Junior Cross Country Challenge Series

As a nice easy warm up to the cross country season, Lothian Running Club will be organising a series of freefun, informal Cross Country Races for junior athletes, with the aim of providing an accessible introduction to Cross Country running. Athletes from other local clubs are welcome to take part.

The races will be held at Dechmont Law, and take place on Wed evenings over three consecutive weeks during August and September. Each event will consist of 2 races (times and distances approx.):

  • 6:30 pm a  1.5km race for U11s
  • 6:50 pm a 2.5km for over 11s

Course details will be posted here when they are finalised. Registration for races will be on the night, please arrive in plenty of time to register before your race.

Offers to assist with marshalling, course setup, and timekeeping will be appreciated ( contact Ted Finch: lrcadmin@lothianrunningclub.co.uk  or any committee member ).

Details subject to last minute changes depending on unforseen circumstances!!

Course map can be found here: Dechmont Junior XC


  • Wed 31st Aug
  • Wed 7th Sept
  • Wed 14th Sept


Individual age group prizes will be awarded for each race, as well as overall prizes for  the series. ( best 2 results to count)   Team prizes will also be awarded depending on the level of participation from other clubs.  These races will also count towards the Clubs Cross Country Championships for the season.

Results 2016


Results 2015

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