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

Results archive 2000-2014

Registered Colours

Rules for Competition 2012

Sequence Awards 2014-2015

Download a blank declaration form for 2014-15

Contact us

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First Aid Requirements

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On-line race results

Past Winners of the Gilbert Legge Award

Golden Anniversary

Many thanks to Derek Osborne and members of Brecon Athletic Club for hosting our third fixture of the season on 6 December.

We would like to thank you all for your patience and understanding with our'administration' issues. We hope your enjoyment of the fixture was not affected.

Our Secretary Roland Sherwood would like to apologise for not being able to get to the event.

Provisional Senior Results are now available.

Would a representative of each of the following clubs please contact the League Treasurer by E-mail

Bristol University
Llanelli AC
North Devon AC
TROTS
University of the West of England
University of Swansea

The fourth fixture will be held at Blaise Castle, Bristol on 8 February 2015. Details will be here when they are available.

The final fixtures will be:

Sunday March 1st 2015                 - Dare Valley Park, Aberdare

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IMPORTANT NOTES FOR TEAM MANAGERS - PLEASE READ THEM ALL!

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.

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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.

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TEAM MANAGERS
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.

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Updated 13 October 2014