General Information

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. Junior races for U/12 Novice race will start at 2.15pm and U/10, U/8 and U/6 events start at 1:45pm unless otherwise stated.

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.

2018 Fixture and Results

Download 2018 fixture here. 

Download Athletics Victoria XCR-18 Handbook via Athletics Victoria website

Download all 2018 maps here (single 13.5Mb file.)

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