The Telford T50 50 Mile Trail Relay Challenge
This is an inter-club challenger that aims to provide an interesting running challenge for Regional Running Clubs whilst promoting the Telford T50 50 Mile Trail
There are now 2 perpetual trophies, one for each class. These will be presented for Autumn 2020 as soon as possible.
The next running of the challenge will be in April to June 2021, this will be run in the clockwise direction.
Note this is a change.
In 2020 Wrekin Road Runners set a new time, and Shropshire Canicross set a new mixed time see here.
Open - minimum 4 runners, maximum 20 runners
Mixed - a minimum of 3 females and 3 runners aged 50+ , maximum 20 runners
Cost just £20 per team to include certificates.
Rules for Spring 2021 .............
Spring 2021 notes for organisers .....
The route is here.
And as a pdf here ..................
GPX files for the whole route and for each leg can be downloaded from the fileshare pages.
New, there is now a diversion page please check this .
To enter please CLICK HERE .
New for 2021
Each leg is available on RunGo as a separate route.
This offers audible navigation. The instructions have been derived automatically and have not been checked. They can be edited. Please let us know if any are very misleading, or if vital turns are missing.
When you have entered you will have access to a spreadsheet which gives details about each leg and even allows you to calculate the expected handover times given the start time and the expected minutes per mile for each leg.
Any queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
T50 Relay - New Fastest Times
Congratulations to Wrekin Road Runners who have set a new time for the relay, running on October 24th 2020 they had a open team and ran in 8 hours 6 minutes and 18 secs. This is faster than the fastest known solo run and so is the fastest known completion time. Congratulations too to Shropshire Canicross who ran as a Mixed team on October 11th 2020in 9 hours 20 minutes and 6 seconds taking almost 40 minutes off their previous time.
Shropshire Canicross retained their crown for the 2019 event, and made their stated target of going under 10 hours by 52 seconds
Fastest: Shropshire Canicross 9 hours 59 mins
Second Fastest: Wednesday Women in Motion and Friends 10 hours 33 mins
Three teams entered the inaugural challenge. The Mayor of Telford and Wrekin, Raj Mehtapresented certificates to the teams on Saturday 3rd November 2018 by our sign in the Town Park. Here are some of the runners . (The dogs ran, the youngster didn't)
Fastest: Shropshire Canicross 10 hours 12 mins
Second Fastest: Wednesday Women in Motion and Friends 10 hours 24 mins
Third Fastest: HITZone 12 hours 15 Mins