Eden Schiller joined SMAC in September 2012 starting in the beginners group in the middle of the field enjoying fun relays, games and small track sessions. Five years later she is the 2017 Midlands U15 3000m track champion, the U15 Staffs County Cross Country champion and the Midlands U15 1500m silver medallist.


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 In addition Eden qualified first in the U15 girls West Midlands London Mini Marathon trials, ultimately finishing 37th in the 2017 London Mini Marathon run over the last 5km of the iconic London marathon course. Also in 2017 Eden finished 3rd overall in the NSCCL, 2nd in the County Schools Cross Country, 7th in the Midlands Cross Country Championships and 58th in the National Championships. She represented Staffordshire 3 times during the season.

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Combining swimming & cycling with her running, Eden achieved a National Youth ranking for Triathlon of 5th in England and Wales in 2017. In the UK wide U16 Triathlon Super Series (6 races) she finished 9th, achieving a best result of 4th at Eton Dorney in June over the 400m swim, 10km bike and 2.5km run distance.

Eden has always enjoyed being a member of SMAC  and regularly trains on a Tuesday night at Birchall under junior coach Kerry Marchant. Her advice to any young person wanting to do well and achieve in sport is never give up and smile.

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How to join SMAC

We welcome runners of all abilities and interests. We also welcome volunteers, who may like to help out with coaching and putting on races. Full support will be provided. Please visit our Membership pages for more details.

Coaching Sessions

If you are a member of Staffs Moorlands A.C. you are eligible to train at any of the organised sessions which are all run by England Athletics Qualified Coaches. Tuesday Night Birchall Track, Leek. 5.20pm Junior session, 6.30pm Seniors. See our Coaching pages for more details.

Our Races

SMAC is famous for putting on a series of races during the summer months and also a pre-Christmas event. Please follow the links to our Summer Series and Christmas Cracker race pages.


Kit can be ordered via email from the kit manager. There are more details on our Kit page. Kit is generally ordered on demand and there may be a lead time. You must wear club kit for team events.

Get In Touch

We'd love to hear from you. Our Contact pages have a variety of ways in which you can contact us.

Our Teams

Here at SMAC we have teams for the Juniors, Men and Ladies. There is also an active Veterans Team and a Fell Running Team. Please use the 'Teams' menu (found under the 'Run With Us' menu) to find more information.