Picked for Scotland! Athletes named for British Cross Challenge

Saturday 13th November 2021


British Cross Challenge information

Scotland vests have been awarded for the British Cross Challenge and Euro Cross Trials event at Liverpool later this month.

A number of Scots are planning to head to Merseyside for the races at Sefton Park on Saturday 27 November.

And scottishathletics are pleased to confirm no fewer than 22 athletes have been selected across three age groups.


We send our warm congratulations to these athletes and their coaches and clubs on representing Scotland.

Selections always recognise and reflect upon years of hard work and commitment to our sport and, of course, the last 18 months of Covid-19 issues have raised a number of hurdles for those seeking to maintain their personal progress.

Here are the Scotland selection for Liverpool . . .

Senior Men:

Andy Butchart, Jamie Crowe (both Central AC), Lachlan Oates (Shettleston Harriers), Sol Sweeney (Perth Strathtay Harriers)

Senior Women:

Morag Millar (Central AC), Mhairi Maclennan (Inverness Harriers)

U23 Men:

Ben MacMillan, Hamish Hickey (both Central AC/Stirling Uni), Tom Graham-Marr, (Central AC/Aberdeen Uni), Christian Graham (Lasswade AC/Dundee Uni)

U23 Women:

Eloise Walker (Edinburgh AC/Glasgow Uni), Sarah Tait (Lasswade AC/Stirling Uni), Holly Little (VP-Glasgow/Queen Margaret Uni), Grace Molloy (Linlithgow/Oxford Uni)

U20 Men:

Andrew McGill (Livingston AC), Kane Elliott (Falkirk Victoria Harriers), Alastair Marshall (Central AC/Stirling Uni), Duncan Robinson (Giffnock North AC)

U20 Women:

Megan Keith (Inverness Harriers/Edinburgh Uni Hare and Hounds), Isla Calvert (Livingston AC/Edinburgh Uni Hare and Hounds), Hannah Anderson (East Kilbride AC/Edinburgh Uni Hare and Hounds), Kirsty Purcell (Aberdeen AAC/Edinburgh Uni Hare and Hounds)

All four members of this Central AC ‘A’ team from Scone are picked for Scotland . . . Jamie Crowe, Andy Butchart, Ben MacMillan and Hamish Hickey (photo by Bobby Gavin)

Central AC are well-represented across the selections with no fewer than seven athletes picked – six men in the three age groups as well as Morag Millar following her silver medal run at the Lindsays Short Course XC.

Athletes above selected for Scotland have to enter themselves for the British Cross Challenge. The deadline is November 19.

Race information online

Sprint for selection . . . Morag Millar (Central AC) and Eloise Walker (Glasgow Uni) have been picked for Liverpool as well as Megan Keith (in Edinburgh Uni vest in background) 


Tags: British Cross Challenge, Liverpool, Scotland

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