Northern Ireland International Cross Country 2022

This event will be held on Saturday 22nd October 2022 in conjunction with the NI & Ulster Even Age Group Championships and the Bobby Rea Cross Country.

Billy Neill MBE Country Park

Teams will be selected for the International elements of the event, which will be ran in the Bobby Rea races.

Senior NI & Ulster Teams: Up to 4 Men and 4 Women per age group

Selection – current form across events listed below will be a factor in selection. Final Selection will be made during the week beginning 10th October. NI & Ulster (9 counties) athletes will be eligible for selection in line with the criteria.

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

  1. A representative of the Cross Country & Road Running Committee (Voting)
  2. The Athletics NI Performance Lead or other staff member if unavailable (voting)
  3. A representative of Ulster Athletics Council (voting)
  4. An Independent Coach (voting)

The Athletics Northern Performance Lead 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.

The below races will be used to assess current form however other races may be considered at the discretion of the panel:

  • NI & Ulster Bangor 10k Championships (24th September)
  • TJ McElmeel Cup (25th September)