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How nice it was to get to Long Marston Airfield in the daylight this morning and the early sunshine brought almost 270 runners to the start line for the first Summer Shakespeare races.

Richard Simkiss won the half marathon by over three minutes in 1:13:53 while the first woman, Sharon Fox, finished 1:43:30. The 10km was won by Michael Wilesmith in 32:59 with Molly Browne the first woman in 40:38 which was good enough for 7th overall. Danile Bremner took the honours in the 5km with a time of 19:45 with Jill Pittard the leading woman. Her time of 21:36 put her fourth overall.

The full results are available on our results page.

That's another year over for the School Out 10km & 20km road race and what a beautiful day it was. The weather shone down on all of our runners, the spectators certainly enjoyed the beautiful weather, not so sure the runners appreciated it quite a much? The feedback Raceways has received has been very positive and we are so pleased you all enjoyed the day. We must first say a huge THANK YOU to all of our volunteers, without whom we would not be able to make this such a success. Secondly thank you to all of our competitors for coming along and making the School Out race so successful. The final results have now been published on our web-site and all age group winners will be receiving an email shortly with details of how to receive their vouchers. Lastly but most definitely not least, don't forget to go onto the and check out your finisher photo's. We have been privy to some of the finisher photo's and they are fabulous, so thank you to Mike and his team for producing such great momentos for each competitor. Once again thank you to everyone for coming and supporting, competing and volunteering, the Raceways team look forward to seeing you all again at the Seco Alcester 10km race on the 11 October.


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    Competing in the Avenger? Why not ask friends and family to come and support you. You can challenge them to compete in a 1mile fun run. By entering you will be supporting our charity Kids Run Free. Entry cost is £3.

    Enter the 1mile Avenger Fun Run Here - £3

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  • Alcester 10k






    Alcester 10km
    11th October 2015

    Entry Fees:

    Affiliated: £18
    Unaffiliated: £20

    Closing Date:

    7th October 2015 or when full

    Race Location:

    High Street
    B49 5AD

    Race Information -
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    The Race

    The new Alcester 10k is a exciting addition to our 2015 event calender.
    Set in the quaint market town of Alcester near Stratford upon Avon this
    UKA affiliated event provides a flat and fast course with rolling road
    closures throughout. Raceways has partnered with Alcester Community
    Trust to make this event successful with chip timing, bespoke finisher
    medals and goody bags for each competitor, its a must do event for

    The Course

    The race starts and finishes on Alcester High Street which will be closed
    for the duration of the event. The route then makes its way out of
    Alcester towards Oversley Green, once past the village the course then
    continues on to the village of Walcote. The route then turns left and
    the road follows the River Alne into Great Alne. On exiting Great Alne
    the course again turns left and follows the road back to Alcester
    passing the beautiful Coughton Court on the way.

    Route Map

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  • Alcester Minster Steeple Chase

    It's A Family Affair

    Monday 30th May 2016

    Have a fantastic bank holiday Monday exploring the Alcester Minster trails with your family and friends, choose from three distances, 20, 10 or 5 miles. The biggest decision that day is wether to Run, Walk or Cycle.

    All profits from this event will be donated to St Nicholas Church, to go towards the restoration and urgent repairs of the stonework.


    St Nicholas Church

    St Nicholas Church Alcester is the lead church of eight churches which together form the Alcester Minster. St Nicholas Church is situated in the middle of Alcester town and has been on this site since the 12th century when it was part of Alcester Abbey.

    The church boasts a tower dating back to the 14th and other parts of the building were reconstructed at various points in Georgian and Victorian times.

    It can claim to be the largest public space in the town and the centrepiece of this historic market town.

    A truly historic building of fantastic heritage but now in need of urgent repairs to the stonework to ensure the church can continue to be used as both a place of worship but more broadly for use by individuals and groups throughout the community.

    St Nicholas Church need to raise £250,000 to be able to carry out this work so by participating in the Alcester Minster Steeple Chase you will be helping us to carry out the necessary restoration of the building

  • Raceways Summer 10

    Spring Shakespeare 2016 7

    Raceways 10 Race

    Entries opening Soon
    Sunday 3rd July 2016


    10 mile multi-terrain race

    runbritain license 3Under UKA Rules

    Free 1 km Kids Fun Run at 09:15

    Date: 3rd July

    Event HQ:

    Warwick University
    Cryfield Sports Pavilion
    CV4 7AL

 Free parking, 
toilets, Showers

    Entry Fees:

    > on-line

    £16 affiliated; £18 unaffiliated

    > on the day

> Kids Fun Run:


    Chip Timing

    1st, 2nd and 3rd overall male and female and first veteran male and female in each 10 year age category

    > Medals for all

    > Free fruit and biscuits for all competitors

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    The Races

    The inaugural 10 mile race comes to Warwick University. Starting and finishing at the Sports Pavilion. It is a one loops course, running mainly on road and along the Kenilworth greenway, finishing on the fields at the back of the Sports Pavilion

    The Course

    Starting near the sports pavilion, you will head out onto the warwickshire lanes, eventually joinin the Kenilworth greenway and running towards Kenilworth before looping back to the university. This is a surprisingly fast course, so a good chance of a nice little mid season pb.

    The Start

    The main races all start at 10:00, allow 5 mins from

    The Kids Fun Run starts at 09:15 

    Registration opens at 08:00 and closes promptly at 09:15

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