Maverick Adidas Terrex Original Shropshire
--- This event has been cancelled due to ongoing concerns regarding Coronavirus. The race organiser will be in touch with you in due course if you have made a booking for this event ---
Starting at Moor Park school on the Shropshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire border, our new Shropshire event takes you out of the village of Richard's Castle, near Ludlow and onto some brand new trails for Maverick Race. All three routes weave through the Shropshire hills AONB, taking in a mix of rolling farmland, woodland trails and river valleys. Despite the mix of terrain and variety of landscape, you can be certain that the main characteristics of these three routes are; hills, hills and more hills.
All three routes will be alive with the sound of Skylarks, Redstarts and Buzzards and the sights of green golden valleys and dramatic moorlands. You will run along a mix well trodden waymarked trails (Hereford and Mortimer Trails) and smaller less beaten paths. You will weave up and over the remains of Richards Castle itself as part of the 700m of elevation gain (on the long route), which will certainly leave you breathless.
We are so excited to bring a brand new event for 2020 in an area that is so unspoilt and rich in a love for the great British outdoors. We can’t wait to explore a brand new AONB in the UK and share it with our Maverick trail Family, we just hope you can join us in September for the fun.
Fully Marked Course
Food & Drink Available
Bag Drop Area
Moor Park, Ludlow, SY8 4DZ
Gates Open: 8:00
Race Start: 10:00
Upon arrival please report to registration, which will open at 8:30am - please bring a copy of your entry confirmation. You will be asked to sign in and you’ll receive your race number. Numbers must be worn at all times
Varied terrain, some good climbs and technical single track suitable for all levels of runner
The venue will open at 8:00am to allow runners to get prepared, please do not arrive before this time. All parking on the day will be free of charge. Please follow parking.
There will be up to 3 nutrition and hydration outposts on course. They are there to provide you with the correct electrolytes and food to help get you to the finish, so please use them. Please bare in mind that these are there as a top up for you and shouldn’t be your only source of nutrition for the race. As you’re running in a fairly remote location, the spacing of these along the route will be inconsistent. Please help yourself but DO NOT litter! There will also be first aid at each outpost.
PLASTIC FREE! We’re running a plastic free season. Support us and run with a re-usable cup or bottle. Maverick Cups are available to purchase at each event and online.
Your routes will be clearly signed with arrows, tape, and small flags. Please look out for all of our signage on course and pay attention to any safety warnings. We take pride in our course laying so if you spend anytime running and you do not see signs after 0.5km you will be off course for some reason, please check.
Run your own race and do not follow the person in front they may not be paying attention to the signs. Please listen to our on course marshals and take care at road crossings. You’ll be running on public footpaths and bridleways, so please be considerate to other users.
Mobile phone(in case of emergency)
Re-usable cup/bottle (for hydration outposts)
Enough food and drink to last you the race - there will be hydration & nutrition outposts on course provided by Precision Hydration and Tribe.
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