Cross Country


ESPSSA Zone Cross Country Carnival 2018


Date: 25 May 2018 TBC

Venue: Heffron Park

Time: 11.45 a.m.  – 2:45 p.m.

Officials: Schools are to provide at least ONE course official, large schools, TWO officials. Please bring your own first aid and asthma kits and a mobile phone.


11:45 a.m. Arrive Heffron Park, Allocation of Duties.

12:00 noon          Assemble in school groups and walk the course

12:30 p.m. First Event  ( 8/9 years boys )

2:30 p.m.  Final Presentation

Individual ribbons will be presented at the recording desk.


#       4 age divisions – 8/9, 10, 11, 12/13

13s will run with 12s but counted as a separate division

#       Junior 8/9 & 10,  2 kilometres

#       Senior 11, 12/13, 3 kilometres

Please ensure that your competitors can complete these distances without undue stress

#       No spikes permitted. Suitable footwear. No competitor can run in bare feet.

#       4 Competitors per school per  event. First 3 per school will be awarded points for Zone School Trophy. 1st= 1point, 2nd = 2 points 3rd = 3 points. Lowest aggregate wins.

#       The Average Champion will be decided on 3 – 6 enrolments multiplied by their points on the day. Lowest aggregate wins.

#       First 6 in each age division go on to Sydney East Association Carnival @ Miranda Park, Miranda on 14th June, 2018.

* Protests are to be lodged by the teacher in charge of the school to the Protest Committee within 15 minutes of the completion of the event. The Protest Committee shall consist of- Carnival Convener(s) and an Eastern Suburbs Zone Executive Member.