Strong team of eight set to compete in Armagh

A strong team of eight athletes is set to compete for England Athletics at the Armagh International Road Races on 8 February.

A race with huge pedigree, the Armagh International attracts one of the strongest road running fields in Europe every February. The selected England team will go head-to-head with international teams from the other home nations and Ireland as well as some of the leading domestic clubs. 

England Teams Manager Vicky Griffiths said;

“We are delighted to once again be able to send a strong team to the Armagh International Road Races which has long been a key fixture on our international racing calendar. Congratulations to the selected teams, their clubs and their coaches.”

Women’s Team

  • Poppy Tank (Plymouth, Luke Gunn)
  • Ellie Wallace (North Somerset, Julian Emery)
  • Amy Griffiths (Aldershot, Farnham & District, Luke Gunn)
  • Lauren Church (Reading AC, Mark Booth)

Men’s Team

  • Jack Gray (Cambridge & Coleridge, Mark Vile)
  • Linton Taylor (Leeds City, Bill Taylor)
  • Kurt Taylor (Bristol & West)
  • Mark Pearce (Shaftesbury Barnet, Luke Gunn)

Photo features last year's team