JuniorsCross Country
Cross Country

Cross Country

Cross Country season will start again in the Autumn 2019.  If you are interested in being included in the 2019/20 distribution please contact Rachel Forrest the XC team manager juniorsxc@harrogate-harriers.co.uk

Many of our junior athletes enjoy competing in schools XC events and we provide them with opportunity to represent Harriers and compete in a range of competitive local, regional and national events including team relays and individual championships.  We compete in the West Yorkshire XC League and the Leeds-based PECO XC League, along with other regional and national championships.  Click on the respective links below to view race dates once published.

2019-2020 West Yorkshire XC League:

Race 1:  Saturday 5th October @ University Academy, Keighley
Race 2:  Sunday 27th October @ Nunroyd Park, Leeds
Race 3:  Sunday 17th November @ West Park Playing Fields, Leeds
Race 4:  Sunday 8th  December @ Spenborough

If you would like to enter your athlete in the West Yorkshire XC League then please contact the XC Manager juniorsxc@harrogate-harriers.co.uk by Saturday 21st September and arrange a payment of £12.01 to Harrogate Harriers.

2019-20 PECO XC League:

Race 1: Sunday 24th November @ Temple Newsam
Race 2: Sunday 15th December @ Middleton Park
Race 3: Sunday 19th January @ West Park
Race 4: Sunday 9th February TBA
Race 5: Sunday 1st March @ Roundhay Park

Relays: Sunday 29th March TBA

PECO is an informal league and is ideal for all to take part in – everyone is welcome.  Junior races are 1 mile for school years 4-6 (10.00am start) and 2 miles for school years 7-11 (10.20am start).  Juniors are required to wear a club vest. 

How to Enter PECO. Entries for 2019-20 will go on sale via racebest.  You can sign up for each race individually or the whole series.  Please ensure when signing up you enter under Harrogate Harriers or you won’t count towards any team scores!

Visit the PECO website prior to each race for routes, location, directions etc.  If you are interested in taking part please click the racebest link or if you have any further queries please email juniorsxc@harrogate-harriers.co.uk


Athletes who run cross country for school may be interested in viewing the English School Athletics Association (ESAA) website


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