Mad Jack's 5 with Shrewsbury Athletic Club

Now in its thirteenth year, this race is a joint venture between Shrewsbury AC and the National Trust. The multi-terrain course is approximately 5 miles.

  • Booking essential

The majority of the course is off road and includes a mixture of pasture land where cattle, sheep and deer can be seen. The course also passes through wooded areas with obstacles such as fallen trees. Also included are several wet / marsh areas (dependent upon weather conditions leading up to the race and on the day).

Mad Jack's pond Just before the finish the course takes in the pond where competitors run or wade through still water that is approximately 0.5 metres deep. This can be very muddy and obviously cold, be prepared for this popular feature at the end of the race.

Prices

Additional prices
  • affiliated £12.00
  • unaffiliated £14.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 07809 207 007
Click 'check availability' above to book via SAC. £1.50 booking fee applies.
Suitability
Minimum age 16 years on the day of the race
Meeting point
Registration from 8.30 - 10am on the day. The start of race is approximately 5 minutes walk from registration.
What to bring and wear
All runners must wear a number securely pinned to the front of the vest/T-shirt. Please dress for November weather and ground conditions.
Accessibility
The course covers wet, marshy and uneven terrain ending with a run or wade through 0.5 meter water depth.
Other
Free entry to spectators before 10.30am.

Contact Info

Name
Shrewsbury Athletics Club - Mad Jacks
Email
Attinghamevents@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 07809 207007

Upcoming events

Attingham Woollen Woods

Fri 22 Oct 2021
08:30-16:00
Once again this autumn Attingham's Woollen Woods takes over a section of the Mile Walk for our 4th year of crafted creatures.

Forest Faces

Fri 22 Oct 2021
08:30-16:00
Autumn is a great time for natural art and family fun in the woods. Collect a Forest Faces pack from Visitor Reception and see what treasures you can find along your walk to help you create your own autumn inspired natural artwork.

Attingham Uncovered – see a live archaeology dig in progress

Fri 22 Oct 2021
10:00-16:00
2021 marks the last season of archaeological investigations at the site of the Summer House. Firstly unearthed during evaluation work in 2018, this fascinating and unexpected building has revealed new stories every time we have dug a little more.

Attingham Highlights tours

Sat 23 Oct 2021
10:00-11:00
Attingham Highlights tours are returning to Attingham this September! These exclusive tours for a maximum of 8 people will focus primarily on the history of the house, offering a deeper insight into stories of the building over its’ long history.

Deer Park Walks

Sat 23 Oct 2021
16:00-18:00
Take a walk with a member our Ranger team to learn more about the deer park and the herd of Fallow deer. The walks are on the 16th and 17th and on the 23rd and 24th of October.

Mad Jack's 5 with Shrewsbury Athletic Club

Sat 06 Nov 2021
10:30-11:30
Now in its thirteenth year, this race is a joint venture between Shrewsbury AC and the National Trust. The multi-terrain course is approximately 5 miles.