England Athletics Masters in collaboration with Veterans AC are staging a trial Inter-Area Cross Country Challenge on Wimbledon Common, an historic and classic cross country venue. The date for this event was 24th September but due to clashes with other events and a low entry level so far the decision has been taken to put this back two weeks to Saturday 8th October.
The format of the event will be :
- Venue – Wimbledon Common, Camp View/North View end, London SW19 4UL.
- Post-race reception and prize giving at 4pm in the Swan pub, 89 Ridgway, London SW19 4SU
- Provisional booking at this stage
- Events: Race 1 M65, M75+, Women; 1:30 pm
- Race 2 M35, M45, M55; 2:30 pm
- 4.5 miles cross country
- Age Groups 35-44; 45-54; 55-64; 65-74; 75+ men and Women
- Eligibility: BMAF Area Club members only, UKA affiliation mandatory
- Individual entry, no team selection necessary
- Entry fee £10 online by BMAF OpenTrack only
- Awards: Trophy for the wining Area Team, certificates for scoring runners in the winning team
The teams will be scored by points for 4 runners in M35 and M45 categories, 3 runners in M55+ and all women’s categories. There is a link to a picture of the Trophy for the event Trophy Picture
This is a trial for this year and we would like it to be successful and grow in future years, when it can be held in a different region each year.