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

Arrival of NEW KIT

We have now taken receipt of the latest batch of MERCIA KIT.  Take note that the latest addiltion to the lists is a really useful SHORT SLEEVED DRIFLO, which is cheaper than most on the market at £16.00.   This top is in the Mercia colours, printed front and back, perfect for training and racing when it's toooooo cold for just a vest and toooooo hot for a long-sleeved top.  We also have the usual Club vests, Long-sleeved dri-flo's, pertex top's, shorts and the signature Fleeces.

Morning After 2010 Results

Results for the Morning After 2010 have arrived, I've pasted them results page, apologies there appearance, the format we received them in does not seem to like our website, normal service will resume soon.
Ckick Here for the results page


The Entry List for the LONG MYND VALLEYS RACE which is to be held on 6th March 2011, is already closed.  Over 450 entries have been received and the entry lists have had to be closed 5 weeks before the anticipated date. A Waiting List has been opened to cope with the extra entries that are expected over the next couple of weeks, see above for further details.

Cannock Chase Trig Points Race - Updated with Pic's

This was the 25th running of the annual Trig Points race, 137 runnners started in bright winter sunshine, conditions underfoot varied from sheet ice to ankle deep mud, with that together with an added complication of a new finish, there must have been 137 different routes used, stories at the finish were full of tales of adventures (or misadventures)as the course wound its way round the Chase, results but no record time can be found by clicking here


YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO REPLY BUT ONLY JUST...  The Dinner this year is on SATURDAY FEBRUARY 5th, after the Cardingmill Canter.  See your Xmas communication for Menu Choices and Reply Slips.  We are returning to the Buckatree Hall Hotel for this years' terrific programme of events, not only do we have a great time spending the evening will all our pals, old and new, there's loads of talk of fellrunning, continuous pictures of you all, reminders of the previous years activities etc, just the same as at races really, but you look neater!!!!!!!!!    We have plenty

Festive Running

There appears to have been good turn outs to both festive runs in Shropshire, although the two runs did see quite different weather.

Merry Christmas

Everyone here at The Mercia Publications Team would like to take the opportunity to wish everyone out there in fell running land, a Merry Christmas, and a happy and New Year, we look forward to see you all, and racing against you, in the fell running year ahead, just a reminder of the two fell race over the festive period, Devils Chair Dash on Sunday 25th Dec and The Morning After on Sunday 1st January, We do not expect either race to be called irrespective of present weather conditions, you are

Mortimer Forest

There was a good turnout at the ever popular Mortimer Forest Race with plenty of Fell Runners from many clubs mixing it with road rumnners in the pre Christmas trail running classic, Paul (Tough Guy) Jones from Oswestry was leading the way home from Mercia's Roland Stafford, with Andrea Rowlands of Eryri leading the ladies, results are available on the Ludlow Runners Webite and pictures can be viewed at the following sites - Please click Read More

Shropshire Hills Winter Series 2010 - 2011 After 3 Races

Results are now on the website for the 2010 - 2011 Winter Series, 

Next Race in The Winter Series is The Cardingmill Canter 5th February - Click Here For Detail
For Series Results after 3 Races Click Here
For Category Results afer 3 Races Click Here

Mercia Championships 2010

Following yesterdays' last race of the season Andrew Davies has won The 2010 Mercia Championships, Andi needed to put in a superfast run and get at least an 8 minute lead on Pete Vale if he was to win back the Mercia Title, and he did just that and more, Pete ended up in second with long time leader Matthew Marston finishing third, Mel Price wins the Ladies title for the second time, Category Winners are Junior Man Joe Donnelly, Junior Lady Emma Clarke, M40 Andy Davies, L40 Sheila Barbour, M50 Ed Davies, M60 Tony Thompson, Presentation of Prizes will follow the Clubs Annual Dinner at the Bucka

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