Thirteen-year-old Charlie Wright has been selected to run in the English Schools AA Cross Country Championships on Saturday.
Charlie, who attends Uckfield College, was selected by Sussex Athletics Association after his performances in Sussex and South East cross country heats.
The championships will take place at Sefton Park, Liverpool.
Charlie started competing in athletics in 2019 and is a member of Lewes Athletics Club. In addition to his athletics training he trains at CrossFit Uckfield, with Ringmer Rovers Football Club, and with Uckfield College for his GCSE PE studies.
Charlie was first introduced to cross country running while at Harlands Primary School, Uckfield.