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MIDLAND 7- AND 5-MILE CROSS-COUNTRY – BULWELL HALL 20TH NOVEMBER 2021

The Women’s 5-mile cross-country was won by Martha Coyle of Notts Athletic Club who came home in 30:55 – 1 minute and 33 seconds clear of the runner-up, Tamara Freemen of Bromsgrove & Redditch who clocked 32:28, with Ella Taylor of Charnwood third in 32:37 just 9 seconds back. Notts AC finished three athletes in ...

DERBY 10-MILE – SUNDAY 14TH NOVEMBER 2021

With some well-known names among an entry of 1,500 and a dry morning with only a very gentle breeze, Race Director Richard Kay was hopeful that he might see two new course records. As it happens only 1,049 runners toed the start-line and several of the big names were among those who chose not to ...

LET’S HAVE A DISCUSSION ABOUT THE FUTURE OF ATHLETICS

The Midland Counties recently saw a copy of an email that Howard and Clova Court had sent to UK Athletics and England Athletics. With their permission we have turned their email into an Open Letter. The letter paints a bleak picture for athletics in general and for the Midland Counties in particular. The Midland Counties ...

VENUE FOR THE 2024 NATIONAL CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Midland Counties Cross-Country Association are looking for a club to host the 2024 National Cross-Country Championships. The provisional date is 24th February 2024. If your club is interested, please contact the Chair of the Midland Counties Cross-Country Association, Keith Brackstone, at coachkeith53@gmail.com by 5.00 p.m. on Friday 10th December 2021. Applications will be discussed ...

MIDLAND COUNTIES CROSS-COUNTRY ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIPS BERRY HILL MANSFIELD – SATURDAY 29TH JANUARY 2022

Details of the Midland Counties Area Cross-Country Championships to be held at Berry Hill, Mansfield on Saturday 29th January 2022 will be circulated to clubs this week. Entries are already open on Sport Soft at the following link: https://www.race-results.co.uk/results/2022/mcaaxc22e.php TIMETABLE AND DISTANCES 10-30am Under-13 Girls Four to Score 3km. 10-50am Under-13 Boys Four to Score ...

MIDLAND 7 AND 5- MILE CROSS-COUNTRY – SATURDAY 20TH NOVEMBER 2021

A quick reminder that these two races will be held on Saturday 20th November 2021 at Bulwell Hall, Nottingham. Entries close on Wednesday 10th November 2021. Letters have been circulated to Clubs but if your club hasn’t received one yet please contact Val Day in the Midland Counties Office by email to finance@mcaa.org.uk and update ...

MIDLAND COUNTIES CROSS-COUNTRY ASSOCIATION CRITERIA FOR SELECTION FOR THE 2022 HOME INTERNATIONAL CROSS-COUNTRY

As usual the Midland Counties, along with the North of England, have been invited to send an Area Team to compete in the Home International Cross-Country. This event will take place on Saturday 22nd January 2022 at Dun Donald in County Antrim (the event was held there in 2019) as part of the Celtic Cross ...

MIDLAND AREA CHAMPIONSHIP ROAD RACES – 2022

In 2021 the following events were selected by the Midland Counties Road-Running Committee to host the Midland Championship Race over the distance shown below. 5k Road Race Twilight 5k – Sunday 18th July 2021 10k Road Race Wilne 10k – Sunday 5th September 2021 10-Mile Road Race Derby 10-mile – Sunday 14th November 2021 Half-Marathon ...

FORTHCOMING SELECTIONS FOR TELFORD 10K – SUNDAY 12TH DECEMBER 2021

The fourth and final race of the 2021 Inter-Area Road Race Series will be held at Telford on Sunday 12th December 2021 with the event held in conjunction with the popular Telford 10k. After team wins in the Cardiff 5k and the Leeds Abbey Dash the Men’s team will be ringing the changes and the ...