Cross Country Palladium

In the 2018-19 Cross Country Palladium Competition members receive points for competing in the race that includes the Senior Ladies’ race, or the race that includes the Senior Men’s race at the following ten cross country fixtures: all six Mid Lancs League XC fixtures; the Red Rose XC League fixtures at Bolton, Rossendale and Todmorden; and the Lancashire XC Championships.

Standings are updated during the season and published on the Team Clayton facebook group. Final standings for each season are published on this page.

Lancs XC Championships 2019. Photo David Belshaw

Lancs XC Championships 2019. Photo David Belshaw

There are separate competitions for Ladies and Men. Points are awarded in each race as follows:

1st Clayton member 30 points; 2nd Clayton member 29 points; and so on with one point being awarded to the 30th and subsequent finishers.

Each member’s points from all races are added together to determine the final rankings. To be eligible for any award a member must complete at least five races.

The Ladies’ Champion holds the Eric Doorbar Cup, and the Men’s Champion holds the Palladium Cup. Awards for 2nd and 3rd positions are also made to Ladies and Men.

For the 2017-18 competition here are the final Ladies’ pointsLadies’ standingsMen’s points and Men’s standings. Congratulations to Ladies’ Champion Julia Rushton and Men’s Champion Tom Brewster.

Here are the final standings in the 2016-17 competition for Ladies and Men. Congratulations to Ladies’ Champion Michelle Abbott and Men’s Champion Matt Duckworth.

Here are the final standings in the 2015-16 Cross Country Palladium for Ladies and Men. Congratulations to Ladies’ Champion Helena Leathley and Men’s Champion Carl Helliwell. Please note that the rules for the 2015-16 competition were different from the rules above.