Pensby Runners compete in the North West Sunday Cross-Country League (NWSCCL) throughout the Winter. Races are open to all Pensby first claim members, you do not need to enter and they are FREE. The club also compete in regional and national championships. For all the championship races runners do need to be entered by the club and a small entry fee is payable. Members who wish to be entered for the championship races need to inform the cross-country captain at the beginning of December. PLEASE NOTE CLUB VESTS MUST BE WORN FOR ALL RACES.
See Pensby in action at the 2011 National Championships at Alton Towers here
The NWSCCL races are usually around 5 miles in length but the championship races are usually around 8km for the women and 12 km for the men. All NWSCCL races start at 10.00 a.m. The Championship races are usually on a Saturday and start at approximately 2.15 p.m. for the Senior Women and 3.00 p.m. for the Senior Men, exact times are always confirmed nearer the actual date.
The dates for your diary are below.
RACE 1 Sun. 29th October 2017, 10.00 a.m., Clarke Gardens
RACE 2 Sun. 12th November 2017, 10.00 a.m., Beacon Park Skelmersdale
RACE 3 Sun. 10th December 2017, 10.00 a.m., Arrowe Park, Wirral
RACE 4 Sat. 6th January 2018, Merseyside Championships, OR Cheshire Championships, OR Other County Championship (Venues and Start Times to be advised)
RACE 5 Sun. 14th January 2018, 10.00 a.m., Town Park, Runcorn
RACE 6 Sat. 27th January 2018, North Of England Championships, (Start Time and Venue to be advised)
RACE 7 Sun. 28th January, Walton Hall Park (Venue and date may be subject to change)
RACE 8 Sat. 24th February 2018, English National Cross-Country Championships, Parliament Hill, London (Start Time to be advised)
RACE 9 Sun. 19th February 2018, 10.00 a.m., Forest Park, Birchwood