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Alton Sports Hampshire Cross Country League

We are pleased to received support and sponsorship for the Hampshire Cross Country League for another two seasons from Alton Sports.

They will be attending our fixtures, offering an excellent range of running clothing and accessories.

The league season runs from October to February and comprises five races in Hampshire and neighbouring counties.

Download League Constitution (last updated August 2018) or Download League Constitution as pdf
Download League Rules (last updated August 2018) or Download League Rules as pdf

Latest news

Here are the results of the first match of the 2018/19 season at King's Park, Bournemouth:

Senior, Veteran and Under 20 Men
Under 17 Men, Under 15 and Under 13 Boys
Senior, Veteran and Under 20 Women
Under 17 Women, Under 15 and Under 13 Girls
Under 11 Boys and Girls

Photos

Paul Hammond, from Eastleigh RC, took nearly 800 photos of the Senior Women's race before running in the Senior Men's race himself. You're welcome to download them for free, but if you'd like to make a donation to the charity that Paul supports please do. Read about his charity appeal: Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity

If you use his photos on social media, please credit Paul "Copyright: hammy8241". Commercial copying/reproduction/selling is prohibited without prior written consent (hammy8241@hammondnews.co.uk)

Photos here taken by Paul Hammond.

League AGM 2018

The Annual General Meeting of the Hampshire Cross Country League was held on Friday 22 June 2018 at the River Park Leisure Centre in Winchester:

AGM 2018 minutes
Download AGM 2018 minutes as Word document
Download AGM 2018 minutes as PDF

Popplewell Trophy 2018

Ken Littlejohns, winner of the Popplewell Trophy 2018It is with great delight that we can announce that the winner of the Popplewell Trophy for 2018 is Ken Littlejohns of Basingstoke and Mid Hants AC.

As League Chairman for the last ten years, Ken has been ineligible for the award, but now he has stood down from the role, we feel that it is richly deserved.

Ken was a participant in the League for many years before coming onto the League Committee. He negotiated sponsorship for the League as well as being involved in the organisation of the Popham event, as well as Chairing the League. Supported by Wendy, he has turned out in all weathers at each fixture, marshalling, starting, timing, distributing and collecting results envelopes to name but a few roles.

The award was presented at the first fixture of the 2018-19 season, where Ken was 'on duty' as a Timekeeper at the Bournemouth fixture. The award came as a complete surprise to him. To all watching though, it was most deserved.

Pam Rogers
Ladies' Results Secretary

Previous winners

2011Alan CoveneyWinchester & District AC
2012Tim RichardsonReading AC
2013David VosserWinchester & District AC
2014Graeme LowndesWinchester & District AC
2015Helen DobinsonAndover AC
2016John HoareOverton Harriers & AC
2017Tim EglenAldershot, Farnham & District AC

Registration of athletes

A reminder please that lists of competing athletes are needed for our records. We need to have correctly spelt names, dates of birth, age categories the athlete is running in and EA Registration Numbers for everyone intending to run for your club.

Also to remind clubs that they need to be affiliated to England Athletics before they can join the League.

On a personal note, a reminder about the Veteran age categories that we use:

  • Men:   M40, M50, M60 and M70
  • Women:   W35, W45, W55 and W65

In other words, ten year categories from when the athlete becomes a Veteran.

Thanks
Pam Rogers, Ladies results

Download club list form (Word document)
Download club list form (Excel file)

2018/2019 fixtures

Saturday 13 October 2018 - King's Park, Bournemouth

venue details for King's Park   hosted by Bournemouth A.C.

Senior, Veteran and Under 20 Men
Under 17 Men, Under 15 and Under 13 Boys
Senior, Veteran and Under 20 Women
Under 17 Women, Under 15 and Under 13 Girls
Under 11 Boys and Girls

Saturday 10 November 2018 - Wellesley Woodlands, Aldershot

venue details for Wellesley Woodlands   hosted by Aldershot, Farnham & District A.C.

Senior, Veteran and Under 20 Men
Under 17 Men, Under 15 and Under 13 Boys
Senior, Veteran and Under 20 Women
Under 17 Women, Under 15 and Under 13 Girls
Under 11 Boys and Girls

Saturday 1 December 2018 - Popham Airfield, Basingstoke

venue details for Popham Airfield   hosted by Basingstoke and Mid Hants A.C.

Senior, Veteran and Under 20 Men
Under 17 Men, Under 15 and Under 13 Boys
Senior, Veteran and Under 20 Women
Under 17 Women, Under 15 and Under 13 Girls

Saturday 12 January 2019 - Prospect Park, Reading

venue details for Prospect Park   hosted by Reading A.C.

Senior, Veteran and Under 20 Men
Under 17 Men, Under 15 and Under 13 Boys
Senior, Veteran and Under 20 Women
Under 17 Women, Under 15 and Under 13 Girls
Under 11 Boys and Girls

Saturday 9 February 2019 - tba

Senior, Veteran and Under 20 Men
Under 17 Men, Under 15 and Under 13 Boys
Senior, Veteran and Under 20 Women
Under 17 Women, Under 15 and Under 13 Girls

Timetable for Season 2018/19

showing race times and maximum course distances

1200 Under 13 Girls 3.0km
1215 Under 13 Boys 3.0km
1230 Under 15 Girls 4.0km
1250 Under 15 Boys 4.0km
1305 Under 17 Women 4.0km
1335 Senior Women (including Veteran and Under 20 Women) 6.0km
1410 Under 17 Men 6.0km
1430 Senior Men (including Veteran and Under 20 Men) 10.0km