National mixed relay selections on

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Team Uganda to the 41st IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 will hold their final selection for the Mixed relay team on Saturday February 18, 2017.

Six runners (3 men and 3 women) will be selected in Kololo to represent Uganda in the mixed relays (8km) category at the IAAF Kampala World Cross Country Championships 2017 on a first come and first serve basis. The final four will be selected later after the training. The selection event will start at 9.00 am to 9.30 am and later, before athletes head to Makerere University Main ground for the National over distance track and field event.

The National Over distance is the first track and field event on the 2017 Athletics competition calendar. The events of the day will include 150m, 300m, 600m, 1600m and field events among others aimed at testing and building athlete’s early season endurance and strength. The national team was selected last month and is already training at a residential camp in Kapchorwa.