A team of 48 county athletes will be contesting the English Schools’ Cross Country Championships at Temple Newsham, Leeds, on Saturday.
The number covers three age groups and both sexes as Durham bid to get among the hard-fought for individual and team medals over the six events.
All the athletes have come through Area, County and Inter-County Championships to earn their place on the Schools’ County team.
The Championship comes at the end of a busy cross country season where many club athletes have contested the English National and Inter Counties Championships over the last few weeks.
Last Saturday, it was the gruelling course at Loughborough where the Inter-Counties Championships took place and the windy conditions proved a hardy test for all runners...