04 Dec Team announced for European Cross Country

A 36-strong GB & NI team has been announced for the European Cross Country Championships in Samokov, Bulgaria on Sunday 14 December. Following her impressive victory at the Liverpool Cross Challenge on Saturday, Gemma Steel (coach: John Nuttall) will lead the senior women’s team with the...

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30 Nov Gemma Steel has an eye for gold in Samokov

Gemma Steel is determined to do all she can to complete a full set of medals at the SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Samokov. Steel, who won silver 12 months ago in Belgrade and bronze two years before that in Velenje, triumphed at the British...

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29 Nov Goldie Sayers is an inspiration

“Goldie’s inspirational speech on the eve of the 
European Championships has become legendary,” said Simon Hart, chairman of the British Athletic Writers’ Association. “Her determination to come back from injury and the encouragement she gave to the younger athletes has earned admiration from everyone.” See ful...

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28 Nov Green light for hurdler Jack Green

Jack Green, who burst on to the scene as a prodigious talent in one-lap races in 2011 with a European under-23 title, has recently spoken about his battle with depression. Yet, as I type, Green tweets a jovial “Hello sunny skies. Time to run, run, run!”,...

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28 Nov Emelia Gorecka targets Liverpool Cross Challenge

Emelia Gorecka (coach: Mick Woods) has so far made light work of her transition from junior to senior ranks qualifying for both the Commonwealth Games & European Championships where she finished eight and ninth respectively. But now the ‘cross country girl’ approaches another winter of...

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