Great Edinburgh Cross Country

Great Edinburgh Cross Country

January 11, 2018

Hot Weekend Preview: Hasay vs. Huddle for the American 13.1 Record in Houston, Mo Farah Begins the Post-Salazar Era in Doha and XC in Edinburgh

Get ready - 2018's first big weekend of racing is here!! From Mo Farah's first race under new coach Gary Lough in Doha to the Great Edinburgh XCountry to Clayton Murphy's NOP debut to Molly Huddle vs. Jordan Hasay and the American record (and a loaded men's field) at the Houston Half Marathon, we preview it all. Huddle's coach Ray Treacy shares his insight with LRC and says "[Molly] is as prepared as she’s ever been for a half marathon."
January 07, 2017

2017 Great Edinburgh XC Recap: Leonard Korir Outkicks Callum Hawkins in Thrilling Duel as Mo Farah Finishes 46 Seconds Back in 7th Place

In the women's race, Turkey's Euro XC champ Yasemin Can dominated, while Laura Muir anchored Great Britain to victory in the mixed-gender relay thanks to a brilliant anchor leg.
January 07, 2017

Video Highlights of 2017 Great Edinburgh Cross Country

Highlights of the races from Scotland.
January 05, 2017

Great Edinburgh XCountry Preview: Mo Farah Opens His 2017 Season as Garrett Heath Goes for Four in a Row

Mo Farah's 2017 campaign begins on Saturday morning in Scotland where he'll try to prevent Garret Heath from pulling a stunner in Edinburgh for the fourth year in a row. Euro XC champ Aras Kaya of Turkey, plus Club XC champ Sam Chelanga and U.S. Olympians Leonard Korir and Hillary Bor also feature in the men's 8k. In the women's race, Euro XC champ Yasemin Can of Turkey faces U.S. Olympian Marielle Hall and Sarah PaganoLaura MuirKyle Merber and Will Leer are among the legs in the mixed-gender 4x1k relay. Watch it live starting at 8:15 am ET. *MB: Garrett Heath goes for #4 vs Mo Farah: 2017 Great Edinburgh XC preview 
January 09, 2016

Garrett Heath Does It Again, Takes Another Huge Scalp and Beats Mo Farah at 2016 Great Edinburgh XCountry International Challenge

In the past in Edinburgh, he's taken down the likes of Asbel Kiprop and Kenenisa Bekele. Now he's beaten Mo Farah.
January 07, 2016

Great Edinburgh XCountry Preview: Can Garrett Heath Take Down Mo Farah In Their 2016 Openers?

Mo Farah's 2016 campaign and his quest for an Olympic repeat begins on Saturday morning in Scotland. He'll be challenged by 12:57 man Alemayehu Bezabeh as well as two-time Edinburgh winner Garrett Heath. The women's race includes Kate AveryEmma Bates and Americans Amy Van Alstine and Rochelle Kanuho. Plus there is a relay race with loads of names - like Bush, Twell, Muir, Leslie, Masters, Jan Hannes and Grice. You can stream the race live on here, starting at 8 a.m.
January 08, 2015

What to Watch for at Great Edinburgh XCountry - 6 Thoughts

Stars Asbel Kiprop, Silas Kiplagat, Jairus Birech, Chris Derrick, Bernard Lagat and 2013 World XC champ Japhet Korir will all be in action on Saturday morning in Scotland. Beach to Beacon/Euro XC champ Gemma Steel leads the women's race. You can stream the race live on here, starting at 8 a.m.