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2024 Welsh Schools & Colleges Cross Country Championships - Wednesday 28th February

Brecon will be the venue for the Welsh Schools & Colleges National Cross Country Championships on Wednesday 28th February 2024. It will be held in Mid Wales at Brecon Leisure Centre/Penlan Arena LD3 9SR for the 61st time.

Eight Districts - Afan Nedd Tawe, Cardiff & Vale, Dyfed, Powys, Eryri, Glamorgan Valleys, North East Wales and South East Wales have held qualifying races or selected teams based on previous events in January.

Age Groups will be Year 7, Junior (Year 8 & 9), Middle (Year 10 & 11) and Senior (Year 12 & 13). In the Year 7 boys and girls' races, they'll be the opportunity for competitors to have a taste of this level of Welsh competition for the first time, following their move up from primary school level.

Dyfed schools held its district cross country championships a few weeks ago at Haverfordwest Racecourse with 12 in each age group selected for this event.

The afternoon's programme will begin at 1:00pm with the junior girls' race and concludes with the middle boys a couple of hours later at 3:20pm.

There will be Welsh Schools vests up for grabs for the leading junior and middle age group athletes with the SIAB Schools Cross Country International 2023 hosted this time round by Irish Schools in Dublin on Saturday 23rd March.

Teams from England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland will battle it out in the end-of-season fixture which includes the return of the mixed 4 x 1500m relay event.

 

RACE TIMETABLE (Wednesday 28th February) / AMSERLEN RASYS (Dydd Mercher 28ain Chwefror)

13:00 - Junior Girls / Merched Iau (3540m) (1 small + 1 large)

13:20 - Junior Boys / Bechgyn Iau (4500m) (2 small + 1 large)

13:40 - Senior Girls / Merched Hyn (4830m) (2 large)

14:05 - Year 7 Boys / Bechgyn Blwyddyn 7 (2580m) (1 large)

14:20 - Year 7 Girls / Merched Blwyddyn 7 (2580m) (1 large)

14:35 - Senior Boys / Bechgyn Hyn (5790m) (1 small + 2 large)

15:00 - Middle Girls / Merched Ganol (4500m) (2 small + 1 large)

15:20 - Middle Boys / Bechgyn Ganol (4830m) (2 large)

 

AGE CATEGORIES FOR THESE CHAMPIONSHIPS / CATEGORIAU OEDRAN AR GYFER Y PENCAMPWIRAETH YMA

Year 7 / Blwyddyn 7

Junior / Iau - usually year 8 and 9

Middle / Ganol - usually year 10 and 11

Senior / Hyn - usually year 12 and 13

 

CLICK HERE to view the Course Map, Timetable and Distances / Map y cwrs, Amserlen a Pellter

CLICK HERE for additional information / Gwybodaeth ychwanegol

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