• World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017
» Thursday, 23 March 2017
Article source: Watch Athletics
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.
Preliminary entry lists Download Here
Team Manual Downlaod 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
A total of US$310,000 in prize money will be paid to senior men’s and women’s races only.
1st – 30,000
2nd – 15,000
3rd – 10,000
4th – 7000
5th – 5000
6th – 3000
1st – 20,000
2nd – 16,000
3rd – 12,000
4th – 10,000
5th – 8000
6th – 4000
1st - 12,000
2nd - 8000
3rd - 6000
4th - 4000
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