The 2018-19 Club Cross Country Championship consists of three races, with a member’s best two races counting. The races are these Mid-Lancs league fixtures:
Saturday 10th November 2018 – Hyndburn
Saturday 12th January 2019 – Burnley
Saturday 2rd March 2019 – Cuerden Valley
There are separate competitions for Ladies and Men. Points are awarded in each race as follows:
1st Clayton Lady 50 points; 2nd Clayton Lady 49 points; etc
1st Clayton Man 50 points; 2nd Clayton Man 49 points; etc
To be given a final ranking it is necessary to have completed at least two races. The points from a member’s best two races are added together to determine the final rankings for Ladies and Men.
The Ladies’ Champion holds the Ladies’ Cross Country Champion Cup, and the Men’s Champion holds the Metcalfe Trophy. Awards for 2nd and 3rd positions are also made to Ladies and Men. Veteran (10 year categories), U20 and U23 awards are also available; the number of awards made depends on the number of members completing the competition in each age category.