The third annual Welsh Cross Country Relay Championships will take place at Monmouthshire Showground on Saturday 4th November.
Last year’s event was extremely popular and offered great Inter-Club opportunity, igniting rivalries that would last until the Welsh Cross Country Championships in February.
IT IS THE ATHLETES RESPONSIBILITY TO FAMILIARISE THEMSELVES WITH THE COURSE PRIOR TO RUNNING.
Marshalls will be positioned around the course, and will make every effort to inform spectators to keep the running route clear, however please be alert. Athletes are requested NOT to warm up on the race route. There are ample alternative areas in showground, to run on grass surfaces.
Age Groups – Age groups will follow UK athletics rules, and club vests MUST be worn in championship races.
Age Limits for the Welsh Road Relay Championships: All ages are at 31st August 2017. Competition year is from 1st September 2017 to 31st August 2018
Under 13 Boys and Girls (School Year 7 & 8 some year 6)
Road Running competitions for under 13’s shall be confined to competitors who are age 11 on the day of competition, or 12 on 31st August prior to the commencement of the Competition Year as defined above.
Under 15 Boys and Girls (School Year 9 & 10)
Road Running competitions for under 15’s shall be confined to competitors who are aged 13 or 14 on 31st August prior to the commencement of the Competition Year as defined.
Under 17 Men and Women (School Years 11 & 12)
Road Running competitions for under 17’s shall be confined to competitors who are aged 15 and 16 on 31st August prior to the commencement of the Competition Year as defined above.
Senior Men and Women (Under 20 athletes compete as seniors in senior teams)
Road Running competitions for Senior Men and Women shall be confined to competitors who are at least 20 on 31st August prior to the commencement of the competition year as defined above.
*Masters Men & Women
Road Running events for men and women shall be confined to competitors who are at least 35 years of age on the date of the competition.
This is to conform and align to the UKA Rule Book 2016 and as directed at the Welsh athletics General Council.
Age Groups for the Primary Challenge Races
Competition is confined to competitors in Primary School year’s 5 or 6 on the day of competition.
Presentations – will be made near the HQ/changeover area as soon as possible following each event.
Incorporating Open Races – Composite teams may compete but cannot use any first-claim member of another competing team.
Parking – Parking is available on site. A nominal fee will be charged.
Transport – Monmouthshire Showground is accessible from the A466 Redbrook Road and is just 1.1km from the A40. Sat Nav: NP25 4LG
Entry – Entries Close Midday Wednesday 25th October 2017.