EVENT – Florette Fradley 10k – 13th March 2022

EVENT - Florette Fradley 10k - 10th March 2019

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.

Event starts: in 1 month, 18 days, 12 hours, 21 minutes, 38 seconds.


  • DATE: SUNDAY 13th March 2022
  • 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

EVENT – Birmingham Insurance Institute 5k and 10k Run – 20 March 2022 – Tamworth

runners general

Existing registrations will automatically be transferred to the new date.

Due to the Government Covid restrictions, we had to reschedule the Birmingham Insurance Institute Fun Run from March 2021 to March 2022. Initially, we looked to host the event later in 2021, but following discussions with our event partners KP Events and due to the uncertainty around when mass participant events might be able to take place again, we have made the difficult decision to postpone until March 20th 2022, 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 2022.


Event starts: in 1 month, 25 days, 12 hours, 21 minutes, 38 seconds.

Start/Finish: Castle Grounds Tamworth. 10.30am 20th March 2022.

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.


EVENT – The Four Oaks Financial Services Lichfield Half-Marathon – 15th May 2022

EVENT - The Lichfield Half-Marathon

The date for the 2022 Four Oaks Financial Management is Sunday May 15th 10.30am start; reverting to its usual seasonal time slot in the late Spring, which will be welcome news to its regular advocates. The same event in 2021 was held in October and was a necessary Covid induced change to ensure continuity. KP Events director Kevin Wilson is happy that the original May date has been confirmed: “Our runners were understanding of our 2021 arrangement to hold the event in October and our numbers were still strong, but the feedback has been positive in welcoming the decision to hold it in May 2022, and I’m sure there’ll be an excellent turnout”.


Event starts: in 3 months, 20 days, 12 hours, 21 minutes, 38 seconds.


Four Oaks Financial Services

Four Oaks Financial Services is a well-respected firm of Financial Advisers based in Lichfield and are the event sponsors for 2021 and 2022. They have a unique holistic approach to financial planning click here to find out more.

Visit the Four Oaks Financial Services stand at the Start and Finish points to meet their team and enter a free competition.


The start area for the Half Marathon: King Edwards VI School Lichfield, Upper St John Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire.

Postcode for Sat Nav: WS14 9EE

ROUTE: Please note, there will be a rolling roadblock for the first 2 miles. At the back will be a sweeper vehicle, if you fall behind this vehicle, then please get on the pavement for your own safety. The rest of the route may have partial road closures, but please take responsibility for your own safety and run in single file where possible.


You will find plenty of parking at King Edwards VI, but please arrive in plenty of time as we expect large numbers of vehicles and long queues. Please use these car parks and do NOT park on the local streets. Please come ‘ready to run’ as changing is limited, and we cannot provide shower facilities for the numbers involved.


The finish line for the Half Marathon is situated on Stowe Fields off Stowe Rd, near the city centre, Lichfield WS13 6AQ. This is only just over a mile walk from the start, and where your car is parked. An easy walk back for those aching legs, but we also have a free return coach service. Look out for signs.


Prizes will be awarded as soon as possible after the races. First 3 men and first 3 women only this year. Goody bags and memento for everybody.


Results will be published on the day or soon afterwards, and will also be available on our website


RACE CHIPS Please note we will be using timing chips, so we can give you very accurate results. This chip is now attached to the back of your race number.


  • Kind Edwards School (Start)
  • Upper St Johns Street
  • Tamworth Road
  • Common Lane
  • Main Street Whittington
  • Burton Road
  • Stockford Lane
  • Fine Lane
  • Fradley Lane
  • Church Lane
  • Hay End Lane
  • Gorse Lane
  • Netherstowe Lane
  • Eastern Avenue
  • Brownsfield Road
  • Stowe Road Stowe Field (Finish)


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 – Tamworth 10k 14th Nov 2021

Tamworth 10k Nov 2021 Start line

Bennett triumphs at Tamworth 10k

(Photo above by Gordon Hewitson)

Birchfield Harrier Jason Bennett romped home at the Tamworth 10k (14th Nov) in a fast time of 31:28. He finished over a minute ahead of second-placed Will Beeston ( Tonbridge AC) 32:46, with Lichfield Running Club’s James Pickering third in 34:50. The first female athlete home was Abigail Halcarz of Ivanhoe Runners in 35:54, which also saw her finish overall fifth place, with Rachel Burchall second female home in 37:39 and Sarah Gibson third female home in 38:23.

Full results are available HERE:


Official photographs from the Tamworth 10k are available using the following link:


Overall winner, Birchfield Harrier Jason Bennett

£580 raised for Acorns Hospice


A cheque for £579.56 was raised from the World’s Shortest Fun Run event held in September around the UK’s smallest park, Prince’s Park in Burntwood. It was presented to Claire Snape, Area Fundraiser from beneficiaries The Acorns Hospice group.

The event was organised by KP Events working with the Friends of the Park, the Burntwood Action Group and sponsors Crown Highways of Burntwood.

PAST EVENT – Tamworth 10k – Sunday 14th November 2021

RESULTS - Tamworth 10k Oct 2018

The Tamworth 10k will now be held on the 14th Nov 2021 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.

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