Cross Country Team announced for Home Countries International

It is the policy of the English Cross Country Association (ECCA), backed by England Athletics, to send teams to international Cross Country events to help athletes to develop and gain experience of travelling and competing against good quality athletes from other countries, or give established athletes a chance to find form in preparation for various Trials and Championships.

The Home Countries International Cross Country event takes place as part of the Belfast International and the UKA Cross Challenge on Saturday 22 January – and England are once again fielding strong teams. Team Managers have made their selections as follows:

Under 20 Women

  • Ellen Weir (Hercules Wimbledon, Anne Hegvold)
  • Ella Greenway (Cleethorpes AC, Joanna Louise Evans)
  • Kiya Dee (Highworth AC)
  • Louise Hackett (Wolverhampton & Bilston)

Team Manager: Barbara Cutting

Under 20 Men

  • Finley Proffitt (Trafford AC, Neil Canham)
  • Sam Mills (Exeter Harriers)
  • Louis Small (Ashford AC)
  • Alexander Melloy (Cambridge & Coleridge AC, Mark Vile)

Team Manager: Keith Holt

Senior Women

  • Kate Avery (Shildon AC)
  • Eleanor Bolton (Ribble Valley AC)
  • Abbie Donnelly (Lincoln Wellington AC, Rob Lewis)
  • Jess Gibbon (Reading AC)

Team Manager: Sue Lamb

Senior Men

  • Matthew Stonier (Invicta East Kent AC, Peter Mullervy)
  • Zak Mahamed (Southampton AC, Idris Hamud)
  • Hugo Milner (Derby AC)
  • Calum Johnson (Gateshead Harriers, John Stephenson)

Team Manager: Eamonn Martin

We wish them all the best!