Xmas Cross Country


Last Held:

16 December , 2023

Add to Calendar December 16, 2023 10:30 Holmfirth Harriers Event:

At a Glance:

Part of the Junior Winter Championship.

It takes place on a Saturday morning in December, just prior to Christmas, depending on when Christmas Day falls.

2023 event is Saturday 16th December - 10.00 registration - 1st race 10.30

The race is handicapped - so anyone can win!!



The races are run around a number of fields around Brooklands Nursery, with the Under 11’s doing one lap of each field, with the Under 13’s and Over 13’s completing additional laps of certain fields according to their age group.

This event is handicapped, so anyone can win. Get training juniors! You will also be racing in age categories, so you've got even more of a chance to win.

Under 11 - school year 5 and below
Under 13 - school years 6 and 7
Over 13 - school years 8 and above

The race winner, after the handicap is taken into account, will receive a trophy and a medal. The 2nd and 3rd in the race, plus the runner who records the fastest time, also receive medals.

The medals are presented at the club, immediately after the race, with the trophies given out at the next club Presentation Evening.


2020 - no competition due to Covid


Various laps of the fields around Brooklands Nursery. Different distances for all junior age groups.

How to attend the Xmas Cross Country

Enter via email, text or just a message to John McFadzean. You can also do this via the WhatsApp chat group.

Email or 07800 507824

Entry on the day is also available as an option.

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