British Athletics Mountain Running Championships

British Athletics Mountain Running Championships inc. Home Countries International

Sedbergh, Cumbria - Saturday 2nd June 2018

Welsh Athletics will be sending Senior Men's and Women's teams to compete at the Home Countries Mountain Running Championships which are being incorporated into the British Mountain Running Championships at Sedbergh, Cumbria on Saturday afternoon. The Welsh teams, comprised of six athletes (up to four seniors, and two u23 athletes) will compete against England, Scotland and Northern Ireland in the battle to be crowned Home Countries International Champions. 

The race itself, which is also the British Mountain Running Championships will be used as the European Mountain Running Championship Trial Race. The event takes place on the scenic and challenging Southern Hogwill Fells above Sedbergh, and will see the Junior Men's and Women's races take place at 12p.m before the Senior Men's and Women's races (including the Home Countries International) will kick off at 1p.m. 

The Welsh teams selected for the Home Countries International are: 

 

Senior Men

Senior Women

Rob Samuel (Eryri Harriers)

Natasha Cockram (MMRT)

Michael Lai (Aberystwyth University, u23)

Heidi Davies (Brecon AC, u23)

Tom Roberts (Meirionydd)

Bronwen Jenkinson (Eryri Harriers, u23)

Mark Hopkinson (Chepstow Harriers)

Elliw Haf (Eryri Harriers)

Steve Skates (Prestatyn RC)

 

Jack Turner (Stroud AC, u23)

 

More infomation on Saturday's event can be found here

A full event preview, written by Arwel Lewis, can be found here

Tom Roberts will be a part of the senior men's team for the Home Countries International 

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

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