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Scottish Schools Athletics Association (SSAA) Primary Schools Cross Country Championships
Saturday 23rd April 2016
Kirkcaldy High School
Closing date for entry 1/4/16 BUT 23/3/16 to notify Sciennes
TIMES Races 1 and 2 Primary Six Girls 1:00pm and 1:15pm
Races 3 and 4 Primary Six Boys 1:30 pm and 1:45pm
Races 5 and 6 Primary Seven Girls 2:00pm and 2:15pm
Races 7 and 8 Primary Seven Boys 2:30pm and 2:45pm AWARDS 3:30pm
Times are only approximate. Each Race will follow on from the completion of the previous one. Races will be now be ran schools A-L and M-Z.
AWARDS Runners finishing in the first three places and the first three teams in each race will receive an SSAA medal. The winning team in each race will receive a trophy, to be kept for one year.
AGE GROUPS The event is only open to Primary School pupils in Primary Six and Primary
Seven. No one in Primary Five or First Year of Secondary education is allowed to compete.
ENTRIES Each school may enter one team per race (not girls and boys combined). Five runners may be nominated for each team, all of whom may run on the day, but only the highest placed three runners will count for team awards. If a school does not have enough competent runners to enter a team, one or two individual athletes may be entered. However, if a school wishes to enter a team but does not have three runners born in the same age group, then a P6/P7 combined team (boys and girls separately) may be entered to run in the Primary 7 race.
Only pupils who have experience of running the Championship distance (approx 1500 metres) should be considered for entry. Only pupils whose names are in the programme may run on the 23rd April no substitutes on the day.
Spiked shoes are not allowed nor are spiked shoes minus the spikes,
hill running shoes, heavily studded football boots or rugby boots. All footwear will be checked on the day.