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Cork Athletics Cross-Country Leagues 2018 - Day 3

Saturday 29 September 2018, 14:00 - 16:00

Location DistanceTypeChampionshipPermitMeasured
Cork Athletics Grounds, Slieveroe, Riverstick Various Cross-Country No Yes N/A

Cork Athletics Cross-Country Leagues 2018

Cork Athletics Grounds, Slieveroe, Riverstick

Saturday September 29th 2018

 

riverstick grounds overview

 

Organisers on behalf of Cork Athletics County Board: Frank Hayes, Collette O`Riordan & Jerry Cronin

Dates: 1st September - 1pm,  15th September - 2pm & 29th September - 2pm

 Venue : - Cork Athletics County Board Grounds, Slieveroe, Riverstick

 

These Leagues are intended to enable athletes, young and old, to both train and become familiar with Cross-Country running, before the start of the Cross-Country season.  If you've never tried Cross-Country, the leagues also provide an ideal platform to try out Cross-Country running. There are many clubs who don't have much, or even any, presence at Cross-Country Championships - it would be great to see these clubs represented in the leagues.  Do Try it - Guaranteed you'll come away looking for more!

 

EventDistances 1/9/2018Distances 15/9/2018Distances 29/9/2018
Under-9 Girls 500m 600m 750m
Under-9 Boys 500m 600m 750m
Under-10 Girls 700m 800m 1000m
Under-10 Boys 700m 800m 1000m
Under-11 Girls 900m 1200m 1500m
Under-11 Boys 900m 1200m 1500m
Under-12 Girls 1200m 1500m 2000m
Under-12 Boys 1200m 1500m 2000m
Under-13 Girls 1500m 2000m 2500m
Under-13 Boys 1500m 2000m 2500m
Under-14 Girls 2000m 2400m 3000m
Under-14 Boys 2000m 2500m 3000m
Under-15 Boys 2500m 3000m 3500m
Under-15 Girls 2500m 3000m 3500m
Under-16/under-17/Under-18 & Junior Women 3000m 3500m 4000m
Under-16/Under-17/Under-18 & Junior Men 3000m 3500m 4000m
Adult Women 3000m 3000m 4000m
Adult Men 5000m 5000m 6000m

 

Intentions of Leagues

  •     To help athletes get into a routine for cross country training
  •     To allow athletes measure their progression over the three League events
  •     To give athletes an opportunity to train as a group, instead of on their own, as often happens, particularly in smaller clubs
  •     To allow Cork athletes to prepare better for the Cross-Country season, and be ready to compete with the best in Ireland
  •     To make new friends during the Leagues, so that, on competition day, they will have familiar athletes beside them, helping promote team spirit and sportsmanship
  •     To remove the championship element


Points to Note:


Due to the Huge interest in these Leagues, it has become necessary to limit the Juvenile events to Registered Cork athletes ONLY.  The Adult events are open to all Registered Athletics Ireland Members

  •     There is No charge at the gate
  •     All Athletes must be registered Athletics Ireland members - this is a MANDATORY requirement, for Insurance Purposes
  •    Entry fees are payable on the day: €2 euro per race, or €5 euro for the 3 races, payable on Day 1
  •     Athletes who run in ALL THREE races will receive a long sleeve T-Shirt
  •    Start Time each Day: 1pm Sharp, starting with Under-9
  •    Closing time for  Under-9 to Under-13 entries: 12:30pm
  •    Closing time for Under-14 to Junior entries : 1pm
  •    Closing time for entries for Adult entries - 1:30pm
  •    Boys and girls of same age group may run together, if numbers permit
  •    Assistance: Help is required to ensure smooth running of the events. Those interested in coming on board, to help in any way, should contract:

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Draft Autumn Cross-Country Fixtures Calendar 2018

NB: This is a DRAFT XC Programme - Not Even at Provisional Stage. The XC Fixture Lists will be finalised, by Cork Athletics and Munster Athletics, early in September, with Athletics Ireland fixtures venues added/amended as information becomes available

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