Local XC League
Our local cross country league is a five race league held on Sunday mornings during the winter between BSRC, Harlow Running Club, Saffron Striders, Ware Joggers and Hoddesdon Tri. The races are approximately 5 miles and are open to all Club members – we do not pick teams, but want as many Club members along as possible. These races are free and do not require any pre-registration. The minimum age for participation in the races is 17.
All runners must however wear a club vest. To purchase one, please contact Viv Law / Lorraine Evans. Studded shoes are recommended but not compulsory. Spikes are suitable on some courses – see individual race notes/speak to members who have raced before.
Runners score points based on their finishing position. The scoring system for 2016/17 is based on the first 10 men (including 3 vets) and 6 ladies (including 2 vets) per club. But it’s not just the scoring runners who are important! Subsequent BSRC runners will have the effect of increasing the score of other teams who have not reached their full complement of scoring runners. League points are awarded to the Club based on the aggregate score across the men’s and ladies’ results.
Refreshments are supplied at the end of every race by the host club (a £1 per person contribution towards costs is requested), and the team results are announced on the day.
Date: 11 December 2016; Time: 10:30 start
Location: Wodson Park, Ware
Date: 4 December 2016; Time: 10:30 start
Location: Mark Hall Sports Centre, Harlow
Saffron Striders (at Newport)
Date: 29 January 2017; Time: 10:30 start
Location: Newport Grammar School, Newport
Date: 19 February 2017; Time: 10:30 start
Location: Lee Valley White Water Centre, Waltham Cros EN9 1AB
Date: 26 February 2017; Time: 10:30 start
Location: Clubhouse, Beldhams Lane, Bishop’s Stortford CM23 5LG
|Current League Standings|
Herts Sunday XC League
The following teams compete in the league:
Broxbourne, Ealing Eagles, East London, Edmonton, Fairlands Valley, Garden City Runners, Harpenden Arrows, Herts Phoenix, Latton, London Heathside, Royston, Serpentine, St Albans Striders, Team Trisports, Trent Park, Walden Tri, Watford Harriers, Watford Joggers.
Like our local league, there is just one race per match with the men and women starting and running together. Minimum age is 17. The races all start at 10.30am. Race distances vary between 5 and 6 miles.
The scoring is different to the local league with ‘A’, ‘B’ and Masters teams. Once again we do not pick teams, but want as many Club members to attend as possible.
Scoring for a ‘team’ depends solely on your finishing position in any particular race, though clearly you must be of the right age – with Masters being defined as men over 40, or ladies over 35. The first eight men count as the “A” team with the following five counting as a “B” team. The first four Masters count as the Masters team (and can count for either ‘A’ or ‘B’ team as well). The first five women count as the “A” team with the following three counting as a “B” team. The first three women over 35 count as the Masters team.
|Garden City Runners||329||34|
|St Albans Striders||654||23|
|Garden City Runners||421||33|
|St Albans Striders||572||26|
|Garden City Runners||191||34|
|St Albans Striders||424||19|
|St Albans Striders||817||31|
|Garden City Runners||1355||24|
|St Albans Striders||1543||28|
|Garden City Runners||1941||24|
|Garden City Runners||426||34|
|St Albans Striders||852||23|
|St Albans Striders||1471|
|Garden City Runners||1684|