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The Cosford Spitfire 10k

Location: RAF Cosford Museum, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8UP
Date: Sunday 3rd September 2017
Time: 10:00

After the success of the first Spitfire 10K we will once again be holding the event at our Cosford site. The 2017 event is open to 800 runners who will have the opportunity to run 10K in an unusual setting and magnificent surroundings of the RAF Museum Cosford. 

The race begins in the shadow of the Spitfire in Hangar One before taking you outside and onto the RAF Cosford airfield!  During this gently undulating  course  you will get to run up and down the runway,  round  the museum grounds and past iconic aircraft.

At the end of the  race  you will be  awarded with  an exclusive 2017 Spitfire 10K medal.  We will also have 2017 running t-shirts available to purchase in advance for £8.00 or £10.00 on race day. Order t-shirts by 13 August 2017 and they can be collected on race day.

Entry to the museum is free of charge and runners, spectators and supporters are encouraged to explore the site on race day.  Please note that access onto the Airfield and runway are for runners only, spectators will not be able to gain access  into  this area.

You have come through to the Cosford event page so all information relates to the event on 3rd September 2017.
  • Toilets
  • Changing
  • Parking
  • Free Park and Ride
  • Bag Drop
  • Restaurant
  • 4D Experience
  • Fun 'n' Flight Interactive Gallery
  • Museum Shop
The Course

The race begins in the shadow of the Spitfire in Hangar One before taking you outside and onto the RAF Cosford airfield!  During this gently undulating 
course you will get to run up and down the runway, round the museum grounds and past iconic aircraft.

First Aid

St John Ambulance or an alternative medical provider will be in attendance on the day and the course will be marshalled to provide assistance. There will also be a sweep runner following the race to ensure that nobody is left behind and that all runners are accounted for. 
Your individual time and position will be recorded by your electronic chip. We will endeavour to display results as they come into the race centre. Results will be uploaded to www.nice-work.org.uk as soon as possible after the race. All entrants that have supplied a valid and legible email address will receive a copy of the results as soon as possible after the race.
Race HQ: RAF Cosford Museum, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8UP

The Race Headquarters will be at located within the main reception/cafe area. The start/finish area will be located in Hangar One which is a short walk from the race HQ. There is car parking available on site which will clearly signposted upon arrival.

A free park and ride system will operate from Cosford train station car park. Normal parking charges apply on the museum grounds (£3 for up to 3 hours or £4 for up to 6 hours). There will be a restriction on vehicle movement on site between 08:45am and 11:00 am. If you need to move your vehicle during this time please use the Park and Ride car park.

UKA Licence Number

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Course record holders

  • 36:36 - Paul Richard
  • 41:21 - Alice Doggrell