Kris Jones has been called into the GB Cross-Country team for the SPAR European Cross-Country Championships being held in the Netherlands this weekend.

Kris was tenth in the trials in Liverpool two and a half weeks ago - reported in our November Roundup news item. Kris's blog report.

Trials Race Video (Kris in white vest with green horizontal bands.)

Kris is a versatile runner...

He is the current Scottish Cross-Country Champion. He represented Wales in the inaugural Commonwealth Half Marathon this year, recording a new personal best of 63:55. Commonwealth Half-Marathon Results. And he represented GB on the track last year.

Kris won the bronze medal in the European Orienteering Champs Sprint Race earlier this year. In the World Champs his individual sprint run did not go well, but he ran cracking races in both the Sprint Relay and the Forest Relay, recording a "podium" (often called "diploma" elsewhere) i.e. a top 6 result, for the third consecutive World Champs.

Kris is a member of Forth Valley Orienteers in Scotland and Lillomarka Orienteringslag in Norway.

Kris Jones website.

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