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. To register for either League just click the relevant tab below, there is no charge ! – then just turn up with your Club vest and run! The races attract all standards from internationals to club runners who just like to race off road.


Wessex League

For Fixtures and results click the blue box below

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.  You need to be EA registered & a club vest is required. All Second Claim runners must be declared as such prior to their first appearance in the league in each season.

 2023 Wessex XC League Dates:

  1.  Race 1: 1st October – Learoyd Road, Canford Heath – off-road club champs race.
  2. Race 2: 29th October – Bryanston  Poole Runners event hosts & volunteers are needed please!
  3.  Race 3: 17th December – Canford School (Including Dorset County Champs)

Hampshire League

For Fixtures and results click the blue box below

The Hampshire Cross Country League season runs from October to February and comprises five races in Hampshire and neighbouring counties. Races are usually on the first or second Saturday of the month, from October to February, in Hampshire or just over the border in neighbouring counties.

If you are interested in taking part in the Hampshire League XC, contact Roger Cross. We need to register names (URN etc) in advance, & the league organisers have asked for names etc of entrants at least two weeks before the first race.

Hampshire League Race Dates

Race 1: Sat 28th October – Wellesley Woods, Aldershot.

ace 2: Sat 11th November – Popham, Basingstoke.

Race 3: 2nd December – TBA as currently no host club .

Race 4: Sat 13th January 2024 – Prospect Park, Reading.

Race 5: 10th February – King’s Park, Bournemouth.

For Timetable and maximum course distances for Season 2023/2024 click below

Upcoming Cross Country Events