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The Cosford Spitfire 10k

Location: RAF Cosford Museum, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8UP
Date: Sunday 2nd September 2018
Time: 10:00

Following the sell-out 2017 Spitfire 10K we are offering an increased capacity for up to 1200 runners to take part in the 2018 Spitfire 10K in the unusual setting and magnificent surroundings of the RAF Museum Cosford. 

The 2018 Spitfire 10K begins outside Hangar One, taking runners around the Museum site, past several iconic aircraft, before entering the RAF Cosford airfield!  During this gently undulating course you will get to run up and down the runway!

At the end of the race you will be awarded with an exclusive Spitfire 10K medal, which will be extra special for 2018 as this will be the centenary of the Royal Air Force.  

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 access this area.

For 2018 we will also be holding the Spitfire Family Run. This gentle run will follow a shorter race route in the Museum grounds. Each registered runner will receive a special medal upon completion. The race is suitable for all ages, but children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult. Please note that only paying participants will be awarded a medal.
  • 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

  • 2017 - 35:57 - Thomas Vaughan
  • 2016 - 41:21 - Alice Doggrell