SW Cross-Country Championships


  • South-West Cross-Country Championships
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    • The 2021-22 season event will be held on Sunday 2nd January 2022, at RNAS Merryfield (8 miles south-east of Taunton). The organisers hope to be able to return to the pre-Covid format. The entries website, and fuller event details, will be available nearer the day.
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    • Those who entered for the cancelled 2020-21 season event and agreed to have their entry fee held over to 2021-22 will still need to complete an entry form but will not be charged.

      The organisers have denied that officials would have used the transportation normally seen at Merryfield:

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    • In a normal season:
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      • Inter-Club competition: U13/15/17: 4 to score. Senior Men (U20/Masters eligible): 5 to score . Senior Women (U20/Masters 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 2020-21 season event was re-arranged, then cancelled because of Covid lockdown rules.
    • The 2019-20 Results can be found Here (Spreadsheet format).
    • The 2018-19 Results can be found Here.
    • The 2017-18 Results can be found Here (Spreadsheet format).
    • The 2016-17 Results can be found Here (Spreadsheet format).
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    • Who competes? U13/U15/U17/U20/Senior athletes for each gender
    • (there are also Development races for Under-11's, although there is no County team involvement)
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    • Avon Team Vests: Maroon, two gold diagonals (same as Team Avon in the YDL UAG).
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    • London Mini Marathon Teams: The main 2022 London Marathon is due for October 2nd 2022. so the LMM will (hopefully) take place on the same day. In previous seasons the SW Championships has been used as a selection guide for the South-West teams in this event, but what reliance could be placed on results so far before the Big Day is uncertain.

Organising a major Cross-Country meeting? That's simple, you just shove up some stakes and marker tape and recruit a few marshals, don't you? Er, not quite. Here is a link to the Tender Document for those who might have wanted to stage the 2014 South-West Cross-Country Championships.