Around 2,000 competitors are expected to take part in today’s Mercedes-Benz of Shrewsbury 10k which begins at 9am.
A rising River Severn has meant that a diversion route along Town Walls will
The 10k route starts and finishes on High Street near The Square.
The Mercedes Benz of Shrewsbury 10k began in 2016 with nearly 1,000 runners and has quickly grown. The race encompasses all levels of ability with professional chip timing, bespoke medals and technical T-shirts for all competitors. UKA rules and regulations with a AUKCM measured course.
Last year’s 10k took place in July after snow in March forced organisers to delay the event.
During the event today the following roads will be fully closed or have limited access for a time:
English Bridge, St Julians Crescent, Wyle Cop (
Competitors and spectators are advised to park in Abbey Foregate or Raven Meadows
Abbey Foregate is free to park on a Sunday with Raven Meadows Multi Storey opening at