The Groundhog Marathon (and 10k, Half Marathon)

You spin me right round, Baby right round….

Saturday 4th March 2023 9.00am








Race HQ

Telford Running Track

New Rd

Wrockwardine Wood



Nearest Train Station – Oakengates and Telford Central

Local Taxi 01952 501050

Choose from these distances :-

10K – 9.00AM Start £28

Half Marathon 9.00AM Start £33

Marathon Start 9.00AM Start £36

Elevation Rating – 0 out of 5

Course Markings

Big Gazebo and Speakers at the Start. 400M Running Track

Entries are now open for the 11th Groundhog Marathon taking place in Oakengates, Telford. Come and join us for a very unique experience – this event is a very social experience! This run is definitely more mental than physical but it proves a laugh year after year with everyone having a great social day out.

You see the leaders every lap, there is pumping music and the aid station is with in easy reach.  This event is chip timed and we hope to have a fastest last lap competition with some prizes. If you’re looking for a good for age, or a PB or a Guinness World Record, or just a day with friends this is the place to be.

Race Permit applied for.

Instructions will be emailed to you 7/10 days before the race. Please note we are unable to offer refunds or deferrals however we are more than happy for you to sell or gift your place to someone else should you have to withdraw (up to 1 week before the event). 

We reserve the right to move the venue of the race to a different location.