Young athletes chosen for Uk Inter-Counties

Hampshire athletics have named 7 athletes from the club for their young athlete teams for the UK Inter-counties cross championships held in Cofton Park, Birmingham on the 12th March.The UK inter-counties race is the highlight of the domestic cross country season bringing together athletes from all nations within the UK as well as being the climax of the British Athletics cross country challenge series.  The club has representatives in 5 of the 6 young athlete age groups as follows.  Ben Brown & Matthew Dyer (U13 boys), Elizabeth Adamson (U13 girls), Phoebe Moriarty-Palios (U15 girls), Zak Mahamed & Toby Hale (U15 boys), Sam Costley (U17 men).

Particular congratulations to Matt & Ben who win their first county caps with Ben finally having turned 11 by the time of the race and therefore eligible to race as an U13 under UKA rules.