Fukuoka (2006 WXC), Men’s Jr Race, photo by PhotoRun.net
Biggest World CC since 2006
KAMPALA (UGA): Final entry figures suggest the 2017 World Cross Country Championships in Kampala will be the biggest edition of the championships since 2006. A total of 557 athletes from 60 countries are set to compete in the Ugandan capital on 26 March. Those figures include the four athletes who are set to represent an Athlete Refugee Team in the mixed relay which will be guided by former world marathon record-holder Tegla Loroupe. In total, 13 countries are set to contest the inaugural mixed relay. From IAAF.