EVENT – Tamworth 10k – Sunday 27th Oct 2024

EVENT - Tamworth 10k - Sunday 27th Oct 2024

This year’s Tamworth 10k will be held on the Sunday the 27th Oct 2024 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 its 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 café.

UPDATE: Now a timing chipped event.

The cost to enter is £23 (affiliated) and £25 (non-affiliated).

You can ENTER THIS EVENT now.

Event starts: in 3 months, 9 days, 1 hour, 4 minutes, 57 seconds.

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EVENT – Florette Fradley 10k – 23rd March 2025

Florette Fradley 10k - 23rd March 2025

The Florette Fradley 10K is a popular run and attracts around 1,000 entrants each year. Covering flat, tarmac country roads, it’s 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.

New for 2025 will be cash prizes for the first 3 men and first 3 women across the finish line. This is a very popular fast, flat 10K course, where a PB is yours for the taking! Will fill up fast.

  • DATE: SUNDAY 23rd March 2025
  • START TIME: 10.30am
  • VENUE: Fradley Village, near Lichfield, Staffordshire
  • INSURANCE: Full public liability cover
  • MEDALS: To all finishers
  • TROPHIES & CASH PRIZES: To first 3 men, first 3 ladies
  • Post code for start line is WS13 8NL

If you have any enquires please contact race director Paul at paul@kpevents.net

30% OFF for first 100 entries – Florette sponsor once again

Florette are once again on board as sponsors of our Iconic 10k held in Fradley for our 26th year. So we’re sharing our good news by offering you a discount code. This is a massive 30% discount and is restricted to just the first 100 entries only. Please feel free to share this code with your running club and running friends but it will be strictly on a first come first served basis and when they’re gone they’re really gone! So be quick. So get in early and book today! Use code FLORETTE30

Race results will be here within 24 hours of the race : STUWEB

Standard price £30, Affiliated £28, Fradley Village Resident £25

You can ENTER THIS EVENT now.

Event starts: in 8 months, 5 days, 1 hour, 4 minutes, 57 seconds.

Race Event Equipment Hire and Support Service

Race Event Equipment Hire and Support Service

KP Events now offer a full event equipment hire service and event support service.

  • Race timing clock
  • Inflatable start and finish arches
  • Generator hire
  • Gazebo hire both 3×3 or 6×3 metres
  • Running distance markers in miles and Km’s
  • Arrows and caution runner signs
  • PA system
  • Finish funnels
  • Course marking stakes
  • Table hire
  • Short range 2way radios
  • Marshals bibs

We can support any sort of sports event not just running – sportive, triathlon, cycling, motor-cross. We can also supply stocked feed and water stations for all distance events. We also supply an experienced lead motorcycle, sweeper vehicle and clean-up team.

Take the stress out of your event and let KP Events team shoulder the burden. Not just sports events – we can hire equipment for school sports days, village fetes, or just a party at home with our gazebos and pizza oven.

Contact: Paul Griffin | 07947-698147 | paul@kpevents.net

Kevin Wilson Retires from KP Events

After many years dedicated to the world of running events, Kevin Wilson, co-founder of KP Events, has made the difficult decision to take his well deserved retirement. I’m sure you will all join us in wishing him all the very best for the future.

Buy ‘Run Strong’ merchandise

Run Strong merchandise clothing

Finally, after years of procrastination, we’ve gone and done it! We’ve linked up with our friends at Printable Promotions to create and launch affordable merchandise bearing our iconic RUN STRONG logo.

The following clothing is now available for male and female bodies:

  • Men’s and women’s running t-shirts.
  • Unisex hoodies.
  • Men’s and women’s midlayer.
  • Men’s and women’s training vests.

Shop NowAll available in various colours and sizes and at very competitive prices.

Why not have a look by clicking on this SHOP LINK or via the SHOP tab on the menu above. We hope you like what you see and turn up at running events proudly wearing our RUN STRONG merchandise.

RESULTS – Florette Fradley 10k – 17th March 2024

Men: 1st Peter Ball Bromsgrove and Redditch 34.14, 2nd Billy Barrett Rugeley Runners 34.28 & 3rd Robert Meredith 34.41

Women: 1st Tamara Freeman Bromsgrove and Redditch 37.27, 2nd Elizabeth Watters Birchfield Harriers 39.33 & 3rd Olivia Harris Royal Sutton 40.41

Thank you to all runners that took part in the 25th Florette Fradley 10k

After a wet start to the morning for our 25th anniversary race (first held in 1999), we saw a fabulous turn out for this ever popular 10k road race. It was lovely to see great spectator numbers from friends, family and villagers alike. 

We were blessed with sunshine as the winner and 1st Male, Peter Ball of Bromsgrove & Redditch AC crossed the finish line in a time of 34.14, closely followed by Billy Barrett of Rugeley runners in 2nd place, and Robert Meredith in 3rd place with a time of 34.45

The first female across the line was Tamara Freeman also from Bromsgrove & Redditch AC in a time of 37.27 and with an overall finish position of 16th, next was Elizabeth Watters of Birchfield Harriers in 39.33, and in 3rd place was Olivia Harris of Royal Sutton Colfield AC 40.41

Thank you to all our runners you’re amazing, and a special thank you to our wonderful sponsor at Florette for their support again in our anniversary year together. 

For all results please see https://www.stuweb.co.uk/race/3ia

Photos are HERE https://running-photos-and-more.fotogoto.com/fradley-10k/photos

PAST EVENT – Florette Fradley 10k – 17th March 2024

EVENT - Florette Fradley

The Florette Fradley 10K is a popular run and attracts around 1,000 entrants each year. Covering flat, country roads, it’s 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 17th March 2024
  • 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 Start Line is WS13 8NL

If you have any enquires please contact race director Paul at paul@kpevents.net

Race results will be here within 24 hours of the race : STUWEB

Photos will be viewable sometime after the race here : MICKHALLPHOTOS