Ladies Cross Country on 9th February - Calling all Ladies Club Runners!

Updated: Feb 10, 2019




SENIOR LADIES @ 1:00PM (8K) ( 2 x 2.5 red loop)

JUNIORS U/15 & U/17 - 12:00 (1 x 2.5 red loop)

JUNIORS UNDER 13  - 12:30 (1x 1.75 blue loop)


Match 3, is upon us and please take the time to read the info sent from the hosts. 

Link for further details (or refer to bottom of this post!)

Conditions:The ground here is normally tufty grass (lol) and muddy in places.

What to wear underfoot, suggest  a pair of speedy spikes if you are use to competing in or a trusty trail shoe (bring both if you have both). The forecast is light rain (10 degees). 

My prediction: 

(Sharon, Heather, Elsa, Gayle, Dawn, Lou2, Viv, Catherine, Corrie, Anne D, Cath Bate, Jane, Maggie, Sue P, Jacquie M, Jenny Q, Nikki S,  Rachel B, Stella B, Zahra, Libby, Emma C, and Gail Wilson)

See you all Saturday. 

Lou Ionascu 

Ladies Team Capt 


General Info:

Hosted by: Kingston AC and Polytechnic Harriers & Fulham RC.

Date: Saturday 9th February 2019

Venue: Richmond Park (TW10 5HS)

Race Start Times:

11 am – Senior Ladies (inc. U20 & Vets) Division 1

12pm – U15/U17

12.30pm – U13

1pm – Senior Ladies (inc. U20 & Vets) Division 2

Distance: Senior Ladies (inc. U20 & Vets) - (5 miles, 2 laps – red route)

U15/U17 - (2.5 miles, 1 lap – red route)

U13 – (1.75 miles, 1 lap – blue route)

The course:

Please see the course map attached. The race start & finish area is about 100m from the entrance to Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park, across the road from Broomfield Hill car park. The routes will be marked by red flags and red/white tape and will mostly be comprised of parkland and wooded trails. Spikes or trail/off road shoes will be recommended.

Travelling to venue:

Please share cars or use public transport where possible. Free parking is available at Broomfield Hill car park (5-7 minutes’ walk from the Start/Finish area). Free parking is also available at Robin Hood and Kingston Gate car parks (20 mins approx. walk from the Start/Finish area).

The following website sets out how to get to the Park if travelling by public transport.


There are no changing facilities available at the venue, so please come ready to run. Toilets are available near Kingston Gate car park or Robin Hood Gate car park (20 mins approx. walk from the Start/Finish area).

Health and safety:

Runners should exercise care, looking out for tree roots and other trip hazards, muddy areas and any other obstacles. The courses will be fully marshalled by club members in hi-visibility bibs.

Members of the public, many of whom walk their dogs or have young children, use the Park extensively. The Park is a public area - all users have a right to be there and should be respected.

First aid assistance will be available at the start/finish area. The nearest A&E hospital is Kingston Hospital (KT2 7QB) – 020 8 546 7711 , 5 minutes’ drive from Kingston Gate.


Team declarations are to made online in advance at


The results will be produced by Kingston and Polytechnic Harriers and posted online at as soon as possible after the match.


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