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Shobdon Wood

  • Race Date/Time: Sunday, 15 May 2022 11:00 am
  • Race Status: Date TBA
  • Race Organiser: Croft Ambrey - Carol Powell
  • Race Registration Location: old Forestry Commission Field Centre, Shobdon Wood, Shobdon, Herefordshire, (GR. 392 637) Post Code for Sat Nav HR6 9NJ
  • Race Entry Type: On-day or Pre-register
  • Race Entry Fee (£'s): £18 unattached, £16 club members, +£2 on-the-day
  • Race Total Ascent (metres): 220m
  • Race Distance (km): Approximately 11km - all off road along forest tracks, paths
  • Race Category: Other

Organised by Croft Ambrey Running Club under UKA rules
Shobdon Wood race is a completely off-road trail race along forest tracks and footpaths through Shobdon Wood, just one mile out of the village of Shobdon in North Herefordshire. It is approximately 11k with a few hills and stunning, far reaching views of Herefordshire, Shropshire and Mid Wales.
Parking and registration takes place at the old Forestry Commission field centre HR6 9NJ, where there are toilets but unfortunately no changing facilities. There will be signposts for the event from the B4362. Parking may be limited so please car share if possible.
Please allow for a ten minute walk from registration to the start of the race.
Prizes will be awarded for top 3 male and female finishers, for most veteran age categories and for male and female teams of 3 in a short presentation when all the runners have crossed the finish line. There will be one prize per runner.
Minimum age for entries is 15 years of age on race day.
We regret that we are not able to offer refunds for this event.
Online entries are limited to 140 but there will be on the day registration for an extra £2. One-line entries via
If you have any questions about the race please contact the RO at
For more info: Click here for the Croft Ambrey Running Club website.

Mercia Fell Runners