We’re enormously grateful to the following organisations for their support:
Carters of Ludlow
Family run business offering top quality local meats and great produce. Carters will be providing some of their amazing pork pies and scotch eggs for competitors at Beer Station 4 at Ludlow Mascall Centre. You can their shop on Coder Road or call them on 01584 879117.
On the 31st of October, 1934, Ludlow and District Rugger Club held their inaugural meeting in the Feathers Hotel. The majority of attendees at that meeting were teachers at Ludlow Grammar School, where rugby had recently replace football as the game of choice. More than 80 years on Ludlow’s gone from a club that did little other than concentrate on games and social events to one which is at the centre of the community.
The club house sits next to the convergence of the rivers Teme and Corve, in the shadow of Ludlow castle. It’s picturesque location and facilities mean it is used for some kind of social event nearly every day of the week, from wedding receptions to book launches.
The clubs partnership with the local community and schools has seen it awarded the prestigious RFU and Club England Club Mark accreditation award, which is all thanks to the hard work of the many volunteers at the club.
Several players from Ludlow RFC have gone on to play at county and North Midlands level.
Ludlow Runners is a small, friendly road/cross country/fell running club based in South Shropshire. As well as taking part in a huge variety of running events, we also organise 3 of our own races and take part in the Herefordshire Cross Country League.We run off road in the beautiful Mortimer Forest in the summer and in the winter we run around the picturesque streets of Ludlow. All running interest and abilities are catered for and new members and visiting runners are always welcome.
Discover the brewing magic of the award-winning Ludlow Brewery, here in Shropshire and the Marches – an area fast becoming one of the leading brewing regions in the UK.
Located in a specially converted railway shed, just over 50 metres north of Ludlow railway station. The building has been fully refurbished to latest building standards and houses a 20 barrel brewing system. Ludlow Brewery produces award winning high quality ales right in the heart of the beautiful town of Ludlow.
Joining Ludlow’s tradition of fine food and drink, Ludlow Brewing Company is a small brewery which aims to produce high quality real ale for the discerning drinker. We are capable of producing over ½ million pints per year, our top-notch new premises is open to the public. Why not pop in and try our delicious ales for yourself?
Whitcliffe Common is a delightful area of countryside available to all and on the doorstep of one of the loveliest market towns in England. The present Common is all that remains of a much larger medieval common used in the 13th C. to graze livestock, gather hay and quarry stone for the construction of buildings such as Ludlow Castle. On the Common and visible, are the long trenches thought to have been dug by the Parliamentarians for the siege of Ludlow Castle during the Civil War in 1646. Whitcliffe is also of international geological importance for exposures of Silurian strata. The work of Murchison in the 19thC gave the name ‘Whitcliffian” to the Ludlow Bone Beds. In 1821 the tradition began of caring for the area by local residents and this is continued today by the Trustees for The Friends of Whitcliffe Common. The organisers of Storm The Castle are very grateful for the help and support of The Friends of Whitcliffe Common.
VOTE FOR COACH DERMOTT **LAST CHANCE TO VOTE** Voting closes today in the annual 220 Triathlon Magazine Awards and we would like to ask you to take a couple of minutes to vote for our head coach and race director Dermott Hayes in the Coach of the Year category. Dermott leads our overseas training camps, he has been a regular face in the magazine writing training plans and offering advice for years, and coaches athletes of all abilities up to Team GB athletes winning international medals. He is the guy at our races with the loud shorts and the loud voice. Please follow this link to cast your vote www.220triathlon.com/competitions/2019-220-triathlon-awards-now-open/586.html... See MoreSee Less
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