Yes you lucky people! it's nearly the time of year to get all muddy in the name of fun and hearty competition. Below are some key dates for your diaries. If you are new to the club or haven't run cross before, have no fear! It's great fun and an ideal way to to keep sharp and fit over the winter. Trail shoes are highly recommended, although a pair of Spikes are the ideal footwear, especially as the Winter takes hold.
13/10/19 Shipley Park
These dates are to be confirmed, and there may be an additional fixture in December.
North Mids league
12/10/19 Markeaton Park
9/11/19 West Glebe Park, Corby
7/12/19 Shipley Park
11/01/20 Wollaton Park
Athletes require EA affiliation for this League.
Other events to consider on the Winter calender are:
The BMAF National x/c relays held at West Park, Long Eaton on the 26/10/19 (
The National x/c relays at Berry Hill, Mansfield on the 2/11/19
The County x/c Championships, venue to be confirmed and the event usually takes place the first weekend of the new year.
The English National x/c Championships. This is the big one and one of the best running events you will ever take part in. The event is on home soil this time as it takes place at Wollaton Park, the date will be confirmed in November
The events above also require EA affiliation, as they are Championship events.
Here's to Muddy Fun!