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Cross Country Selection process for the UK CAU Inter-Counties Championships
All age groups up to and including Under 17s

Hampshire Athletics will endeavour to select the strongest teams from available athletes who have competed at the Saucony Hampshire Cross-Country Championships.

Athletes wishing to be considered for selection are expected to take part in our cross-country championships. However, other athletes who have entered but not competed on the day through illness or injury may also be considered for selection. Athletes who are unable to compete through non-availability but wish to be considered for selection must notify the team manager preferably before the championships.

The first 4 athletes to finish in the Saucony Hampshire Cross-Country Championships will gain automatic selection, the remaining 4 places will be determined on athletes' performances in a range of events.

In particular performances at the following events will be assessed:

  • Southern Championships held in January
  • UK Cross Challenge events
  • SEAA Inter-Counties held in December
  • Hampshire League performances
  • Hampshire Schools Championships

The starting pen order will be determined by the team manager.