Cross Country

COMPETITIONS

CLUB CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - We held our Club Cross Country Championships at the Kings School, Pontefract on Monday, 13th September 2021, starting at 6.00 pm. The results are now on the website on the race results page.

NORTHERN ATHLETICS CROSS COUNTRY RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS - These championships will be held at Graves Park, Sheffield on Saturday, 23rd October 2021. Competitions will be held for all age groups from Under 11 (minimum age 9 on the day) right through to seniors. Please inform Cyril Jones if you wish to compete for the club. Entries for this must be made by the club.

ENGLISH NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS - These championships will be held at Berry Hill Park, Mansfield on Saturday, 6th November 2021. The standard in these national championships will be very high and there are no competitions for Under 11s. Please inform Cyril Jones if you wish to compete.

 West Yorkshire Cross Country League - This league caters for all age groups from Under 11s to seniors. Under 11s must have had their 9th birthday, but not their 11th, by 3rd October 2021. Entries have to be made by the clubs, so please inform Cyril Jones as soon as possible if you wish to compete. You can still be entered for races 2, 3 and 4 if you have not competed in race 1.  Entry fees are £25 for seniors and Under 20s, £15 for U11s, U13s, U15s and U17s. This covers all 4 races. Entry fees need to be paid into the club's account. Dates and venues for the 2021 season are:-

Race 1 - 3rd October 2021 (Sunday) - Spenborough, Cleckheaton.

Race 2 - 30th October 2021 (Saturday) - Nunroyd Park, Yeadon.

Race 3 - 21st November 2021 (Sunday) - Thornes Park, Wakefield.

Race 4 - 12th December 2021 (Sunday) - Show Ground, Harrogate.

Race 1 - 3rd October 2021 - Cleckheaton - Faye Lightowler had an excellent run to finish 9th out of 78 in the senior women's race. Sienna Lavine came 18th out of 39 in the U11 Girls race. Trudie Robson finished 21st out of 49 in the U13 Girls race with Alana Reveley 24th, Abi Teece 29th and Heidi Lawrence 30th. The U13 Girls finished 5th out of 10 in the team race.

NORTHERN ATHLETICS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - Northern Athletics are proposing to hold their 2022 championships at Pontefract Park on Saturday, 29th January 2022. This is still to be confirmed, but if they are being held on home soil again, we should try to ensure that we have a big turn out from the club.