Teams articles

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

Race Report – Rotselaar Feb 2019

England teams were in action at Rotselaar, Belgium in the Cross Cup event which was also their National Championships. Our women’s teams had great success with in the U20W Becky Briggs winning in a time of 16.28 and Shannon Flockhart coming in in second place, 12 secs down. Third was Febe Triest of Belgium and

Team Selection Belgium Cross Cup 9/1/2019

With the news that Great Britain will send full teams to the World Cross Country Championships in Denmark competition opportunities at International level have become more important. The ECCA are sending England teams to Rotselaar in Belgium for the Belgium Cross Cup there on the 9th February with all the athletes looking for the form

Race Reports – Seville and Belfast, Jan 2019

It was busy weekend on the International Cross Country scene and the ECCA sent teams to both Belfast and Seville to take part in quality races to prepare England athletes for Championships to come.The first was the Home Countries International in Dundonald near Belfast, this event was held in conjunction with the British Cross Challenge

HCI Team Selection – Belfast 2019

International fixtures come thick and fast and this week the Home Countries International takes place in Belfast as part of the UK cross challenge event. Once again strong teams have been selected by the ECCA with Keith Holt team managing the men and Barbara Cutting the women. Senior Women Katheryn Avery Shildon AC Emily Hosker-Thornhill