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Belgium Cross Cup – Report Feb 2022

The ECCA have continued giving experience of international competition to our top athletes, by taking U20 and senior teams to Belgium. Running in the Belgium Cross Cup event in Diest, England’s athletes had a good day with 3 wins and a 2nd from the 4 races they had teams in. The most successful of the

Aldershot, Farnham and District head to the European XC Cup..

The European Champion Clubs Cross Country Cup returns to the calendar this year, with the first event being held in Portugal next Sunday. Aldershot, Farnham & Dist AC Women won the right to represent the UK after winning the Saucony CC Relays at Mansfield and then the UK Trial at Liverpool. They take a strong

Home Countries XC International report, Dundonald, Jan 22

The Home Countries Cross Country International took place at the Billy Neill Centre of Excellence, Dundonald, Northern Ireland on Saturday 22nd January. The Northern Ireland International, also incorporating the British Athletics Cross Challenge and Celtic Games, was held on a dull, cold but dry day and was well supported by local fans of cross country.

England Teams for HCI

The Home Countries International Cross Country event takes place as part of the Belfast International and the UKA cross Challenge on Saturday and England are once again fielding strong teams. The Under 20 Women’sTeam always does well and Barbara Cutting has selected. Ellen Weir – Hercules Wimbledon, Ella Greenway – Cleethorpes AC,  Kiya Dee –

Report – Elgoibar Jan 2022

On a very wet weekend in Spain, the ECCA fielded England teams at the Juan Muguerza Cross-Country Races, also known as the Elgoibar Cross-Country Races, held in the Basque Country, Spain. As usual this turned out to be a quality event with lots of African runners in the lineups. The England Senior Men’s Team as

Elgoibar International, January 2022

The ECCA have chosen the following runners to represent England in the Elgoibar International Cross Country Races in Spain on Sunday 9th January. The Senior Men’s Team as selected by Eamonn Martin is: Matthew Stonier – Invicta East Kent AC, William Battershill – Erie Valley AC, Jacob Allen – Highgate Harriers & Hugo Milner –

Team competitions restart..

The English Cross Country Association will start taking teams away from England in the new year. Teams of 4 Senior Men, 4 Senior Women, 4 Junior Men (U20) and 4 Junior Women (U20) will compete at the following events. Sunday 9th January, El Goibar – Spain Saturday 22nd January, Home Countries International, Dundonald – Northern

Return to Competition (England Athletics)

Information from England Athletics regarding the return to competition for cross country racing can be found at the below links: Cross Country Guidance (PDF) England Athletics Website, further details Cross Country Licence application

Belgium Cross Cup at Rotzerlaar, Feb ’20

A large party of over 50 athletes, team managers and supporters travelled to Belgium for the Cross Cup event. Doubts about whether the event could go on with Storm Ciara following them across the Channel were there right up to the off. However all went on and the athletes gained experience and in some cases

Team Selection – Rotzerlaar 9th Feb

The England teams that will travel to Rotzerlaar for a Belgium Cross Cup event on the 9th February are : Senior Men‘s Team Manager Eamonn Martin has selected: Ellis Cross – Aldershot, Farnham & Dist AC Jonathan Escalante-Phillips – Cambridge & Coleridge AC Adam Hickey – Southend AC Zac Mahamed – Southampton AC Jack Millar