Entry Procedure

The Saucony National Cross Country Championships 2016

Entries for the Saucony English National Cross Country Championships are now OPEN.

Entries can be done online see prospectus below, but hard copy forms will be available on request from the
ECCA Championship Secretary – Joe Mower – at joseph.mower@ntlworld.com. The closing date for The National both
online and by post will be 13TH JANUARY 2016.

Donington Park,Leicestershire, on Saturday 27th February 2016 at 11.00 am
Under 17 Women Championship (5K) at 11.00 am FOUR to score – all accepted entrants may run.
Under 15 Boys Championship (4.5K) at 11.25 am. FOUR to score – all accepted entrants may run.
Junior Women Championship (6K) at 11.45 am THREE to score – all accepted entrants may run.
Under 13 Girls Championship (3K) at 12.15 pm). FOUR to score – all accepted entrants may run.
Under 17 Men Championship (6K) at 12.35 pm FOUR to score – all accepted entrants may run.
Under 15 Girls Championship (4K) at 1.00 pm. FOUR to score – all accepted entrants may run.
Junior Men Championship (10K) at 1.20 pm FOUR to score – all accepted entrants may run.
Under 13 Boys Championship (3K) at 2.05 pm FOUR to score – all accepted entrants may run.
Senior Women Championship (8K) at 2.20 pm FOUR to score – all accepted entrants may run.
Senior Men Championship (12K) at 3.00 pm SIX to score – all accepted entrants may run.
Qualification

  1. Only Clubs affiliated to England Athletics (EA) may enter, checks will be made and all athletes listed should be registered also with EA.

  2. All athletes must be First-claim members of their club. Athletes who do not qualify for team competition  may enter but must be clearly indicated on the entry form or the online system.

  3. Full-time student members of recognised, affiliated higher education clubs may only represent their higher education club if their first claim club is not entered as a team in that particular race.

  4. Athletes may only compete in their own age group.

  5. Club colours: Athletes MUST wear a club vest registered in the same colours and design to be eligible for team and individual competition. Athletes must wear clothing suitable for cross country running in cold weather.

  6. Clubs may enter Foreign Athletes BUT ALL must be bona fide and permanent residents in the UK and registered as foreign athletes with UKA by January 1st 2015

ENTRY; Is by the online system but if clubs wish for paper forms they MUST send a stamped address envelope to the secretary who will then send them to you. Paper entries MUST fully completed, remittance slips and entry fees should be submitted in the envelope provided to arrive NO later than the Wednesday 13th January 2016  to:  J.G.R.Mower, 188 Hadleigh Road, Ipswich IP2 0DH. Tel.(01473) 216289

LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Entry Fees – ALL ENTRANTS £7 each. CHEQUES MADE PAYABLE TO ECCA.

Online Entries to – http://www.race-results.co.uk/results/2016/natxc16e.php

Competitors Numbers & Chips : These must be collected by appointed team manager. A full set of an age group’s numbers can be signed for (NO part collection). Non used chips should then be returned to the Registration Marquee, used chips to be placed in provided receptacles after race – unreturned chips will be charged to clubs at £7 per chip.

Travel instructions will be issued with acknowledgement of entry.

Acknowledgement – Final travel, parking, collection of numbers and chips, changing details and other relevant information will be sent to all clubs entering by post. Those entering by post must send a stamped addressed envelope size C5/A5.
Those who enter online will be sent an email with details.

 

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