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Race Report: European XC Champs, Albufeira

Aldershot, Farnham & Dist AC Women’s and Men’s Teams travelled to Albufeira, Portugal for the European Clubs Cross Country Championships to represent Great Britain at the Competition. Mike Neighbour, Chairman of AFD reported: “Steph Twell led Aldershot, Farnham & District’s runners to third place in the senior women’s race at the European Clubs Cross Country

Pic2Go at the Nationals 2017

Saucony are delighted to be providing you with your Official Race Photos from the 2017 Saucony English National Cross Country Championships for FREE so you can share the achievement with friends and families and keep your memories of your fantastic achievement of this great event. Official photographers from Sussex Sport Photography will be taking photographs

Race Report: Elgoibar Jan 2017

Athletes representing England made the trip to Elgoibar in Spain for the Annual Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza. This classy event attracted athletes from Kenya, Ethiopia, Bahrain, Eritrea, Chile, Rumania, Poland and of course Spain and England. First in action were the Junior Women who dominated the race filling the first 4 places in the 37

Nationals venue info

Updated information has been posted on the Nationals Venue page. Please note that it contains important information regarding travel disruptions, coach and car parking, and the drop off of club tents.

Team Selection: Elgoibar Jan 2017

The England Cross Country Team Managers Eamonn Martin (SM), Sue Lamb (SW), Keith Holt (JM), Barbara Cutting (JW) have selected the following athletes to travel to the JUAN MUGUERZA – ELGOIBAR, SPAIN International Cross Country Event on Sunday 22nd Jan 2017. This long standing competition provides a good standard for athletes in the build up

2016 Antrim International Cross Country Report

Athletes representing England took part in the Antrim International Cross Country over the Weekend. The ECCA Team Managers were keen that only athletes who could compete at the front of the Fields would be selected so 3 Senior Women and 2 Senior Men travelled to Northern Ireland for the races. As usual there was a

Nationals Entries – Online Only

Wollaton Park, Nottingham, Saturday 25th February 2017 at 11.00 am Club Representatives please note that entry to the Saucony English National Cross Country Championships at Wollaton Park, Nottingham on Saturday 25th February 2017 will be ONLINE only this time. Over the years paper entries have decreased significantly and every Club now has access to a

England Teams for Brussels

The ECCA, England Team Managers, Senior Men Eamonn Martin, Senior Women Sue Lamb, Junior Men Keith Holt, & Junior Women Barbara Cutting have selected the following athletes to represent England in the Iris Cross Cup Event in Brussels on the 18th December. The Teams were selected on form shown at the Liverpool Cross Challenge event

Atapuerca Cross Country meeting report

At the Atapuerca Cross Country meeting held in Burgos, Northern Spain, the England selected athletes had mixed fortunes. The IAAF permit meeting has grown in quality and importance over the years and the 2016 version saw African runners fill the top 6 places in the Men’s Race and top 4 in the Women’s Event with

Lucy Pygott and Stacey Burrows

The English Cross Country Association is shocked and saddened to hear that two under 17 Women members of Aldershot, Farnham and District Athletic Club (AFD) have died following a motoring incident during a training session near their club HQ on Tuesday evening. The two Lucy Pygott and Stacey Burrows had competed on Saturday at the