Cross Country Events

Cross Country Events are subdivided into Junior and Senior events.

Cross Country Championships

Team Kennet Junior Cross Country 2023-24

Basingstoke Destination XC League

The date for the 2023-2024 season are as follows:
15th October
26th November – Team Kennet to organise
18th or 25th February (TBC)
10th March
The league has avoided dates that are expected to clash with the Oxford Mail League.
We will need 18 – 20 people to host the event on the 26th November so please consider if you are able to help – all help much appreciated.

Team Kennet Junior Cross Country 2022-23

Basingstoke Destination XC League

 There will be 4 matches over the season, on Sunday afternoon starting at 1.15pm and not coinciding with Hampshire Cross Country League weekends. Where required the matches can be moved to start in the morning with the first race going off at 11am.

2022-23 Dates, venues & host clubs:Match 1 – 6th November – Down Grange (BMH)Match 2 – 27th November – Aldershot (AFD)Match 3 – 5th February – Edenbrook (Fleet)Match 4 – 26th February – Down Grange (Team Kennet)  Results JXC_2223_M4_Results

Timetable for 2022-23, subject to review Under 9 Girls 1.15 pm 1400 m approxUnder 9 Boys 1.25 pm 1400 m approxUnder 11 Girls 1.35 pm 2200 m approxUnder 11 Boys 1.50 pm 2200 m approxUnder 13 Girls 2.05 pm 3000 m approxUnder 13 Boys 2.20 pm 3000 m approxUnder 15 Girls & Boys 2.35 pm 4000 m approxU15 age group combined but scored by genderIf more than 15 per gender or 40 in total, then may be run as separate races.

Under 17s can run as guests in the U15 races.

Club Kit / ColoursClub vests should be worn by all U11, U13 and U15 competitors.U9 are encouraged to wear club vests, although they are permitted to run in tops which are club colours instead.

Where a competitor has forgotten or does not have a vest then they can borrow from within the club/other competitors. If this is not possible it is up to the race referee on the day to decide if they are allowed to compete.

ScoringAs well as individual prizes at the end of the season based on athlete’s finishing positions, there will be a team competition with the first 4 in each club contributing to a team’s score (first 3 in U15 categories).The best 3 scores of either an individual or team over the season will count towards the final results.Should a match be cancelled, then the best 2 of 3 races will count.Full rules and league constitution are in the links at the bottom of the page.

Race age group determined by age on 31st August 2022, minimum age 7 years on this date.

The Basingstoke Junior Cross Country races are open to all junior athletes in the club. If you would like to run or have any questions please email me, Colin Price, at the following email address:

by Friday 15th October with the athlete’s name and date of birth.

Team Kennet Senior Cross Country 2021-22

For Seniors only, we have entered Oxford XC league.

Simon Gale – Senior team Captain

2021–22 Fixtures

Date Location
Sun, 7 Nov 2021 Bicester Heritage (Bicester AC)
Sun, 5 Dec 2021 Cirencester Park White Horse Harriers AC/Dicot Runners
Sun, 9 Jan 2022 Horspath Stadium, Oxford (Oxford City AC/Headington RoadRunners – combined OXL/Oxon XC Championships fixture)
Sun, 6 Feb 2022 Bo Peep Farm, Adderbury (Banbury Harriers AC/Bicester AC)
Sun, 6 Mar 2022 Henley Showground (Abingdon AC/Radley AC)