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New instagram account

Stay up to date with our new Instagram account “englishcrosscountry” to complement our existing Facebook page, where you will get all the news headlines first.

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

ECCA 17th Annual Open Meeting

The 17th Annual Open meeting will be held on Thursday 9th May 2024, at the Leonardo Hotel (formerly known as the Jury’s Inn, Nottingham), Waterfront Plaza Station St, Nottingham NG2 3BJ. All Clubs affiliated to England Athletics for cross country running are eligible to attend and vote. The meeting will start at 11.00am. The Annual

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.