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7:30 pm Thursday 13th July 2017

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2017 Race Now Over - And a really good one it was too!


Team Results Summary
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Team Results Full
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Fastest Laps
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And 2017 Photos here on google photos

Our Relay Race

This year will be the 6th running of our popular off-road relay. Last year's race was once again blessed with fantastic weather and saw 110 teams compete, with great racing all the way through the field.

This team race consists of 3 legs of approximately 2 miles around Dearnford lake in Whitchurch. All off road with a few slight rises and woodland trails to keep it interesting!

Teams are made up of three runners representing running or athletic clubs, groups of family or friends, work colleagues and other clubs.

Race HQ, start and finish is at Dearnford Lake, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 3JQ.

Facilities include toilets, ample car parking and a café with food and drinks available. Please note that there are no showers or changing facilities available at the venue

Due to open water at the venue, all children must be supervised by a responsible adult during the whole event.

Award Categories 2017

  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Men's team
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Women's team
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Mixed Gender team
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Community team


Entries are now opne and close on 30th June or when race is full. Click here or on Entry Form Icon near top of page.


Entry fees per team: Affiliated £15 Unaffiliated (Community) £18

Please feel free to contact with any queries.

Eligibility and Team Composition

  • Teams can only be eligible for one category. All runners must be aged 15 or over on race day
  • Runners are not permitted to complete more than one leg or enter in more than one team
  • Changes to teams or running order are permitted on the night. However all team registrations and changes must be submitted before 7pm on race day
  • All athletes aged 17 and under on the day of the race are considered "Juniors" for award purposes
  • Junior runners may run in senior teams
  • Mixed teams may consist of either 1 male and 2 female runners or 2 male and 1 female runner
  • Community teams may consist of members from the same place of work, non-running club, family or friends, but must not contain more than one affiliated runner or member of a running/athletic/triathlon club. Mixed gender teams are permitted
  • Whitchurch Whippets welcomes entries from disabled athletes. To ensure that an adequate risk assessment is made, disabled athletes should contact a member of the organising committee well in advance of the race to discuss any specific requirements and ensure they can be accommodated safely. The course is unsuitable for wheelchairs due to the rugged nature of some parts of the course and narrow woodland paths

Feedback on our Race

We all had an excellent time and managed to come in under our forecasted times, so we're over the moon! Hats of to you guys for putting on another excellent race!

"Please pass our thanks onto Simon and all the race committee for putting on a great event from all at Whitchurch Triathlon

On behalf of all Shropshire Shufflers just wanted to congratulate you all on a brilliant event last night...another glorious night weather wise too, let me know the secret for next year.(Liz Hird)

Great evening, my workmates were very impressed !(Stehen Hall)

"This was the most enjoyable evening race so far this year. Good fun, very sociable and a good harriers turnout. A must for next years diary" (South Cheshire Harriers)

Had a great race thanks to all the marshals and everyone that helped on the night. From all at Market Drayton Running club :-) AKA - Team Tango :-)

Event location

Dearnford Lake is located just off the Tilstock Road (B5476), south of Whitchurch and is easily found by following the brown tourist signs for Dearnford Lake.

The postcode for Alderford Lake is SY13 3JQ.

Please click on the map for further information.
Dearnford Map


This event could not happen without the support of our sponsors. We would like to thank:

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