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 U/12 years of age to over 69 years old.
All club senior events start at 2:30pm, athletes to report by 2:15pm. The junior race for U/12 Novice athletes will start at 2.15pm.
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.
In addition to our Saturday afternoon competitions, the Wendouree Athletic Club conducts Junior Cross Country runs for U6, U8, U10 and U12 age groups on Friday evenings. Athletes will meet at the North Gardens Reserve, with races scheduled to start at 4:30pm start. Children can enjoy Cross Country running in the Lake Wendouree, North gardens and Botanical gardens precinct. Junior athletes are welcome to contest senior distances on the Saturday they would like to.
Download 2019 fixture here.
Download Athletics Victoria XCR-19 Handbook via Athletics Victoria website(coming soon)
Download all 2019 maps here (single 13.5Mb file.)
|March 27||Summer Lap of the Lake||Map||Results|
|March 30||Brown Hill Prelude||Map||Results|
|April 6||Presidents 3km - Lake Wendouree||Map||Results|
|April 13||Buninyong Winery 5km||n/a||Results|
|April 20||Club 5km Championship - Vic Park||Map||Results|
|April 27||BRAC - Road Relays (Vic Park)||n/a||n/a|
|May 4||AV Jells Park Relay - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||n/a|
|May 4||Eureka Challenge||Map||n/a|
|May 11||BRAC - Wal Brown 8km / 4km (Inc.McLennan Handicap||Map||n/a|
|May 18||Kingsley Curtis Handicap||Map||n/a|
|May 25||BRAC - S Moneghetti & R Brisbane - Lap of the Lake||Map||n/a|
|June 1||St.Anne's Winery - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||n/a|
|June 1||Johnstone Handicap||n/a||n/a|
|June 8||Schnyder Handicap - Nugetty Dam||Map||n/a|
|June 15||AV Bundoora Park - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||n/a|
|June 15||Pax Hill Handicap||n/a||n/a|
|June 22||AV Ekiden Relay - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||n/a|
|June 22||George Eppingstall Handicap||n/a||n/a|
|June 29||King & Queen of the Mountain||Map||n/a|
|July 6||AV Sandown Racecourse - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||n/a|
|July 6||Brown Hill Handicap||Map||n/a|
|July 13||Lindsay Burgoyne Handicap||n/a||n/a|
|July 14||AV Albert Park - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||n/a|
|July 20||Graeme Quick Handicap (3km, 6km)||n/a||n/a|
|July 27||AV Lake Wendouree (5km/15km)||Map||n/a|
|August 3||BRAC - Charles Suffren||Map||n/a|
|August 10||The Gong Handicap 4/8km||Map||n/a|
|August 10||Cruden Farm - Refer AV Handbook||n/a||n/a|
|August 17||Don Briggs 3km - St.George's Lake||Map||n/a|
|August 24||Gudgeon 10km Championship & 5km Race||Map||n/a|
|August 31||BRAC - Fed Uni Relays||Map||n/a|
|September 7||Intersport Handicap||Map||n/a|
|September 8||AV Burnley Half Marathon - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||n/a|
|September 14||McCaulay Cup - Handicap Lap of the Lake||Map||n/a|
|September 21||AV Tan Relays - Refer to AV Handbook||n/a||n/a|
|September 21||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.