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- Seniors Cross-country



There are two leagues that seniors may wish to participate in: The Hampshire League, which holds races on Saturdays, is for the more serious cross-country runner and the Southern XC League, which holds races on Sundays, is less serious but nevertheless quite challenging. Other XC running opportunities are in the Lord Wandsworth series and the SEAA XC championships.

Fixtures for 2019/20 :

Hampshire League Fixtures for 2019/20 (Saturdays):

12/10/19            Kings Park Playing Fields, Bournemouth
09/11/19            Sparsholt College, Winchester
30/11/19            Wellesley Woodlands, Aldershot
11/01/20            Prospect Park, Reading
08/02/20            Popham Airfield, Basingstoke

Link to the Hampshire League Cross-country website, which has full details of the events including race results, is HERE.

You will find links to the various categories of Hampshire League XC results on the right hand side of the home page.

HCCL RULES - Please take note of the numbers of runners that constitute a scoring team.

 

Southern Cross-Country League (formally Today's Runner League) Fixtures for 2019/20 (Sundays):

  • Sunday 27th October 2019 - Pamber Forest, near Basingstoke hosted by Basingstoke & Mid-Hants AC.
  • Sunday 10th November 2019 - Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Nr Petersfield Details
  • Sunday 8th December 2019 - The Bourne Woods, Farnham.
  • Sunday 29th December 2019 - Lord Wandsworth College, Nr Odiham.
  • Sunday 19th January 2020 - Chawton House, Alton
  • Sunday 9th February 2020 - Alice Holt Forest 

 

  • Link to the Southern Cross-Country website is HERE.

We need to enter teams of 5 for these races so please let Janet (Ladies) and Bob (Men) know if you wish to make up a team. All races start at 11:00 am.

The basic rules are:
  • For a complete team to score we need to have at least 5 men and 3 women run at each meeting - our first 5 and 3 runners will count as the scoring members but we want to get as many runners out as possible so that the club us well represented
  • All runners must wear their club vest (or the new short sleeve/long sleeve club tees)
  • New rule - All runners must be at least age 17 on the day of the event
  • New rule - The results produced on the day by the host club will only include the scoring men/women for each club to speed up the results.  Full results will be sent out the next day.
  • Speed limit - there is a speed limit on runners to encourage slower runners into the league.  None of our club runners fall foul of the speed rules at the moment (5.30 mile for men and 6.00 women) but for reference if a runner has a recorded race result in the previous 12 months of Men - 5mile 27:30, 10km 34:11, 10m 55.00 or Women - 5 mile 30.00, 10km 37:17, 10m 60.00 - they are not able to run in this league.

Link to the published Southern Cross-Country League Rules is HERE.

 

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