Nottinghamshire Cross Country Championships 2023

Saturday 7th January at Bulwell Hall Park, Nottingham, NG6 8LF


We are indebted to the Manager, Mr Tom Blackburn for giving permission to use the Park at such short notice.



Notts AAA would like to thank all officials and volunteers for their efforts in putting on this year's event, particularly at such short notice.

A special mention must also go to all of the car park marshals for helping to push numerous cars out of the mud in very cold and wet conditions.

Thank you all.





Any queries please contact [email protected]




From M1 Junction 26 follow the A610 towards Nottingham for ¼ mile to a large roundabout. Take the second exit onto Low Wood Road, after ¾ mile you come to the next roundabout, carry straight on for ½ mile to a set of traffic lights. Turn left into Bulwell Hall Park and follow the signs to the car park on the grass adjacent to the start and finish area. Sat Nav post code: NG6 8LF.

Registration will be in the club house.



(Distances for the Bulwell course have been measured as accurately as possible but remain approximate)

1) 11.00am U11 Girls (1,500m) 1 Small

2) 11.15am U11 Boys (1,500m) 1 Small

3) 11.30am U17 Men (6,000m) 2 Large

4) 11.55am Senior/Masters Women (7,500m) 1 Small 2 Large

5) 12.05pm U13 Boys (3,000m) 2 Small

6) 12.35pm U20/Senior/Masters Men (9,900m) 1 Small 3 Large

7) 12.45pm U13 Girls (3,000m) 2 Small

8) 1.30pm U17 & U 20 Women (4,600m) 1 Small, 1 Large

9) 2.00pm U15 Girls (4,200m) 2 Medium

10) 2.20pm U15 Boys (4,600m) 1 Small, 1 Large


All Presentations will be made asap after each race

dependent upon the processing and publishing of the results.

Please listen for announcements.




Ages as at 31st August 2022 for all age groups from under 13 upwards, except Masters where age on the day of the race will apply.

Under 11 Boys and Girls - 9 on the day of the race and under 11 on 31st August 2022 (school years 5 & 6)

Runners aged 11 on the day of the race can choose to run in the Under 13 races if they wish.

Under 13’s are school years 7 & 8, under 15’s are school years 9 & 10, under 17’s are school years 11 & 12.

Masters Men 35-44, 45-54, 55-64,65-74, over 75 on the day of the race     

Masters Women   35-44, 45-54, 55-64,65-74 Over 75 on the day of the race



Under 17/20 women will be a combined team competition using any combination of runners (3 to score).

Senior Men which will be 6 to score, Veteran Men 4 to score, all others 3 to score.

There is NO Under 20 Men’s team competition.

Under 20 and Veteran Men may score in a Senior Men’s team.

Teams will be scored using the first required number of athletes 6/4/3 to finish.  B teams etc would score the next 6/4/3 whatever number required for that age group.

Masters Men and Masters Women who wish to score as separate veteran teams must be declared otherwise they will be included in the senior team.  Please declare your teams at the registration desk on the day.


All race numbers to be collected on the day.

Athletes will NOT be allowed to run without wearing their number.


Individual runners are to wear club/school, County, Area or International vests.

Athletes wearing any other vest risk disqualification unless they have the Referee’s permission.

All team members must wear their club vests. 



Runners must have been born in or, have been a resident for at least 9 months prior to the day of the competition in Nottinghamshire.  Runners are ineligible if they have competed in another County

Championships or represented another County in the 12 months prior to the championships. All entrants in u13 age groups upwards must be EA registered


The CAU Inter Counties Championships:

Selection policy criteria is available on the website




Car Parking

Please park, as requested, on the grass area next to the start / finish area.  This will be marshalled and signed clearly.   The entrance to the Park is a single-track road with few passing places.   Consequently, access will be slow.  Please arrive early and be patient

Toilets are in the changing room at the golf clubhouse and will be signed.

Registration is likely to be in the golf clubhouse and will be signed.    Age group team managers only to collect race numbers at least 60 minutes before the start of each race.

Please note there will be no safety pins available at registration - please bring your own

Course Map will be on display near the registration area.    The course will be all grassland and woods and will be suitable for spikes.

Results will be posted near the registration area when they are available



Entry Fees:

U11 age group - £2.50

Standard Entry (EA Affiliated) - £6.00

Standard Entry (Unaffiliated) - £14.00


UKA Anti-Doping Rules:

An entrant shall be deemed to have made him/herself/their self, familiar with, and agreed to be bound by the UKA Anti-Doping Rules and to submit to the authority of UK Anti-Doping in the application and enforcement of the Anti-Doping Rules.  The UKA Anti-Doping Rules apply to entrants participating in the sport of Athletics, for 12 months from the [date of entry], whether or not the licence holder is a citizen of, or resident in, the UK.




Absolutely NO LATE ENTRIES will be accepted


Online Entry Information:

Team Entries:

  • In order to enter multiple athletes, you must first add them as Sub Users. This can be done from the 'My Account' section when you log in.
  • Team Managers may use their own contact details on the Sub User profile page.
  • Once your Sub Users have been added, you will then be able to select them when entering an event online through the website. These will also be stored in your account for any future events, so you won't need to add them again.


Child Entries/Accounts:

  • If you wish to enter at least one child under the age of 18, you can do so by creating Sub User accounts within your main user account.  This can be done from the 'My Account' section when you log in.  Once a child has reached 18, you will have the option to upgrade the account, which will allow them to take control of their own account.


General Information:

  • Your registration details will show in 'My Events' in your account.
  • All race numbers will be allocated after the closing date on 17th December.