Tamworth AC athletes selected for Inter-Counties and English Schools Cross Country Championships

Tamworth AC’s cross country season may now have finished, but a number of the club’s athletes are yet to hang up their spikes for the summer, with selection for the coveted Inter-Counties and English Schools Championships this month.

Inter-Counties Championships

The Inter-Counties Championships in Loughborough on 7th March will see Max Kent (Under-20 Men), Ben Edwards (Under-17 Men) and Jessica Salt (Under-13 Girls) representing Staffordshire. Charlotte Perry (Under-17 Women) will be lining up for Warwickshire. Sophie Perry, Natasha Lee and Dominic Harper made the reserves list.

Ben Edwards, Max Kent, Jessica Salt & Charlotte Perry with coaches Howard Bush, Mark Wickett & Paul Neville
Sophie Perry & Natasha Lee with coaches Mark Wickett, Colin Pleass & Paul Neville

English Schools Championships

The English Schools Championships follow a week later in Liverpool on 14th March. Tegan Vickery (Intermediate), Lottie McLaren and Chloe Sharman (both Junior) will run for Staffordshire. Sophie Perry (Senior) will join the Warwickshire team alongside Charlotte Perry. Phoebe O’Connor made the reserves for Staffordshire.

Special congratulations to Charlotte Perry on being the only Tamworth athlete selected for both events Inter-Counties and English Schools championships.

Lottie McLaren, Chloe Sharman, Sophie Perry, Tegan Vickery & Charlotte Perry with coaches Colin Pleass, Mark Wickett & Paul Neville
Phoebe O’Connor with coach Colin Pleass

Tamworth AC Chairman, Paul Tasker said: “Both of these championships are of the very highest standard and a testament to the hard work and dedication of our athletes and coaches. I am so very proud of their efforts and delighted to have seen them growing in confidence over the season. Everyone at the club is behind them and we hope they thoroughly enjoy the experience of competing at this level”

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