2018/19 Cross Country Fixtures

Below is a combined list showing all the dates and fixtures for both the DerbyRunner and Staffs/Derby XC leagues. The cost of most races will be £4 although some will be £6 due to venue charges.  Specific race information is normally posted one week prior to each race detailing cost, post code, route, approx mileage etc.  If you are new to the club and interested in taking part please contact a member of the committee or run leader.  Happy mud running!

DerbyRunner XC – the original league with traditional Leicestershire based fixtures
Staff/Derby XC – new league started last year, smaller with more local fixtures


Date League Venue

Start (Seniors)

21/10/18 Staffs/Derby Anslow


28/10/18 DerbyRunner Launde Farm


11/11/18 Staffs/Derby Foremark


18/11/18 DerbyRunner Holly Hayes Wood


13/01/19 DerbyRunner Bagworth Heath


20/01/19 Staffs/Derby Allestree


10/02/19 Staffs/Derby Sinai or Cliff Lake


17/02/19 DerbyRunner Grace Dieu


03/03/19 DerbyRunner Bosworth Battle Field


10/03/19 Staffs/Derby Sinai or Cliff Lake


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BMAF Vetrans Cross Country Relays 2018

The club has received an invite to attend the BMAF Vetrans Cross Country Relays at West Park, Long Eaton. The event will be held on Sat 27th Oct, starts at 12:00pm and be self funded by the individuals taking part. Ade Middleton will organise teams and sort registration out if there is enough interest generated to enter.  If you are interested in taking part please contact a member of the committee or add your name to the FaceBook post on this topic.

Below are the entrance pre-requisites, details on age category, laps required and the course.

The event is open to all athletes who are:
a) 35 years or over, and
b) have a valid EA registration number.
c) the club must be affiliated to UKA.

Basic Team Details:
Men V35-44 & V45-54 – 5 legs
Men V55-64 – 4 legs
Men’s teams over V65 in 10 year age bands – 3 legs
All Women’s teams in 10 year bands from V35-44 – 3 legs

The course is a flat & fast 3k mainly over grass, with some trail and woodland. Only one leg per runner. Down-ageing is allowed. Cost is £6 per runner, ie, 3,4 or 5 x £6/team as applicable.

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Prediction Run 2 – Wednesday 22nd August, 2018

It’s the prediction run this Wednesday at 7pm on the Ennstone trail near YHA at Moria.  All runners to meet at 6:30pm at the YHA so we can register your prediction times. The YHA will not be open for refreshments after, but we can use the washrooms.  We will be heading back to the Sir Nigel Gresley for drinks if anyone wishing to join us.

Course will be approx. 4 miles long with a few hills included and all on hardcore track surface.

Marshals to meet at 6:20pm, if you cannot attended for any reason, please contact Andy Orme.

There’s no training from Greenbank so if you know anyone who’s likely to turn up for training can you let them know thanks.

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Burton 10k

James out in front!!!!

Sunday saw the penultimate race in this year’s Burton and District Road Running League, the Burton 10k. The 243 runners who finished the race were treated to that rarity this summer of cool, damp conditions. Continue reading “Burton 10k”

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Worthington 5

Mercifully, while hot, it was a few degrees cooler for the Worthington 5 than for other recent races. This latest leg of the Burton and District Summer League over a flat ‘out and back’ course along the Cloud Trail was significant in the Club’s continued domination of both the individual and team prizes. Continue reading “Worthington 5”

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Burton 10

Doddle for Dave!!!!

There was a great turn-out of 43 runners from the Club for the latest leg of this year’s Burton and District Summer League (BDSL), the Burton 10m. In very hot and sunny conditions both the Club’s men’s and women’s teams consolidated their positions at the top of their respective leagues and for the men, it was the third year running that they had won the team prize at this race. Continue reading “Burton 10”

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