The date agreed with Tamworth Borough Council is Sunday October 14th 2012 for the 2012 Tamworth 10k. We reintroduced the race with a new scenic route in October 2011 to many complimentary comments about how good the new route was. You can now register for this event.

The race will start and finish in the beautiful grounds surrounding Tamworth Castle and will wind its way through the grounds out into the town before following a section along the canal in Fazeley before returning to the Castle Grounds. KP Events have worked closely with Tamworth Borough Council in bringing this race back to the town. Race start time is 10.30am. The start area is near the Pavilion.

Route map and directions…

route-map

DIRECTIONS

Tamworth Castle, Tamworth, Staffordshire

  • Tamworth Castle Pleasure Grounds: The Holloway, Lady Bank, Tamworth B79 7NA, GB from M42 Junction 10 (Tamworth Services) take the A5 North to Tamworth A51 Junction. At Ventura retail Park go straight on at the roundabout towards the town centre and Follow the event signs. From the A38 take the A5 South to Tamworth A51 Junction. At Ventura Retail Park go straight on at the first roundabout and follow event signs.
  • Public Transportation: Nearest railway station – Tamworth. Tamworth station is well served by trains from London and the north-west with London Midland. Book online at http://www.londonmidland.com/ and you’ll pay no booking fees or postage. The station is just a 10 minute walk from the castle.
  • Parking: There are a number of car parks in Tamworth town centre. The brown Tamworth castle signs direct drivers to the Jolly Sailor car park. This is a large long stay car park with coach park facilities. It is a short 5-7 minute walk through the castle grounds to the castle. The short stay Holloway car park is a smaller car park but closer to the castle, it is located on Silver Street. Please use these car parks and do not park on the local streets.
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