We enter both the Wessex and Hampshire Cross Country League.
All members are welcome to participate in cross country running. The events are free to enter for all full, EA affiliated, club members. All you need to do is wear your club vest and give your name, date of birth and EA number to Sarah Swift, Annette Lewis or Alan Lewis – then just turn up and run! The races attract all standards from internationals to club runners who just like to race off road.
Fixtures (Sundays) – 4 races held between September and December
- 1st October 2017 – Canford Heath
- 22nd October 2017 – Bryanston School
- 5th November 2017 – Yeovil
- 10th December 2017 – Bryanston School inc County Champs
Note: The Dorset XC Championships are combined with the final event of the Wessex League at Bryanston School. Anyone wishing to take part will need to send a separate entry.
The Wessex Cross Country League is an inter-club league supported by Team Dorset whose aim is to provide competition between its member clubs and to promote Cross Country running in general.
The League will consist of four fixtures usually held between September and December each winter season, but any September fixture shall be staged as if it were in the following Competition Year commencing 1st October.
The League is open to all First and Second Claim members of the member clubs. All Second Claim runners must be declared as such prior to their first appearance in the league in each season.
Participation in the League is conditional on the acceptance of these rules and guidelines.
Fixtures (Saturdays) – 5 races held between October and February.
- 14th October 2017 – King’s Park, Bournemouth
- 11th November 2017 – QE Country Park, Petersfield
- 2nd December 2017 – Popham Airfield, Basingstoke
- 13th January 2018 – Prospect Park, Reading
- 10th February 2018 – Aldershot
The league season runs from October to February and comprises five races in Hampshire and neighbouring counties.
Other Cross Country Events
- 7th January 2017 – South West of England Champs
- 27th January 2017 – South of England Champs
- 24th February 2017 – The National XC Champs @ Parliament Hill Fields
Upcoming Cross Country Events