Cross Country

2020 Convener – Jo Williamson (Cronulla)

Assistant Convener  –  Brielle Howlett (Cronulla)

Miranda Park – Cnr The Boulevarde & Wandella Rd, Miranda

Monday 11th May 2020

To download a copy of the map please click the following link Miranda Park Map


Entries: Schools may nominate 6 competitors per event

 * Please note the change from previous years *


Time: Assemble 10.00am – walk the course 10.30am


Course Length:

8/9 and 10 years         –  2000m

11 and 12/13 years      –  3000m



8/9 years Girls 2000m

8/9 years Boys 2000m

10 years Girls 2000m

10 years Boys 2000m

11 years Girls 3000m

11 years Boys 3000m

12/13 years Girls 3000m

12/13 years Boys 3000m

Zone Team:  The first 6 place getters in each division will represent Cronulla Zone at the Sydney East Cross Country Championships to be held on 14th June, 2018 Miranda Park





  1. Each school may nominate 6 entries in each event.

  2. Additional entries will be considered in cases of exceptional circumstances. The results of a child competing ‘on invitation’ will not count to the school’s point score.

  3. Each competitor may enter only one event.

  4. All events conducted will be finals.

  5. The orders given by the starter will be: “On your marks”; Gun.

  6. a. A competitor causing a false start will be warned for the first breach and may be disqualified for a second breach, at the discretion of the Convenor.
    b. Any competing athlete who jostles or obstructs another athlete, so as to impede his/her progress, shall be liable to disqualification from the event.

  7. Spikes are not permitted but footwear is compulsory.

  8. Asthma medication is permitted to be taken during the course of the competitor’s event.

  9. Parents, coaches and unauthorised persons are not allowed on the course. Once competitors are in the hands of the officials controlling the event, they must not receive any coaching or advice. Penalty: disqualification of the competitor at the discretion of the Convenor.

  10. Points will be awarded as follows:

    • a. In each event, the placings of the best 4 runners from each school will be added together.

    • b. A school failing to finish 4 runners in an event will be awarded last place +1 for the runners who fail to finish.

    • c. The school with the lowest point score at the end of the carnival is the winner.


Protests must be made in writing by the teacher in charge of the school team to the Convenor within 15 minutes of the conclusion of the event.

Sydney East Carnival 

Wednesday 10th June 2020

Miranda Park

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