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Mercia Hill Trial

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Sunday 23rd January 2022

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Tuesday 4th January 2022
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Sunday 16th January 2022 at 22:00
Medium; Short
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The Mercia Hill Trial is a navigation event taking place on the Shropshire Hills. It is suitable for fellrunners and orienteers. The 2022 event will be from Middletown SY21 8EL. You will be provided with a map showing the checkpoints/controls and the order in which you must navigate between them. There will be two courses:

Planner’s medium course - 15km / 1000m ascent
Planner’s short course - 10km / 600m ascent

Individual or pair

Min age 18, or 16 if accompanied by an O18 accomplished nav

Electronic timing using SI dibbers will be used, dibbers will be supplied, do not lose them they will cost you £30 to replace.

Start times from 10.30

This is a Nav event you or one of your pair MUST have nav skills and be able to read an OS 1:25,000 map and use a compass. Local knowledge will help, but not that much. Runners are responsible for their own safety once out on the course.

A NONE waterproofed A4 1:25,000 map will be provided at the start, bring your own map case.


Full kit as per WFRA requirements. A spare warm layer may be required, bring it anyway.

Parking at Middletown Village Hall SY21 8EL

Registration will be from Middletown Village Hall SY21 8EL, from 9 am

Start and finish are nearby

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