Athletics In The South-West

Describing the sport of Athletics
in Avon, Cornwall, Devon,
Dorset, Gloucestershire,
Somerset and Wiltshire.

South-West Championships

South-West Cross-Country Championships

History: for several years, this event was a five-sided Inter-County Team competition (Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire): when Avon and Gloucestershire were moved into the South-West region, they were included in the contest. In recent years it has been a combination of Inter-Club, Inter-County and Individual competition.


2018-9 Championships: These will be held on Sunday 6th January 2019, at Aldon Hill, Yeovil.

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    • Entries can be made Here
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    • There are Development Races for Under-11 Boys and Under-11 Girls, but these are not part of the Inter-County competition.
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    • Inter-Club competition: U13/15/17: 4 to score. Senior Men (U20/Masters are eligible): 5 to score. Senior Women (U20/Masters are eligible): 4 to score.
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    • Inter-County Competition: The seven South-West counties compete against each other. U13/U15/U17/U20: 4 to score. SW/SM: 6 to score.
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    • The 2018 Results can be found Here (Spreadsheet format).
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    • The first South-West athlete home in each of the U13/U15/U17 races will (subject to confirmation in reasonable time) be granted a place in the South-West team for the London Mini-Marathon. The remaining places will be decided on the basis of applications received (the relevant form will be posted here nearer the date): please note that the selectors do not come looking for you, or send you reminders.

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Sections of This Site:

South-West Counties

This will direct you to the websites of the seven South-West Counties and of the corresponding County Schools Associations


The EA South-West Council

What it does for athletes, coaches, officials, etc.; Who currently serves on it.


South-West Championships

Details of the Championships which the South-West Council organises or manages.


Other SW Competitions

Information about other competitions available to athletes in the area.


Non-Competition Events

Opportunities other than competitions for athletics activists.


Other SW News

Other aspects of athletics in the area; Information links.