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Sussex Men Eclipsed at Chichester

Sussex Men Eclipsed at Chichester

Sussex runners got short shrift in the Chichester Priory 10k road race on Sunday as out of Sussex runners filled the first five places in the men’s race. 

The women fared somewhat better as Emma Macready from Worthing took a clear second place in 34:42 behind Swansea’s Elinor Kirk, who clocked 33:57 and ahead of Nicola Rogers (Colchester) who was timed at 35:47. 

Macready’s club mate, Rebecca Moore, did well to finish in fifth place in 36:09. 


We have been notified of a change to the time of the Intermediate Boys Race on Saturday at Reigate - it will now be at 2 pm and not as previously advertised. All the updated information, course map, directions and parking details are available on the Schools:Championships Page

Inter Counties FREE Parking

Surrey Schools AA have provided details of overflow parking arrangements they have been able to secure (with the requirements of parents / spectators in mind) at the offices of Canon UK, Post Code RH2 8BF, which is c15 minutes walk from the race start / finish area.

More Cross Country Championships Information

Despite the current wet weather, we do not anticipate having to postpone the Sussex Schools XC but should the weather change dramatically we will post news of the postponement on this, the Sussex Athletics web site. Schools are asked to keep an eye on the site prior to departure, should they be in doubt!

TV coverage of Cross Country Championships

It is possible that Brighton based Latest TV will be covering the Cross Country Championships on Wednesday at Waterhall, for their sports news programme which goes out every evening during the week at 18:20. 

Clear protocols have been agreed with the station in accordance with standard safeguarding rules, but if any parent has an objection to their child appearing in any broadcast from the event they should notify their school.