The Route will be marked in miles and the course is a down and up multi-surface one lap loop. Start at the arena in Telford Town Park, running through the Town Park and down the Silkin Way, run past Blists Hill Museum and Coalport China Museum into the Severn Gorge. You follow the old Severn Valley railway line past Maws craft centre and the Tile Works/Museum. Once you have crossed the worlds first Iron Bridge you run over the Ironbridge itself, through Coalbrookdale and Rough Park back up onto the Silkin Way to the arena.
Mile 1 – Leave arena and head towards rugby club, a small loop in the town park
Mile 2 – Onto the Silkin Way
Mile 3 – Continuing along the Silkin Way joining onto Legges Way
Mile 4 – Past the Blists Hill Museum continuing on the Silkin Way
Mile 5 – Coalport China Museum and crossing Coalport Bridge
Mile 6 – Across other side of the River Severn on Salthouse Road
Mile 7 – Passing Jackfield Tile Museum
Mile 8 – Across the famous Ironbridge and passing the Ironbridge Gorge Museum
Mile 9 – Through Station Road, Coach Road and Darby Road
Mile 10 – Through Rough Park and past the Balancing Lakes
Mile 11 – Heading towards the Silkin Way
Mile 12 – Along the Silkin Way
Mile 13 – Back into the Arena
Please follow the race Marshalls, signs & any Police instructions. Failure to do so may result in this event not being held next year. Once again there is a cut off time of 3 hours, at 1pm all marshals and timekeepers will be withdrawn.
Headphones please be aware you are not allowed to wear headphones during the race. Anyone spotted wearing these will be disqualified.
There will be 4 water stations and these are situated:
Water station 1 – 3 miles – on the Silkin Way near the Queensway junction
Water station 2 – 6 miles – Coalport Road just over the bridge
Water station 3 – 9 miles – School Road before heading to Rough Park
Water station 4 – 11 miles – on the Silkin Way near the Queensway junction
When you have crossed the finish line please keep moving through the finish funnel to collect your medal, T-shirt and goody bag.
Water will be available to all runners on completion of the race.