SW Cross-Country Championships


  • South-West Cross-Country Championships
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    • The provisional date for the 2022-23 season event is Sunday 8th January 2023: the venue under consideration is RNAS Merryfield (8 miles south-east of Taunton).

      Results from the 2021-22 event can be found at the Athletics in the South West Website.
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    • The organisers have denied that officials 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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    • 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.