NCCA Championships, Terre Haute, USA, 22 November 2014
Kate Avery (Iona College) bettered her 3rd place finish from 2013 by repeating her front running tactics to take victory in the 6km with 19:31.6, the first British woman to win the event since 1989.
In an interview with Flotrack after the event Avery said “It hasn’t sunk in, I was just running scared… I knew if I wanted to have a good chance of winning I was going to have to run it hard. I didn’t want to leave it up to a sprint finish.”
The second Brit past the post was Alice Wright with 20:29.1 (20th).
The first male British athlete in the men’s 10km event was Marc Scott (Tulsa Univeristy/Richmond & Zetland) who finished 14th in 30:38.6.
British & Irish Masters Cross Country Championships, Wollaton Park, Nottingham, UK – 22 November 2014
Ben Reynolds (Thames Hare & Hounds) led home an England 1-2-3-5 as England took overall victory in the men’s 50-54 age group with a time of 26:30.
Louise Rudd (Stockport) was the clear winner in the women’s 35-39 age group with 21:24, beating Lisa Palmer (Derby) by 12 seconds.
IAU World 100km Championships, Doha, QAT – 21 November 2014
Ellie Greenwood (unattached) was crowned as the World 100km champion with an emphatic victory, completing the event in 7:30.44 ahead of Japan’s Chiyuki Mochizuki who finished in 7:38.23.
Paul Giblin (Allithwaite) was the first British male past the post, finishing in 11th with 6:56.12.
Jean Bouin Cross Country & 10k, Barcelona, ESP – 23 November 2014
Scott Overall (Blackheath & Bromley) finished 7th with 30:28 in the men’s cross country race.
Jesscia Andrews (Aldershot Farnham & District) finished 25th in the women’s road race with a time of 34:17.
Knole Run, Sevenoaks, UK – 21 November 2014
James Kingston (Judd) won the boys 3km event in 12:38, but in 6th place was Romeo Beckham with 13:05 – watched by his father David.
Alexandra Millard (St Edmunds) won the girls 2km event in 9:58.