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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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Mercia Championships after 15 Races 4/11/07

­With still one more race to go in The Mercia Championships the club has a new champion, Tom Owens has romped away with the Club Trophy having been the leading Mercia runner home in 5 of the selected races and second in 7 more, Pete Vale looks like coming in second, the rest of ­the positions are more likely to be decided on who turns up at the last race than anything else. The turn out has been disappointing for the Championship again this year, maybe its time to look for a whole new concept!