Breege Connelly Launches the IAAF Antrim International 2016

The annual Antrim IAAF International Cross Country event will take on Saturday 16th January 2016 incorporating the British Athletics Cross Challenge.
Breege Connelly Launches the IAAF Antrim International 2016

Awarded one of only 12 IAAF World Cross Country permits the event is the highlight of the Cross Country calendar in Northern Ireland and attracts many international athletes of note.

Organised by Athletics Northern Ireland and supported by Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, the races will be held in the picturesque surrounds of CAFRE at Greenmount Campus in Antrim.

North Belfast athlete, Breege Connelly joined Stef Foster, Marketing, Communications & Events Manager of Athletics Northern Ireland and Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cllr Thomas Hogg to launch the 2016 event. 

The Antrim IAAF International Cross Country is one of the largest and most popular events in the Northern Ireland sporting calendar, with more than 1,200 competitors taking part and race categories ranging from Under 11s to Masters. 

This year Athletics Northern Ireland will have this great all-round event as a key fixture in both the British Athletics Cross Challenge Series and the Athletics NI Cross Country League.

For further information and to enter visit www.athleticsni.org