The aim of the club is to promote safe and sustainable fell running in and around the West Midlands.

Winter Series 2008 2009 Update

Series results after the first two race can now be viewed on line on the Race Results page of the website, there is also a updated version of The Best 100 time 2000 - 2007 for the next race in the series The Cardington Cracker

Mercia Club Championships 2008

With one more race to go, Tim Werrett looks odds on favorite to take the Mercia Club Championship for the second time in three years, following outstanding runs at The Wrekin Fell Race and The Long Mynd Valleys early in the season, Tim as left it to everyone else to do the work in trying to catch him up, Andi Davies is probably the best placed to try and bridge the gap, but that would require Andi to win the last race of the year, The Cardington Cracker, even then Tim would have to finish outside the top 5, Andi's brother Tim Davies also stands an outside chance of catching up, but his winn

3 Peaks Corndon Classic

A great total of 66 runners made the re-birth of this smashing 6 miler totally worthwhile .
Despite a drizzly start to the race the hard pull over the top of Corndon Hill from the start
at the Miners Arms soon warmed every one up. The day and the
views then simply got better and better.

Roaches Results

The results from the 2008 Roaches Race the penultimate race  of the Mercia 2008 Championships are now available to view on the website, the latest standings in the series one of the most successful in recent years will be available to view very soon, the last race in the championships will be in just over two week at the Cardington Cracker on 7th Dec, the formate for the 2009 championships will be discussed at the AGM following The Time Trial on30th Nov

It's not too late to join the Mercia Burn

Saturday 8th November - A great Mercia Day out - If you can't decide what to tomorrow join us :- 
A morning run or bike ride on the Mynd - all welcome meet Carding Mill Valley Pavilion - 10 am
After the bike or run (or even just turn up at this point) enjoy your own lunch and we are then working for the National Trust for a couple of hours giving a bit back doing whatever they want us to do, it's not hard and is good fun, bring stout gloves and boots!

Wrekin Wrecker Results

We've been busy on the Mercia Website this week updating the site with all past result since 2002, we have also put summaries of the best runs over the course, so if you want to see if you're in the top 100 times just log on and take a look, we have also put the top 50 Ladies tim­es, and all the best vet times too :-
It is our intention to update the site over the winter months with all results from Shropshire Series Races, we also hope to do a small revamp of the site to make access to ­all the results and statistics easier.

School Fund Raising Day in Memory of Gill Harris

­­­The Teachers and Pupils of Bristnall Hall School in Oldbury, West Midlands are to holding a money raising day on Friday 14th November in Memory of Gill Harris, who taught at the school for over 25 years with all money raised going to Ovarian Cancer Action. 

October 2008 Newsletter

Mercia members should have received their October newsletter by now.
If you haven't received it and you think you are entitled to one, please email with your name and address and she'll send you one.
Apologies to anyone who got missed.

OMM - Bad Press

I'm sure like me, many of you watched in horror at the weekend as The OMM and Fell Running in general hit news head lines. I have to say I've spent a hour or two reading the press coverage and the various web running forums, it would appear that we became a victim of some over reporting and sensationalism to say the least.

Cogratulations to Geoff & Leana Cowell


Congratulation to Geoff Cowell & Leana Sankey who tied the knot and got married on Saturday 25th Oct at Ludlow Registry Office followed by a reception for 70 friends & Family at The Longville Arms just outside Church Stretton 

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