Full race information


The race will be held on Saturday 27th April 2019, with the start/finish area being Swan Hill Park (Cremorne Gardens) in Ellesmere, Shropshire. For Sat Nav, please use post code SY12 0PA and check the map below for exact location of the race car park. From the car park to the Race HQ is approximately an 800m walk.

Route map for Shropshire Way Ultra by Pete Thomas. Final route is subject to change.

To get the most from the day, please have a read of the information below.

  • Please arrive at the start/finish area at least 45 minutes before the race start. This will allow time to register and listen to the pre-race brief.

  • The pre-race briefing will take place at 0645.

  • The race will start promtly at 7am.

  • The Race HQ area will have a bag drop location and portaloos.

  • There is a time cut-off of 13 hours at the finish line. Any runner after this point will be classed as DNF. The reason for this is due to medical cover and limited daylight after this time.

Further information will be added as details are confirmed.

Refund / transfers policy.

If you are unable to attend the race, you may transfer your entry to a friend.  Transfers will be accepted until Monday 1st April 2019 and will incur a £10 fee.

If you wish to withdraw from the race, you will be entitled to refund based on the following dates:

  • Before 31/12/2018, you will receive a refund of the entry fee minus a £10 fee.

  • Before 28/02/2019, you will receive a refund of 70% of the entry fee.

  • Before 06/04/2019, you will receive a refund of 50% of the entry fee.

Withdrawing after Saturday 6th April 2019 will result in no refund.

If you wish to transfer or withdraw, please email Pete on info@shropshirewayultra.run as soon as possible.