Sussex Cross Country Championships

The Sussex Cross Country Championships takes place every January at a different venue in Sussex. 

There are races in all age groups from under 13 to senior and in recent years it has also incorporated a non-championship under 11 race. 

The first three athletes and teams in each age group receive medals.


Under-11 boys and girls (School Years 5/6)       1.0 mile    (1,600m)

Under-13 girls                                                     1.8 miles  (3,000m)

Under-13 boys                                                   1.8 miles  (3,000m)

Under-15 girls                                                    2.5 miles  (4,000m)

Under 15 boys                                                    2.8 miles  (4,500m)

Under 17 women                                                3.1 miles  (5,000m)

Under 17 men                                                    3.1 miles  (5,000m)

Senior men                                                         7.5 miles  (12,000m)

Under 20 men                                                    5.0 miles  (8,000m)

Under 20/senior women                                   4.0 miles  (6,400m)