Wrekin Streak

Wow - nearly one hundred and thirty runners turned out for the first race in the Shropshire Summer Race Series, the Car Park at the Fairy Glen was heaving, the evening was quite warm with no wind and Simon started the race on time with his usual efficiency.  Being at the back I was not quite sure who got killed in the rush to the trig point but by the time the lead man (Richard Roberts, Eryri and Wales) came by me he had an impressive lead on the second man (Stanley Charles, Clwydian).  In the Ladies field the leading lady (Anna Bartlett, SAC and Welsh International) came by in an

Rainbow Run - Sunday 11th May @ 11 am

Come along and enjoy a Sunday Morning Run on May 11th in and around
Church Stretton,  this 4 1/2 mile run and Family Walk (if you
don't want to run, bring your family for the walk) starts at 11 o'clock
in Rectory Field, this is by the Scout Hut behind the Church, a lot of
Mercia members will recognise this as the field where we help out at
the Annual Bonfire.

Welsh Smash & Grab

Results of the Wrekin Streak are now available on the results pages of the website, a  race report will follow in the next few days, first home was Welsh International Richard Roberts from Eryri in a time of 17:54 with Stanley Charles from Clwydian Range Runners nearly a minute behind, the Ladies race was won by fellow Welsh Runner and partner of Richards, Anna Bartlett in 21.29

Summer's Here!!

When you go out for your evening run the temperature out there feels anything like summer, but it's here, its official, Wednesday night (23rd April) see the start of The Shropshire Hill Summer Series with the annual Wrekin Streak, starting from The Fairy Glen just off Junction 7 M54, the race starts off our Summer Series, the week after, (30th April) it's out to Sheinton for Grahame Hughes' steeple chase and two weeks after that  (14th May) its The Caradoc Classic, so put on your racing shoes and join in the pain. details of all races can be found in Race Information page of the website