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Yr 3/4 & 5/6 Cross Country Competition

29 November, 2019 from 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Competition Summary

The annual Cambridge CSSP Cross Country Championships takes place on Friday 29th November 2019 at The Netherhall School, Cambridge.

There will be TWO team competitions, one for Year 5/6 and a Year 3/4 Team Competition. This means there will be 8 race categories:

Year 3 Girls
Year 3 Boys
Year 4 Girls
Year 4 Boys

Year 5 Girls
Year 5 Boys
Year 6 Girls
Year 6 Boys

Each race will be to English Schools Athletics Association Guidelines for Primary School Cross Country distances (approximately 1500 metres)

Both Individual & Team events (teams of 10 with the top 3 qualifying for the CSSP team competition). Schools can only enter one team of up to 10 per age group/gender.

Individual Event: Medals presented to the top 3 placed in each race.

Team event
The event will be run as a Year 5/6 team competition and a Year 3/4 team competition with 4 races in each competition.

Schools are allowed to enter a maximum of 10 children per race category. A minimum of 3 runners in each race are needed to be eligible for the team event.

The school with the lowest score from their first 3 finishing runners will win the team event for each race. The overall winning school will be the school with the lowest total score across the 4 races in each competition.

The top team will receive the CSSP trophy.

To Book On: 

Please enter 1 team below for each race category you wish to enter (Year 5 girls, Year 5 boys, Year 6 girls, Year 6 boys etc..) and we will contact you nearer the time asking you to confirm how many children you will be entering into each race category.

Further information on this event will be issued nearer the time but schools are encouraged to enter early.

Deadline for entries:  Friday 1st November

Schools should arrive at 9.30pm on the day, with the first race commencing at 10am and the event finishing at 11.30am.

Schools will be emailed a minimum of 28 days before each competition to reconfirm their entry and the number of teams entered. Following this further spaces may become available allowing any schools still on the waiting list to take part.

Final Information on all competitions will be emailed out 7 days beforehand and orders of play etc will the be created and all paperwork completed for the event. If for any reason a school is unable to attend after confirming their entry they should give as much notice as possible to the competition organiser. Late withdrawal from a competition with less than 7 days notice will incur an administration fee of  £25. 



29 November, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Mrs Lisa Woolfe
01223 242931 Ext 267


Netherhall School
Queen Ediths Way, Cambridge, CB1 8NN
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01223 242931

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