I took part in the 6th 7th and 8th Salisbury 10s in the late 80s and sadly events that took place before the internet are long forgotten. The route was similar to the event these past 25 years, except the start and finish was at Victoria Park.
When I first came to Salisbury in 1985 I was surprised there was no running track in the city! I managed to win in 1985 but I remember it being a small field of 300 not like the near thousand now.
Interesting to note… despite better kit and training support, winning times are not much different today. I have attached the journal write up from 1987.
Three years ago we entered our first race as an affiliated club……
Highworth 5 2017 – Event Review
19th March 2017
As a club we decided to join the Wiltshire Road Race League, you know, just for laughs. This, coincidentally, was the first event in that league for 2017. We managed to get a car-load of runners: Rich, Fran, Nick and Karen to enter.