Liverpool’s Sefton Park has been selected to host the New Balance English Schools’ Cross Country Championships in March.

The event is set for Saturday March 14th, with the most talented runners in the country set to compete over a variety of distances.

Liverpool City Council have allowed the use of the 235-acre Park for the 60th Boys and 52nd Girls Championships in history.

The race has been separated into six different categories. The first race of the day will be the Intermediate Girls Championship, over 3800 metres, at 12.30pm.

The Juniors Girls will race over 3000 metres, with the Senior Girls taking on a 4400m course.

The Junior Boys will race over 4400m and the Intermediate Boys Championship is 5500m.

The final race of the day is the Senior Boys Championship at 3.05pm, which is the longest race of the Championships, at 6700m.

The course for the different categories is noted in the image below:

Each specific county can name 12 athletes in each age category.

Picture by Rept0n1x under Creative Commons License.