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13th AUGUST Battle for Mercia 2 Novice

13th AUGUST Battle for Mercia 2 Novice

BTB Battle for Mercia Comp Sunday 13th 


Who will be crownd KING/Queen! of the Stones Novice strong peoples.  


Entry fee is NON REFUNDABLE! But happy to swap entry to another athlete (swap to a Friend)


5 Traditional and unique stone based events 


Event 1: Mercia Carry. Men 80 kg Women 60kg. Natural Stone Farmers Ringed handles. (ringed suitcase style Farmers) into Power stairs.  carry 20m  into 3 steps. Max 60 seconds . 


Event 2:  Gallos Daedlift. Men 160kg Women 105kg approx bit like a Ukrainian style Deadlift. Athletes will be stood on a raised platform. lifting a natural stone with a chain with a t bar style handle. reps in 60 Seconds.


Event 3: Men 100kg/80kg Women 80kg/65kg  The Matthews Stones. 2 Natural stones. attached together via an 8 ft chain. moved individually to complete the 15m course (90 seconds Limit)


Event 4: Highland Wolf Press, Men 80kg Women 40kg. So its similar to a yoke press but the weights (stones) swing independently. Making it an unstabble wobbly style press


Final Event: Tacky Less Atlas stones Men, 60,80,90,100,110

Women, 30,40,50,60,65

Pick, Carry, load. distance gets shorter as stones get heavier 10m-2m


Enrty includes Comp T shirt Trophies for the top 3 Places. 15 spaces avaliable in each cat for the saturday. 


The event will be run at Bishton hall as part of their Battle for Mmercia festival, going to be a full weekend of family fun, 


  • A full working viking village
  • Viking Battle reenactment
  • Viking clans 
  • Celtic Clans 
  • Long bow demenstrations
  • Axe throwing 
  • Food Court 
  • Archery 
  • Mercia Whisky company 
  • Arts and craft stalls 
  • and loads more a proper family packed day through the ages 


any questions please ask