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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

Cardiff Cross Challenge opens for entries

Entries have opened for the British Athletics Cardiff Cross Challenge on Saturday 16th October. Enter here The event will host the first fixture in the 2021-2022 Cross Challenge Series, making a welcome return to the calendar following the Covid-19 Pandemic. Previous winners in Cardiff include Welsh Athletes Dewi Griffiths, Charlie Hulson, Caryl Jones and Charlotte … Continued

No Cardiff Cross Challenge in 2020

The Cardiff Cross Challenge was sadly not able to take place on Saturday 10th October in 2020 because of the ongoing restrictions due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The event traditionally starts domestic racing in the UK as the first round of the British Athletics Cross Challenge Series. The races that were founded back in 1997 … 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

Battle of former champions expected for Cardiff

Several former Champions and a host of competitive challengers will look to start their Cross Country season with victory at the Cardiff Cross Challenge on Saturday. The event at Llandaff Fields will host the first fixture in the British Athletics Cross Challenge Series and the first meeting in the John H Collins Gwent Cross Country … 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