The condensed 2021 World Athletics Cross Country Permit season will come to a close in Albufeira, Portugal, on Sunday (18), with a reduced field racing at the 44th edition of the Almond Blossom Cross Country.
Tsehay Gemechu and Nibret Melak claimed a double win for Ethiopia at the Cinque Mulini – the second leg of the World Athletics Cross Country Permit series – on a sunny and warm spring Sunday (28) in San Vittore Olona.
Kenyan Leonard Bett will be gunning for a successful title defence at the 89th edition of Cinque Mulini on Sunday (28), the historic race in the northern Italian city of San Vittore Olona which serves as the second leg of the 2021 World Athletics Cross Country Permit series.
Reigning world half marathon champion Jacob Kiplimo from Uganda and Tsehay Gemechu from Ethiopia claimed the victories at the 64th edition of the Campaccio in San Giorgio su Legnano, Italy, the first leg of the pandemic-shortened World Athletics Cross Country Permit series, on Sunday (21).

World Athletics Cross Country Permit

Calendar 2021
DateMeetingVenueCountry
14 NOV 2021
Shaoxing Marathon
Shaoxing
CHN
14 NOV 2021
Hefei International Marathon
Hefei
CHN
14 NOV 2021
Maraton Ciudad de Sevilla
Sevilla
ESP
14 NOV 2021
Movistar Medio Maratón de Madrid
Madrid
ESP
14 NOV 2021
Semi-Marathon de Boulogne Billancourt Christian Granger
Boulogne-Billancourt
FRA
14 NOV 2021
Guilin Marathon
Guilin
CHN
17 NOV 2021
Chizhou Marathon
Chizhou
CHN
20 NOV 2021
Gulf Bank Kuwait Marathon
Kuwait
KUW
21 NOV 2021
EDP Half Marathon of Lisbon
Lisboa
POR
21 NOV 2021
NACAC Half Marathon Championships
San José
CRC
21 NOV 2021
New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon
New Taipei City
TPE
21 NOV 2021
Cape Town 12K CITYRUN
Cape Town
RSA
21 NOV 2021
Tengchong Marathon
Tengchong
CHN
21 NOV 2021
Kobe Marathon
Kobe
JPN
23–27 NOV 2021
31st South East Asian Games (Athletics)
My Dinh National Stadium, Hanoi
VIE
24–27 NOV 2021
3rd Asian Youth Games (Athletics)
Shantou
CHN
28 NOV 2021
Shanghai International Marathon
Shanghai
CHN
28 NOV 2021
Asics Firenze Marathon
Firenze
ITA
28 NOV 2021
Baise Marathon
Baise
CHN
28 NOV 2021
Telcel Mexico City Marathon
Ciudad de México
MEX
30 NOV–04 DEC 2021
Pan American Junior (U23) Games - athletics
Cali
COL
03 DEC 2021
Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon
Singapore
SGP
04–05 DEC 2021
Course de L'Escalade
Genève
SUI
04 DEC 2021
NACAC Cross Country Championships
La Ceiba
HON
05 DEC 2021
The 75th Fukuoka International Open Marathon Championships
Fukuoka
JPN
05 DEC 2021
Marathon du Gabon Arise
Libreville
GAB
05 DEC 2021
Marathon COMAR de Tunis-Carthage
Tunis
TUN
05 DEC 2021
Maraton Valencia Trinidad Alfonso EDP
Valencia
ESP
05 DEC 2021
Shenzhen Baoan International Marathon
Shenzhen
CHN
05 DEC 2021
The 15th Nanning International Marathon
Nanning
CHN
05 DEC 2021
China Asean International Marathon
Fangchenggang
CHN
06–12 DEC 2021
Central American Games
Santa Tecla
ESA
06 DEC 2021
SCO Kunming International Marathon
Kunming
CHN
12 DEC 2021
Guangzhou Marathon
Guangzhou
CHN
12 DEC 2021
27th SPAR European Cross Country Championships
Dublin
IRL
12 DEC 2021
Zurich Maratón Málaga
Málaga
ESP
12 DEC 2021
Shenzhen Marathon
Shenzhen
CHN
12 DEC 2021
Bahrain Night Half Marathon
Manama
BRN
19 DEC 2021
Hainan Danzhou Marathon
Danzhou
CHN
19 DEC 2021
Huangshi Cihu Half Marathon
Huangshi
CHN
19 DEC 2021
Bangsaen21 Half Marathon
Chon Buri
THA
19 DEC 2021
Taipei Marathon
Taipei City
TPE
19 DEC 2021
Tata Steel Kolkata 25K
Kolkata
IND
19 DEC 2021
52nd Hofu Yomiuri Marathon
Hofu
JPN
19 DEC 2021
Fuzhou Marathon
Fuzhou
CHN
26 DEC 2021
Guangzhou Hangpu Marathon
Guangzhou
CHN
26 DEC 2021
Corrida Internationale de Houilles
Houilles
FRA
31 DEC 2021
96° Corrida Internacional de São Silvestre
São Paulo
BRA
31 DEC 2021
Nationale Nederlanden San Silvestre Vallecana
Madrid
ESP
31 DEC 2021
BOclassic Alto Adige - Corsa di San Silvestro
Bolzano
ITA