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Yorkshire Cross Country Champs 2013

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 Yorkshire

 

If you would like to take part and run for the Harriers at the Yorkshires, Please put your name down at club or speak to Jonny Sykes / Kath Farquhar

 

These championships will be held on Saturday 5th January 2013 at

Lightwater Valley, North Stainley, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3HT

There is ample parking in the car park so please ensure there is no parking on the road side. Please follow the directions and maintain a low speed.

There are plenty of toilets in and around Lightwater Valley, there are no changing/shower facilities. There is plenty of space for club tents; access will be via footpaths from the main entrance to Lightwater Valley, more details will follow with the course map.

A detailed course map with lap details will be issued as soon as possible

RACES WILL BE HELD AS FOLLOWS

Age Group

Approximate Distances

Time

u13 Girls

2, 600m

11.10 a.m.

u13 Boys

2,600m

11.30 a.m.

u15 Girls

3,800m

11.50 a.m.

u15 Boys

4,350m

12.10 p.m.

u17 Women

4,350m

12.30 p.m.

u17 Men

5,850m

  1.00 p.m.

Senior Women

5,850m

  1.30 p.m.

Junior Men

7,800m

  2.10 p.m.

Senior Men

10,400m

  2.10 p.m.

 

 

AGE GROUPS FOR THESE CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

U13 Girls/Boys must be at least 11 years of age on the day of the race or 12 years of age at midnight 31st August 2012

U15 Girls/Boys must be 13 or 14 years of age at midnight 31st August 2012

U17 Women/Men must be 15 or 16 years of age at midnight 31st August 2012

Junior Women/Men must be between 17 and 19 years of age at midnight 31st December 2013

AWARDS FOR YORKSHIRE COUNTY ATHLETICS ASSOCIATON

Women       County medals to the first three athletes to finish and first three teams in all races.

U13, U15, U17 teams to consist of the first three competitors of a club to finish.

Senior teams to consist of the first four Junior/Senior competitors of a club to finish.

County medals to the first three Junior competitors.

 

Senior Men       County medals to the first three athletes to finish and the first three teams.

Teams to consist of the first six competitors of a club to finish.

Junior Men, U17 Men, U15 Boys and U13 Boys

County Medals to the first three athletes to finish and the first three teams.

Teams to consist of the first 3 competitors to finish.

Awards for all age groups will be presented as soon as results are completed for each age group. Please be patient when waiting for results as collating them for such a large event is a huge task. Results will be posted online www.noeaa-athletics.org.uk as soon as possible, but paper copies will be available on the day at a  cost of 10p per A4 sheet                                                                                             

 

 

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

Any number of runners to compete in each race. Individual entry form from athletes or a block entry from a club may be submitted, (Please use a separate sheet for each age group). Senior and Junior Ladies, for County selection purposes, should be submitted on separate entry sheets.

Club colours must be worn.

All competitors MUST have been born in NORTH, SOUTH OR WEST YORKSHIRE or have nine months continuous residence in the counties prior to the date of competition.

Clubs submitting block entries are responsible for the accuracy of the information given on the entry forms and must satisfy themselves that the date of birth given can be proved by documentary evidence if required.

All team members must be bona fide first claim members, and be registered with England Athletics.

The Club Secretary or another responsible person must sign the block entries.

TEAM ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED ONLY FROM CLUBS WHO HAVE REGISTERED THEIR 2012-2013 CROSS COUNTRY AFFILIATION WITH ENGLAND ATHLETICS.

Entries will only be accepted from athletes registered as competitors for 2012-2013 on the England Athletics database, as the event organiser check facility is now available for bulk checking.

No competitor may compete unless his or her name appears in the programme.

No guest competitors will be allowed.

Please note that regardless of an individual entry form or block entry form being completed, on the day of the championships all vest numbers for each age group must be collected and signed for by one team manager/representative.

Numbers will only be handed out to individual athletes if they are the sole representative of a club.

Please ensure all club members know who their club representative is for their age group and where they can locate their vest numbers.

Everyone must compete in the correct vest number.

COUNTY SELECTION         

These championships will be used as a basis for selection of the Inter County teams. This year the UK CAU Cross Country Championships will be held in Birmingham on Saturday 9th March 2013. The selection will be as follows:

U13 Age Group – First 8

U15 Age Group – First 6 + 2 discretionary places

U17 Age Group – First 6 + 2 discretionary places

U20 Age Group – First 6 + 2 discretionary places

Senior Age Group – First 6 + 3 discretionary places

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