The main fixtures for the 2015/16 Cross Country Season are listed below.
Main XC Fixtures 2016/17 Season
|Event Date||Fixture||Venue||Team Managers|
|Sun Oct 8||East District Relays||Peebles (no under 11’s)|
|Sat Oct 15||East League #1||Stirling University|
|Sat Oct 22||National Relays||Cumbernauld (no under 11’s)|
|Sat Nov 5||National Short Course Champs||Renfrew, Glasgow|
|Sat Nov 12||Livingston AC Open XC||Dechmont Law|
|Sat Nov 19||East League #2||Alloa|
|Sat Dec 3||East District CC Championships||Aberdeen|
|Sat Jan 16||East League #3||Broxburn|
|Sat Jan 28||Masters Champs||Dundee|
|Sat Feb 25||National Championchips||Falkirk (no under 11’s)|
Age groups for Scottish Athletics XC 2016/17 are as follows:
- U11 - Born Between 01/09/2005 and 31/08/2007
- U13 - Born Between 01/09/2003 and 31/08/2005
- U15 - Born Between 01/09/2001 and 31/08/2003
- U17 - Born Between 01/09/1999 and 31/08/2001
- Juniors – Born Between 01/09/1996 and 31/08/1999
- Seniors – Born Before 01/09/1996
- Masters – Over 40 on day of race
How to Enter:
Entries for all of the events, apart from the three league meetings in Stirling, Alloa, and Broxburn are required in advance and close either 2 or sometimes 3 weeks before each race – so get the dates in you diaries now. Sign up sheets will be on the notice board at Craigswood for those events that require it, and if you want to run please add your name to the list.
You can also enter by e-mailing your name, date of birth and Scottish Athletics number to email@example.com
The club subsidise the entrance fees for all of the races in the calendar. The cost to the athlete for each race is £3 which you pay on the day to the club’s team manager in the Club’s tent which along with our club banner will be present at all the events. Entry for under 17’s is £2. Please note if the club has entered you for an event, enter and don’t run, your race fee is still due (except the East League events).
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer as team manager for any races. Or for more information on what this involves.
Scottish Athletics Memberships Races
All National, District, and League events require membership of Scottish Athletics (except U11s). As well as being a member of the club you must also be a member of Scottish Athletics to participate. SAL fees are £5 for under 21′s and £18 for Senior Membership – full details of how to apply are on the Scottish athletics website. See Scottish Athletics Website for more details.
Club Cross Country Championships - The club’s annual cross-country championships encompasses a selection of races throughout the season.
East District League
East District League - The three events are always popular with the club, and count towards the club championships.
Other Cross Country Events
Borders Cross Country
Another popular series of events is the Borders Cross Country Series. A single one-off entry entitles you to run in any of the 6 events. Entires fill up fast.
Details are here: http://www.bordersxc.com/