• World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017

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This Sunday, March 26, Ugandan Capital Kampala will host the 2017 IAAF World Cross country championships. 

This year's edition will be the biggest in IAAF World Cross Country Championships history as 557 runners from 59 countries and one refugee team will battle for top prizes.

Athletes will compete on a 2Km grass loop which has two natural hills and one man-made hill. The  race organizes have also created a small ditch and placed several obstacles through the course to make the race more challenging and interesting.

Teams and Races

In each team 6 athletes will be allowed to race in each race with four athletes to score. 

Senior men and women will race the 10KM while junior athletes will compete in the 8km event.

To this years edition organizers have added 4x1km mixed relay race.

Additional Info

Preliminary entry lists Download Here

Team Manual Downlaod Here

Results Here

Live Stream and TV Info here

Time Schedule Local Time

14:00 Mixed Relay Final

14:30 Women U20 Race Final

15:10 Men U20 Race Final

15:55 Women Senior Race Final

16:55 Mmen Senior Race Final

Prize Money

A total of US$310,000 in prize money will be paid to senior men’s and women’s races only. 

Individual races:
1st – 30,000 
2nd – 15,000 
3rd – 10,000 
4th – 7000 
5th – 5000 
6th – 3000

Team races:
1st – 20,000 
2nd – 16,000 
3rd – 12,000 
4th – 10,000 
5th – 8000 
6th – 4000

Relay race:
1st - 12,000
2nd - 8000
3rd - 6000
4th - 4000

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