Offaly Cross Country Championships kick off this weekend

Offaly Cross Country Championships kick off this weekend

Inform Ferbane AC runner Mick Fogarty won the Mullingar half marathon recently.

Next weekend kicks off the 2021 Offaly Cross Country Championships which will be hosted by Ballyskenach Athletic Club. All races will be run off in Coolderry, Co Offaly (Eircode R42WN40).  The championships will be over 3 separate Sundays as follows:

DAY 1: Sunday 3rd October- Offaly Juvenile Even Ages, Novice, Master o35 and Master

O50. O60.O70

DAY 2: Sunday 10th October – Offaly Juvenile Uneven ages, Intermediate and Junior

DAY 3: Saturday 31st October – Offaly Senior


Race distances:

Junior Men 6k, Junior Ladies 4k 

Novice Men 6k, Novice Ladies 4k. 

Master Men 6k , Master Ladies 4k, Master Men O70 4k

Intermediate Men 8k, Intermediate Ladies 5k.

Senior Men 10k, Senior Ladies 5k 


U10 Born 2012-2013 – 1000m     U9 Born 2013 – 500m

U12 Born 2010-2011 -1500m       U11 Born 2011-2012 – 1000m

U14 Born 2008-2009 – 2500m     U13 Born 2009-2010 – 2000m

U16 Born 2006-2007 -3000m       U15 Born 2007-2008 -3000m 

U18 Born 2004-2005 -3500m       U17 Born 2005-2006 -3500m


Online entry for all races. Strictly no entries on the day

Registration here:

Fee- €5 for Senior athletes

-€3 for Juvenile and Junior athletes.

All juveniles must have current registration with an athletic club in Offaly.

Club singlet should be worn.

All entries must be online by the Thursday prior to competition.

-Spectators are free but due to Covid 19 guidelines must register online using the same link as the athlete. 

No one will be allowed enter the course without a ticket. Please ensure you have downloaded your ticket or printed out your ticket. The ticket will be scanned to allow entrance.

Further updates will be found on Offaly Athletics Facebook page.

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