runner set for World Cross Country Championships
Burnham-On-Sea runner has been selected to run for Great Britain
at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.
Prior from Berrow, who is a former pupil of King Alfred School in
Highbridge, has been selected to run in the event in Kampala, Uganda
on March 26th.
comes of the back of him coming third at the UK County Cross Country
Championships Under-20 men's race on 11th March in Loughborough.
event also incorporated the World Cross Country trials and Luke's
third place means he has automatic qualification with three others
to be selected for a team of six.
are likely to be hot and not what he's used to, with temperatures
reaching 30 degrees with 80% humidity.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Only a few months ago I made my international
debut in Spain with England, and I went into the Inter-Countys thinking
of having an outside chance of selection."
would never of thought I would come third and get automatic selection
to represent GB in Kampala, Uganda at the World Cross Country Championships!"
just want to thank all for the support I have received from my family
and friends, both at university and home."
I want to thank my Dad, Simon, for always being there and cheering
race is scheduled to be shown live on BBC1 on the red button from
12pm on 26th March.