SYDNEY CATHOLIC SCHOOLS SECONDARY CROSS COUNTRY 2024

More than 1,200 secondary students will converge on Sydney International Equestrian Centre on Wednesday 22nd May 2024

The Sydney Catholic Schools Cross Country Championship held on Wednesday 22 May 2024 (Term 2, Week 4)

Sydney International Equestrian Centre (Saxony Rd, Horsley Park NSW 2175)

VENUE OPENS: 8:00AM

OPENING CEREMONY: 8:25AM

WALK THE COURSE OPENS: 8:40AM

WALK THE COURSE ClOSES: 8:50AM

FIRST EVENT MARSHALLED: 9:30AM

FIRST EVENT STARTS: 9:50AM

LAST EVENT STARTS: 2:00PM

A walk the course will be available to students to walk either 3km or 4km track depending on their age group

The course will open at 8:40am and will be closed at 8:50am. No student will be able to walk the course after 8:50am

  • Click here for the 3km & 6km Course ( students running the 6km will run the 3km twice)
  • Click here for the 4km & 8km Course ( students running the 8km will rung the 4km twice)
  • Click here for event order
  • Events will be held in the sequence indicated in the program however, the Convener may vary this if necessary.
  • Two (2) marshalling calls will be announced for each event. Individual competitors will not be called. Competitors not present at the marshalling area at the correct time may be disqualified.
  • This event will be live-streamed.
  • Click here to view the live stream
  • Students wear their school sports or School Representative uniform  and must have appropriate footwear and hats.
  • Shoes must be worn by all competitors.
  • Spiked Footwear is not permitted due to safety reasons related to a pack start.
  • All students are required to compete with an electronic running bib
  • Students are allocated a unique number
  • The bib has an electronic chip which identifies students as they cross the finish line
  • The bib can be kept as a memento after the event
  • Student warm up before the start of each event is recommended.
  • A designated warm up area has been allocated for schools to use.

The direct link to Live results and the App details will be added the day before the championships

  • Food Truck and Outlets will be open and available to purchase food and drinks

A Map and parking instructions will be added later this week

A Venue Map will be added later this week

  • All students are required to complete with an electronic running bib.
  • No pushing, tripping or interference with other competitors is allowed.
  • Parents and spectators are not allowed within the running track boundary.
  • Schools may not make any substitutions on the day.
  • Starting commands shall be: “On Your Marks” followed by firing of a gun. A second firing shall indicate recall.
  • During the race, competitors racing are the only individuals to be on the course. Parents and spectators are not to be on the course.