Spitfire 10K Cosford
4th September 2016
The Spitfire 10K lands at Cosford on 4 September 2016. Join us for this very special event and help raise funds for the RAF Museum.
After the success of the 2015 Spitfire 10K at our London site, the event will be held at both our London and Cosford sites this year where 700 runners will have the opportunity to run 10K in an unusual setting in 1940’s attire (if you wish!)
You have come through to the Cosford event page so all information relates to the event on 4 September 2016. For more information about the London Spitfire 10K please click here.
Commemorate the Battle of Britain in style, starting and finishing in the magnificent surroundings of the RAF Museum Cosford. The race begins in the shadow of the Spitfire in Hangar One before taking you outside and onto the RAF Cosford airfield! During this flat course you will get to run up and down the iconic runway, past the RAF Deployed Operational Training Area (DOTA) and past the impressive VC10 and Hercules. Don’t forget to duck down as you pass our live firing range!
At the end of the race you will be awarded with an exclusive 2016 Spitfire 10K medal. We will also have commemorative running t-shirts available to purchase in advance or on race day.
Please note that access onto the Airfield and runway are for runners only, spectators will not be able to gain access into this area.
Dress in style
Why not do something different and do the Spitfire 10K in 1940s dress? Don your victory curls or flying jacket and run this event in style! In 2015 we had a chap come dressed as a Spitfire – can you beat that? Need some ideas for your outfit? We've put together some ideas for you below:
Standard entry fee: £22.50
Discounted entry fee: £20.50 (Running Clubs and Armed Forces Personnel)
All runners to be 15 years and older
Online entry fee includes a 50p booking fee
Held under UK Athletic Rules. UKA Licence applied for.
Commemorative running t-shirt: £8.00 in advance of the event (order by 20 August) or £10.00 on the day.
T-shirts to be collected on race day
To enter online please click here.
Online entries close at midnight Sat 3 September. Any remaining places will be allocated on a first come first served basis on the day.
Enter By Post
Please click here to download the entry form. You can either send us a cheque or pay by card, just follow the steps on the form.
All forms for the Cosford event should be returned to: Museum Public Events Manager, RAF Museum Cosford, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8UP
Details for the day
The Spitfire 10K will take place at 10.00am on 4 September.
On site facilities include: toilets, changing, parking, free park and ride, bag drop, restaurant, 4D Experience, Fun ’n’ Flight Interactive Gallery and museum shop.
A free park and ride system will operate from the Cosford train station car park. Normal parking charges apply on the museum grounds (£3.00 for up to 3 hours or £4.00 for up to 6 hours). There will be a restriction on vehicle movement on site between 9:45am and 11.00am. If you need to move your vehicle during this time please use the Park and Ride car park.
Please note there are no cash point facilities on site - the nearest cash machine can be found at the Petrol station on the A41, a 2 minute drive from the museum.
If you have a questions related to the event please contact the Events Manager by calling 01902 376 252 or email us.
If you have a questions related to the Race please contact the Race Management Company by email.
The RAF Museum is a registered charity (No. 244708). All sponsorship money raised from the Spitfire 10K will support the RAF Museum’s RAF Centenary Programme, helping to create a lasting legacy for the Royal Air Force.
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