EVENT – Birmingham Insurance Institute 5k and 10k Run – 21 March 2021 – Tamworth

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Due to the lockdown, this event was rescheduled to the 21st March 2021 from the 19th July 2020.

Existing registrations will automatically be transferred to the new date.

Unfortunately, due to the continued risks of Covid-19 we are having to postpone the Birmingham Insurance Institute Fun Run, due to take place on the 19th July 2020. Initially, we looked to host the event later in the year, but due to uncertainty around when mass participant events might be able to take place again, we have made the difficult decision to postpone until 21st March 2021, when we hope things will be back to normal. Covid-19 has had a significant impact on everyone, especially those in the events industry and charities who rely on donations from events such as these, so we hope you’ll support the new event date and help us make the run bigger than ever. As a result, entries will automatically be transferred to the new date in March 2021.

You can ENTER THIS EVENT now.

Event starts: in 8 months, 17 days, 0 hours, 25 minutes, 55 seconds.

Start/Finish: Castle Grounds Tamworth. 10.30am 21st March 2021.

KP Events is working with the Birmingham Insurance Institute (BII) for the first time to host their annual charity event.

The route follows our popular Tamworth 10k course which is a 2 lap 5k loop so you will follow either 1 or 2 laps to complete the run.

Whether you’re a serious runner or just fancy a Sunday jog with the family around the beautiful castle grounds, this run is for you!

The profits from events organised by the Birmingham Insurance Institute Young Professionals during the year are donated to the BII President’s chosen charity for the year, The Way Wolverhampton Youth Zone, and/or The Insurance Charities. Thanks to Allianz Insurance, Centrix Underwriting and Idex Consulting who are sponsoring this event.

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EVENT – Tamworth 10k – Sunday 4th October 2020

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The Tamworth 10k is on Sunday 4th October 2020 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.

You can ENTER THIS EVENT now.

Event starts: in 3 months, 0 days, 0 hours, 25 minutes, 55 seconds.

The cost to enter is £20 (affiliated) and £22 (non affiliated).

PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to enter this race under the “Run for the Stan Bowley Trust” reduced entry price, then you agree to raise a minimum of £50.00 in sponsorship for this charity.

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Directions…

  • 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. Some parking is free and some is pay and display so the advice is check the signage before you leave your car!!!

EVENT – The Four Oaks Financial Services Lichfield Half-Marathon – 18th Oct 2020

EVENT - The Lichfield Half-Marathon

This event has been rescheduled from 10th May. This is in light of the Government’s advice regarding the Coronavirus pandemic. Existing registrations will automatically be transferred to the new date or transferred to the 2021 event currently scheduled for May 9th 2021. For further information contact paul@kpevents.net

The 2020 Four Oaks Financial Services Lichfield Half-Marathon will now be held on Sunday the 18th Oct and will start at 10.30 am. Keep an eye on our website, social media and our e-newsletter sent out to subscribers. Not subscribed? Follow the link on the right-hand side of our website.

Last year’s half-marathon was a huge success and will be using the same scenic 13.1-mile route taking in the picturesque villages of Whittington and Fradley which surround the beautiful city of Lichfield.  The city centre finish to the race affords a stunning view of Lichfield Cathedral, making this arguably one of the most visually spectacular finishes to a half-marathon anywhere in the world.

You can ENTER THIS EVENT now.

Event starts: in 3 months, 14 days, 0 hours, 25 minutes, 55 seconds.

NEW SPONSOR

Four Oaks Financial Services

We are delighted to announce that we have a new sponsor for this event. Four Oaks Financial Services is a well-respected firm of Financial Advisers based in Lichfield and will be the event sponsors for 2020 and 2021.

Now in its 10th year, this popular half-marathon is already filling up fast, and we are anticipating more runners than ever before.

You can enter at a discounted price of £10 if you opt to run for either of the two good causes Four Oaks Financial Services is supporting. 

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RESULTS – Florette Fradley 10k – 8th March 2020

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Charles triumphs at Florette Fradley 10k

Trafford AC’s Tom Charles came home in first place at the Florette Fradley 10k (Sun March 8th) sprinting his way around the 2 lap course on a dry blustery day in a time of 32:07.

In 2nd place was Karl Welbourne (BRAT) close behind Charles in 32:19 with Lee Gratton(Rugeley Runners) in 3rd at 32:25.

First female home was Beth Tabor in 39:31 with Natalie Lawrence second in 39:50 and Marie Matthews (Kenilworth Runners) third in 39:57.

Charles was delighted with his victory: “I enjoyed the race today my first time at FRADLEY and easy to see why it’s so popular!! Well organised and the course is flat inviting a PB and I was pleased with my time today. Like to be back to defend next year!!”

Race results can be found at www.stuweb.co.uk/race/2v5

Official photos are available at: https://mickhall.zenfolio.com/f480714811

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