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British Athletics Cross Challenge Sefton Park Liverpool (Including European Trials) 28th November 2015
Last edited: Sunday November 29th 2015
The second meeting of the British Athletics Cross Challenge Series took place at Sefton Park Liverpool and included the Trials for the British Team for the European Cross Country Championships to be held in Hyeres France on the 13th December.
In the under 20 Women’s race Harriet Knowles-Jones who had been beaten a couple of weeks ago by Bobby Clay (Invicta East Kent) by around 30 seconds made it a closer race this time with the two together throughout the race.In the finishing straight Bobby proved to have the stronger finish as she pulled clear to win by 4 seconds with a time of 14 minutes 42 seconds.With the first five in the race being automatic selections for the team Harriet will now be travelling to Hyeres next month for her second major championships of the year.
In the other races Matt Wigelsworth ran well to finish in 72nd place in the under 20 men’s race in 22 minutes 54 seconds while in the under 17 Men’s race Jack Stubbings and Sam Rostron also ran well finishing 36th and 83rd respectively with times of 18 minutes 49 seconds and 20 minutes 06 seconds.