Teams articles

Morpeth and Leeds to represent Great Britain in European XC Event

Incorporated in to the European Trials held at Liverpool was a clash between leading Clubs of England, Scotland and Wales to see who would represent Great Britain in the European Champion Clubs Cross Country event to be held in Turkey in early February 2016. England were represented by Morpeth H in the Men’s race at

Burgos Cross Country Report – 15th November

At the top class Cross de Atapuerca event held in Northern Spain the England Teams faced tough opposition in the 1st IAAF permit Cross Country meet of the season. On a sunny afternoon in dry conditions over a 4K course the most successful team in action was the Junior Women. In this race they were

England Cross Country Teams for Burgos

With the Trials for the European Cross Country Championships just 3 weeks away, in the build up to this event the ECCA have selected following Athletes to run for England in the IAAF Permit Event in Burgos, Northern Spain on Sunday 15th November. The Teams for Burgos are: Senior Men: Daniel Cliffe  – Liverpool Harriers, Adam

Race Report – IAAF Antrim International Cross Country 2015

England teams had a successful afternoon at the IAAF Antrim International Cross Country races which incorporated the Home Countries International. There was two individual wins from the English athletes with both Jonathan Davies and Rebecca Murray scoring convincing wins in the Junior Men’s and Women’s events. Davies came home 20 seconds clear in a time

Lotto Cross Cup, Hannut – Race Report

Held over a course covered in snow and slush the England runners raced well at the Lotto Cross Cup event held at Hannut, Belgium. In the Senior Men’s race with the usual contingent of African runners  Jonathan Taylor of  Morpeth Harriers continued his build up to the Championships to come home with a 7th placing

Lotto Cross Cup Brussels

Athletes running for England and funded by the ECCA performed well in the Lotto Cross Cup event held in Brussels on Sunday. This annual pre Christmas event was as usual high quality and the England male and female team members didn’t disappoint. The Senior Men’s 10k was once again full of good runners and Alex

Team selection for the Lotto Cross Cup, Belgium

The English Cross Country Association Team Managers have selected strong squads for the Lotto Cross Cup races in Brussels on Sunday 21st December. Sticking to the the selection criteria of not selecting anyone running in the European Cross Country Championships, the Senior Teams though especially have plenty of experience while some of the Junior Teams

Burgos Report November 2014

Competing in some seriously windy conditions with a chill factor of around freezing, the England runners had mixed fortunes when competing in the Cross de Atapuerca, held in Burgos, Northern Spain. The organisers with ambitions to make this one of the big early season cross country events had invited large numbers of Africans to the

Team selection for Cross International Atapuerca 16/11/2014

The England teams going to Burgos Spain for the Cross International Atapuerca on 16th November,  have been selected as follows; Senior Men – Jonathan Davies (Reading AC), Richard Goodman (Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers), Adam Hickey (Southend AC), Jonathan Taylor (Morpeth H) Senior Women – Sarah Astin (Manx AC), Maryse Haynes (Windsor Slough Eton & Hounslow AC),

Home Countries XC 2014 – Report

England’s Athletes were in good form at the Home Countries International at Wollaton Park on Saturday. Over a 2k lap that included 5 hills the runners were tested at this end of season event. Andrew Heyes took the hard route to senior men’s victory with an impressive front running performance over the 5 lap, 10K