Cross Country

During the winter months, the club enters teams in two cross country leagues.

The North Midlands series runs from October to January with races on Saturday afternoons involving teams from across the midlands.

The East Midlands series generally runs from November to March with races on Sunday mornings involving teams from the Nottingham and Derby area. The programme is truncated into January and February this season.

North Midlands League

Women start at 1.50, men at 2.20.

12 October 2019

Markeaton Park, Derby

9 November 2019

West Glebe Park, Corby

7 December 2019

Shipley Park, Heanor

11 January 2020

Wollaton Park, Nottingham

For more information see the North Mids Cross Country League website.

North Mids races for for first claim members only.

East Midlands League

All races start at 11.00.

6 January 2019

Bramcote Park NG9 3GD

13 January 2019

Holme Pierrepont NG12 2LD

3 February 2019

Colwick Woods NG3 7EB

17 February 2019

West Park, Long Eaton NG10 4AA

All members can run in the East Mids league.

Other Events

You are able to enter the following cross country championships this season for free!

Nottinghamshire AAA Cross Country County Championships: Saturday 5th January 2019 at Wollaton Park, Nottingham. The Ladies race is 11.55 am and the Mens 12.35pm.

Midlands Cross Country Championships: Saturday 26th January 2019 at Newbold Comyn, Leamington Spa. Start times are TBC but normally the Ladies race is 2.35pm and the Mens 3.00pm.

English National Cross Country Championships: Saturday 23rd February 2019 at Harewood House, Leeds. The Ladies race starts at 1.35pm and the Mens at 3.00pm.

These are fantastic events and are open to all our first claim club runners.
You do not have to be fast to enter- please have a go!
The championship races are generally 12k for men and 8k for women.
However be aware that the club has to pay for the championship entries, so if you ask to be entered, please ensure that you are available to run on the dates in question.

Please contact me if you would like to enter any of these championships or have any question about them by emailing me at thetupholmefamily@gmail.com. Or chat to me at the club!

N.B Notts AAA entries need to be submitted by 7th December 2018 and the Midlands and National entry by the end of December 2018.

Steve Tupholme