NORTH EASTERN COUNTIES ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
CROSS COUNTRY COMMITTEE
Hon. Secretary:A.Jenkins, 8 Meadow Riggs, Alnwick, N`land, NE66 1AP
CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS
EAST PARK, SEDGEFIELD, SATURDAY DECEMBER 12th 2015
Thank you for entering this year`s championships hosted by Sedgefield
Harriers, with the support of Start Fitness, Sedgefield Harriers, Durham County Council, Sedgefield Cricket Club.
Please find attached, the Prospectus (race times), Travel/Parking information, Course map, Presentation timetable (approx.).
East Park, Sedgefield is on the east side of the A177 Sedgefield by-pass.
CAR AND COACH PARKING
For drop-off and pick-up, vehicles with club tents and disabled spectators ONLY, after taking the Coxhoe turn-off from the Racecourse roundabout go 400m to the Hardwick Country Park roundabout (before the hotel entrance) and turn right onto East Park.Note that this parking area has a grass surface and may be soft and in adverse weather conditions may not be available.
There will be car parking marshals to assist, please follow their instructions.
DO NOT PARK ANYWHERE ON THE A177 OR VERGES. IT IS DANGEROUS TO DO SO. STRICTLY NO PARKING.
(Note: there is a public pay and display car park at the visitors centre of Hardwick Country Park but this is likely to be full with cars visiting the country park and also there will be pre-Christmas activities in the park. It is strongly recommended that you use the free parking provided at the hotel even though it is a little further to walk.There is also a café and toilets at the visitors centre in addition to those provided at the event.
Walking to the start/finish area
The route will be signed and marshalled. Follow the hotel access road back towards the A177 – please keep to the side to avoid vehicles accessing the car park.Before reaching the main gates turn right onto a tarmac road and through a pedestrian gate.Follow this access road for 300m to the underpass on the left. Go through the underpass into East Park and turn right following the park paths to the start/finish area.
Team Managers can collect club numbers from Sedgefield Cricket Club.
Programmes (£2.00) from the Sedgefield Harriers marquee (on course HQ). Results will also be available from the same area.
Toilet facilities and refreshments will be situated in East Park.
First Aid and a lost children area will be at the marquee HQ.
Please can all clubs ensure the venue is left LITTER FREE.
Presentations will be madeshortly after each race, individual medal winners should report immediately at the end of their race and team presentations during the following race.Please check the attached presentation timetable (approximate).
Club secretaries should forward the contact details: name, address, email, mobile number, of the first 10 in each race (first 15 senior men and women) and any athlete of county standard who missed the championships, before December 31st to the team managers:
Men: Stewy Bell, 12 Lincoln Road, Moorside Consett, DH8 8EB, Tel: 07525484605, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Women: Lynn Harding, 5 Maltby Close, Sunderland, SR3 2QR,07773 140617, email@example.com
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS FOR RECORDS ONLY. THE FIRST 10/15 FINISHERS ARE NOT GUARANTEED SELECTION. THOSE SELECTED WILL BE NOTIFIED FOLLOWING A SELECTION MEETING IN JANUARY AFTER THE NORTHERN CHAMPIONSHIPS AT BLACKBURN. Current form at the Northern Championships will certainly be taken into consideration. Accommodation / travel arrangements will also be available following selection.
2014 Trophies should be returned, cleaned and engraved, to the presentation area on the course (NEHL tent).
The NECAA welcomes bids for future championships (contact the secretary). The 2016 venue will be announced on December 12th.
ENJOY THE DAY
|U13 Boys Individual||2005 Shield|
|U13 Boys Team||John Smith Trophy||11.40|
|U13 Girls Individual||Centenary Trophy|
|U13 Girls Team||U13 Girls Team Trophy||11.55|
|U15 Boys Individual||2005 Shield|
|U15 Boys Team||Ensoll Trophy||12.10|
|U15 Girls Individual||U15 Girls Trophy|
|U15 Girls Team||U15 Girls Team Trophy||12.25|
|U17 Women Individual||U17 Women`s Trophy|
|U20 Women Individual||U20 Women`s Trophy|
|U17/20 Women`s Team||U17/20 Women`s Team||12.50|
|U20 Men Individual||President`s Cup|
|U20 Men`s Team||Sloan Cup||1.45|
|Senior Men Individual||Wilkinson Sword Trophy|
|Senior Men`s Team||Leader Bowl||2.30|
|Sen Women Individual||Lynda James Trophy|
|Sen Women`s Team||Bill Garrett Trophy||2.45|
|U17 Men Individual||J C Kennedy Trophy||3.00|
|U17 Men`s Team||Newbould Shield||asap|
|Overall Cup||M&C Centenary Trophy|
|Overall Women||J C Kennedy Trophy|
|Overall Men||Gallery Jewellers Trophy|
|Team presentations asap during the next race|
Exit at J60, heading east towards Hartlepool/Teesside on A689. At next roundabout turn left onto A177 for Coxhoe, straight ahead at next roundabout and take next left into Hardwick Hall Hotel.If coming from North please don’t exit at J61 for traffic flow control reasons. If event car park is full you will be directed to Hardwick Park car park (chargeable)
Exit at A689 junction (Wolviston), heading west towards Bishop Auckland on A689. Go straight ahead on A689 at next 4 roundabouts. At next roundabout turn right onto A177 for Coxhoe, straight ahead at next roundabout and take next left into Hardwick Hall Hotel. If event car park is full you will be directed to Hardwick Park car park (chargeable)
Turn left at Sedgefield (Travelodge) onto A689. At next roundabout turn right onto A177 for Coxhoe, straight ahead at next roundabout and take next left into Hardwick Hall Hotel. If event car park is full you will be directed to Hardwick Park car park
Club tent drop off:
Drop off zone is turn right at roundabout before hotel. If conditions allow you may park vehicle in the drop off zone, otherwise you will be sent to Event car park after drop off.
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