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Scots head for Inter-Counties XC; European Throwing Cup

Group XC sessions in Edinburgh and Glasgow on Saturday

Thursday 9th March 2023

The cross country season in Britain concludes this weekend with the Inter-Counties XC at Loughborough.

A number of Scots are headed south to compete for their districts at Prestwold Hall in what is the final event of the British Cross Challenge series.

Points will be allocated for the British Cross Challenge series prize-money and there are a handful of Scots in contention for high places.

Jamie Crowe, after a silver medal at the Lindsays National XC at Falkirk, will represent East in the Senior Men’s as one of only a handful of Senior athletes from Scotland involved this weekend with many now turning their focus towards road running.

The North are represented by a couple of young athletes and we are thrilled to hear of plans for one of those, travelling from Stornoway, will stay over with the family of a West District athlete prior to heading south – that what we call #SALtogether.

Athletes expected to compete are as below (as at Wednesday 8 March)


U15 Girls: Eilidh Dallas (Strathearn Harriers), Eliza Konig  (Fife AC), Elsa McGregor (Edinburgh AC), Natsai Nyabadza (Harmeny AC), Ava Richardson (Gala Harriers), Jessica Taylor (Edinburgh AC)

U15 Boys: Howie Allison (Team East Lothian), Oscar Chirnside (Aberdeen AAC), Luke Culliton  (Falkirk Victoria Harriers), Kieran Hardie  (Harmeny AC), Ray Taylor (Falkirk Victoria Harriers), James Wotherspoon (Harmeny AC)

U17 Women: Charlotte Horne (Falkirk Victoria Harriers), Abbi MacLeod (Falkirk Victoria Harriers), Charlotte MacPhie (Corstorphine AAC), Isla Paterson (Gala Harriers), Katie Sandilands (Fife AC), Orlaith Shepherd (Edinburgh AC)

U17 Men: Connor Bell (Central AC), Ronnie Brown (Team East Lothian), Hamish McKay (Aberdeen AAC), Andrew McWilliam (Lasswade AC), Reiss Marshall (Fife AC), Alasdair Wallace (Harmeny AC)

U20 Men: Logan Beagley (Livingston AC), Struan Bennet  (Central AC), Angus Wright (Team East Lothian),

Senior Women: Sara Green  (Gala Harriers), Naomi Lang (Carnethy HRC)

Senior Men: Jamie Crowe  (Central AC)



U15 Girls: Katie Woods (Shettleston Harriers), Scarlett Wilson (Giffnock North AC), Freya Campbell (Giffnock North AC), Matilda Frew (East Kilbride AC), Cara McMinn (Kilbarchan AAC), Zara Redmond (Kilbarchan AAC)

U15 Boys: Jamie Work (Kilmarnock Harriers), Calum Dick (Giffnock North AC), Tristan Robin (Giffnock North AC), Angus Wilkinson (East KIlbride AAC), Alistair Street…

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