Preps fare well for U.S. at Edinburgh XC

Coverage of the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country International Challenge

Sat., Jan. 7, 2012 - Holyrood Park, Edinburgh, Scotland

LINKS: Meet's Own Site



  • In the junior men's race Mead (Spokane, Wash.) junior Andrew Gardner placed fifth in the 6-kilometer race and was the third American, finishing behind winner Kirubel Erassa and fourth-place Eddie Owens. Gardner was timed in 20:11 and was just 15 seconds behind Erassa at the finish.

  • Stanford freshman Aisling Cuffe placed second the 4K junior women's race. Early on Erin Finn (West Bloomfield, Mich.) had the lead. U.S. preps Molly Seidel (Hartland, Wis.) and Katie Knight (Spokane, Wash.) ran well enough to finish third and fourth overall.


SCHEDULE (All times U.K.)

08:30 Information, baggage and toilets open

09:55 Senior Women Inter District & U23 Celtic Nations

10:20 U15 Girls Inter District

10:30 Bupa Junior Great Winter Run 2.5K

10:45 U15 Boys Inter-district XC

11:00 Bupa Great Winter Run - 5K

11:05 U13 Girls Inter –district XC

11:25 3 Boys Inter –district XC

11:55 Bupa Great Edinburgh X Country Junior Men’s 6km (Inc. U17ID & U20 Celtic Nations)

12:30 Bupa Great Edinburgh X Country Junior Women’s 4km (Inc. U17ID & U20 Celtic Nations)

13:05 Bupa Great Edinburgh X Country Men’s 8km

13:45 Bupa Great Edinburgh X Country Women’s 6k

14:15 Bupa Great Edinburgh X Country Men’s 3km

14:30 Senior Men’s Inter District &U23 Celtic Nations