Midland Counties Autumn Road Relays

Midland Area Combined Autumn Road Relays

Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield    

Men’s 6 Stage, Women’s 4 Stage & Young Athletes 3 Stage Road Relays

Maps & Directions

 

Championship Winning Teams 1998 to 2014          

( Compiled by Lily Higgins )

 

News about the Relays

RESULTS FROM THE ROAD RELAYS AND YOUNG ATHLETE’S RACES – SUTTON PARK – SATURDAY 26th MARCH 2022

Senior Men’s 12-Stage Relay Results https://www.race-results.co.uk/results/2022/m1222.pdf Women’s 6-Stage Road Relay Results https://www.race-results.co.uk/results/2022/m6w22.pdf Young Athlete Road Race Results https://www.race-results.co.uk/results/2022/mu131722.pdf

CARDIFF 5K – SUNDAY 1st MAY 2022

The first Inter-Area road race of the 2022 Calendar Year will be the Cardiff 5k on Sunday 1st May 2022. If you are interested in representing the Midland Counties Area Team please contact the team managers: Men’s Team Manager Matt Long (mattlongcoach@gmail.com) and Women’s Team Manager Claire Martin (runclairerun@hotmail.co.uk)’ The Team Managers will be looking

MIDLAND 10K ROAD RACE CHAMPIONSHIPS – SUNDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER 2022 AND OTHER ROAD RACES

The Midland Counties Athletic Association (MCAA) is pleased to announce that the Midland 10k Road Race Championships will be held at the Wilne 10k to be held on Sunday 4th September 2022. Entries are now open via the following link. https://www.wilne.co.uk/enter-2022/ In 2022 there will be a team competition as well as individual medals for

THE MIDLAND COUNTIES MEN’S 12-STAGE ROAD RELAY, WOMEN’S 6-STAGE ROAD RELAY AND YOUNG ATHLETES 5K ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS – SATURDAY 26 MARCH 2022

The Midland Counties Athletic Association are pleased to announce that online entries are open for the following events: Men’s 12-Stage Road Relay http://www.race-results.co.uk/onlineentries/user/login.php?raceid=4368 Women’s 6-stage Road Relay http://www.race-results.co.uk/onlineentries/user/login.php?raceid=4369 Young Athletes 5km Road Races https://www.race-results.co.uk/onlineentries/user/login.php?raceid=4372 The entries for all three events close on Sunday 13th March 2022 and no late entries will be accepted. Confirmation letters

ROAD RUNNING OPEN FORUM – SUNDAY 16TH JANUARY 2022

The Midland Counties Athletics Association held its Annual Online Road Running Open Forum on Sunday 16th January 2022 commencing at midday. Despite a big push to get details of the meeting out there only two individuals joined members of the Road Running Committee to discuss potential changes to the Area’s Road Running Plans for 2022.

MIDLAND AREA CHAMPIONSHIP ROAD RACES – 2022

In 2021 the following events were selected by the Midland Counties Road-Running Committee to host the Midland Championship Race over the distance shown below. 5k Road Race Twilight 5k – Sunday 18th July 2021 10k Road Race Wilne 10k – Sunday 5th September 2021 10-Mile Road Race Derby 10-mile – Sunday 14th November 2021 Half-Marathon

MIDLAND COUNTIES ROAD-RUNNING OPEN FORUM – SUNDAY 16th JANUARY 2022

The Midland Counties Athletics Association will hold its annual Road-Running Open Forum online at midday on Sunday 16th January 2022. The purpose of this forum is to give club representatives an opportunity to state their views and ask questions about the plans for road-running within the Midlands during 2022. In addition, it will allow individuals

MIDLAND COUNTIES ON SONG AGAIN AT HOME INTER-AREA RACE HELD WITHIN THE TELFORD 10K

After a couple of weeks of strong wind and very heavy rain it was a relief when Sunday 12th December 2021 was dry with a slight breeze. Race Director Dave Mansbridge and his organising team from Telford staged three great races with the faster men in Race One. As usual it was a competitive race

