The aim of the club is to promote and organise 'fell' races in and around the West Midlands.

Long Mynd Thursday hill session

This week's session is a 7pm meet at the scout hut in Rectory Field, carrying on with the short intervals for a couple more weeks.

Mercia Hill Trial Results

Results for today's (very cold) Mercia Hill Trial are here for the short course and here for the long course.

Congratulations Jim, a cracking course made all the better by the weather!

Mercia Hill Trial

Pre-entries close at 6pm tonight, you can enter here until then: https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?elid=Y&event_id=1795

I'm still looking for one more helper - you can help at the event centre or at the mountain checkpoint. Please get in touch with me on 07790 938447 if you are available on Sunday for a few hours between 09:00 and 15:00 (doesn't have to be all of it!)

Many thanks,
Jim

Long Mynd Thursday hill session

This week's Long Mynd hill session is on Thursday, 7pm meet at the cattle grid in Carding Mill Valley.

Cardingmill Canter Sat 14th March - Help Wanted

I'm looking for volunteers for marshalling and other duties for the Cardingmill Canter on Saturday 14th March. The maximum time commitment on the day is 11am to 3pm. Please call me (Dave) on 01694 725597, or text 07850 654 157 or email dave.nichols@match-it.com if you would like to help. Thanks.

Combined Titterstone Clee and Long Mynd Valleys Results

Combined results for the Shropshire Weekend (Titterstone Clee and Long Mynd Valleys) races are available here.

Long Mynd Valleys Results

Results for today's Long Mynd Valleys race are available here. There was one runner that retired without reporting it (to a Marshall or back at the start/finish) and just went home. That person ignored the race instructions (both written and spoken) and needs to be aware of the repercussions of their action. It could result in a full scale mountain rescue operation! Please heed safety instructions.

Titterstone Clee Results

Results for today's Titterstone Clee fell race are available here.

Long Mynd Valleys Update - Saturday 7th

Weather Update

Forecast is for a clear cool day. There is still significant snow and ice on the tops but the valleys are clear (just wet). The roads over the Mynd are still closed.

Kit Check

There will be mandatory kit requirement of: full waterproof cover (including a top with an integral hood), hat, gloves, map, compass, emergency food. This will be strictly enforced - no kit, no go. Make sure you bring the required kit.

There a few tweaks from last year:

Thursday Hill Sessions

This week's South Shropshire Thursday hill session is a 7pm meet at the cattle grid in Carding Mill Valley.

An alternative session on the Wrekin will commence this week (29th January) meeting at the bottom of the main Wrekin track by Forest Glen car park at 19:30. Trail or fell shoes - this week's session will be timed short hill reps (warm-up then 5 to 8 x 60 to 90 second reps at 90% effort with near full recoveries). Session including warm-down should take about an hour. Bring a head torch and wear something bright / reflective (primarily for safety around the car park).

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