2015/16 Club Cross Country Diary & Championship Races

Last updated: Friday, 16 October, 2015 at 11:28am

Josephine Harrison on the climb through the woods at Cirencester Park in the Oxford Mail Cross Country League on Sunday, 1st February 2015. Photo credit: Barry Cornelius

Below is the full fixture list of the races for the 2015/16 cross country season and comprises of all of the races in both the Oxford Mail Cross Country League as well as the Berks, Bucks & Oxon, the Southern and the National Cross Country Championships.

Please also note that the White Horse Harriers’ senior club cross country championship series comprises 8 races 6 of which will count towards each competitor’s final championship standing. The races which count towards the club championships standings are marked in bold below.

For more information on these races and any other questions, please contact either Gareth Smith via email or telephone on (01235) 767538 or Angela Briscoe via email or telephone on (01235) 769214.

If you are considering taking part in the BB&O, County, Southern or National championships, could you please let Gareth Smith or Ian Lambourn know promptly as these events require pre–race entries.

You can click here » to see the final club cross country men’s and ladies’ championships standings for the 2014/15 season.

White Horse Club Cross Country Time Trials

White Horse Harrier men getting to grips with the new course at Harcourt Hill in the Oxford Mail Cross Country League on Sunday, 7th December 2014. Photo credit: Barry Cornelius.The White Horse Harriers Cross Country Time Trial Series consists of four races throughout the cross country season, taking place either on a Thursday evening in place of a usual training session or on a Saturday afternoon. The distances of the races for the different age categories do vary and will be confirmed prior to each event. The results of the Time Trial events contribute towards each young athlete’s overall standing in the club’s Cross Country Championships.

Below are the time trial fixtures for the White Horse Club Cross Country season 2015/16 along with links to the results when they become available:

Round Date Venue Results
1 10 Sep 2015 King Alfred’s Field, Wantage View
2 Dec 2015 – TBC King Alfred’s Field, Wantage View
3 Feb 2016 – TBC King Alfred’s Field, Wantage View
4 Apr 2016 – TBC King Alfred’s Field, Wantage View

The aim of the Time Trial events is to provide as much opportunity as possible for our athletes to gain experience of competitive race conditions which is particularly relevant for those athletes unable to compete on Sundays.

Oxford Mail Cross Country League

Rachel Bennett in the sunshine on the new course at Harcourt Hill in the Oxford Mail Cross Country League on Sunday, 7th December 2014. Photo credit: Barry Cornelius.The Oxford Mail Cross Country League consists of five races which take place on the first Sunday of each month between November and March. Races for the younger age groups are from 09:55am, followed by the women’s run (approx. 2.5 miles) usually at 11:20am. Men approx. 5 miles at 12:00 noon. Runners score for team points and the scores are cumulative over the season. Individual scores are also tallied and each runner must complete 4 races to count.

Below are the cross country fixtures for the Oxford Mail League season 2015/16 along with links to the results when they become available:

Round Date Venue Results
1 1 Nov 2015 Ascott-Under-Wychwood View
2 6 Dec 2015 Culham Park, Culham View
3 10 Jan 2016 Horspath, Oxford View
4 7 Feb 2016 Cirencester Park, Cirencester View
5 6 Mar 2016 Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell View

For the latest information about the Oxford Mail Cross Country League fixtures and any possible last–minute changes click on the link here to the official Oxford Mail Cross Country League website.

Wessex Cross Country League

Below are the cross country fixtures for the Wessex League season 2015/16 along with links to the results when they become available:

Round Date Venue Results
1 25 Oct 2015 Canford Heath, Poole, Dorset View
2 1 Nov 2015 Avon Heath Country Park, Ringwood, Hampshire View
3 22 Nov 2015 Ham Hill, Yeovil, Somerset View
4 13 Dec 2015 Canford School, Canford Magna, Wimborne, Dorset View

For the latest information about the Wessex Cross Country League fixtures and any possible last–minute changes click on the link here to the official Wessex Cross Country League website.

Chiltern Cross Country League

Below are the cross country fixtures for the Chiltern League season 2015/16 along with links to the results when they become available:

Round Date Venue Results
1 10 Oct 2015 Keysoe Equestrian Centre, Bedfordshire View
2 7 Nov 2015 Tear Drop Lakes, Knowhill, Milton Keynes, formerly Buckinghamshire View
2 5 Dec 2015 Culham Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire View
3 16 Jan 2016 Wigmore Valley, Luton, Bedfordshire View
5 13 Feb 2016 Campbell Park, Milton Keynes, formerly Buckinghamshire View

For the latest information about the Chiltern Cross Country League fixtures and any possible last–minute changes click on the link here to the official Chiltern Cross Country League website.

National, District & County Cross Country Championships

Below are the cross country championship/trials fixtures for the season 2015/16 along with links to the results where applicable:

Event Date Venue Results
Southern XC Relays Championships 17 Oct 2015 Wormwood Scrubs Park, White City, London View
English XC Relays Championships 31 Oct 2015 Berry Hill Park, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire View
UK Cross Challenge Round 1 7 Nov 2015 Tear Drop Lakes, Knowhill, Milton Keynes, formerly Buckinghamshire View
London XC Championships 14 Nov 2015 Parliament Hill Fields, London View
BB&O XC Championships 21 Nov 2015 Horspath, Oxford, Oxfordshire View
UK Cross Challenge Round 2 & European Cross Country Trials 28 Nov 2015 Sefton Park, Liverpool, Lancashire View
Southern Inter–Counties & Masters XC Championships 12 Dec 2015 Shuttleworth Park, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire View
Oxfordshire XC Championships 10 Jan 2016 Horspath, Oxford, Oxfordshire View
UK Cross Challenge Round 3 17 Jan 2016 Blackweir Fields, Cardiff View
UK Cross Challenge Round 4 23 Jan 2016 Blackweir Fields, Cardiff View
South of England XC Championships 30 Jan 2016 Stanmer Park, Brighton, East Sussex View
Vale of White Horse Schools XC Championships TBC Jan 2015 Radley College, Radley, Oxfordshire View
BUCS Cross Country Championships 6 Feb 2016 Plock Court, Gloucester, Gloucestershire View
English National XC Championships 27 Feb 2016 Parliament Hill Fields, London View
Oxfordshire Schools XC Championships 27 Feb 2016 Chiltern Edge School, Reading, West Berkshire View
English Schools XC Championships 5 Mar 2016 Wollaton Park, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire View
Inter Counties XC Championships/UK Cross Challenge Final 12 Mar 2016 Cofton Park, Birmingham View

Archives of previous years’ cross country results and club standings are available by clicking here ».