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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

Welsh athletes set for Great Stirling Cross Country

Welsh Athletes Charlotte Arter (Chris Jones; Cardiff AAC) Charlie Hulson (Chris Jones; Liverpool) and Kristian Jones (Swansea Harriers) will all represent British Athletics at the Simplyhealth Great Stirling Cross Country  on Saturday afternoon. The event, which is taking place in Stirling for the first time having been held in Edinburgh since its inception in 2007, pits Great Britain & Northern Ireland against the best … Continued

Cardiff Cross Challenge: Event Preview

The cross country season kicks off this weekend as British and European athletes battle it out for the first time this winter at the Cardiff Cross Challenge. The meet is the first of five fixtures in the British Athletics Cross Challenge Series, as well as the opening event of the John Collins Gwent Cross Country … Continued

Athlete Spotlight: Charlie Hulson

Welsh athlete Charlie Hulson hopes for a strong performance as he opens up his cross country season on home turf in the Welsh capital this weekend. Hulson’s last appearance at the Cardiff Cross Challenge was back in 2016, where he finished 3rd in the Senior Men’s race, and he hopes to produce a similar performance … Continued

Athlete Spotlight: Adam Hickey

Southend athlete Adam Hickey (Eamonn Martin) enters Saturday’s Senior Men’s race at the Cardiff Cross Challenge as one of the leading contenders for victory. The reigning English Cross Country Champion returns to Cardiff after winning the Senior Men’s race back in 2015, and has his sights set on top spot once more this weekend.  Event: … Continued

Cari Hughes ready to challenge for podium place once more

Swansea junior Cari Hughes (Andy Walling) returns to the 2018 Cardiff Cross Challenge hoping for another podium finish in the Junior Women’s race. Hughes finished 2nd at last year’s Cardiff Cross Challenge event and enters Saturday’s race off the back of her most successful track season to date. “I’m really looking forward to starting my … Continued