After a few last minute nerves, and a few sleepless nights,(organising an event is tough and I'm a amateur!!!) I laughed and cried!! it was so funny!! the
effort that people had gone to, making costumes, eating cake!! and lugging them selves, their udders, shells (Bob) and feathers up Grandma batch, all for selected Wildlife charities, was truly fabulous (the Bayston Hill salad dodgers!! must have been in their element surrounded by all those animals!! yum)
Church Stretton saw something a little differant today, the Bluebell Run as alway been associated with raising money for charity and doing it's bit for a good cause, but today for just one running it was taken over by a Gorilla, and her sidekicks a bizzy bee and a teddy bear, the gorilla was Anna Barlett who wanted to do something special for endangered spices, so she persueded many of our normally hardened fell runners to go fancy dress, not just that, but bring their familes along to do a fun run/walk too, the main race started at 10am on the standard 5 mile course, wi
Mercia Fell Runners are holding a Weekend Outdoor First Aid Course for Mercia members on 22nd and 23rd June 2013. This is an HSE approved course for outdoor practitioners e.g. Mountain Leaders (Winter Summer). Mountain Bike Leaders, Outdoor/Sports Instructors and most relevently Race Organisers, Marshals and anybody who helps or runs on our hills in the Summer and the Winter.
Following a slight hiccup with a missing runner, we think we have the correct results, you will find them on the results page of the website, if you notice any errors or omissions please let the webmaster know, , There where sevral photographers out there tonight, Alastair pictures can be viewed at www.fellrunningpictures.co.uk, Johns pictures will be available shortly at www.uksportpictures.com as will Stuarts pictures at our sponsors website www.highsport
Results from tonights race can be viewed on the results page of the website
Pictures will be available shortly at uksportpictures.com
I'm so sorry to ask, this is a very busy time of the year! All the organisers, marshalls, volunteers did such a fabulous job with the Junior Fell
running championships (Hosted by Mercia fell runners) making it such a great success!! standing for a long time in some strangely freaky,hail,wind and sun! And some of you might also be volunteering at the SyTri Aquathon on the 5th of May.
Mercia are today prodley hosting the second round of the English Junior Championships at Gearstone Farm, Sandford Avenue Church Stretton, race will run from 12:15 through out the afternoon, results will appear here as soon as possible after each race.
We would like to take this opertunity to tahnk our sponsours, High Sports of Shrewsbury, John Sprouson of Stiperstones, Stretton Water (Princess) Sainsburys. Pete Bland Walsh Shooes who sponsors of the English Junior Championships
Click Here for Under 8 Results
Results from last nights race are now available in the results section of the website
Click Here for The Senior Race(14 & over)
Click Here for The Junior Race (Cats under 14)
Pictures by Alastair are available at Fellrunningpictures.co.uk and other will be available shortly on the High Sports Website
The Shropshire Winter Fell Race Series will be held after the Prize giving for the Wrekin Streak at the Huntsman Pub as usual. As the Wrekin Fell Race was cancelled the results have been taken from the previous 5 Races with the best 3 out of 5 counting. Hope to see you there.