Success for Springwell runners

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Success for Springwell runners thumbnailNeil Johnston, Jonathan McKee, Steven McAlary, Luke Dinsmore and John Gordon at the North West XC.

ESTABLISHED in 2010, the Athletics Northern Ireland Cross Country League was initiated to introduce cross country to individuals and to increase participant numbers in, what many see, as the unattractive prospect of running around muddy fields in the depths of winter.
The major difference between cross country and road running, apart from the terrain, is the importance of the team element within cross country which can play a significant role in bolstering club spirit and camaraderie.
The 2017/2018 season saw the prize fund increased to 2500, with the first eight teams in both the Men's and Women's sections receiving a portion.


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