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Mad Jack's 5

Mad Jack’s 5 – Saturday 9th November 2019

A Race under UKA rules. Licence applied for


New for 2019 - Chip Timing and immediate results

Medal for all entries received before 21st October




This race is a joint venture between Shrewsbury AC and the National Trust. Now in its eleventh year this race is set in the extensive grounds of the National Trust’s Attingham Park The multi-terrain course is approximately 5 miles.                                                                  

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.

The Information for Runners 2019 provides all the information you need about the race including the Race Cancellation Policy and Participant Disclaimer. Please read this document before entering. 

Online entry now available at Runbritain https://www.runbritain.com/ - please read the Information for Runners document before you enter.

For a postal entry, download the Mad Jacks 2019 Entry Form – please read the Information for Runners document before you enter.

Congratulations to the 1st Male - Jack Agnew (Mercia Fell Runners) .



and 1st Lady Sara Wilhoit (Shrewsbury AC) in the 2018 race




For more pics visit Colin Williamson's site here

2018 results here

2017 Results here

2016 Results here

A big thank you to the National Trust and all the sponsors without whom this race would not be possible.

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