Kenya will seek to maintain their recent domination of the International Association of Athletics Federations World Cross Country Championships here tomorrow, but their runners will face a very different challenge to previous editions.
Aarhus 2019 director Larsen warns stay-away European Federations risk becoming disconnected with the sport
European countries which have not sent teams, or sent only two or three runners, to the International Association of Athletics Federations World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus on Saturday (March 30) are "moving away from the window" in terms of connecting with wider society.
Vikings, beer, mud and an Olympic mission – the strange and wonderful Aarhus brew for 2019 IAAF World Cross Country Championships
Five years ago, the Danish Athletics Federation effectively re-connected the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Half Marathon Championships with rank-and-file runners when they hosted an integrated – and highly successful – event in Copenhagen.