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Cross Country Season

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:

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 colinpartridge@lothianrunningclub.co.uk

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).

Team managers:

Contact colinpartridge@lothianrunningclub.co.uk 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 Championships

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/

Lasswade Open Cross Country

Lasswade Open Cross Country