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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 https://youtube.com/live/nhZN–ZhJSo?feature=share to watch live.

Junior Women Race Report – EnergyVision Cross Cup, Diest, 11 February 2024

The Junior Women were represented by India Barwell (Lincoln Wellington, Rob Lewis), Amelie Lane (Wharfedale, Sally Malir), Beth Rogers (Ilkley, Sally Malir) and Jenny Leggate (Cambridge & Coleridge, Richard Park). All women were making their cross country debut for England. The 5070m course of 3 laps with start and finishing straights was the same as

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

Team Selection – Lotto Cross Cup – Diest – 11th Feb

The Lotto Cross Cup – Diest Diest, Belgium (province of Flemish Brabant), Sunday 11th February 2024 The Lotto Cross Cup in Diest is an annual cross country running competition that takes place in Diest in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. It historically attracts a few top athletes from Europe and Africa. Typically held in

Report – London International Cross Country, Parliament Hill, London 20/01/24

London International Cross Country, Parliament Hill, London 20/01/24 – incorporating the Home Countries International and English areas match Cross country running in Britain is all about facing the triple challenge of the conditions, the course and the athletes. The multiple lapped race around the iconic, picturesque Parliament Hill course was going to offer a real

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