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South Munster Schools Cross-Country Championships 2020

Thursday 30 January 2020, 13:00

Contact DistanceTypeChampionshipPermitMeasured
SMSA Vars Cross-Country Yes Yes XC

South Munster Schools Cross-Country Championships 2020

Tramore Valley Park, Cork

12 noon, Thursday January 30th 2020

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South Munster Schools Athletic Association Website


Venue is Tramore Valley Park, off South Link Road


Travel Directions

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From North

Travel out from City via South Link, and turn left into Tramore Valley Park (A)

From East

Travel west from Jack Lynch Tunnel. Approaching Kinsale Road Flyover, take slip road for Roundabout. Travel around the roundabout, under the flyover and take the FIRST (B), immediate, slip road, onto Kinsale Road. Travel for approx. 1km and turn right for Park and Ride. Then travel directly across South Link, into Tramore Valley Park.

From South

Travel around the roundabout, under the flyover and take the FIRST (B), immediate, slip road, onto Kinsale Road. Travel for approx. 1km and turn right for Park and Ride. Then travel directly across South Link, into Tramore Valley Park.

South Link

If, coming from South, East or West, you travel, in error, towards the City on the South Link, you will NOT be able to turn right, into Tramore Valley Park. Instead continue on towards the City and take the first slip road towards South Douglas Road (C), turn right, over the bridge and then immediate right, onto the slip road to the South Link (Southbound), and continue as per 'From North' directions, as above.

Course and Facility Map - Download PDF

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Programme & Notes - Download PDF

12:00pm Minor Girls (U14 on 01/07/2020) - 1500m

12:10pm Minor Boys (U14 on 01/07/2020) - 2000m

12:25pm Junior Girls (U15 on 01/07/2020) - 2000m

12:40pm Junior Boys (U15 on 01/07/2020) - 3000m

12:55pm Intermediate Girls (U17 on 01/07/2020) - 3000m

1:10pm    Intermediate Boys (U17 on 01/07/2020) - 4000m

1:30pm Senior Girls (U19 on 01/01/2020) - 2500m**

** Senior Girls will run 3500m at the Irish Schools this year

1:40pm Senior Boys (U19 on 01/01/2020) - 5000m

Information Sheetsouth munster schools xc information 2020 1

Boys races: Teams of 8 with 4 to score. Girls' races: Teams of 6 with 3 to score

Schools may enter more than one team in a race.

Athletes must compete in their own age group. However, a team may be completed by the inclusion of one athlete from the age group immediately below

Holders of perpetual cups should return them to the race office. Competitors' numbers available from 10:30am


Entries may be emailed (preferred) or posted by Friday Jan 24th. The entry fee for teams is €15 and individual fee is €4. (Cheques payable to ‘South Munster Schools Athletics).

If entries are emailed, payment must be made, in full, by Thursday 30th Jan. at registration. Payment may be made by bank transfer beforehand (please ensure that your school name appears in the payment narrative)


N.B. All schools must be affiliated to Irish Schools Athletic Association The closing date for entries is Friday Jan 24th

***Late entrants without bib numbers will not appear in the results***


Limited toilet facilities and dressing facilities will be available at the venue. Teachers should remind their athletes of this before departure from school on the day.

Medals will be presented to the first Six individuals after they cross the finish line.

Team results should be available very soon after each race and medals can be collected at registration.

There will be no formal medal presentation ceremony for team winners.

The girls' races will have three athletes to score (a maximum of six to get medals) and the boys' races four athletes to score (a maximum of eight to get medals).


Munster Qualifiers

Qualifiers for Munster Championships at Clarecastle, Co. Clare, on Thursday 13th Feb:
First 4 teams in each grade, and any athlete who finishes in the first 15 in each race




About Us

Cork Athletics County Board is a constituent member of Athletics Ireland. Cork Athletics is the governing body, administering athletics, track and field (T&F), cross-country (XC) and running in county Cork. The Board comprises elected representatives of constituent athletic clubs and running clubs. Cork County Board AAI organises Championship races and competition, including road, track & field (T&F) and Cross-country (XC), at junior, juvenile, senior and masters levels, and selects representation for the county. In addition, training and education is provided for coaches and officials. The Board also regulates the Athletics Ireland race/event permit (licence) process for county Cork.
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