This weekend’s cross country events across the region fell victim to Storm Ciara.
With cross country season in full swing, unfortunate weather prevented Merseyside clubs from competing, with unsurety still surrounding upcoming events along the next few weeks.
The major event scheduled for this past weekend was the Liverpool & District XC Championships at Sefton Park was postponed due to the high winds and weather.
The weather didn’t disrupt the Manchester Area Cross Country League race at Heaton Park, with the Liverpool Harriers U11 Girls finding success, finishing 2nd overall in the team category.
Well done to all our athletes at the Manchester & District XC. A couple of pictures below of our younger athletes. Results to follow once published pic.twitter.com/veBhkFwape
— Liverpool Harriers (@LivHarriersAC) February 8, 2020
Knowsley Harriers’ Susan Farrell braved the Tatton 10k similarly.
The storm came a week too late however to affect the annual Merseyside Schools’ Cross Country Championships.
The event at Arrowe Park saw the area’s best compete for a place at the English Schools’ Championships next March.
Louis Johnston took first in the Senior Boys category, with Keira Brady-Jones taking gold by five seconds in the Senior Girls category.