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Time Trial

This years Time Trial again brought out Mercia runner in their droves, the main event was eclipsed by Jill Leventon & Pauline Richards doing it as a Pair to celebrate their pensionable status, it was decided they should team up to prevent the two 60 year olds running each other into the ground in their race to be the first Senior Senior Lady over the line. Their arrival at the finish was greeted by a big notice that congratulated them on their achievement and welcomed them as the Time Trial Chicks (and a bottle of champagne). 

AGM

Mercia held their Annual AGM at The Stiperstones Inn following the Little Stretton to Stiperstones Time Trial, Bob Dredge the Clubs Chairman addressed the assembled members and gave a brief run down of the Clubs performance on and off the fell over the last 12mths, Tony Thompson circulated a copy of the Clubs accounts and Jess Taylor added comments from Secretaries angle, debate was had on several topical issues from staging a relay race between Shropshire Clubs to Club Kit, The Constitution, Club Championships (See Discussion Forum), Junior Sections, All Officers and Committee Members wher

Original Mountain Marathon 28/10/07

Mercia were well represented again this year at OMM the new name for KIMM, 16 members braved the high winds heavy rain, nearly all completed with Pete Vale and Tom Owens being the stars, the two competing together in the Elite for the first time, finished 5th against a quality field, Gill Harris and Keith Richards also finished in a podium position been the 1st mixed pair in ‘A’ Class, Mercia competitors were : Pete Vale, Tom Owens, Keith Richards, Gill Harris, Pauline Richards, Duncan Jones, Ian Cowie, Glen­n Davies, Harold Wyber, J

Car Sticker

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Someone on the commmittee has been very busy recently, they have commissioned a new Mercia Car Sticker and it should be available soon

Mercia Runner wins English Championship

­Simon Bailey wins English Championship again, Simon needed a win at Great Whernside to secure his third English title. He was joined in the top ten by two other Mercia Members, Tom Owen 6th and Pete Vale 10th. In the team event we came 5th making it a great session all round.

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