MIDLAND COUNTIES ROAD-RUNNING OPEN FORUM – SUNDAY 16th JANUARY 2022

The Midland Counties Athletics Association will be holding its annual Road-Running Open Forum online at midday on Sunday 16th January 2022. The purpose of this forum is to give club representatives an opportunity to state their views and ask questions about the plans for road-running within the Midlands during 2022. In addition, it will allow

MIDLAND COUNTIES TEAMS FOR THE TELFORD 10K – SUNDAY 12TH DECEMBER 2021

The Midland Counties are pleased to announce the Men’s and Women’s Teams for the forthcoming Inter-Area 10k to be run within the Telford 10k on Sunday 12th December 2021. There are increasing numbers of athletes who were born in the Area who are contacting us to see whether they can get a run out for

MIDLAND AREA CHAMPIONSHIP ROAD RACES – 2022

In 2021 the following events were selected by the Midland Counties Road-Running Committee to host the Midland Championship Race over the distance shown below. 5k Road Race Twilight 5k – Sunday 18th July 2021 10k Road Race Wilne 10k – Sunday 5th September 2021 10-Mile Road Race Derby 10-mile – Sunday 14th November 2021 Half-Marathon

DERBY 10-MILE – SUNDAY 14TH NOVEMBER 2021

With some well-known names among an entry of 1,500 and a dry morning with only a very gentle breeze, Race Director Richard Kay was hopeful that he might see two new course records. As it happens only 1,049 runners toed the start-line and several of the big names were among those who chose not to

MIDLAND AREA CHAMPIONSHIP ROAD RACES – 2022

In 2021 the following events were selected by the Midland Counties Road-Running Committee to host the Midland Championship Race over the distance shown below. 5k Road Race Twilight 5k – Sunday 18th July 2021 10k Road Race Wilne 10k – Sunday 5th September 2021 10-Mile Road Race Derby 10-mile – Sunday 14th November 2021 Half-Marathon

FORTHCOMING SELECTIONS FOR TELFORD 10K – SUNDAY 12TH DECEMBER 2021

The fourth and final race of the 2021 Inter-Area Road Race Series will be held at Telford on Sunday 12th December 2021 with the event held in conjunction with the popular Telford 10k. After team wins in the Cardiff 5k and the Leeds Abbey Dash the Men’s team will be ringing the changes and the

MIDLAND COUNTIES ROAD RUNNING – TEAMS FOR LEEDS ABBEY DASH ANNOUNCED

Such is the pull of the Leeds Abbey Dash to be held on Sunday 24th October 2021 that the Midland Team Managers were left with some hard choices due to the quality of athletes looking to pull on the green and white vest. There are five to run and three to score in the Senior

MIDLAND ROAD RELAYS – RACE PHOTOS

Photos from yesterday’s races are available at the following link: https://www.fotoccompli.co.uk/sport/210925/210925.html

MIDLAND ROAD RELAYS -SATURDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER 2021

A big thank you to all the clubs and athletes that competed at Sutton Park yesterday – we are so appreciative of your support. I would like to give a special shout out to all the volunteers that helped to make the event possible – without your support the event would not be possible. It

MIDLAND ROAD RELAYS – SATURDAY 25th SEPTEMBER 2021

Just a quick reminder to officials, spectators and competitors ahead of tomorrow’s Midland Road Relays. In our efforts not to become an event that spreads Covid please leave Sutton Park following your event, cool down and any medal presentation that you might need to stay for. Also the Midland Counties Athletic Association would appreciate it

DERBY RUNNER MIDLAND COUNTIES ROAD RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS – SUTTON PARK – SATURDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER 2021

The program for the Derby Runner Midland Counties Road Relays to be held in Sutton Park on Saturday 25th September 2021 is now available at the following link. Clubs are reminded that only athletes that have been entered and appear in the program are eligible to run forr your club on the day. https://www.race-results.co.uk/results/2021/mcaa%20road%20relays%202021.pdf

WILNE 10K – RACE RESULTS – SUNDAY 5 SEPTEMBER 2021

The Wilne 10k hosted the Midland Counties 10k Championships on Sunday 5th September 2021 with medals available to the first three Senior Men and first three Senior Women. There were 780 finishers and the race was won by Will Battershill of Erme Valley Harriers in 29:54, second finisher was Freddie Hessian of Notts AC in