The cross country championship will take place at Ashenbury Park, Woodley, Reading RG5 4RX Berkshire on Sunday 15th December 2019
|1||11:00||Senior & Masters (v35) Men
|2||11:40||Senior & Masters (v35) Women
|12:30||Presentation for race 1|
|3||12:35||Under 15 Boys||4km|
|4||12:50||Under 15 Girls||4km|
|13:00||Presentation for race 2|
|5||13:05||Under 13 Boys||3km|
|6||13:15||Under 13 Girls||3km|
|13:20||Presentation for race 3 & 4|
|7||13:25||Under 17 Men||6km|
|13:40||Presentation for race 5 & 6|
|8||13:45||Under 17 Women||5km|
|14:20||Presentation for race 7 & 8|
All distances are approximate.
The championship will be hosted by Reading Roadrunners
|U13||Age 11 on the day of the competition or 12 on 31st August 2019|
|U15||Ages 13 & 14 on 31st August 2019|
|U17||Ages 15 & 16 on 31st August 2019|
|U20 *||Ages 17, 18 & 19 on 31st August 2019|
|Seniors||Age must be 20 or over on 31st August 2019 and under 35 on the day of the competition (born after 15th December 1984)|
|Masters (V35)||Age must be 35 or over on the day of the competition (born on or before 15th December 1984)|
To be eligible to compete, an athlete must have been born in Berkshire; or have had 9 months continuous bona fida residence in the County prior to the date of competition (December 15, 2019); or have served in a unit of HM Force stationed in Berkshire for 9 months immediately prior to the competition.
A student does not acquire a residential qualification by residence in Berkshire in school/college term time only.
If an athlete is 11 on the day of the race, they may compete as an Under 13.
*Anybody who is 20 between 1st September 2019 and 31st December 2020 will need to register as a senior at the County Championships to be eligible for the Inter Counties team.
An athlete in the Masters age group will only be allowed to enter as a Master and not as a Senior. This also applies to team results.
Entries can only be made from this website. Postal entries will NOT be accepted. People entering via this website will be emailed a copy of the timetable and other details after entries have closed.
Individual Entry Fee £8.00 per athlete (for ALL Age Groups)
ALL ENTRY FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
NO LATE ENTRIES, NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY OR REQUESTS TO CHANGE EVENTS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE WILL BE ACCEPTED.
The closing date for entries will be December 11, 2019.
If you have any questions or queries about this years championship please email Dennis Tucker
Athletes are reminded to read UKA Rule 21 S 6 UKA Supplement regarding County qualification, and Rule 21 S 1 UKA Supplement regarding Athlete Registration.
No entry fee - Teams do not need to be entered.
Team entries will be based on individual entry classifications, i.e. Masters cannot count as
For senior men the first six (and subsequent six) finishers from a Club will automatically be counted as a team. For all other age groups the first three (and subsequent three) finishers from a Club will constitute a team.
Subject to the two exceptions set out below, in each age group from Under 13 to Under 20, the first eight athletes to finish at the Berkshire Cross Country Championships will be offered a place. Athletes finishing between 9th and 12th will be offered the four reserve places.
Subject to the two exceptions set out below, in the Senior Women’s and the Senior Men’s age groups, the first nine athletes to finish at the Berkshire Cross Country Championships will be offered a place. Athletes finishing between 10th and 15th will be offered the six reserve places.
The only exceptions to the above are:
In either of the above cases, Berkshire Athletics must be informed at least the day before the Berkshire Championships [by 14th December 2019]. An athlete meeting either of these criteria will take the place of the 8th or 9th finisher, depending on the age group, who would be offered a reserve place instead of the 12th or 15th finisher respectively.
Any athlete who is 20 between 1st September 2019 and 31st December 2020 will need to register as a senior at the County Championships to be eligible for the Inter Counties team if they wish to be considered for the Senior team at the Inter Counties Championships. As that competition is held under IAAF rules, these athletes would be too old to qualify for the Under 20 team.
Race Location: Ashenbury Park, Woodley, Reading RG5 4RX
Parking: Waingels College
Athlete Registration: In the Berkshire Athletics gazebo near the start area
Toilets: Will be provided near the start area
Refeshments: Will be provided near the start area