at the IAU World Trail Championships in Annecy, France, on Saturday 30 May.
Meek, a previous Devon champion, is one of three west women named in the squad as she is joined by the Team bath AC pair of Holly Rush and Lizzie Wraith in the 12-strong Great Britain and Northern Ireland team that will be hoping to continue the recent success of British Ultra-running teams on the international stage.
Meek was a fourth place finisher at the IAU World 100km Championships in Qatar last year behind two of her British team mates. The Winchester athlete was part of the GB & NI gold medal winning team in Doha so will be targeting a similar individual and team result in Annecy.
For Rush the call-up recognises the success she is enjoying since switching to ultras after a highly successful career in the marathon.
“This will be the fourth time I have had the honour of wearing the GB vest, and one I hadn’t expected to wear again,” said Rush.
“So to be asked to wear the Union Jack again in what is a whole new running chapter for me really is the icing on… Read More
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January 04, 2015 - City Runs
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