Following on from the success of the Shrewsbury 10k, we are launching Shrewsbury’s inaugural 5k as part of our race programme. With a grand start/ finish in the Quarry Park, Shrewsbury, the fast course is suitable for all abilities with professional chip timing, bespoke medals and running buff for all competitors. Whether you are from Shrewsbury and surrounding areas or from further afield, then you’ll be sure to enjoy this race.


The wave starts will allow runners to enjoy this fast, scenic course and ensure that the festival atmosphere will be in full swing. Starting and finishing at the iconic blue gates in the Quarry Park, its a downhill start towards Hercules statue, taking a left and running along Victoria Avenue enjoying views of the river as we head out under the English Bridge out the Shrewsbury Weir. Here we will turn back and head back into the town park for a flat, fast finish along the tree-lined avenue with great support from spectators.


A UKA measured course giving an opportunity to runners ages 11 and over to take part in an officially timed 5k race.

With just 5/6 waves, this race is flat and fast giving you the best chance of a PB in 2022! Book now as only 1200 places available.