Cross Country Running

Cross Country Running
OCAC competes in a two Cross Country leagues and a variety of single event races throughout the winter (October to March). These events are open to senior and junior men and women across all age groups. The Club competes in the following leagues:

Oxford Mail League: The Oxfordshire Cross Country League (currently sponsored by the Oxford Mail) is the only cross country league in Oxfordshire. Each season the League organises five races at five different venues in Oxfordshire. Races are always scheduled on the first Sunday of the month, starting in November and ending in March. The  league caters for all age groups from U9 to veterans but is only open to member clubs – athletes cannot enter as individuals.

Oxfordshire Cross Country League

Oxfordshire Cross Country League race distances, times and age groups

The Chiltern League: The Chiltern Cross Country League caters for athletic clubs in the North West Home Counties, specifically Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Middlesex, Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire. OCAC is currently in Division 1. The league comprises five races, run in five different location – starting in November and finishing in February. The Chiltern league age groups comprise: U11, U13, U17, U20, seniors and veterans.

Chiltern Cross Country League

Chiltern League race distances, times and age groups

The Club sends teams to a variety of open cross country races, and to the County, Southern and National Cross Country Championships at junior, senior and masters level. Several of the OCAC masters athletes are regularly selected to compete in international events.

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