Central AC have full points in the men’s division (photo by Bobby Gavin)
Lindsays National XC Relays winners Central AC and Edinburgh Uni Hare and Hounds are leading the way in our scottishathletics Cross Country Team Challenge (Short Course) for the 2018 season.
Building upon the success of the scottishathletics Cross Country Grand Prix series last winter, the Challenge is focused on team performances in the short course events (4K) at the beginning of the Cross Country Season.
The Challenge is open to Senior/U20 teams from Scottish clubs, both Men and Women, and includes B and C teams etc, and the male and females winning clubs each receive £250.
And, after the opening two rounds of this series, it’s all about the final race at Lanark on Sunday 10 November in the Lindsays Short Course XC Champs.
Here’s the women’s top five:
1 Edinburgh Uni Hare and Hounds 30; 2 Kilbarchan AAC 28; 2 VP-Glasgow 28; 4 Central AC 24; 5 Fife AC 22
And the men’s top five:
1 Central AC 30; 2 Kilbarchan AAC 27; 3 Shettleston Harriers 26; 4 Cambuslang Harriers 24; Edinburgh Uni Hare and Hounds 22
Edinburgh Uni Hare and Hounds have maximum points in women’s division
Entry is automatic for clubs participating in the following events:
District XC Relays: Sat 13 Oct in the East (Glamis Castle), the North (Clune Farm) and the West (Beach Park, Irvine)
Lindsays National XC Relays: Sat 27 Oct at Cumbernauld
Lindsays National Short Course Champs: Sat 10 Nov at Lanark
The scoring system is as follows:
District XC Relays 1st (10 points) reducing by 1 to 10th (1 point)
Lindsays National XC Relays 1st (20 points) reducing by 1 to 20th (1 point)
Lindsays National Short Course Champs 1st (20 points) reducing by 1 to 20th (1 point)
After each stage of the competition, clubs will be ranked based on their team placing, culminating in final Challenge standings after the Scottish 4k Cross Country Championships.