7th AUGUST Battle for Mercia Novice

7th AUGUST Battle for Mercia Novice

BTB Battle for Mercia Comp Sunday 7th 


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: Men 116 kg Women 80kg. Natural Stone Husafell Carry. max revolutions in 60 Seconds. Time starts once you cross the line. 


Event 2:  Men 170kg Women 110kg approx 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 80kg/100kg Women 40kg/50kg  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: Men 46kg approx women 35kg approx Stone dumberll reps in 60 Seconds Limit.  Circus dumbell style 


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 for the saturday. 


The event will be run at Bishton hall as part of their mercia through the ages 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 


any questions please ask