The Inter Counties Cross Country Championships at Prestwold Hall, Loughborough, on Saturday, also hosts the World Cross Country Trials.
They will be held at Aarhus, in Denmark, on March 30, for Senior and Under-20 athletes.
The North East squad have a possible three athletes that could make the team in Morpeth Harrier Carl Avery and his Under-20 team-mate Rory Leonard, plus Shildon’s Kate Avery.
Team Managers Stewy Bell (Blackhill Bounders) and Houghton Harrier Lynn Cooper have been forced to be make changes to their original Senior squads that were named on January 27.
Sunderland Harrier Alice Smith and Gateshead Harrier Brighid Dennehy replace Sale’s Sonia Samuels and Wallsend’s Danielle Hodgkinson.
In the men’s team, Gateshead Harrier Conrad Franks and Tyne Bridge Harrier Finn Brodie come in for Durham City Harrier Dan Jenkin and Tyne Bridge Harrier Carl Smith.
The Senior Women’s team is: Georgia Campbell (Jarrow and Hebburn), Emma Holt (Morpeth), Danielle Smythe (Heaton), Kate Avery (Shildon), Rachel Lundgren (Hallamshire), Catriona Macdonald (Morpeth), Helen Warburton (Gosforth), Alice Smith (Sunderland) and Brighid Dennehy (Gateshead)....