Archive for April, 2012


News – Roger Black Meets 2011 Lichfield Dash Winner Elliot Giles


L to R - Kevin Wilson, Elliot Giles, Roger Black, Neil Sanderson MD Florette UK

Olympic 400m silver medalist Roger Black met the 2011 Florette Lichfield Dash winner Elliot Giles of Birchfield Harriers on his recent visit to Florette’s Fradley UK HQ. He was there to promote this year’s Dash event on Saturday June 30th, the day when the Olympic Torch comes to Lichfield.

Roger Black will be in attendance to support all the races throughout the morning of the 30th and will be offering coaching tips especially to youngsters taking part in the junior races leading up to the Florette Lichfield Dash itself at 12 noon where he’ll be introducing the field of athletes to the crowds in the build up.


Event – Alpha Sports Sutton Park 10k – 3rd June 2012

Sutton Park 10k

We’re back in the popular Sutton Park venue for our third year and our second with our friends as sponsors Alpha Sports in Lichfield, a sports shop that understands the needs and requirements of runners. You can now register for this event.

Alpha SportsLast year, when warm weather was forecast we rerouted the course to take in the more shaded and wooded areas of the Park which afforded runners less contact with direct sunlight and we’ll stay with this course this year as your feedback to was so positive.

Sutton Park is a popular venue  especially in the summer months so be aware of other park users at all times and remember the Park has wildlife roaming free including cattle, and there will be lots of walkers, cyclists and dogs.
This event starts 6 years, 1 month, 12 days, 13 hours, 25 minutes, 39 seconds ago


Event – The Waitrose Lichfield Half-Marathon – 6th May 2012

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The Waitrose Lichfield Half-Marathon 2012

It’s on Sunday the 6th May 2012, starts 10.30am at King Edward VI School.

Sorry, this event is now full and we cannot accept any further entries on the day.

Runners who entered on or after 30th April will need to collect their numbers on the morning of the event

There is also a 1.3 mile Mini Marathon around Stowe Fields.




  • START TIME: 10.30am
  • STARTS: King Edward VI School, Upper St. John Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire
  • FINISHES: Stowe Fields. Lichfield
  • ENTRY FEE: £20 Club Runner/ £22 Non Club Runner
  • NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY (except Mini Marathon)
  • INSURANCE: Full Public Liability
  • Goodie Bags for all finishers including commemorative glass paper weight
  • TROPHIES to first 3 men & first 3 women

Click MORE – for news, further information, route map, and photos and video from last year’s Half-Marathon.


Event – The BII Charity Fun Run – 1st July 2012


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Help raise money for charity Star Support and Counselling

Take part in the 2012 BII charity fun run – 10k and 5k, 1st July, in Sutton Park. Walk Jog or Run.

KP Events is working with the Birmingham Insurance Institute to help them establish this annual event as a key fund raiser for a very good local cause.

Closing date for entries is 16th June 2012.


News – Waitrose Sponsor the Lichfield Half-Marathon


Left to right: Richard Davis of Waitrose Lichfield, Phil Clamp a KP Events Ambassador/GB 1500 V35 International, Paul Griffin of KP Events.

waitrose-logoThe second annual WAITROSE LICHFIELD HALF MARATHON takes place on Sunday May 6th at 10.30a.m and the supermarket giant has come on board to support what it sees as a very important sports event for Lichfield in this Olympic year as department manager Richard Davis of Waitrose Lichfield is quick to point out:

We are delighted to be sponsors of the Lichfield Half Marathon this year, it’s a prestigious event for the city and is also a major occasion for the wider community. We want to seen to be supporting events which promote positive messages and benefits associated with a healthy lifestyle.


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