Out­ten to com­pete in same team as legend Farah

North Wales Weekly News - - SPORT -

FOR­MER Col­wyn Bay AC run­ner Ge­orgina Out­ten is set to com­pete in the same Great Bri­tain team as dou­ble Olympic and World cham­pion Mo Farah next month.

Out­ten and fel­low North Walian Charlie Hul­son have been se­lected for the Great Bri­tain and North­ern Ire­land team for the Great Ed­in­burgh Cross-Coun­try In­ter­na­tional on Satur­day, Jan­uary 10.

To­gether with Farah, Out­ten and Hul­son will com­pete against teams rep­re­sent­ing the USA and Europe after they both im­pressed dur­ing the Euro­pean Cham­pi­onships in Bul­garia ear­lier this month.

While Farah has con­quered the world, Hul­son and Out­ten are in the early stages of their in­terna- tional ca­reers and helped Team GB top the medal ta­ble at the Euro­pean Cham­pi­onships in Samokov nine days ago.

Birch­field Har­rier Out­ten was mak­ing her GB de­but in Samokov, and the 18-year-old was a mem­ber of the team which won gold in the U20 women’s race.

Mau­reen Sin­gle­ton of Col­wyn Bay Ath­letic Club won the over-70 women’s ti­tle in the North Stafford­shire Cross-Coun­try League, which reached its con­clu­sion in Leek ear­lier this month.

Col­wyn Bay AC host the Twin Piers 10K road race (from Llan­dudno to Col­wyn Bay) and 3k fun run on Satur­day, Jan­uary 17. En­tries at www.col­wyn­bay­ath­let­ics.org.uk

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