2018 European Cross Country Championships: Watch live on the BBC

Kate Avery
Kate Avery, who has won seven medals at the European Cross Country Championships, will lead the senior women's team at the 2018 event in the Netherlands

The 2018 European Cross Country Championships take place on Sunday, 9 December, in Tilburg in the Netherlands.

The 26th edition of the event will be available to watch live on the BBC Red Button, Connected TV, BBC Sport website and mobile app.

Great Britain have topped the medal table in 11 of the past 12 championships, winning nine medals in Samorin, Slovakia, 12 months ago, including golds for the women's senior team and in the mixed team relay.

After taking senior men's victory at the trials in Liverpool, team gold medallist from 2016 Ross Millington heads the men's team alongside Andy Vernon, who has won 12 European Cross Country medals in his 10 team appearances.

The senior women's team is led by seven-time European Cross Country medallist Kate Avery and 2016 team silver medallists Pippa Woolven and Charlotte Arter, who won the women's trials in Liverpool.

Great Britain are taking a 40-strong squad to the championships, which include under-23s and junior men's and women's events, as well as the senior men's and women's races and the mixed team relay.

Great Britain squads

Men's senior: Nick Goolab, Dewi Griffiths, Charlie Hulson, Ross Millington, Marc Scott and Andy Vernon.

Women's senior: Charlotte Arter, Kate Avery, Melissa Courtney, Verity Ockenden, Jess Piasecki and Pippa Woolven.

Sunday, 9 December

Live coverage

09:30-15:00, BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

Highlights & replay

14:20-15:50, replay, BBC Red Button

00:00-01:00, highlights, BBC Two (Monday)

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