On The Day

Shrewsbury Wacky Races
Shrewsbury Quarry Town Park
26th May 2019

Schedule for the day

  • 10:00 First Race
  • 13:00 Second Race
  • 16:00 Final Race for the Top 10
  • 17:00 Prize Giving & Awards

On the day we will keep our facebook page up to date



We have some amazing merchandise for you on the day please stop by our store and have a look.

  • Adult T-Shirts £15.00
  • Kids T-Shirt £12.50
  • Badges £3.00
  • Caps £12.00
  • Car Stickers £2.00
  • Reusable Pint Cups £2.00


Would you like to meet the teams and see the Soapboxes up close?  I know we would!  We have created a wrist band that will allow you access into our PIT AREA!  

  • Adults £5.00
  • Children (under 16's) £3.00

Car Parking

Long Stay

  • Abbey Foregate – SY2 6AH, open 24 hours
  • Raven Meadows
  • Multi-Storey – SY1 1PL, open 10am – 5pm
  • St Julian’s Friars – SY1 1XL, open 24 hours
  • Frankwell Main – SY3 8HQ, open 5am – midnight (exit 24 hours)
  • NCP Wyle Cop – SY1 1XE, open 6am – 10pm
  • Shire Hall – SY2 6ND (45 min walk)

Short Stay

  • Bridge Street – SY1 1QU, maximum stay 2 hours, open 24 hours 
  • Frankwell Quay – SY3 8HQ, maximum stay 3 hours, open 24 hours 
  • Frankwell Riverside – SY3 8HQ, maximum stay 3 hours, open 5am – midnight (exit 24 hours) 
  • St Austins – SY1 1SA, maximum stay 2 hours, open 24 hours 
  • The Gap – SY1 1PL, open 8am – 8pm 
  • Barker Street – SY1 1QH, open 24 hours 
  • The Quarry Swimming Pool – SY1 1RU, maximum stay 4 hours, open 24 hours


Shrewsbury has designated on-street parking spaces for disabled badge holders on: 

  • Shoplatch – SY1 1HF 
  • Castle Street – SY1 2BQ 
  • St. Mary’s Street – SY1 1DS 
  • Claremont Street – SY1 1QG 
  • Roushill – SY1 1PN 
    Parking is free if a blue badge is displayed. 

Normal car parking charges apply for the designated disabled parking spaces in Raven Meadows multi-storey and Abbey Foregate car park.

Park & Ride Meole Brace

Park & Ride at Meole Brace open on the 26th May  from 8am – 7pm and will run every 20mins


  • Adult Return £1.60
  • Child Return Free
  • Concession Return £0.80
  • Group £2.50 for up to 5 Adults
  • Day £2.10


  • We have some nice quality food vendors on site but please feel free to bring a picnic
  • The event is free
  • Details on how to get to Shrewsbury can be found here https://originalshrewsbury.co.uk/see-do/travel-information
  • We have disabled viewing space near the finish line please allow people that need to use this space the courtesy to do so
  • Viewing may be limited along the fence so we have supplied a large screen that will help you to see all the action. (please do not sit or climb on the fence to the track for obvious safety reasons)
  • We have activities available for an extra cost
  • We have Food & Drink Traders on site all day
  • Yes you can bring well behaved dogs on a lead - as it is an open park
  • Timings of the race are subject to change please bear with us
  • We are expecting a lot of people on the day please bear in mind there may be queues for the toilets and food & drink outlets