The sixth Youth's National Cross Country Championship took place at Richmond Racecourse in Yorkshire. Admission was 1/6 and the programme 6d. The course was two laps of 1½ miles.
Ivor Williams (Salford Harriers) retained his individual title in some style, Williams covered the three miles in 16:04. 11 seconds behind was P Hedley (Sheffield United Harriers) with Basil Heatley (Coventry Godiva Harriers) third.