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131st The Wenlock Olympian Games Half Marathon

Date and time

10:30 am

Event Enquiries

Tel.: 01797 230009

Event Location

Much Wenlock Leisure Centre, The William Brookes School, Farley Road, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13 6NB

Event ID#


Event Category:

Distance Running > Multi Terrain

Event Description

Wenlock Olympian Games

Sunday 14th May 2017

Half Marathon starts at 10.30

Held under UK Athletics Rules. UKA Licence applied for.

The annual Wenlock Olympian Games is organised by Wenlock Olympian Society Society (WOS). WOS aims to preserve the ideals of Dr William Penny Brookes - the inspiration for the modern Olympic Movement. The Games are held each year at venues across Shropshire centred on the little market town of Much Wenlock. The 2017 Half Marathon will once again start and finish in Much Wenlock and cover a scenic route taking in the footpaths, trails, bridlepaths and lanes in and around the town. The route will also take in Ironbridge – the birthplace of modern industry and a World Heritage Site. 

*** Leading men and ladies, including those in all age categories will, in Olympian tradition, be awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. All finishers will receive a participation medal. ***

** Chip Timing **

**Souvenir technical T-shirt available to pre-order**

Venue: Much Wenlock Leisure Centre, William Brookes School, Shropshire, TF13 6NB.

ENTRY LIMIT:     500. 

For more information about the Wenlock Olympian Society, please visit their website here.

This event closes in:

on 13/05/2017 at 11:59pm
(*subject to change without warning)

Event Terms

- I declare I am an amateur as defined by UK Athletics Laws and will abide by the laws and rules of UK Athletics. I accept that the organiser will not be liable for any loss, damage, action, claim, cost or expenses which may arise in the consequence of my participation in this race. I declare that I will not compete unless I am in good health on the day of the race and that in any event I will compete at my own risk. In the unlikely event of abandonment or cancellation, all or part of my entry fee may be retained for the management and administration of the event.

Event Options

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Options Age Restrictions Price Start time Maximum event entries

Date 14/05/2017 Number of people registered via BookitZone (includes offline count) - 42

Event limit: 500 places

Further information from the Organiser

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Event Organiser

Name: Martin Burke

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