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.


There was no Championship in the 2020-2021 season: the Championships for the 2021-22 season is scheduled for Sunday 2nd January 2022 at RNAS Merryfield, near Ilton, Somerset.

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    • Entries for 2022 have closed. A final list of entrants is available Here.
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    • We have reinstated the Development Races for Under-11 Boys and Under-11 Girls this year, but these are not (and never have been) 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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    • More information can be found at This Page
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    • The 2019 Results can be found Here
    • The 2018 Results can be found Here (Spreadsheet format).
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    • London Mini Marathon Teams: with the next full-scale London Marathon being set for October 2nd 2022, the next LMM will presumably take place on the same day. One or more trial races (dates, formats, venues, and even age-group rules have still to be decided) may be needed for selection purposes.

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Sections of This Site:

The South-West Counties

This directs you to the websites of the seven South-West Counties and of the corresponding Schools Associations


The EA South-West Council

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


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.


Tech. Stuff

Suggestions for enhancements for websites, meeting arrangements, and the like.


Results Archive

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