Cross Country Race

Details

This event will take place at on Saturday afternoon 19th December at Timona Park, which is located back in Feilding, approx 40 minute drive from the open water swim event. (Campbell Street, Feilding).

One lap consists of 2.5km of grass based running with several sharp hills and the potential for water hazards (subject to weather conditions prior).

  • Race HQ will be Feilding Moa Harriers Clubrooms
  • Timing will be via a tablet and webscorer
  • Course will be setup in a cross country manner – course will be gated for the entire 2.5km lap
  • Athletes must run between each set of 2 course markers
  • Athletes will cross (marshalled) internal park roads twice per lap
  • Start/finish line will be adjacent to the Moas Clubrooms
  • Cross country spikes will be suitable for this course
  • U16, U19 & U23/Open Elite athletes will complete a 2.5km lap
  • U13 athletes will complete a 1km lap (no road crossings)
  • All race briefings will be online – link will be posted here 10 days prior

Distances

  • U13: 2km run (2 x 1km laps) **FUN EVENT**
  • U16: 2.5km run (1 lap)
  • U19: 5km run (2 laps)
  • U23/Open Elite: 5km run (2 laps)

Timeline

  • 12:30pm-12:50pm: registration check in and course open for warm up
  • 12:55pm: Athlete Safety Briefing
  • 1:00pm: U16 male 2.5km XC run
  • 1:05pm: U16 female 2.5km XC run
  • 1:20pm: U19 male 5km XC run
  • 1:50pm: U19 female 5km XC run
  • 2:20pm: U13 male and female 2.5km XC run
  • 2:40pm: U23/Open Elite female 5km XC run
  • 3:05pm: U23/Open Elite male 5km XC run