Cross Country Events

Cross Country Events are subdivided into Junior and Senior events.

Team Kennet Junior Cross Country 2021-22

The cross-country season will be starting on 24th October. Team Kennet has joined the Basingstoke Junior Cross Country League. The league has four races and these take place on the dates shown below:

Dates for Basingstoke Junior Cross Country League

Match 1   24th October Down Grange (BMH)
Match 2   28th November Aldershot (AFD)
Match 3  6th February tbc (Fleet)
Match 4   6th March Sherfield tbc (Wessex)

(If any athlete has achieved a county athletics association vest for 800m or greater by 1st September prior to start of cross-country season they will not be permitted to run as a scoring athlete but may run as a guest. This does not apply to junior athletes who have run in the English Schools’ Cross Country Championship).

Start times and distances for the various age groups are listed below. These can vary but I will inform you of the times for each race the week before:

Timetable for 2021-22, (subject to review)

Under 9 Girls  1:15 pm 1400m approx.
Under 9 Boys  1:25 pm 1400m approx.
Under 11 Girls  1:35 pm 2200m approx..
Under 11 Boys  1:55 pm 2200m approx..
Under 13 Girls  2:15 pm 3000m approx..
Under 13 Boys  2:30 pm 3000m approx..
Under 15 Girls & Boys 2:45 pm 4000m approx.
U17 athletes can run as non-scorers in the U15 race.

U15 age group combined but scored by gender. If more than 15 per gender or 40 in total, then it may be split into separate races.

Race age group determined by age on 31st August 2021, 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:

xc.tk@hotmail.com

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)