The 2024 National Cross Country Championship is set to take place in Tororo, Uganda, at the Tororo Golf Course Club.
Scheduled for February 10th, 2024, this 30th edition of the championship promises excitement and competition.
In addition to competing for prize money, participants will vie for spots in two upcoming events: the World Cross Championship in Belgrade, Serbia, in April, and the C.A.A Africa Cross Country Championship in Tunisia later this month.
Dominic Otuchet, president of the Uganda Athletics Federation, highlighted the significance of this event as a platform for selecting teams for these international competitions.
Notably, renowned athletes like Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo are expected to participate, adding to the anticipation surrounding the championship.
Over 15 local clubs, including Prisons, Police, and various universities and districts, have confirmed their participation.
To ensure accurate timing, electronic timers will be used for both road and cross country events. Prize money will be awarded to the top five finishers in each category, ranging from 100,000/- to 500,000/-.