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CARDING MILL CANTER - Final race details

SATURDAY 1st MARCH
AS. 4m 1800’. (ish!) 1.00pm start.

Start and Parking. In the Carding Mill Valley N.T. car park £2 or free to N.T. members. Alternative parking in and around Church Stretton. (10 mins walk away) Please car share where possible.

Carding Mill Canter 2008

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The next Mercia Race will be the Carding Mill Canter on Saturday 1st of March, the Course starts and finishes in the Cardingmill Valley and follows a route devised some 10 years ago by local runner Gill Harris, although billed as a 4 mile race it's possibly closer to 5 and as the record time of 37minutes and 35seconds set by Tim Davies suggests it is a tough little race, the Course has been used as a English Championships race on one occasion although in that year we did have to lengthen it slightly as the National Trust was concerned about so many runners using the steeper descents, we have n

Shropshire Hill Winter Series 2007 - 2008 After 4 Races

The latest positions are now available for the Winter Series after 4 Races, Peter Ball and Anna Bartlett both from Shrewsbury AC lead the SM & SL respectiveley, with Roger Lamb & Julie Cowley from Mercia heading the Vet 40's but with 2more races, The Cardingmill Canter on March 1st & The Wrekin Fell Race on April 13th many places could still change, remember it the best 3 race to count, so far 419 different runners have competed in on of this seasons races, 66 have done two, 34 have done three and 13 have done all four.

Annual Dinner and Presentation Evening - 1st March 2008

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Bookings are rolling in for the Annual Dinner and Presentation Evening at the Longville Hotel, it is proving to be a very popular event. We do have an upper limit so if you want a seat, let me know by 16th February, send your menu choices and cheque to Pauline Richards, 23 St. Annes Road, Collegefields, Shrewsbury, SY6 6AU. or for any further information ring 01743 352387.

Rick's Relays - Sunday 10th February

The inaugural run of RICK'S RELAYS took place in balmy sunshine, with eight teams lining up in Carding Mill Valley on the Sunday morning, being waived off in fine style by friends, family and a host of visitors to the popular National Trust Valley.