Impressions of the course and the conditions
What the athletes have to say

Tergat goes for fourth title and announces: "the races will be very fast"


Ouaziz Challenge a family affair

Race by Race previews

Mark Butler looks at the prospects for this weekend’s six races.

Salah Hissou challenges Tergat once again
President of Moroccan Federation confirms Salah Hissou will run

Moroccans well prepared
Aziz Daouda, Morocco’s National Teams Director on the team and its prospects

Useful Technical Information
18 March - the course and the races

Marrakech capital of world athletics  - IAAF Council session opens Wednesday
17 March 1997 - Marrakech - This oasis, which welcomes many thousands of tourists every year, is being transformed into the capital of world athletics.

800 athletes in Marrakech and the return of a King of the Track: Komen
The introduction of the short cross attracts top middle distance runners to Marrakech

Komen aims to add to Gold Medal Collection
by Phil Minshull

Kenya’s Daniel Komen already has a good claim to being one of the greatest long distance runners the world has ever seen. World records and world championship gold medals were achieved in both the junior and senior ranks - and all before his 22nd birthday.

Who will be the  Marrakech Express?
On the weekend of March 21-22 the World Cross Country Championships return to Morocco after a 23 year absence.

Welcome from IAAF President Dr Primo Nebiolo

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