McCain Liverpool Cross Challenge inc Euro Trials

Please visit the event website here.

The following have been selected to represent Wales;

Under 20 Men

Matthew Thomas  (Swansea Harriers)
Joshua Griffiths  (Carmarthen Harriers)
Charlie Hulson (Sale Harriers)
James Roberts  (Wrexham AC)
Chris Carpinini  (Newport Harriers)

Under 20 Women

Ffion Price (Brecon AC)
Sarah Livett (Menai Track & Field)
Katie Reynolds (Swansea)
Rhianwedd Price (Brecon AC)

The Liverpool Cross Challenge is an oppurtunity to compete against the best Athletes in the UK. Entries close - Fiday 18th November.

Wales will be taking U20 development teams to this fixture (4 Men, 4 Women)

Selection will be made as of 13/11/2011). Athlete’s are encouraged to compete in either; 
Gwent Cross Country League, Bath – 13/11/2012,
McCain Bristol Cross Challenge 13/11/2012,
North Wales Cross Country League 12/11/2012 in Deeside.

The McCain UK Cross Challenge is back for 2011 – 2012, taking in 5 key cross country fixtures across the UK throughout the autumn/winter season.

With the support of UKA’s principle partner, McCain, we are able to offer 5 high quality competitive opportunities for athletes looking to post qualification marks for the forthcoming European Cross Country Championships in Slovenia.

The McCain UK Cross Challenge also gives up-and-coming athletes the opportunity to match themselves against established cross country stars, competitive fields catering for all age-groups, Senior, Under 20, Under 17, Under 15 and Under 13 will be contested at the McCain UK Cross Challenge events to be hosted at Bristol, Liverpool, Cardiff, Antrim, with the series final to be hosted once again in Birmingham.

With over £30,000 of prizes on offer, the McCain UK Cross Challenge guarantees some fantastic racing opportunities as our athletes prepare for European Cross Country Championships.

Looking to the future, UKA believes the Series is a fundamental pathway for endurance competitors and enjoys working with the various organisers who deliver quality events each time.


Welsh Athletics Ltd.
Cardiff International Sports Stadium
Leckwith Road
Cardiff. CF11 8AZ.

  • WAG
  • SCW
  • UKA