Saturday, September 24, 2011

County Cross Country Championships

St Brigids Athletic Club will host the first day of the county cross country championships at Ballinacree on Sunday 2 October. The programme will include even ages from under 10 upwards, novice men and women, masters men and women.
Day two of the county cross country championships will be staged the following Sunday 9 October at Na Fianna CLG, Baconstown. The programme will include the uneven ages from under 11s upwards. The adult races down for decision will be in junior (under 20s) and intermediate grade. There will also be an 800m non championship event for under 9s. The meeting voted to designate Sunday 18 December as the date for the county senior cross country championships and juvenile cross country relays. For under 10/12/14/16.
The distances for the 2011/12 cross country season have been decided as follows. They are now set in line with provincial and national recommendations following a compromised increase last season. The agreed distance areas follows, boys and girls under 9s 800m; under 10s 1000m; under 11s 1500m; under 12s 2000m; under 13s 2500m; under 14 3000m; under 15 3500m; under 16 4000m; girls under 17/18/19 4000m; boys under 17 5000m; boys under 18/19 5000m; junior women 4000m; junior men 6000m; intermediate women 4000m; intermediate men 8000; senior women 4000m; senior men 8000m; masters women 4000m; masters men 8000m.

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