51st Edition of the International Cross Country in Albufeira

51st Edition of the International Cross Country in Albufeira

2014/02/06
The 51st edition of the European Champion Clubs Cup Cross Country was held in Albufeira, Portugal, on the Sunday 2 February 2014.

The Almond Blossom Cross Country, or in Portuguese  “Cross Internacional das Amendoeiras em Flor”, is an annual international cross country running competition which takes place in Albufeira, Portugal, in early March.

It is one of the IAAF permit meetings which serve as qualifying events for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.

The race gets its name from the white blossom which appears on the almond trees native to the Algarve region during the spring.

The winner of the male race was Mohamed Moustaoui, running in the colours of French club Ales Cevennes Athletisme.

Women’s race was won by the Ethiopia’s Hiwot Ayalew by the third successive year.

Algarve Sport Camps was one of the partners of the 2014 event.