Committee articles

Ted Sutters

The English Cross Country Association is sad to hear that Ted Sutters passed away on Tuesday 10th July at the age of 96. Ted was for many decades a member of the English Cross Country Union Committee and was President during the 1968 – 69 season when the National was held at Parliament Hill. A

ECCA decides on National Cross Country Championship Distances for Senior Men and Women for 2019

At recent English Cross Country Association meetings of the championship and general committees, the subject of equi-distance championship races was discussed following overtures to the ECCA from a number of women runners. The ECCA conducted a survey at the National Cross Country Championships and this and other surveys carried out by other organisations and those

AGM 2018: Agenda

The 11th Annual Open Meeting of the ECCA will be held at the SMART ASTON COURT HOTEL, MIDLAND RD, Derby DE1 2SL on Saturday 19th May 2018 at 12 noon. The Conference Room is on the ground floor of the Hotel, tea and coffee will be available from 11:30. Agenda Apologies for absence Chairman’s welcome

Notice of Annual Open Meeting 2018

The 11th Annual Open meeting will be held on Saturday 19th May at the Smart Aston Ct Hotel, Midland Rd, Derby DE1 2SL (near Derby Railway Stn). All Clubs affiliated to England Athletics for cross country running are eligible to attend and vote. The meeting will start at 12 noon. The Annual Open meeting is

Alan Brent

The English Cross Country Association is sad to report that Alan Brent has passed away aged 98. Alan was President of the English Cross Country Union in 1989 and worked hard for the ECCU as an Official and Course planner. He was also President of the South of Thames Cross Country Association in 1966 and

New President of the ECCA

At the annual ECCA meeting held at Derby, Richard Inchley was made President for the 2017/18 season. He received his Chain of Office from outgoing President Basil Heatley who said he had thoroughly enjoyed his year in the role. Richard, who has been the ECCA Treasurer for 11 years and is current Chairman of Bedfordshire,

10th Annual Open Meeting – Information

The 10th Annual Open Meeting of the ECCA will be held at the SMART ASTON COURT HOTEL, MIDLAND RD, Derby DE1 2SL on Saturday 20th May 2017 at 12 noon. The Conference Room is on the ground floor of the Hotel, tea and coffee will be available from 11:30. All Clubs affiliated to England Athletics

Annual Open Meeting 2017

English Cross Country Association Annual Open Meeting The 10th Annual Open Meeting will be held on Saturday 20th may at the Smart Aston Ct Hotel, Midland Rd, Derby DE1 2SL (near Derby Railway Stn). All Clubs affiliated to England Athletics for cross country running are eligible to attend and vote. The meeting will start at

Obituary – Dr Leo Carroll

It is with great sadness that ECCA has learnt that  Dr Leo Carroll has passed away peacefully following a short illness. He had been the Association’s President back in 2007. Please see a tribute taken from the Northern Athletics web site. Leo had been the current Northern Athletics President and had proudly carried out his

Obituary – Barry Wallman

The English Cross Country Association is sad to have received the news that Barry Wallman has passed away. Barry had been the Honorary Secretary of the ECCU from 1976 to 1988 and then President in 1990/1991. During his involvement with Athletics, Barry was proud to be from Cambridge and lived in the County and was

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