2017 European Cross Country Champs to have 555 runners from 34 countries

U20MenLeaders-EuroXC16.jpg2016 European Cross Country Championships, photo by PhotoRun.net
555 runners from 34 countries
SAMORIN (SVK): According to preliminary entries some 555 runners from 34 countries (302 men and 253 women) are expected for the 24th European CC Championships in Samorin, Slovakia on December 10 this year. Record number of participants comes from the 20th edition in Belgrade 2013 with 525 runners from 36 countries. The biggest number 40 comes from Great Britain with maximum entries of 6 runners per event and a relay. France announced 38, Ireland 37 and Italy 36 runners. In the inaugural mixed relay so far 10 countries preliminary entered their teams. Senior races have 90 men and 80 women, U23 has 96 men and 67 women and U20 103 boys and 97 girls according to preliminary numbers.

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