Mercia members should have received their October newsletter by now.
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Apologies to anyone who got missed.
I'm sure like me, many of you watched in horror at the weekend as The OMM and Fell Running in general hit news head lines. I have to say I've spent a hour or two reading the press coverage and the various web running forums, it would appear that we became a victim of some over reporting and sensationalism to say the least.
Congratulation to Geoff Cowell & Leana Sankey who tied the knot and got married on Saturday 25th Oct at Ludlow Registry Office followed by a reception for 70 friends & Family at The Longville Arms just outside Church Stretton
The UKA British Hill and Fell Running Championships otherwise known to you and me as the FRA Relays were held on Sunday 19th October amidst the beautiful hills of the Clwydian Range in North Wales, the day was not too cold but a brisk wind kept all the runners on their toes, and the Team Tent was very welcome. The runners assembled and everyone got their running kit and shoes sorted out, always difficult when the cars are miles away from the running area, after a few "brew-ups" and "warming ups" the excitement mounted and the Leg one runners were
Yesterdays great performance from Tom Owens at the Relays was by the way of a Swan Song, Tom has been living and working in Glasgow for some time now and has decided that the time has come to relocate his club ties, we really wish him well and thank him for the time and effort he has put in running as part of the senior men's team on many notable occasions, you will be missed Tom and we look forward to seeing you around at races and hearing news of your future performances.