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Kosgei and Zakoyo win in Cardiff, Quirk and Cairess take home honours

A mostly sunny Llandaf fields in Cardiff was the venue for the first major fixture in the British Cross Challenge series yesterday with fields of athletes of all ages from local clubs running alongside international stars in this World Athletics Gold label event. The event included the first fixture of the long running John Collins Gwent Cross Country League attracting athletes … Continued

Arter and Milner take Senior wins

On a beautiful day in Cardiff’s Llandaff fields, Cross Country racing returned with high class competitive races across the age groups. The event which recently gained World Athletics Cross Country Tour Gold level status, also hosted the first round of the John H Collins Gwent league which brought local clubs out in force. The senior … Continued

Preview of this weekends action

The Cardiff Cross Challenge takes place at Llandaff Fields on Saturday and will hold a World Athletics Cross Country Tour Gold Label for the first time. The event will again start British Athletics Cross Challenge Series and will host the first fixture in the local John H Collins Gwent Cross Country League. Welsh Athletics CEO … Continued

Cardiff Cross joins World Athletics Cross Country Tour

Welsh Athletics are delighted to confirm that this coming weekend’s Cardiff Cross Challenge has been confirmed as a GOLD level event and one of the first events in this year’s IAAF World Athletics Cross Country Tour. James Williams, CEO of Welsh Athletics commented: “We are absolutely delighted that for the first time, the Cardiff Cross … Continued

2020 Cardiff Cross Challenge Cancelled

It is with a heavy heart that we have taken the decision to cancel this year’s edition of the Cardiff Cross Challenge.  With Welsh Government restrictions still in place limiting the number of participants in any organised outdoor activity, the Cardiff Cross Challenge is currently not deemed viable as an event and would not represent a fair … Continued

Smile! you are on camera!

We’d just like to let you know that whilst you’re ‘enjoying’ running what will no doubt be a #muddybrilliant race this Saturday, you may be being filmed. We’ve teamed up with Aerial Photography Wales to capture some drone and ground footage of what promises to be a fantastic day of competition. So, keep an eye … Continued

Only 5 days to go!

500 runners have booked their place in Saturday’s Cardiff Cross Challenge to kick off their Cross Country season in style. There’s a strong home contingent of Welsh athletes who’ll hope to make home advantage count. Charlie Hulson (Liverpool) will look to defend his title from last year fresh from a big sub -65 minute PB … Continued

Nesbitt and Arter up for the Challenge

Charlotte Arter and Jenny Nesbitt (Coach: Chris Jones) are looking for another great start to their cross country seasons in Cardiff on 12th October. Charlotte, winner at Liverpool last season, and first Brit home in Tilburg as part of the Silver medal-winning senior women’s team said: “I really enjoy the challenge of cross country, I … Continued

Entries are open!

The track season may still be going, but it’s only 65 days until we open up the British Cross Challenge Series here in Cardiff. Our popular course remains unchanged for 2019, and will once again include the log jump. We look forward to welcoming the UK’s top endurance runners to Llandaf fields again to run … Continued