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XCC Challenge

Saturday 17th June, 2017

Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Thursday, 16 February 2017/Categories: ANSW Events

Event date: 17/06/2017 Export event

WARATAH RUN SERIES

 

The Waratah Run Series is a rebranded and remodelled set of XC, road races and relays events. These events are for participants of all ages and abilities, and focus on participant enjoyment and on the day entertainment. Formally known as the ‘Athletics NSW Winter Series’, the Waratah Run Series is a community based social event incorporating a championship component.  

 

XCC CHALLENGE

 

 

Join in the running fun at the beautiful Willandra Course, situated in the lush green foothills of Browns Mountain near Nowra. The course winds itself up and down the trails below Browns mountain and shows just why this event is coined ‘the XCC Challenge’! If you’re not interested in such a challenge, not to worry,  as the event has a range of suitable options for participants of all ages & abilities, with distances starting from 2km- all the way through to 10km. On top of this, the event will play host to on the day activations, food and drink stalls, captivating race callers as well as entertaining music. 

The 2017 XCC Challenge incorporates the 2017 NSW Cross Country Championship as part of the event.


ENTRY LISTS

Click here to view the entry lists

 

 

DATE

 

Saturday 17th June 2017

 

VENUE

 

Browns Mountain Road, Tapitallee - Nowra

 

PROGRAM 

 

    • 11:20am U12 Female 2km
    • 11:30am U12 Male 2km
    • 11:40am U14 Female 3km
    • 11:50pm U14 Male 3km
    • 12:00pm U20, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+ Female 6km
    • 12:20pm U18 Male 6km
    • 12:40pm Combined ‘All Ages’ Fun Run 1km, 2km & 4km
    • 1:00pm Open, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+ Female 10km
    • 1:20pm Open, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+ Male 10km
    • 2:00pm U16 Female 4km
    • 2:10pm U16 Male 4km
    • 2:20pm U18 Female 4km
    • 2:30pm U20, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+ Male 8km

ENTRY FEES

 

The entry fees are as follows:

 

Online entry $20 members & $40 non-members

On the day entry $30 members & $40 non-members

 

HALF PRICE ENTRY FOR MEMBERS! 


Become a RunNSW Member to receive half price entry into this event and all other Waratah Run Series Events. Members also receive free entry into RunNSW Series Events. For more information, please click here. 


 

HOW TO ENTER

 

Enter online here.

Online entries close midnight Wednesday 14th June 2017.

 

On the day entry is available at the registration desk. An on the day entry must be submitted at least 30 minutes before the start of the race.

 

ELIGIBILITY

 


Members are to be registered with Athletics NSW (or other state member association or Little Athletics NSW ) for the 2016-17 season and wear their club/centre uniform with their bibs worn front and back for the duration of the event.

 

Non-members are eligible to enter however only ANSW registered athletes (or other athletes registered with another state member association) are eligible to receive medals in State Championship events.


TAG TIMING

 

All Athletics NSW Members (excluding Dual, Community and Club athletes) will receive a Timing Tag as part of their Membership Pack. This tag will be theirs to use at RunNSW and Waratah Series out of stadia events. Athletes must return the tags to Athletics NSW at the end of the season, as new tags will be allocated each season. The purpose of the Timing Tag is to provide a greater benefit to our members through a more efficient ‘Check In’ process for events and competitions. It is important to note that the Number on the Timing Tag will match the number on the Athlete’s Bib.

Dual members and non-members will be required to report to athlete check in at least 45 minutes prior to the race start time to collect a temporary timing tag. This tag must be returned at the conclusion of the race.

 

PARTICIPANT CHECK-IN

 

Members (excluding Dual, Community and Club athletes) who have entered online are not required to report to athlete check-in. You must however wear both your competition bib and dedicated timing tag for your performance to be verified.

 

Dual members and non-members will be required to report to athlete check in at least 45 minutes prior to the race start time to collect a temporary timing tag. This tag must be returned at the conclusion of the race.

 

 

RULES

If you are that way inclined and interested in reading the rules for the Winter Season, they can be found in the 2017 NSW Winter Handbook.

LIVE RESULTS

 

Live results for this event are available here.

 

MEDAL PRESENTATION:

 

Individual medals will be awarded at the conclusion of each Championship race. Non-members are ineligible for state medals. Team medals will be provided to clubs for distribution after event day.

 

COURSE MAP


Click here for a Course Map.


PARKING

 

Parking is available at the venue. Please follow displayed signs.

 

FOOD & BEVERAGES

 

The Nowra Club will be operating a canteen on site. On top of this, the event will play host to on the day activations, encaptivating race callers as well as entertaining music. 


 

 

NSW WINTER PREMIERSHIP & WINTER TROPHY

 

 

Races included in the XCC Challenge will be point scoring events towards the Winter Premiership, Winter Trophy and Distance Runner of the Year.

 

 

AGE/GENDER FORM

 

Click here for age-gender form.  This form is to be used by clubs who wish to create teams with members who do not fit naturally into the team.  For example an 55+ woman who wants to be in an 35+ club team should be listed on this form, and the form submitted BEFORE the race begins. 

 

AGE GROUPS

 

The XCC Challenge races are offered in the following age groups: U12, U14, U16, U18, U20, Open, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+ 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+ and 75+.

 

 

HISTORY


Click here for a history of the NSW Cross Country Championships.

 

TRAINING TIPS

 

CONTACT

 

Brent Hayward

Athletics NSW Competition Manager

Brent.hayward@nswathletics.org.au

02 9746 1122.

 

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