All Open Events


Sunday 9th July 2017 10:00AM

Macmillan Summertime Walk

Come and join Macmillan for a beautiful summertime walk around Telford. Enjoy a 12 mile walk, past many of the notable and interesting parts of Telford while raising money for a wonderful cause. The walk is open to all over the age of 14 and starts at 10am. More information about the South Telford Heritage Trail can be found here: http://www.walktelfordheritage.co.uk/ A family walk of 3 miles around Telford Town Park will be starting at 11am with all ages welcome, under 5s are free. There will be some entertainment, including kiddy go-karts, face painting and a fun warm-up before the walk starts. For both events, the start and finish line are located in the same area, with food/drink available to purchase, including a bar in the Hornets club. All proceeds from the event will go to Macmillan Cancer Support in Shropshire and is run by the Telford Macmillan Committee. Updates and further information can be found on the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MacmillanSummertimeWalk/ NB REGISTER BY THE 18TH OF JUNE TO BE SURE OF RECEIVING A T-SHIRT (12 MILE ONLY) AND A MEDAL. WE WILL HAVE EXTRAS OF BOTH BUT CANNOT GUARANTEE YOU WILL RECEIVE EITHER IF YOU REGISTER AFTER THE 18TH.


Saturday 2nd September 2017 09:30AM

Hawkstone Colour Run in aid of Macmillan

Get ready for the happiest 3K you'll ever walk, dance or run. NEW FOR 2017 - AS WELL AS BEEN COLOURED THROUGHOUT THE RUN YOU WILL BE FOAMED AT THE START!! FREE CAR PARKING QUICK REGISTRATION The run is a colour race that celebrates healthiness, happiness, individuality, and giving back to the community while experiencing the uniqueness of the Hawkstone Park Follies. The Color Run is a three-kilometre, un-timed race in which participants are doused from head to toe in different colours at each kilometre. With only two rules, the idea is easy to follow: 1.Wear white at the starting line 2.Finish plastered in colour All proceeds from the event will go to Macmillan Cancer Support in Shropshire. So come and join in the fun while helping to raise money for such a worthy cause. Chance to visit the Hawkstone Park Follies with all the family. Refreshments available on the day. No dogs are allowed to take part in the run but can come and spectate.


Sunday 17th September 2017 09:00AM

Mercia Duathlon

Fast Flat course to be agreed


Sunday 17th September 2017 10:00AM

Ludlow Cycling Festival – Fantastic Forest MTB

Ride some of the best local bridleways. Our experienced guide will lead this 3 hour ride for 18km through Mortimer Forest to show you some of the best bridleways in the area. Ride under the dense tree canopy on challenging tracks and out in the open with fantastic views in all directions. Finish by descending on dirt, rocks and roots with a massive grin on your face.


Sunday 17th September 2017 10:30AM

Ludlow Cycling Festival – Family Ride

You'll find the peaceful, quiet lanes through the Earl of Plymouth Estate make the ideal place to ride with family and friends. Whether your bike has been in the shed for many months or if you like to ride round the local hills each week, you'll love this leisurely, self-led ride that's perfect for all abilities. Each group gets a Rider Leaflet with route map so all you need to do is turn the pedals and enjoy the ride. Immerse yourself in the scenery, and try to answer all of our Quiz questions along the way. Join our Group start at 10.30am and ride at your own pace.


Sunday 17th September 2017 11:00AM

Ludlow Cycling Festival – Ride To The River

This is a leisurely 30km ride led by Ray Hughes and his team and we aim to keep everyone together whatever your age and level of experience. Our route leaves Ludlow on the Wigmore Road, climbing through Mortimer Forest then dropping to Elton and passing through Burrington on quiet lanes. We stop for lunch in Leintwardine where, by kind permission of the Harley Estate, you may eat your own picnic lunch on Brockley Meadow at the riverside close to the confluence of the rivers Clun and Teme. A fine chance to replenish your energy reserves and cool your toes in the lovely waters (optional of course!) – before heading back through Downton-on-the-Rock and then the Earl of Plymouth Estate to the Rugby Club. Places are limited to 40 so please register early.


Sunday 8th October 2017 10:30AM

Tamworth 10k

THIS RACE IS NOW A TIMING CHIPPED 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


Sunday 4th February 2018 10:30AM

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Were back at Catton Hall estate for our Great obsticale race. Some fun in the mud


Sunday 8th April 2018 10:00AM

Welcome to the 2nd Sir John Talbot’s Whitchurch 10K Road Race, organised with our charity partner Macmillan Cancer Support, who will benefit from a minimum of 50% of all race profits. We are grateful for the ongoing generous support provided by Grocontinental, who are the headline race sponsors for this event which is celebrating its second year. The race has a full UKA licence (2017-28011). Starting and finishing at Sir John Talbot’s School, the course is mainly flat but we have incorporated some short hills just to keep you a little challenged! It is confined to roads within the boundaries of our historic Market Town. The Town centre, with its half-timbered buildings, bustling pubs and the imposing Georgian Grade 1 listed St Alkmund’s Church will form part of the course, where we hope the residents of the Town and visitors alike, will congregate to shout, cheer and encourage all runners.The course has been finalised and is available via http://www.sirjohntalbots.co.uk/sjt-10k/ and the Sir John Talbot's School Whitchurch 10K Facebook page. It will be included in the course programme, a copy of which will be given to all runners on race day together with their race number. There will be one water station on the course with additional water available to runners at the finish. Should the weather be particularly hot on the day, additional water stations may be added.