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2021 Cross Country Championships

The 2021 XC championships will be held on 13th March, not 20th March as previously advertised in the programme at Liverpool this year. The venue is now confirmed as Hop Farm in Kent.

Cross Country Cup

17th May: Due to the current situation, the closing date for entries for this year's Cross Country Cup has been extended to 25th September, and the first rounds will need to be completed by the end of October. The Regional Finals are now scheduled for 14th November and the Cup Final on 5th December.

The online entry form is now open - we've spent a lot of time making significant software changes so that schools can transfer the payments they made for the Track & Field Cup to pay for entries to this year's Cross Country Cup.

Click the Cross Country Cup picture box for all the details.

Coronavirus Information

28th March: The ESAA Honorary Secretary, Chris Cohen, has issued the following statement: "I am sure you have been anticipating this news for some days now, but the ESAA has taken the very difficult decision to cancel the Track & Field Championships this year."

He has published a new document explaining the reasons why this has been necessary, and the the implications for International events. He also updates the current situation relating to the Combined Events Championships in September.

You can read his full statement here as a PDF document, and also in Word DOC format.
read the PDF version
read the Word version

His update last week is below:

22nd March: The ESAA Honorary Secretary, Chris Cohen, has published a document outlining the ESAA's position relating to the coronavirus situation as it currently affects us. As at 22nd March we have had to make the decision to cancel this year's Track & Field Cup, this document explains our current planning situation relating to other competitions. This is published here as a PDF document, and also in Word DOC format.
read the PDF version
read the Word version

Cross Country Results

Results for the Cross Country Championships are now online on the
Cross Country page .

New Steeplechase Heights

Steeplechase barrier heights have been changed by World Athletics this year, but this change won't apply to the ESAA Championships. For full details see the Track & Field page

ISF Cross Country

Teams have been announced for the ISF Cross Country in Slovakia in April, view them on the International page


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 Recent Events

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Cross Country Cup Final

Congratulations to Dr. Challoner's Grammar School who won the Junior Boys race and Dr. Challoner's High School who won the Inter Girls race with just 34 points. The Coopers' Company and Coborn School also did very well, finishing 2nd in both the Girls races.

The first three teams in the Junior Boys race were separated by just 6 points. Guildford High School Junior Girls won with 31 points, finishing all 4 counters in the first 12.

Click the Cross Country Cup picture box then Results Index to view all the results.

Combined Events & Walks

All results of the CE and Walks finals are now online. Click the Combined Events & Walks picture box.

Track & Field Championships

All result are now online in various formats, together with images of all the field cards. Click the Track & Field picture box.

Track & Field Cup Final

The Cup Final results are now online. Click the Track & Field Cup picture box then Results Index.

Cross Country Championships

All results of the XC Championships at Leeds on 16th March are now online. Click the 'Cross Country' picture box.