Dates for 2012/2013 Cross Country Season

If you would like to take part in the cross country this coming season please could you register your interest with the following people: Juniors: Peter Venus ; Men: Marcus Byron ; Women: Steph Scott

Fixture dates and important information about the 2012-13 Season:

League dates for your diary:

  • Sat 27th Oct – Blyth, East Cramlington Nature Reserve
  • Sat 17th Nov – Blaydon, Shibdon Pond
  • Sat 15th Dec – Jarrow & Hebburn, Bedewell Park (Monkton) **
  • Sat 9th Feb 2013 – Saltwell, Wrekenton
  • Sat 2nd Mar 2013 – Alnwick, Alnwick Gardens
  • Sat 23rd Mar 2013 – Tynedale, PrudhoeOther cross country dates:
  • Sat 6th Oct – Minors XC – Jarrow
  • Sat 8th Dec – North Eastern XC Championships – Hartlepool
  • Sat 23rd Feb 2013 – National XC Championships – Herrington Country Park
  • Sat 16th Mar 2013 – British Masters XC Championships – Herrington Country Park

Bedewell Park is a provisional location for the Jarrow & Hebburn fixture, it may be Temple Park.There will be under 11’s races at all of the fixtures, except for Saltwell (Wrekenton) – so that’s 6 of the 7 fixtures.It is hoped to run to the normal timetable of events which is as follows:

  • 12.15 Combined Boys & Girls under 11
  • 12.30 Boys under 13
  • 12.35 Girls under 13
  • 12.50 Boys under 15
  • 12.55 Girls under 15
  • 13.15 Senior Men
  • 14.00 Junior men under 17
  • 14:25 Under 17/20 Women & Senior/Veteran Women

New for the 2012-13 Season

The U17 & 20 Women’s Race will be limited to around 5k.

Athletes U15 category and above, wearing the wrong number will be automatically disqualified. If you turn up at a fixture and don’t know what your number is, ask your team captain, or come to registration.

Following on from this – Replacement numbers are going up to 50p. It’s the athlete’s responsibility to keep the number for the whole season.

That’s all for now!
Jo Murphy
Club Secretary

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