Cross country events are conducted each Saturday from April until September with distances from 3km to 21.5km.
There will be a shorter distance provided at club events that are over 6km in distance.
Events are conducted on a handicap style at various locations around the Ballarat area and cater for all athletes with ages ranging from 5 years to over 69 years old.
Athletes under 14 contest junior competitions conducted in conjunction with the senior competition over distances ranging from 400m up to 3000m depending on the junior athletes age and individual requirements. Junior athletes are welcome to contest senior distances if so desired.
All club senior events start at 2:30pm, athletes to report by 2:15pm. Unless otherwise stated U/14, U/12, U/10, U/8 and U/6 events start at 1:30pm
Wendouree Athletic Club also participates in Athletics Victoria and Ballarat Regional Centre events and Championships for under 14 to 55+ age groups.
Full club uniform including numbers must be worn in all B.R.A.C. and A.V. races. Club singlet must be worn in all other senior races unless exemption is otherwise granted prior to the race by a minimum of two adjudicators who will consist of the Cross Country Convener, the designated Starter, the President or in the absence of the President, either the Treasurer or Secretary.
All invitation athletes and/or exempted athletes are to ensure that their status is documented on the start list prior to the event commencing. Failure to comply will result in invitation only points being awarded.
Athletes acting in an official capacity may receive invitation points at the discretion of the executive or cross country convenor.
2017 Fixture and Results
Download 2017 fixture here.
Download Athletics Victoria XCR-17 Handbook via Athletics Victoria website
Download all 2017 maps here (single 13.5Mb file.)
|March 15||Summer Lap of the Lake||Map||Results|
|March 25||Gong Reservoir 4/8km (non-point scoring)||Map||Results|
|April 1||Presidents 3km - Lake Wendouree||Map||Results|
|April 8||BRAC - Road Relays (Vic Park)||n/a||Results|
|April 15||Club 5km Championship - Vic Park||Map||Results|
|April 22||AV Jells Park Relay - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||Results|
|April 22||Eureka Challenge||Map||Results|
|April 29||Buninyong Winery 5km||n/a||Results|
|May 6||BRAC - S Moneghetti & R Brisbane - Lap of the Lake||Map||Results|
|May 13||Johnstone Handicap||n/a||Results|
|May 13||Wandin Park - Refer AV Handbook||n/a||Results|
|May 20||Schnyder Handicap - Nugetty Dam||Map||Results|
|May 27||Cruden Farm - Refer AV Handbook||n/a||Results|
|May 27||Pax Hill Handicap||n/a||Results|
|June 3||Wal Brown - incorp. McLennan 8/4km C/Ship||Map||Results|
|June 10||Kingsley Curtis Handicap||Map||Results|
|June 17||George Eppingstall Handicap||n/a||Results|
|June 17||AV Bundoora Park - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||Results|
|June 24||BRAC - Charles Suffren||Map||Results|
|July 1||King & Queen of the Mountain||Map||Results|
|July 8||AV Sandown Racecourse - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||Results|
|July 8||Yarrawee Trail Hitout||Map||Results|
|July 15||Burgoyne Handicap||n/a||Results|
|July 16||AV Albert Park - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||Results|
|July 22||Pipeline Classic||Map||Results|
|July 29||AV Lake Wendouree (5km/15km)||Map||Results|
|August 5||Club 10km Championship & 5km||Map||Results|
|August 12||Graeme Quick Handicap (3km, 6km)||n/a||Results|
|August 12||AV Surf Coast Ekiden Relays - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||n/a|
|August 19||BRAC - Long Relays||Map||n/a|
|August 26||Handicappers Handicap (Double by-pass Run)||Map||n/a|
|September 2||Don Briggs 3km||Map||n/a|
|September 3||AV Burnley Half Marathon - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||n/a|
|September 9||McCaulay Cup - Handicap Lap of the Lake||Map||n/a|
|September 16||AV Princes Park Relays - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||n/a|
|September 16||Club Cross Country Presentation||n/a||n/a|
Suitable for walkers
Suitable for wheelchairs
Info including location, start time, uniform or numbers required, registration, team selection.
Course male and female records.