak was a close second in 35:58 with Jason Malloy third in 36:15. First female athlete home was Emma Puck in 43:08 with Nuneaton Harrier Jo Grant second in 43:21 and Suzanne Coombes third in 44:21. A full set of results can found on STUWEB
Get ready for some winter fun! A scenic traffic-free 2.5k route around lovely Lichfield. Dress up as Santa and join all our other Santas for the fun event.
KP Events is organising it’s 5th festive fun run in Lichfield in aid of Queens Croft School through the city on December 10th 10.30am with a start and finish on Stowe Field under the gaze of the city’s magnificent Cathedral.
Event starts in 1 month, 22 days, 2 hours, 7 minutes, 51 seconds
The run, which follows a 2.5k route through the city centre, is very much about the taking part and dressing up on Santa suits which are provided and running through the city on the same day as the popular Festive Food market also takes place really adding to the festive fun and frolics on the city streets.
Join us on Stowe Field before and after the Run for carols and other entertainment and meet Father Christmas too as the Charity Santa Run begins the build up to the big day itself!!
ALL ENTRIES RECEIVED ON OR AFTER THURSDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER WILL BE “RACE NUMBER COLLECTION ON RACE DAY ONLY”.
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The Tamworth 10k is on Sunday 8th October 2017 and will start and finish in the beautiful grounds surrounding Tamworth Castle and will wind its way through the grounds and out into the town, then follow a canal section in Fazeley, before returning to the Castle Grounds. The Tamworth 10k was voted 4th best 10k in the UK by Runners World in 2013 as it’s scenic but mainly flat 5k loop course takes in some of the town’s best scenery with its start and finish set in the popular Castle Grounds leisure facility with its gardens, sports amenities, walkways and cafe.
The Xtreme Challenge – Sunday 25th Feb 2017 10.30am at Catton Hall, Staffordshire.
Sponsored by Lichfield Health and Fitness Club
Voted in top 4 adventure races by Runners World in 2012.
Early Bird entry until 31st October 2017 £25.00, from 1st November 2017 £40 (Affiliated £38, OCR & League members £30). Minimum age 14 years.
Event starts in 4 months, 6 days, 2 hours, 7 minutes, 51 seconds
About the Xtreme Challenge
The Xtreme Challenge is designed for runners of all abilities from your top athlete to your fun runner. Set in the beautiful and stunning grounds of Catton Hall, we use all the natural features it offers to produce a different level of cross country running. We even throw in several man-made obstacles that will challenge runners of all abilities whilst having fun at the same time.
Video – The Xtreme Feb 2012
Video – The Xtreme Feb 2013
The Florette Fradley 10K is a popular run and attracts around 1,000 entrants each year. Covering flat, country roads, its a great event for beginners and pros alike. The Fradley 10k has previously been nominated in the national Running Awards for the Best 10k Race for personal best times.
- DATE: SUNDAY 11th March 2017
- START TIME: 10.30am
- VENUE: Fradley Village, near Lichfield, Staffordshire
- INSURANCE: Full public liability cover
- MEDALS: To all finishers
- TROPHIES: To first 3 men, first 3 ladies
- Post code for your sat-nav is WS13 8NL
PLEASE NOTE: there will NOT be a 2k fun run at this year’s Florette Fradley 10k
The Lichfield Half Marathon – Sunday the 6th May 2018
Entries closed at Midnight on the 2nd May, but late entries on the day will be available at 9am in the Registration Tent near the race start.
- START TIME: 10.30am.
- STARTS AT: King Edward VI School, Upper St. John Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire.
- FINISHES AT: Stowe Fields. Lichfield.
- INSURANCE: Full Public Liability.
- GOODIE BAGS: for all finishers.
- TROPHIES to first 3 men and first 3 women.
- Refreshment stations will situated at several places around the course.
- The race will use chip timings.
Serpentine RC’s Simon Craddock raced to victory in Lichfield Half Marathon (Sunday May 7th) in the closest finish seen at the event since it started in 2011.
The main Field was bunched together until the final mile when Craddock and Jack Greenwood broke away and enters the final hundred metres on Stowe Field in the city centre before Craddock kicked on and sprinted to victory in 1:19:59 with Greenwood a close second in 1:20:08 and Daniel Anderson of BRAT in third in 1:20:46.
First female home was Rachel Burchell in 1:28:11 (26th overall), 2nd was Wendy Mullineux of Heanor RC in 1:28:27 and third Pascale Holden in 1:33:51.
The race took place in warm conditions on a late Spring Sunday and there was a large crowd on Stowe Field under the gaze of the magnificent Lichfield Cathedral to welcome the runners home and make the event another fantastic day for Lichfield.
Results and race photographs