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Survey on Distances for Senior Championship Races

The Survey took place at the English National Cross Championships held at Parliament Hill on the 24th February 2018 with 244 taking part Number of participants giving a name 84.8% Number of participants not giving a name 15.2% Number of participants that were female 59.0% Number of participants that were male 41.0%   Number of

Record Numbers Compete at the Home of Cross Country Running

On a bright, sunny but very cold afternoon cross country runners turned out in droves to compete in the Saucony English National Cross Country Championships at Parliament Hill Fields which many consider as the home of the sport. Overall the numbers finishing totalled 6444 up 1156 on the 2015 record, a fantastic 21% growth. Once

Nationals Coach and Minibus parking now FULL

Parking for Coaches and Minibuses at the East Heath Car Park, Hampstead for the National Cross Country Championships is now full. A total of 85 Permits have now been issued and only those vehicles with a permit will be allowed in, anyone without one will be turned away.

Team Selection for Belgium Cross Cup Feb 2018

England Teams travelling to the Belgium Cross Cup event in Rotselaar for the Races on 11 February for the last of this seasons foreign travel programme are: Senior Men TM Eamonn Martin Alex Brecker – City of Stoke AC Jack Gray – Cambridge & Coleridge AC Adam Hickey – Southend AC Maximilian Nicholls – Tonbridge

Race Report: Cross Internacional de Italica Jan 2018

The England teams faced very strong opposition from a host of African runners at the Cross Internacional de Italica over the weekend. The ECCA President Richard Inchley reported that it may well be January, but in Seville the senior runners caught the unseasonal for us “heat of the day”. In the Senior Men’s race it

Team Selection for 36th Cross International de Italica in Seville, Spain

One of the most prestigious Cross Country races of the Winter takes place in Seville, Spain this Sunday when the 36th Cross International de Italica is staged England have 4 Teams in action and the ECCA has selected the following athletes: Junior Women – TM Barbara Cutting Grace Brock, Cornwall Hannah Hobbs, Yate Ella NcNiven,