You may be aware of the Wenlock Olympian Games and the crucial role these played in establishing the modern International Olympic movement. The Games take place every year and include three running events that your members may be interested in.
Half marathon – Sunday May 15th @10:30
7 Mile Road Race – Sunday 10th July, @11:00
100km Run/Walk – Saturday 16th (and Sunday 17th) July, @ 08:00 (for walkers) & @10:00 (for runners)
All these events start in Much Wenlock and their details (location, entry forms etc.) can be found here:
http://www.wenlock-olympian-society.org.uk – as can the history of the Games and their founder William Penny Brookes.
Thanks and regards
Wenlock Olympian Society