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Derbyshire Cross Country Mini League Match 1 Buxton Oct 27th
October 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Derbyshire clubs and schools are invited to participate in Mini League cross country. The league is friendly and informal, and ideal cross country environment for novice and experienced young runners alike. Now in its fourteenth year, the league has helped develop local young athletes, many of whom have gone on to regional and national success. It also gives many their first taste of competitive cross country.
Courses are well marked and marshalled, risk assessed, and involve no running on roads. Courses are generally ‘easy’ with one or two more challenging hills or climbs.
Fixtures Saturday a.m. at 11am, approximate finish time 12.30pm.
Match 1: 27th October at Fairfield Youth Centre, Victoria Park Rd, Buxton. Hosted by High Peak AC
First race 11am start. Order of races; U11G, U11B, U13G, U13B, U15G, U15B
One primary school and one secondary school may join together to form a composite team with the intention of scoring across the age ranges and so doing would be eligible for the overall team title at the end of the series. Any composite teams must be notified to the league organiser before the first match.
Age Groups and Distances
The Competition Year extends from 1st October (2018) to 30th September in the following year.
All athletes shall be at least 9 years of age on the day of competition.
U11 Boys and Girls shall be confined to competitors who are aged 9 on the day of competition or 10 on 31st August prior to the commencement of the Competition Year as defined above (School Years 5 & 6)
U13 Boys and Girls shall be confined to competitors who are aged 11 or 12 on 31st August prior to the commencement of the Competition Year as defined above (School Years 7 & 8).
U15 Boys and Girls shall be confined to competitors who are aged 13 or 14 on 31st August prior to the commencement of the Competition Year as defined above (School Years 9 & 10).
U11G 1000mts U11B 1500mts U13G 2000mts U13B 3000mts
U15G 3000mts U15B 4000mts
Distances are approximate and event organisers reserve the right to combine races where appropriate.