Mountain Running

ENGLAND ATHLETICS INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN RUNNING 2022

Recent changes

For latest information see the England Athletics Mountain Running pages.

England Athletics Mountain Running Championships

Seniors. To be held in conjunction with the British Athletics Uphill Only World Championships selection race, Skiddaw, Keswick on 17 September 2022.

U20. To be held in conjunction with the British Athletics U20 Up and Down World Championships selection race, Sedbergh on 19 September 2022.

Representative opportunities: 

The committee will select the best available teams to represent England, although where shown some teams will be selected as development teams to give them experience of international competition. 

 Please note, that at the time of publication some dates and venues have not been confirmed.  As soon as any official decision is confirmed it will be published immediately on the England Athletics and Fell Running Association websites.

www.englandathletics.org/athletes/england-athletics-team/mountain-running 

Events

Event: Senior Home International (included in British Athletics trial for the European Mountain Running Championships) 

Event: International U18 Mountain Running Cup, Sakuzzo, Italy

Event: Snowdon International, Llanberis, Wales 

Event: Junior Home International, Ambleside, Cumbria

 Event: U23 Development Race, Europe, race TBC

Contact: Alec Duffield on [email protected] or 07740065929               

Training Camps: 

With the current restrictions and uncertainty around Covid-19, we are looking at various options for getting together and continuing junior mountain running development outdoors (ie non virtual).  More information will be posted online with England Athletics and the Fell Runners Association as and when known.

Camp: Introduction to International Mountain Running (TBC)

Camp: Performance in International Mountain Running (TBC)

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BRITISH ATHLETICS INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN RUNNING 2022

The dates of championships and trials will be made available on the British Athletics website: https://www.uka.org.uk/competition/running/mountain-running/ 

All questions related to the selection policy and the trial races should be directed to Anne Buckley ([email protected]).  

INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 

European Mountain and Trail Running Championships 

  • 1-3 July, El Paso, La Palma, Spain
  • Trail Race (45-60km), Senior Uphill Race (6-8km), Senior Up-and-Down Race (12-18km),
  • Junior Uphill Race (5-6km), Junior Up-and-Down Race (5-6km). NB. Juniors born 2003-2006 inclusive
  • Selection races:
    Trail Race: Three Peaks race, Yorkshire, Saturday 30 April 2022 (athletes should enter in the normal way)
    Uphill Races: Scotland, Friday 20 May 2022
    Up-and-Down Races: Scotland, Sunday 22 May 2022 

 World Mountain and Trail Running Championships 

  • November 2022, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Trail Race (80km),
  • Trail Race (40km),
  • Senior Uphill Race (4-7km),
  • Senior Up-and-Down Race (12km),
  • Junior Up-and-Down Race (6km). NB. Juniors born 2003-2006 inclusive
  • Selection races:
    80km Trail Race: TBC
    40km Trail Race: Scafell Pike Marathon, Cumbria, Sunday 21 August 2022 (date TBC)
    Uphill Race: Keswick, Friday 9 September 2022
    Up-and-Down Races: Venue TBC, Sunday 11 September 2022 

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