Selection for the England team for the Ward Junior Home International to be held in East Anglia on 12th and 13th October 2024 will be based on results in the following races

Southern Championships 4th February 2024
JK Day 2 (Middle distance) 30th March 2024
JK Day 3 (Long) 31st March 2024
British Long Distance Championships 13th April 2024
Northern Championships 28th April 2024

The team is made up of 4 juniors from each of the following age classes; M&W 14, M&W 16, M&W 18.

M/W18’s seeking selection would be expected to run M/W18E courses, where provided, at selection races.

M/W16’s seeking selection would be expected to run M/W16A courses at the selection races and M/W14’s seeking selection would be expected to run M/W14A courses at the selection races.

On day 2 of the JK all classes will run a middle distance race and on Day 3 a long distance race.

The Selectors expect that any athlete wishing to represent England will successfully complete at least three of the above races.

In the event that a race, or races, are cancelled, or a course is voided the selectors will still consider competitors without the requisite number of results provided that they had entered the cancelled race(s) and that the total of achieved results plus entries for cancelled races meets or exceeds the required number of races.

  • Illness or Injury;

  • All cases of illness or injury which may affect an athlete’s ability to compete fully or at all in one of the above selection races should be notified in writing to the Selectors prior to the running of that race, clearly explaining why. Write to

England Junior Selectors;
Caroline Louth (EAOA) Tim Tett (YHOA) Simon Kippin (SCOA)