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 were presented for Spring 2021. 

The next running of the challenge will be in September to November 2021, this will be run  in the clockwise direction.   

 

In Spring 2021 Telford Athletics Club set a new fastest time of 6 hours 10 minutes, they were actually a mixed team.

In 2020 Wrekin Road Runners set a new time, and Shropshire Canicross set a new mixed time . See here for all previous times.

 

Classes

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  Autumn  2021   .............        

Autumn  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.

Please check the diversion page before your run.

To enter  please CLICK HERE .

 

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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 relay@telfordt5050miletrail.org.uk

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Three teams entered the inaugural challenge. The Mayor of Telford and Wrekin, Raj Mehta presented 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