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* New Date* Big Schools – Yr 3/4 & 5/6 Cross Country Competition

24 March from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

* New date is Tuesday 24th March 2020 *

*Please note this is a BIG SCHOOLS competition*

IMG_8545There are TWO team competitions to this event, one for Year 5/6 and one for Year 3/4 Team. This means there will be 8 race categories:

Year 3 Girls
Year 3 Boys
Year 4 Girls
Year 4 Boys

Year 5 Girls
Year 5 Boys
Year 6 Girls
Year 6 Boys

Each race will be to English Schools Athletics Association Guidelines for Primary School Cross Country distances (approximately 1500 metres). *Children must be prepared to run 1 mile in order to enter


Individual Event
Certificates will be awarded to the top three runners in each race.


Team event

Schools are allowed to enter a maximum of 8 children per race category. A minimum of 3 runners in each race are needed to be eligible for the team event.

The school with the lowest score from their first 3 finishing runners will win the team event for each race. The overall winning school will be the school with the lowest total score across the 4 races in each competition.

There will be a presentation shield for the overall winning school of both the Year 3/4 and Year 5/6 competition and certificates for the schools in 2nd and 3rd place.


To Book On: 

Please book 1 ticket below for each race category you wish to enter (Year 5 girls, Year 5 boys, Year 6 girls, Year 6 boys etc..) and we will contact you nearer the time asking you to confirm how many children you will be entering into each race category.

MAXIMUM number of children you can enter for each race category is 8

MINIMUM number of children needed for each race to be eligible for the team event is 3 (you can enter less but they will only be competing in the individual category)

PLEASE NOTE:  Children must be prepared to run 1 mile in order to enter

Declaration forms
These will be sent out to you in advance of the event. Please make sure you complete them with the names of all of your runners and return by email before the deadline given.


Further information on this event will be issued nearer the time but schools are encouraged to enter early.


Deadline for entries:  Thursday 10th October


24 March
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:


Claire McDonnell
01223 262503 ext225


Wimpole Estate
Arrington, Royston, SG8 0BW United Kingdom
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01223 206000

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