County Even Age XC Championships
Sun 8th Oct – Kilmore, Scotstown – 11am
The first race of the new Cross Country season takes place this Sunday 8th October at the Scotstown GAA Traning Pitches which are on the roadside between Scotstown and Ballinode. All athletes are asked to turn out with races for the age groups below. Please note the earlier starting time of 11am.
B & G U10 (Born 2008/09) 400m
B & G U12 (Born 2006/07) 1000m
G U14 (Born 2004/05) 1200m
B U14 (Born 2004/05) 1500m
G U16 (Born 2002/03) 2000m
B U16 (Born 2002/03) 3000m
Jr Women (Born 1998-2001) 3000m
Jr Men (Born 1998-2001) 5000m
Sen Women 3000m
Sen Men 6000m
Gear: In Cross Country all athletes would preferably need Spikes which can be purchased in Mc Dermott Sports which is situated up the side Dunnes Stores in Monaghan. There are spikes from Size 3 up available. For the shoes for Cross Country you will need 9mm spikes but if purchasing also get a set of 5mm spikes which are needed when you race on the track like at the Peace Link. Athletes for races are to run in shorts and club t shirt or vest, with track suit to warm up in and a rain jacket. Always bring a change of clothes as you never know what conditions are going to be like.
All athletes are asked to be at the Scotstown Training Pitches which is situated between Scotstown and Ballinode at 10:30 for warm up with the Girls U10 race off at 11am Sharp.