The aim of the club is to promote and organise 'fell' races in and around the West Midlands.

2nd Annual Haughmond Handicap Chase

­Monday 5th May. A multi terrian race with a twist. (Not a fell race).
­ Click here for details and an entry form.

Newsletter - January 08

There is still time to get in that fascinating article that we are all dying to read, e-mail it to Elaine@make247.co.uk for inclusion in the next Newsletter, doesn't need to be long, we will be glad to hear from you.

Trig Points 2008

Tim Werret

Trig Points Results are now up and ready to view, Top 3 places taken by Mercia with Tim Werrett home first in 1:33:20 followed by Tom Owens 18seconds later and Pete Vale in 1:37:32, first lady was Nicki Nealon from Huncote in 1:49:16, severnth overall

Longmynd Valleys Weekend

Here's hoping that this weekend is as popular as ever and that as many of you as possible are going to be out there running.  However, if you are not running on either day and would be willing to help out, could you please contact us asap.  (Non-running partners or friends too)  Many thanks.    Keith, Phil, Gill and Pauline

Relay

Dear All,
Having talked with a few people at the “Morning After” Race there seems to be a favourable response to the idea of such an event. One suggestion was that there were Mixed teams – ratio of 3:1. This will add to the low key atmosphere.

Winter Series 2007 2008 After 3 Races

Interim results from Shropshire Hill Winter Series 2007-2008 have now been posted on the Race Results Page, Pete Ball & Anna Bartlett from Shrewsbury AC currently lead both the Men & ladies categories, with Mercia's Andy Yapp leading the M40's Ed Davies the M50.The next race in Winter Series is the Longmynd Valleys on 3rd February

Cannock Chase Trig Points Race Route

­A map showing a suggested route for this race has been posted in the race information page. This race requires navigation (I know I got lost last year!), so if you've not done it before you need to study the map and work out a route.­

Mercia Committee Meeting 13/01/2008

Mercia Committee Meeting Agenda
Sunday 13 January 2008­
Brockton Village Hall (Following the Trig Points Race)
Anyone wishing to have an item raised at the committee meeting can do so by putting an artical on the Discussion Forum or by contacting a member of the committe

How accurately can you judge your pace?

On Tuesday 18th December Mark Bollam set an interesting challenge to the 'Tuesday' group...

Long Mynd O - December 19th 2007 to January 7th 2008

­­You are invited to take part in Wrekin Orienteer Long Mynd Challenge.
A permanent Orienteering course will be available on the Long Mynd between the above dates.
There will be two courses---Short at about 6 miles and a long at about 8 miles. The above distances are in a straight line between the controls. Actual running distance is likely to be 25%
more t­han this.
You will need Ordnance Survey Map of the Long Mynd at 1/25000.

PARKING—Carding Mill Valley between bridge and Visitor Centre is best. £2 charge

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