Cross Country Home

Welcome the cross country section of the club. We take part in a number of events between October and March. Full details of the Championships, Relays and Leagues are given on the appropriate page listed in the Submenu on the left. Results from all these events will be posted as soon as practicable. 

Cross country is traditionally a team event providing healthy competition for athletes as they build endurance for the rigours of the next track and field season. These 4-8 mile off road races provide excellent training for all endurance runners. Road runners - if you can finish 10K of hills and mud then the same distance on the road should feel easier. Definitely faster! 

As there is no Cambridgeshire Cross Country League we have been accepted as members of the Essex Cross Country League. A full programme of junior and senior events is run on five Saturday afternoons with the final meet in February ie before the major Championships. Participation in these meets is highly recommended as preparation for the major Championships. 

For an introduction to cross country consider the mutli-terrain Frostbite Series and the Ryston Grand Prix - both run once a month on a Sunday morning. 

The Essex League and Frostbite events are free to members. All you have to do is turn up in your club vest - the more the merrier. Non-running volunteers and supporters are always welcome. There is a nominal fee of £4.00 (seniors) and £2.00 (juniors) for the Ryston GP events. This can be paid on the day.


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  • English Schools 2017 +

    Congratulations to our English Schools medallists. Thomas Keen (U17M 3000m), Julia Paternain (U20W 3000m) and Adelaide Omitowoju (U17W Triplejump) all took gold, and Stephanie Browne took silver in U15Girls Hammer. Unlucky Jordan Wood was 4th in the U20Mens steeplechase.

    C&C had 16 competitors in the Cambridgeshire team and one in the Bedfordshire team.

  • Scottish U20W 60m Hurdles champion +

    Finlay Marriott was a clear winner of the Scottish Under 20 Womens Indoor 60m Hurdles Championship at the Emirates Arena on 11th February with a time of 8.90 secs.

  • Superb County XC results +

    Magnificent results from the County Cross-country Championships.  C&C destroyed the competition.  Congratulations to all athletes and coaches.  For full results click here and for a match report click here 

  • Christmas Party +

    This year's C&C Christmas Party will be held at Anglia Ruskin University on Friday 15th December. There will be a salsa band and a buffet. Open to all C&C members and their guests. To buy a ticket  click here

  • Cardiac screening +

    Unexpected cardiac problems have the potential to affect all athletes.  Screening is now available.  For details follow this link.

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Latest newsletter January 2018 - Click here