Armagh International Road Race Selection 2020

Date: 13th February 2020

Age Group: Senior

NI & Ulster Teams: Up to 4 Men (5km) and 4 Women (3km)

The aim of the selection for this competition is to provide a development opportunity for athletes on the Athletics NI Athlete Development Pathway.

Selection Timeline

The date of the meeting will be the week beginning 16th December.

Selection Panel

Selections will be made by the Athletics Northern Ireland & Ulster Athletics selection panel comprising

  1. The Cross Country and Road Running Chairman (Voting)
  2. The Director of Coaching and Athlete Development or other staff member if unavailable (voting)
  3. A representative of Ulster Athletics Council (voting)
  4. An additional representative of the Athletics NI Cross Country and Road Committee (voting)

The Cross Country and Road Running Chairman may also (at his discretion) seek assistance (in a non-voting capacity) from anyone else he/she feels may be of help.

Any voting member of the Selection Panel shall declare his or her conflict of interest in respect of any selection issue and shall not be entitled to vote on that issue.

Selection criteria

The following consideration standards will be taken into account when athletes are considered for selection:

Men – 5k

3000m – 8:40; 5000m/5k – 15:00; 10,000m/10k – 31:00

Women – 3k

3000m – 10:00; 5000m/5k – 17:20; 10,000m/10k – 35:00

Where there are fewer athletes with the consideration standard than the team size, numbers will not be back filled. Qualification performances must be achieved between 1 January 2019 and 16 December 2019 with priority given to athletes demonstrating current form.

In addition, the following may be taken into consideration:

  • Documented evidence that athletes are committed to their own development and have shown progression in the last two years
  • Adherence to the Code of Conduct and any outstanding disciplinary matters

The criteria above are not listed in any order of priority and those involved in selecting will exercise
discretion fairly and without bias in making selection decisions.