2017 XCC SHORT COURSE
The 2017 XCC Short Course is an amalgamation of the Athletics NSW Short Course Cross Country Championships and the Little Athletics NSW Cross Country Championships. Races in the U7 - U11 age groups will be conducted under Little Athletics NSW rules and races in the U13 - 75+ age groups will be conducted under Athletics NSW rules.
Sunday 2nd July 2017
Upjohn Park - Kirby Street, Rydalmere
NSW TEAM SELECTION
This event is a major selection race for the ANSW Team for the Australian Cross-Country Championships, with the first EIGHT place-getters (excluding the top 8 from Nowra) in the U14, U16 & U18 races automatically selected (subject to meeting eligibility criteria).
Attendance is compulsory for U14, U16 and U18 athletes to be considered for selection in the NSW team for the National XC Championships.
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PROGRAM (UPDATED 21.06.17)
• 9:00am U7 Boys 800m
• 9:10am U7 Girls 800m
• 9:20am U8 Boys 800m
• 9:30am U8 Girls 800m
• 9:40am U9 Boys 1500m
• 9:45am U9 Girls 1500m
• 10:00am U10 Boys 1500m
• 10:15am U10 Girls 1500m
• 10:30am U13/14 Boys 3km
• 10:55am U13/14 Girls 3km
• 11:20am U11 Boys 2km
• 11:35am U11 Girls 2km
• 11:50am U15/16 Boys 4km
• 12:20pm U15/16/17/18 Girls 4km
• 1.00pm Open 35+, 45+ Women 7.5km
• 1:40pm Open 35+, 45+ Men 7.5km
• 2:20pm 55+, 65+, 75+ Women 5km
• 2:20pm 55+, 65+, 75+ Men 5km
• 3:00pm U17/U18/U20 Male 5km
• 3:00pm U20 Women 5km
Runners U7 - U11:
Online entry $10 members
On the day entry $20 members
Runners U13 and older:
Online entry $20 members & $40 non-members
On the day entry $30 members & $40 non-members
HOW TO ENTER
Enter online here Online entries close midnight Wednesday 28th 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.
PARTICIPANT CHECK-IN / TIMING TAGS
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.
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.
Further information, COURSE MAP, results link
An athlete’s age in the U7 – U11 age groups are as per Little Athletics rules.
An athlete’s age in the U13 – Open age groups are as of 31 December 2017.
An athlete’s age in the Masters age groups are as of 25th June 2017.
The 2017 XCC Short Course is conducted in the following age groups:
U7, U8, U9, U10, U11, U13, U14, U15, U16, U17, U20, Open, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+.
Due to the cross over in age divisions between Athletics NSW and Little Athletics NSW there will be no U12 division. Athletes that are 10 years old as of 1st September 2016 are eligible for the U11 race. Athletes who are 11 as of 1st September 2016 or turn 12 in 2017 are to compete in the U13 race. Please refer to the below table:
AGE GROUP YEAR OF BIRTH
Under 13 Born 2005 or Later
Under 14 Born 2004 or Later
Under 15 Born 2003 or Later
Under 16 Born 2002 or Later
Under 17 Born 2001 or Later
In the U7 – U11 age groups the team format follows the Little Athletics rules.
The team format for the U14 – 75+ age groups follows the Athletics NSW rules.
In the U14, U16 and U18 age groups, ANSW members and dual members represent their senior athletics club. Runners that are registered with LANSW only, represent their Little Athletics Centre.
Hopefully we will see many KJs members there, for more details contact Club Captains Eli Meers 0411 389 910, Vicki McPhillips firstname.lastname@example.org
0425 330 496 or Club President Neil Barnett email@example.com 0419 256 047.