The 2016 NSW Short Course Cross Country Championships are to be held on Saturday 30th July 2016 at Integral Energy Park, West Dapto. It is a relatively new venue only opened in 2004 with the adjacent clubhouse opened in 2010. The current course trails have been upgraded in the last few years with accurate 1km, 2km, 3km and 4km trails available for use. The courses are mainly mown grass, relatively flat with some undulating sections along the tree lines with 3km and 4km trails crossing Robins Creek via bridges twice. The 1.5km and 2.5km trails have been marked out especially for these Championships.
Click here to view the race lists. Please check carefully that you are listed in the correct event.
Click here to enter online. Online entries close Wednesday 27th July.
The entry fee is $20 online or $30 on the day.
Family entry, not available online or on the day, is $45. Click here for an entry form.
Athletics NSW members (or other state member association) must be currently registered for the 2015/16 season and wear their Athletics club uniform with their bibs worn front and back for the duration of the Championship.
WINTER CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP RULES
Rules for the Winter Season competitions can be found in the 2016 NSW Winter Handbook. To view click here.
Click here to view the timetable.
The NSW Short Course Cross Country Championships is conducted in the Masters, Open, U20, U18, U16, U14 and U12 age groups.
Medals for all individual events will be presented at the conclusion of each race. Team medals will not be presented on the day but will be sent to clubs to present to their team members at a later date.
Click the below link to view the relevant course map:
As there are a variety distances with differing courses, it is imperative that all athletes check the maps and ensure that they are familiar with the course and laps on which they will be running.
Athlete check-in and on the day registration will be available in the club rooms.
There is plenty of parking available. Please follow directions from the parking personnel on the day.
A canteen will be in operation with an assortment of food and beverages.
Clubs may put up tents for shade/shelter. Please enquire on the day regarding a suitable location.
AUSTRALIAN CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSIPS
The NSW Short Course Cross Country Championships is compulsory for any runners from U14 – U18 to attend if wishing to be considered for the NSW team to compete at the Australian Cross Country Championships. To view the selection criteria click here.
Integral Energy Park, Darkes Road, Brownsville (West Dapto) NSW
Click here to view the location map.