Teams articles

Team competitions restart..

The English Cross Country Association will start taking teams away from England in the new year. Teams of 4 Senior Men, 4 Senior Women, 4 Junior Men (U20) and 4 Junior Women (U20) will compete at the following events. Sunday 9th January, El Goibar – Spain Saturday 22nd January, Home Countries International, Dundonald – Northern

Return to Competition (England Athletics)

Information from England Athletics regarding the return to competition for cross country racing can be found at the below links: Cross Country Guidance (PDF) England Athletics Website, further details Cross Country Licence application

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

Race Report – Seville, Jan ’19

The ECCA athletes running for England produced some excellent runs in the top class Italica International Cross Country in Seville. The first race in which England athletes were in action was the young U20 women’s team and they ran superbly with Georgia Hays winning in 18.06 ahead of 2 Spanish athletes , then came Holly

Team Selection – Seville, Jan ’20

The ECCA continues its programme of giving athletes the opportunity of running in top class European Cross Country events with a trip to Seville this Sunday coming. This is one of the highlight events of the International calendar and attracts athletes from from far and wide. The Team managers using there experience have selected the

Elgoibar International, Jan ’20

In glorious Winter Sunshine, the ECCA fielded runners at the annual Elgoibar, Cross Country event in Northern Spain, having also sent Teams to Stirling for the Home Countries International on the same weekend. The 3 Senior Women, 2 Under 20 Women and 1 Senior Man representing England acquitted themselves well in top class fields. In

HCI International – Scotland ’20

On a very wet day the Home Countries International took place at Stirling with the Celtic Nations Cup and the UKA Cross Challenge races incorporated. Scottish Athletics put on a good event despite the rain and wind and the course soon cutup but the competition was intense throughout the day. The U20 races were early

Team selection for Elgoibar, Spain, Jan 2019

As well as sending full teams to the HCI in Stirling on Saturday, the ECCA is sending a small team to Elgoibar in Spain, an event they have traditionally sent teams to. Senior Men Zak Mohammed, Southampton AC Senior Women   Eleanor Bolton, Ribble Valley AC Niamh Bridson-Hubbard, Backheath & Bromley Lauren Hall, Aldershot Farnham

Teams for the Home Countries International, Stirling 2020

The English Cross Country Association, Team Managers have selected strong England teams for the Home Countries International to be held in 2020 at Stirling, Scotland on the 11th January. The teams are: Senior Men – Team Manager, Eamonn Martin Ellis Cross (Aldershot Farnham & Dist AC), Jack Gray (Cambridge & Coleridge AC), Adam Hickey (Southend