The second round of the Law Trust Cross-Country League takes place on Sunday 6th November, and is hosted by Northern AC at Crossags Farm in Ramsey.
The under-nine and U11 races use the bottom field. The courses for all ages from U13 upwards take the runners onto challenging terrain including a significant climb through fields and woodland with a shallow stream crossing.
There is no parking at the venue. Competitors are asked to park in the vicinity of Ramsey Grammar School and walk up Crossags Lane at Schoolhouse Corner. The tarmac lane crosses the golf course and leads to the pavilion at the campsite which will be race HQ. Allow 10 minutes for the walk.
Tea/ coffee and drinks will be available and there are toilet facilities, but the showers will not be in use.
The timetable is as follows:
12 noon to 1pm – Registration
1.00pm – U9 girls – 2 small laps – 920 metres
1.10pm – U9 boys – 2 small laps – 920 metres
1.20pm – U11 girls – 3 small laps – 1,380 metres
1.30pm – U11 boys – 3 small laps – 1,380 metres
1.45pm – U13 boys & girls & short course – 1 small lap, 1 large lap – 2,890 metres
1.45pm – U17 men & women – 1 small lap, 2 large laps – 5,320 metres
2.15pm – U15 boys & girls –2 large laps – 4,860 metres
2.15pm – U20/senior/veteran women – 3 large laps – 7,290 metres
2.15pm – U20/senior/veteran men – 4 large laps – 9,720 metres
Here’s a map of the course
If you have not yet competed in the series you will need to enter online by midnight on Friday – the link is https://manxfellrunners.org/iomxc-entry-2022-2023. There are no entries on the day. If you have not already paid for this round you need to do so by bank transfer by Friday evening (details on the entry form), or by cash or by cheque payable to IOM Athletics Association at Crossags between 12 noon and 1pm on Sunday.
If you have already entered and paid for the series and have your race number there is no need to attend the registration desk, just go to the start line five minutes before your race wearing your number to the front. If you have lost your number and need a replacement (for a small charge), please attend the registration desk at the venue.
1 November 2022