Nationals articles

Rescheduled National XC entries open

The entry system for The National opens on June 1st. See details under Nationals entry procedure. Following the extremely wet winter, the rescheduled “National” will take place at Weston Park near Telford on Saturday 14th September. We very much hope that you will be supportive of the new concept of a September National Championships. Age

Rescheduled date for the National Cross Country Championships

The English Cross Country Association is delighted to announce the postponed Saucony English National Cross Country Championships will now be scheduled to take place on Saturday 14th September 2024. The venue will once again be Weston Park near Telford, Shropshire. All entry fees from the postponed event have been returned to all clubs and individuals

National Cross Country Championships – Update

Following many meetings with various interests, The ECCA is now able to update you on the future plans for the 2024 National Championships. We have rescheduled the 2024 Championships at Weston Park during September (the exact date will be issued within a week from now). We recognise the importance of holding an annual Championships so

Urgent Nationals News – flooding

The ECCA very much regret to announce that despite every effort possible being made, we are unable to hold the National Championships at Weston Park on Saturday. Thursday saw torrential rain for many hours, and much of the Park including parking areas are underwater. Falling on already saturated ground, this made conditions impossible for parking.

Course Maps – Nationals

Event 1 – 5k – Under 17 Women Event 2 – 4k – Under 15 Boys Event 3 – 3k – Under 13 Girls Event 4 – 6k – Under 17 Men Event 5 – 3k – Under 13 Boys Event 6 – 4k – Under 15 Girls Event 7 – 6k – Junior Women

Online Coverage of the Nationals

Once again all 10 races of the Saucony National Cross Country Championships will be shown live, this year the event takes place at Weston Park, near Telford on the 24th February. If you cannot get there then view it on 247.TV Click on–ZhJSo?feature=share to watch live.

Important: Parking at the Nationals

You will all be aware that we have experienced a very wet winter and that XC courses have been “a little softer” than in recent years. At Weston Park, where our Championships take place on 24th February, the ground is very wet, and we have had to relocate the car parks. Unfortunately, access and parking

English Nationals Entries closing 26th Jan!

Entries for one of the top events of the Winter, the Saucony English National Cross Country Championships closes on Friday 26th January. The 10 race event is being held this year at Weston Park, near Telford in the Midlands. This is the first time the event has been held there and races will be staged

English National Cross Country Venue 2024

The venue for this season’s English National Cross Country Championships returns to the Midland’s and another new one has been chosen with the event taking place this time at Weston Park, near Telford along the A5 to Cannock. With the entrance via Shrewsbury Gate on that road and is scheduled for Saturday 24th February. The