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ECCA Cross Country Relays – Update

We very much regret that after significant consultation, planning and discussion, circumstances outside our control have lead us to conclude that the English National Cross Country Relays cannot happen as we hoped at the end of October. Understandably with the current restrictions and rising occurrence of Covid-19 Mansfield District Council have very reluctantly decided that

Cross Country Competition – State of Play

The ECCA were represented at the meeting referred to below. We will continue with our planning for Cross Country although we accept that there will be restrictions but we will move forward as quickly and safely as we can. The formal statement is below. England Athletics is pleased to announce that we have begun making

Coronavirus and Cross Country

The ECCA is aware that at this time of the year, Clubs and Cross Country Leagues plan to be making preparations for the season ahead. Another consequence of the Coronavirus pandemic is that although athletes in Clubs are allowed to train now in groups, Cross Country competition is not taking place. England Athletics is drafting

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

Belgium Cross Cup at Rotzerlaar, Feb ’20

A large party of over 50 athletes, team managers and supporters travelled to Belgium for the Cross Cup event. Doubts about whether the event could go on with Storm Ciara following them across the Channel were there right up to the off. However all went on and the athletes gained experience and in some cases

Team Selection – Rotzerlaar 9th Feb

The England teams that will travel to Rotzerlaar for a Belgium Cross Cup event on the 9th February are : Senior Men‘s Team Manager Eamonn Martin has selected: Ellis Cross – Aldershot, Farnham & Dist AC Jonathan Escalante-Phillips – Cambridge & Coleridge AC Adam Hickey – Southend AC Zac Mahamed – Southampton AC Jack Millar

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