Herts Phoenix AC Cross Country Season 2017-2018

The Club has again affiliated to the Start Fitness Metropolitan Cross Country League - full details at www.metleague.co.uk - there are no fees to pay for league races, transport is not provided.

The Metropolitan League has races for

12.40pm Boys over 9 and under 11 as at 31st August 2017 - 1.5km,

12.45pm Girls over 9 and under 11 as at 31st August 2017 - 1.5km,

12.55pm under 13 Boys as at 31st August 2017 - 3km

1.00pm under 13 Girls as at 31st August 2017 -3km

1.20pm under 15 Boys/Under 17 Men as at 31st August 2017 m - 4km

1.25pm under 15 Girls/Under 17 Women as at 31st August 2017 - 4km

1.55pm under 20/Senior/Veteran Women as at 31st August 2017 - 6km

2.35pm under 20/Senior/Veteran Men as at 31st August 2017- 8km

Dates and venues for your calendar

Saturday 14th October - Claybury

Saturday 11th November - Stanborough, Welwyn Garden City

Saturday 2nd December - Hillingdon House Farm, Uxbridge

Saturday 13th January - Wormwood Scrubs

Saturday 10th February - Trent Park

Younger runners should discuss these races with their coach about travelling time and preparation for the race.

You just have to turn up and run at these meetings - don't forget warm clothing to wear after your race, drinks and safety pins for your numbers which you can collect from Neill Hughes (Juniors) or Mervyn Gilham (Seniors) who will usually be found near the start area with the Club's banner

The Sunday Cross Country League details on www.runherts.com is for Senior & Veteran Men and Women only and running in a combined race of about 5 miles which starts at 10.30am

Sunday 29th October - Cheshunt - nb 11am start

Sunday 12th November - Trent Park

Sunday 17th December - Willian

Sunday 14th January - Cassiobury Park, Watford

Sunday 18th February - Therfield Heath, Royston

Other important dates - Entry Forms will be available nearer these dates and entries will then be submitted by the Club

Saturday 4th November - ECCU Cross Country Relays - Mansfield

*Saturday 9th December - Southern Masters & Inter-Counties - Horspath, Oxford

Sunday 7th January - Herts County Championships - Cassiobury Park, Watford

Saturday 27th January - South of England Championships - Stanmer Park, Brighton

**Saturday 3rd February - Herts Schools Championships - Verulamium Park, St Albans - to be confirmed

Saturday 24th February - English National Championships - Parliament Hill Fields, Hampstead

* Masters - self entry, Inter-County - by invitation only

**Your school is responsible for submitting entries, so check with your PE Teachers

If you have any questions please email adriannewman41@hotmail.com

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