The Inter Counties Cross Country Championships took place on Saturday 7th March at Cofton Park in Birmingham. Athletes in the Junior and Senior races were fighting for the first 3 automatic places to represent Great Britain at the World Cross Country Championships in China later this month.
East Cheshire’s Joe Steward rounded off what has been a very successful Cross Country season by winning the race outright, making him the British Champion! Joe completed the 8km course in a time of 23.07 winning by 3 seconds. The tough hilly course suited Joe, using his strength he pushed on in the second half of the race to split the field up. This gave Joe the automatic selection place he was after and now will have one final Cross Country Race later this month representing his Country in China!
Video of Joe in action on the day:
Joe’s post race interview:
Other ECH representatives on the day included:
Louie Haynes (185th in Under 15 boys race)
Luke Piper (174th in Under 17 Men’s race)
Alarna Brockley-Langford (169th in Under 17 Women’s race)
Well done ECH!