The course is located adjacent to Gallen Priory Nursing home – on the N62
Parking will be available in various locations around town. Please follow the directions of the stewards.
Catering and a shop will be available on the course
Here's wishing a warm welcome to over 1,500 athletes that will be competing on the day and we hope everyone enjotys the competition.
The Leinster Senior and Juvenile Uneven Ages Cross Country Championships, kindly hosted by Ferbane AC, will take place in Ferbane, Co. Offaly on Saturday 9th November 2019 with a 12noon start.
Open u/9 races
Ferbane AC is hosting Open non-Championship 800m u/9 races as follows:
Girls race at 11:40am
Boys race at 11:50am
There will be no need to register for the u/9 races – simply show up on the line and pay €1 entry fee. This is an Open non-Championship event with no Club or County aspect.
The Championship races will commence at 12noon with the Girls u/11 1,500m race and be followed by the rest of the races on the programme at the following APPROXIMATE TIMES:
- Boys u/11 1,500m – 12:15pm
- Girls u/13 2,500m – 12:25pm
- Boys u/13 2,500m – 12:40pm
- Girls u/15 3,500m – 12:55pm
- Boys u/15 3,500m – 1:15pm
- Girls u/17 4,000m – 1:35pm
- Boys u/17 5,000m – 1:55pm
- Girls u/19 4,000m – 2:20pm
- Boys u/19 6,000m – 2:40pm
- Senior Ladies 5,000m – 3:05pm
- Senior Men 10,000m – 3:30pm
Entrance fee for spectators
The entry fee for spectators on the day is €5 per adult. Please have the money ready on your approach to the venue to ensure that there are no delays with car parking and subsequently with registration and warm up of athletes.
Registration/ Number Collection
On the day of competition, numbers shall be collected at the registration desk a minimum of 1 hour before each race by a Club/County representative and not individually by athletes. The Club/County representative will sign for all the numbers and provide a contact number for other Club/County athletes seeking their races numbers. Club officials are required to register to help before they will be allowed to collect numbers. Registration will close at 2pm.
Medals will be presented on the day. Please nominate a Club official to collect medals on behalf of your Club.
A map of the course (subject to minor changes) will be in the booklet available on the day of competition and the final map posted online before the event.
The Championships cannot go on without the support of Clubs and County boards. Thank you to everyone who comes together in the weeks leading up to and on the day to make this a success. Special thanks to Ferbane AC for hosting this year’s event.
Wishing all our athletes the very best of luck and here is to a very successful Championship.
Yours in sport
Athletics Leinster Road and Cross Country Secretary
Entries for day 3 can be found here:
If anyone experiences any problems with entries, they can e-mail me at athleticsleinsterxcsec@gmail.
Cross Country and Road Secretary