Gwent Cross Country League

Gwent Cross Country League

Fixture information 2014-2015

Results of fixtures 2014-2015

     1.   12/10/14 - Newbridge Fields, Bridgend

     2.   09/11/14 - Llandaff Fields, Cardiff

     3.   06/12/14 - Brecon Leisure Centre, Penlan

     4.   08/02/15 - Blaise Castle, Bristol

Results archive 2000-2014

Registered Colours

Rules for Competition 2012

Sequence Awards 2014-2015

Download a blank declaration form for 2014-15

Contact us


Links to other related web-sites

First Aid Requirements

Health and Safety Notice

On-line race results

Past Winners of the Gilbert Legge Award

Golden Anniversary


The AGM of the League will be held at the Bridgend Athletic Club clubhouse on Friday 29 May. The meeting will start at 7:30 and light refreshments will be available from 7pm.

It is desirable that your club/school/organisation is represented at the meeting.

The Agenda is here.

The minutes from the 2014 AGM are here.

The recommended dates for fixtures 2015-2016 are here.

We wish to draw your attention the following item on the Welsh Athletics website concerning the subject of changes to the age groups for younger athletes. Scheduled for 2016 it will, if implemented, have a major effect on Cross country for athletes up to age of 20/21. The subject will be an Agenda item at the AGM so please read the details and make your comments. The Gwent Cross Country League may make a formal submission to UK Athletics.

Details here

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Juniors - The athlete's age is as at 1 September prior to the race.

Universities - Please only record the discs that ARE IN YOUR ENVELOPE. If the athlete is also representing their first claim club their disc will be in that envelope.

Seniors - Please record age groups on the result envelope i.e. Masters age group or Under 23

All athletes - Please apply some consistency with athletes names (in particular their forenames). This will help to maintain cumulative scores. e.g. Elizabeth and Lizzie may be scored as DIFFERENT athletes.


Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting was held on 30 May 2014.

The main points arising from the meeting are:

1. The First fixture will be held on Sunday 12 October at Newbridge Fields, Bridgend.

2. The fee to a club hosting a fixture has been increased to £450. We are still looking for bids to host fixtures for 2014-15
The dates are:
Weekend 8/9 November 2014
Weekend 6/7 December 2014
Weekend 7/8 February 2015
Weekend 28 February/1 March 2015

3. We will welcome officials from clubs in particular those who do not host a fixture.

4. Please ensure that Club contact details are maintained accurately on club and regional websites.

5. We wish to re-iterate the rule (shown in Rules for competition) regarding slow runners.

6. Gordon and Rose Johnson have now retired from officiating at League Meetings. We thank them for all their work over many years and wish them well in the future.

7. There was a proposal to make an award (probably a printed t-shirt) to athletes finishing in the top percentage (probably 10%) of the field (or top positions for smaller fields) at any League fixture.
Before we implement the scheme, we wish to acertain the interest in this idea - please E-mail your thoughts.

8. The awards for the Volunteer of the Year (Sheila Crump Award) and the Gilbert Legge Award will be presented at the first fixture of next season.

Please note that it is a requirement of the league that race fees are either pre-paid or paid on the day. Failure to do so may result in forfeit of points.

Please also be reminded that abuse of any kind to officials, competitors or spectators will not be tolerated and may also result on the loss of points if the perpertrators are identified.

Athletes representing First Claim clubs and Universities

Athletes who are first claim members of athletics clubs within the catchment area who are also eligible to represent their University must do the following:
* Wear their first-claim club vest when competing
* Be declared for their club and indicate their University
* Be declared for their University on a separate form
* Ensure that the result disc is in their club envelope
* Note on the result envelope that they wish to count for their university
* Team Managers - PLEASE only record the discs that are in the envelope!

This information will be posted int the Rules of Competition shortly.

There will be a University Division within the Senior Men and Senior Women competitions.

First Claim athletes from outside the catchment area will be able to compete for their university as before.


There is still a large number of team managers handing in envelopes without their club name on - this is not helpful!!
It would be an idea to complete this detail as soon as you collect your envelopes!!
Please also indicate the age group of athletes in the senior races.

We are still short of volunteers to help the League run smoothly. If you can help in any capacity please contact any of the League officials.


Updated 12 March 2015