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33rd Durham Cathedral Cross Country Relays @ University’s Playing Fields behind the Maiden Castle Sports Centre
Jan 14 @ 10:15 am
Prospectus can be found by clicking here


Cathedral Relays

The 2018 Cathedral Relays will be held on Sunday 14th January. This is a cross-country running event for teams of 3 runners, with each runner completing two laps of a fast, mainly flat, grass course. Each leg is approx. 3000m in total. The event will take place on the University’s Playing Fields behind the Maiden Castle Sports Centre (DH1 3SE).  The Start/Finish area will be positioned on the field immediately across the wooden footbridge that leads from the Sports Centre/Boathouse to the playing fields. Toilets and refreshments will be available in the Sports Centre.

The event includes 3 races:
1: Veteran Men (35+)
2: Senior Women/Veteran Women (35+)
3: Senior Men


Races 1 and 2 incorporate the NEMAA Championships for registered runners. An extensive prize list is available across age categories.


Competitors must be 16 years of age or over on 14th January 2018.
Look out for entry form on club noticeboard and add your name should you wish to enter

Prospectus Cathedral Relays 2018 version 2

PARKING: Parking at the Sports Centre is available for race officials, marshalls, helpers and those dropping off club tents. All other athletes/supporters should park in the City as if using the original course – the new location is only a short distance further along the river from the Racecourse.

Map of the 2018 course

Northern XC Championships @ Harewood House, Leeds
Jan 27 all-day
Please let either Shannel Curtis at club (via sign-up sheet on noticeboard) or Val Baxter via email (address above) know by 11th January if you wish to enter this competition. Details can be downloaded by clicking on the image below

Birtley Junior XC Relays @ Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy
Mar 11 @ 10:15 am
Click on the form image below to download the entry form

Birtley XC