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Tom Tops For Club in British Championship 6/10/07

Tom Owen in his first complete season in fell running championships finished 3rd overall in the British Championships, this added to his win at Angus Munro and his 6th place in English Championships make fantastic year for Tom, Club team Captain Pete Vale was the second Mercia runner and was also very well placed finishing 10th.

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Ian Hodgson Relays 7/10/07

­­Mercia Team came a creditable 4th at the Ian Hodgson Relays, Simon Bailey & Tom Owens on Leg 1, Tim Werrett & Roland Stafford on Leg 2, Andy Wright & Andy Yapp on leg 3 and Pete Vale & Ian Houston on leg 4.

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Joe & Terry Do The Double 7/10/07

At this year’s Longmynd Hike Mercia members Joe Faulkner and Terry Davies decided to go one better, 40 years ago their fathers inaugurated the first Longmynd Hike and to celebrate the occasion they did the Hike not only once but twice, yes 100 miles just for fun?

Mercia Do The Double at Hike 7/10/07

This years Longmynd Hike saw a strong field enter from Mercia Fell Runners, 14 runners from the Club stood on the start line. Members of the club did well picking up the top prizes too with Andy Davies winning overall in a new record time of 7:51, Gill Harris knocked 20mins off the previous ladies record time to win in a time of 10:01.

FRA Relays 13/10/07

­Our Relay team consisting of Pete Vale and Tim Werrett (1st leg), Harold Whyber (2nd), Graham Gristwood and Roland Stafford (3rd ) and Ton Owen (4th) put up a superb performance at Bowland, but no luck again this year, the Club slipped slightly from the 2nd we have managed over the last two years.
 
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