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12th AUGUST Battle for Mercia 2 Inters/opens

12th AUGUST Battle for Mercia 2 Inters/opens

BTB Battle for Mercia Comp Saturday 12th inters and opens

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

Entry £40 head over to

to sign up

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 inters, 110 kg Opens, 130kg Women 80kg. Natural Stone Farmers Ringed handles. (ringed suitcase style Farmers) into Power stairs. carry 20m into 3 steps. Max 60 seconds . Opens will have an additional implement to lift 3 steps

Event 2: Gallos Daedlift. Men inters 200kg, Opens 250kg, Women 130kg 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 inters and opens 120kg/100kg 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 Inters 100kg opens 120kg, Women 60kg. 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 Inters- 90,100,110,120,130,

Men's opens 100, 110, 120, 130 ,140

Women- 40,50,60,70,80

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. 10 for the opens men.

The event will be run at Bishton hall as part of their Battle for Mercia 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


Mercia Whisky company

Arts and craft stalls

and loads more a proper family packed day through the ages

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