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Original Mountain Marathon 28/10/07

Mercia were well represented again this year at OMM the new name for KIMM, 16 members braved the high winds heavy rain, nearly all completed with Pete Vale and Tom Owens being the stars, the two competing together in the Elite for the first time, finished 5th against a quality field, Gill Harris and Keith Richards also finished in a podium position been the 1st mixed pair in ‘A’ Class, Mercia competitors were : Pete Vale, Tom Owens, Keith Richards, Gill Harris, Pauline Richards, Duncan Jones, Ian Cowie, Glen­n Davies, Harold Wyber, J

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Mercia Runner wins English Championship

­Simon Bailey wins English Championship again, Simon needed a win at Great Whernside to secure his third English title. He was joined in the top ten by two other Mercia Members, Tom Owen 6th and Pete Vale 10th. In the team event we came 5th making it a great session all round.

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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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