On The Day

Shrewsbury Wacky Races
Shrewsbury Quarry Town Park
26th May 2019
10-5pm

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

OUR AMAZING EVENT MAP

MERCHANDISE

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

PIT TOURS

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

Disabled

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

Prices:

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


FAQ'S

  • 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