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An International Debut at The Great Edinburgh Cross

The Great Edinburgh Cross Country pits the best of Team GB & NI against Europe and the USA this Saturday - Janurary 13th 2018 - at Holyrood Park in Edinburgh, Scotland. In its 14th edititon, athletes will compete across various races including the senior men’s 8km, senior women’s 6km, and 4 X 1km mixed relays.

Three FORTE athletes have been selected to complete for Team GB this weekend in Edinburgh. Adam Clarke, Alex Teuten, and Mahamed Mahamed will all brave the elements on Saturday. An International debut for Clarke, it marks the start of a sensational 2018 for all FORTE athletes.

The overall winning team in Edinburgh will be determined by the best aggregate finishing positions of the six best placed athletes in the senior category, as well as the four best placed athletes in the junior races. It's always a thrilling day of racing, with points often determined by the last race. We can't wait to be there to watch some of the world’s best athletes stride over the mud and hills of Scotland. Tune in to watch the Cross Country action live on BBC1+HD on Saturday 13 January from 13:15-15:15.

Elsewhere, FORTE athlete, professional Puma athlete & sprint sensation Hannah Williams will open her track season indoors at Lee Valley over 400m. Stay tuned!


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