Jess Sparke's recent form has been recognised on two levels. Firstly she was selected to represent England in the McCain UK Cross Challenge incorporating Antrim IAAF International XC IAAF Permit Meeting, and Celtic International XC, taking place at Green Mount College, Antrim on Saturday 23rd January. Her teammates in Northern Ireland will be: Lauren Deadman, Katrina Wootton and Hollie Rowland.
And now she is amongst the nominees for the European Athlete of the Month for December. Voting now closed (very abruptly!).