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Ironbridge Virtual Half Marathon 2020 – extended deadline!

Sat 01/08/2020 - Sun 17/01/2021

Enter the race here.
Results so far here.
With the very sad news of the cancellation of the 2020 Ironbridge Half Marathon due to COVID-19 (see story here), we are extremely excited to launch the brand new Ironbridge Virtual Half Marathon.
The event is open to everyone at a cost of just £15.00. Once registered, runners compete a 13.1 mile route any time up to the closing date of 31st December (feel free to run the actual Ironbridge Half route if you want). You then submit your data via your Entry Central account, and receive your Ironbridge Half 2020 technical T-shirt and finishers medal. Your e-Certificate will be emailed to you to print out  with final rankings on it after 31st December when all runners have completed.
Entry is quick and easy, and our virtual is open till 31st December 2020.

The Route

The Route will be marked in miles and the course is a down and up multi-surface one lap loop. Start at the arena in Telford Town Park, running through the Town Park and down the Silkin Way, run past Blists Hill Museum and Coalport China Museum into the Severn Gorge. You follow the old Severn Valley railway line past Maws craft centre and the Tile Works/Museum. Once you have crossed the world’s first Iron Bridge you run over the Ironbridge itself, through Coalbrookdale and Rough Park back up onto the Silkin Way to the arena.


Mile 1 – Leave arena and head towards rugby club, a small loop in the town park

Mile 2 – Onto the Silkin Way

Mile 3 – Continuing along the Silkin Way joining onto Legges Way

Mile 4 – Past the Blists Hill Museum continuing on the Silkin Way

Mile 5 – Coalport China Museum and crossing Coalport Bridge

Mile 6 – Across other side of the River Severn on Salthouse Road

Mile 7 – Passing Jackfield Tile Museum

Mile 8 – Across the famous Ironbridge and passing the Ironbridge Gorge Museum

Mile 9 – Through Station Road, Coach Road and Darby Road

Mile 10 – Through Rough Park and past the Balancing Lakes

Mile 11 – Heading towards the Silkin Way

Mile 12 – Along the Silkin Way

Mile 13 – Back into the Arena

Fancy a go? Enter the race here.

Results so far

Note that the times and paces are adjusted to the equivalent 13.1 mile distance where the actual distance covered was greater.

Log in to Entry central to submit your virtual race result and you will appear in the table within 48 hours.


Sat 01/08/2020
January 17
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