There appears to have been good turn outs to both festive runs in Shropshire, although the two runs did see quite different weather.
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
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
Results are now on the website for the 2010 - 2011 Winter Series,
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
The Long Mynd Valleys 2011, English Championship Race, PLEASE NOTE that all requests for substitutions have to be with the Organisers by 12 o'clock on Monday 28th February 2011. After that a final list of accepted entries will be shown. For the list of all accepted entries and further information etc Click Here
Well, the race certainly lived up to its name!
We have received news from Paul Sanderson that the Cardington Cracker Race will still take place on this Sunday (5th).
Any news to the contrary will be posted here
On the 25th anniversary of Mercia Fell Runners inception and as we approach the anniversary of the Long Mynd Valleys race, Nick Kingston, one of the clubs founders thought it fitting to devise a new fell running/walking challenge on the Long Mynd. Hence the Long Mynd Tops in tribute to our colleague Gill, who loved these hill.
Mercia Fell Runners wish to use this website to help club members and others meet at fell races and/or share transport wherever possible, to promote a friends network, that helps us all cut our carbon footprint and reduce the cost of travelling to away events