Participating clubs may enter runners prior to the season and in accordance with the updated Rules on the website also included in the Team Managers' Guide, and will issue a number to their runners.
Runners may not enter as individuals.
Guest runners may be permitted, but again only in accordance with the updated Rules as well as included in the Team Managers' Guide.
Attention All Athletes: As per the League Rules (see Rule 20): Any runners wearing headphones will be disqualified.
Race Location - Bo Peep Caravan Park, Adderbury:
Map of Immediate Vicinity
Nearest Postcode: OX17 3NP
Grid Reference: SP 48136 34853
Grid Reference (6 figure): SP481348
X (Eastings) & Y (Northings) Coordinates: 448136 234853
Latitude, Longitude (Fixture Venue): 52.010029,-1.300096
The races are being held on private land with the kind permission of the owner. Please treat all areas with the utmost respect as we would like to be invited back in future years.
Strictly NO spikes are to be worn in the toilet buildings.
Catering will be organised by the venue. We would grateful if you could please support this.
Northbound (A4260) traffic: Follow the A4260 northbound passing straight on at the traffic lights in Deddington towards Adderbury; at the traffic lights in Adderbury turn Right towards Aynho on the B4100; after about 1/4 mile turn Right at the International Caravan Sign.
Eastbound (A361) traffic: Follow the A361 northbound to the junction of Church Street and Barford Road on the outskirts of Bloxham; turn Right (southwards) onto Barford Road towards Barford St. John; after about 150m turn Left onto Milton Road; follow Milton Road past Milton village onto Berry Hill Road to the junction with the A4260; turn Left (northwestwards) and follow the A4260 into Adderbury; at the traffic lights in Adderbury turn Right towards Aynho on the B4100; after about 1/4 mile turn Right at the International Caravan Sign.
Northbound (M40) traffic: Exit the motorway at Junction 10 and follow the A43 towards Northampton; after 1/2 mile turn Left (northeastwards) at the roundabout onto the B4100; follow the B4100 through Aynho village over the top of the M40 passing Banbury Golf Club entrance on the left; after about 1/2 mile turn Left at the International Caravan Sign.
Southbound (M40) traffic: Exit the motorway at Junction 11 and follow the A422 into Banbury; at the third roundabout turn Left (southwards) onto the A4260 (Southam Road); follow the A4260 southwards past Bodicote to Adderbury; at the traffic lights in Adderbury turn Left towards Aynho on the B4100; after about 1/4 mile turn Right at the International Caravan Sign.
From that point onwards follow the signs and marshal directions to the parking facility at the venue.
Please Note: The car parking will be arranged by the hosts. There is ample parking at the venue but entry/exit is via a single narrow road with limited passing points. We therefore encourage you to car-share wherever possible to avoid congestion, and please be patient if there are any delays.
There is a charge of £4 per car to cover the costs of running the event.
Race Timetable for 2017-18 Round 3
Race Start Time Age Group(s) Target distance
Please Note: The men’s race now precedes the women’s race at all fixtures.
1 09.55 U9 Girls and Boys 1200m
2 10.00 U11 Girls 1500m
3 10.10 U11 Boys 1500m
4 10.20 U13 Girls 2500m
5 10.30 U13 Boys 2500m
6 10.45 U15 and U17 Girls 3500m
7 11.00 U15 and U17 Boys 4800m
8 11.20 U20/Sen/Vet Men 8500m
9 12.00 U20/Sen/Vet Women 6500m
2018 Adderbury XC Venue & Course Map
Please Also Note: The course distances for the combined County Championships fixture are longer than the standard OXL targets for races 4 - 9 to meet County requirements.
The U15 and U17 athletes will start their race together as normal but the U17s will be required to complete an additional loop in order to meet County distance requirements.
All U17 athletes are to be identified by a gold ribbon to be pinned to the top right-hand side (from the athlete's perspective) of their vest, away from their race number. The ribbons and pins will be issued to the U17 athletes before the start of their race.
Age Groups for 2017-18 season
These are all according to age at midnight on the age date (31 August 2017), except for U9s - see below.
U9 are age 8 on the day of the event;
U11 are age 9 or 10 on the age date;
U13 are age 11 or 12 on the age date;
U15 are age 13 or 14 on the age date;
U17 are age 15 or 16 on the age date;
U20 are age 17, 18 or 19 on the age date;
Senior Women are age 20 to 34 on the age date;
Vet Women V1 are age 35 to 44; V2 are age 45 to 54; V3 are 55 or over on the age date;
Senior Men are age 20 to 39 on the age date;
Vet Men V1 are age 40 to 49; V2 are age 50 to 59; V3 are age 60 or over on the age date.