Kent Cross Country League
Men, women and young athletes all compete in the Kent Cross Country League. These are local races and they cater for athletes in different age groups. The club also competes in all the major County, Area and National cross country championships. Each year several club members are selected to represent Kent in inter-counties matches.
The 2017/18 Cross Country season starts this year with a meeting at Stanhill Farm Wilmington,hosted by Dartford Harriers Sat 14th October 2017.
If you would like to have a go and take part in this years Cross Country events then please ask at the club desk or make sure you have a look at and join up to Ashford AC XCountry group on facebook. Check out the KCAA links below for more information.
Cross Country can seem daunting at first ,but if you just love to run then these are the events for you. The distances do increase with each age group, but all you are asked is to run at Cross Country pace and do your best within your ability.
It may be wet and Windy, but there again it could be one of those beautiful ,sunny autumn mornings, usually running through stunning countryside.
Parents and supporters are always welcome to encourage, especially if they are there at the finish to greet with warm clothing and a nice hot drink when required.
Approximate race distances are listed below.
|Under 13 Girls||2500m|
|Under 15 Girls||3000m|
|Under 17 & 20 Women||3500m|
|Senior & Vets Women||5000m|
|Under 13 Boys||3000m|
|Under 15 Boys||4000m|
|Under 17 & 20 men||5000m|
Kent Cross Country League, 15 October, Stanhill Farm
Posted: 20th Oct 2016 by Andrea Bennett
The first Kent Cross league race of the season saw some fine debuts by several young athletes from Ashford Athletic Club. In the U13 girls race , Anna Hinson ran a hard race over 2.7k and finished. . . full report
Kent Cross Country Team Managers
Posted: 5th Oct 2016 by Andrea Bennett
We are delighted to announce the appointment of our Cross Country Team Managers for the upcoming season. Briony Walsh (Under 13/15/17/20 girls) Jane Smith (Under 13/15/17/20 boys) Georgia Child (Senior. . . full report