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

The UKA British Hill and Fell Running Relay Championships - Bronze for the Senior Men

The UKA British Hill and Fell Running Championships otherwise known to you and me as the FRA Relays were held on Sunday 19th October amidst the beautiful hills of the Clwydian Range in North Wales, the day was not too cold but a brisk wind kept all the runners on their toes, and the Team Tent was very welcome.  The runners assembled and everyone got their running kit and shoes sorted out, always difficult when the cars are miles away from the running area,  after a few "brew-ups" and  "warming ups"  the excitement mounted and the Leg one runners were

Corndon Classic - 16th November 2008

Graham Spencer has resurrected this race, click here for the corndon_classic race details

3 Teams Head for FRA Relays

Mercia have entered 3 teams for this weekends FRA Relays in The Clwydians 
A Team; Leg 1 Andi Davies, Leg 2 Tim Davies & Tom Owens, Leg 3, (Navigation) Ian Houston & Tim Werret, Leg 4 Simon Bailey
Vets Team; Edward Davies, Leg 2 Andy Davies & Dave Wade, Leg 3 (Nav) Paul Cadman & Matthew Clewes, Leg4 Andy Yapp
 Ladies Team; Jacqui Loxham, Leg 2, Racheal Bollom & Leena Sankey, Leg 3 (Nav) Polly Gibb & Yvette Lewis, Leg 4, Mel Price

Brieddens Hills race


Results from todays Breiddens Hills Race are now available on line, Tim Davies was the first runner home, the 5th time in the last 6 years that he's won the race, Dad Ed Davies was not to far behind coming home in 5th position overall and first vet by a mile, sister Jacqui Loxam rounded off a good day for the Davies family picking up 2nd prize in the ladies race. Photos taken at the race by Alastair Tye can be viewed at

Winter Series 2008 2009

The Winter Series starts this weekend with Brieddens Fell Race, the normal format will apply best 3 race from any of the follow 6
12th Oct Breiddens Hills Race, 11.00am AM 7m 2300'
2nd Nov Wrekin Wreker 11.00am AM. 8m 2400'
7th Dec Cardington Cracker 11.00am. AM. 9m 2600'
8th Feb Longmynd Valley's 11.30am AM. 11.5m 5000'
7th Mar Cardingmill Canter 1.00pm AS. 4m 1800'
29th Mar Wrekin Fell Race 11.00am. AS. 5.5m 1700'
Details of all races can be found under Race Information on this website

Long Mynd Hike Results

Long Mynd Hike results are now posted on Hike website, please follow the link below to access, congratulations to Andy Davies & Dave Wade for a Mercia 1, 2, in the general classification, Dave also won the Swain Trophy. Adrian Donnelly won the Scout Staff and Pauline Richards for won the Eric Broom Staff, Mercia also won the team trophy taking them in to the lead in The Vasque Ultra Series, more details in the next newsletter

The Wistanstow Walk - Saturday 13th September 2008

Results and information are now available on ­The Wistanstow Walk website.­

Mad Jack's Five - 2008

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Something different in Attingham Park. It is not a fell race in fact the organisers struggled to find much of a hill for the route but a cracking 5 mile cross country around the parkland and woods with added water features and fences etc. So good fun and the family and spectators get into the Attingham Park grounds free!­­

Skyline and Peris pictures

There's a whole load of pictures of the 2008 Stretton Skyline and Peris Horseshoe races on Alastair Tye's fell running pictures web site.

27th South Shropshire Circular

Entry forms and event details for the South Shropshire Circular are now available. This is a fantastic event and traditionally fills up very quickly - so don't delay!­­

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