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Mad Jack's 5

Mad Jack’s 5 – Saturday 6th November 2021


REGISTRATION NOW OPEN at Mad Jacks 5 | Shrewsbury AC | AV Timing

A Race under UKA rules. Licence applied for



This race is a joint venture between Shrewsbury AC and the National Trust. Now in its thirteenth 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 2021  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 (preferred) and available until 10.00am on Race Day at Mad Jacks 5 | Shrewsbury AC | AV Timing - please read the Information for Runners document before you enter.

For a postal entry (if you must), download the Mad Jacks 2021 Entry Form – please read the Information for Runners document before you enter.

Congratulations to the 1st Male 2019 - Oli Blake (Oswestry Olympians)


and 1st Lady 2019 - Amanda Wright-Smith (Mercia Fell Runners)



For more pics visit Colin Williamson's site here


2020 cancelled by covid

2019 results 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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