Dublin Cross-Country League

Round 1 – Ballough, Lusk

The first round of the Dublin Cross-Country League takes place in Ballough on Sunday 26th September with an 11:00 start (full timetable below, note the staggered starts). Location is here.

This is a friendly, non-championship event that aims to provide athletes a chance to try cross-country. The distances are shorter than championship event and build up to longer distances each round of the League.

If you wish to participate in the first round of the league, confirm via the form which will be sent via the usual WhatsApp message. Once you have confirmed we will send out a more detailed fact sheet ahead of the event.

Note that due to challenges ongoing with Dublin Parks and using their venues for events like this, a local farmers lands is being utilised. To assist in the staging of the event there will be a €2 charge per car when you arrive to park on the farmer’s land. There is a €3 entry fee per athlete but this is covered for and looked after by the club thanks to your membership fee.

There are four rounds in the League and it is open to all athletes born in 2013 or older.

Every athlete who competes in a round receives 10 pts and then there are bonus points for top 20 finishers with the winner receiving 20 points all the way down to 20th place receiving 1 extra bonus point.

Timetable

EventDistanceStart Time
U9 Girls b.2013400m11:00
U9 Boys b.2013400m11:05
U10 Girls b.2012600m11:10
U10 Boys b.2012600m11:15
U11 Girls b.2011800m11:20
U11 Boys b.2011800m11:25
U12 Girls b.20101000m11:30
U12 Boys b.20101000m11:38
U13 Girls b.20091000m11:46
U13 Boys b.20091000m11:54
U14 Girls b.20081200m12:02
U14 Boys b.20081200m12:12
U15 Girls b.20071500m12:32
2021 Dublin Cross Country League Round 1

Details on locations, distances etc on other rounds will be confirmed once made available.

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