2nd January 2020

LOOKING AHEAD TO 2020: OCTOBER-DECEMBER

European Cross Country Championships, Fingal, Ireland – 13 December

The European cross country championships is a classic fixture in the calendar that brings the athletics season to a close. GB & NI won six medals in Lisbon back in 2019 which saw them top the medal table, and they will be looking forward to continuing GB & NI’s strong history at these championships, this time on Irish soil.

More information will appear here soon.

LISBON, PORTUGAL – DECEMBER 08: Gold Medalist Team of Great Britain reacts during the medal ceremony on the podium after finishing in the U23 Women Team at the SPAR European Cross Country Championships at the Parque da Bela Vista on December 08, 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Oliver Hardt/Getty Images for European Athletics)

 

British Athletics Cross Challenge (inc European XC Champs Trials), Liverpool – November

A staple in the domestic fixtures calendar, the trials will return to Sefton Park in 2020 with places up for grabs in the British team for the European cross country championships.

Jess Judd and Ben Connor were victorious in 2019. Who will come out on top over the muddy terrain next time around?

More information here on the current 2019/20 series.

 

Autumn Marathons (Chicago [11 October] & New York [1 November])

As endurance athletes swap the track for the roads during the Autumn / Winter months, our finest marathon athletes and wheelchair marathon racers will head to the major marathons in America.

David Weir featured in the top three at both events during 2019. As he targets the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, similar results again in 2020 would sign off another great year for the sporting legend.

More on New York and Chicago via the links.

Winners,First place Daniel Romanchuk of the USA (C) 2nd Place Marcel Hug Switzerland and Third place David Weir United Kingdom (R) pose for picture after the Mens Professional Wheelchair Athlete Finish during the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon in New York on November 3, 2019. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP) (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images)
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