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XC Equalisation of Distances; Statement from the ECCA and 3 areas

The Cross Country representatives of the Northern, Midland & Southern Areas and the English Cross Country Association held their inaugural meeting, on the 14th January 2021. This is the first of a series of meetings aimed at delivering a unified response on behalf of the sport of cross country through the sport’s major competition providers

The Nationals, and COVID

The ECCA has reluctantly decided that it is not going to be possible to promote the annual English ‘National’ Cross Country Championships at Parliament Hill, London on March 6th 2021 as originally planned. Whilst there may be some degree of relaxation of Covid 19 conditions by then, it is not realistic to start planning and

Post Nationals – Review

This year’s Saucony English National Cross Country Championships goes down as one of the muddiest ever. With lots of athletes loving the conditions, and a seemingly equal number others hating them it certainly had a marmite feel about it! The conditions certainly were a big talking point on social media and all the champions had

NATIONALS UPDATE 2: WEATHER AND PARKING

Please note this update from Nottingham City Council: Due to the effects of both Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis the ground at Wollaton Park is saturated. Whilst this may make for exciting cross country conditions, it obviously isn’t ideal for car and coach parking. As a result the Council have had to put contingency plans

NATIONALS UPDATE: WEATHER

We have been in discussions with Nottingham City Council and following the meeting we can update you as follows: “In the event of adverse weather and high winds (40mph +) alternative car parking arrangements will be in force. We strongly advise all visitors to arrive early in time for their race and to be prepared

Historical National Cross Country Championship website

The English Cross Country Association would like to let know fans of Cross Country running know of a web site which charts the history of the Senior Men’s National Cross Country Championships since the Senior Men’s race was first staged in 1876. The website, www.national.crosscountrychampionship.uk is being put together by Tony Barbat of Wallasey AC

2020 English Cross Country Champs – Closing date 10th Jan!

The 2020 Saucony English Cross Country Championships takes place for the 3rd time at Wollaton Park, Nottingham on Saturday 22nd February. The closing date for entries is Friday 10th January and Team Managers and athletes must get there entries in by then, as late entries will not be accepted. Enter here: https://www.race-results.co.uk/natxc20e This well known

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