Incorporated in theĀ UK inter country cross country championships was the final stage of the British Athletics Cross Challenge series. The cross challenge is a series of five races which were held in Cardiff, Milton Keynes, Liverpool, Antrim and Loughborough. Athletes must compete at two of the first four races and the inter counties fixture at Loughborough. Bicester’s Ben West entered the cross challenge for the first time this season competing at Cardiff, Milton Keynes and Loughborough, Ben’s has capped a fantastic cross country season with a magnificent 5th place overall in the under 17 age group.