2019 Provincial Cross Country Championships

Saturday, October 26, 2019 - Beaver Lake, Victoria

 

The 2019 BC Cross Country Championships are being organized and hosted by the Prairie Inn Harriers Running Club and BC Athletics

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Photos and Results

 

2018 Results:

2018 BC X-Country Championships Race 1 (Boys & Girls 9yr) - 1.5km View Results
2018 BC X-Country Championships Race 2 (Boys & Girls 10yr) - 2 km View Results
2018 BC X-Country Championships Race 3 (Boys & Girls 11yr) - 2 km View Results
2018 BC X-Country Championships Race 4 (U20 Women) - 6 km View Results
2018 BC X-Country Championships Race 4 (Senior & Masters Women) - 8 km View Results
2018 BC X-Country Championships Race 5 (U20, Senior, Masters Men)- 8 km View Results
2018 BC X-Country Championships Race 6 (Boys & Girls 12-13) - 3 km View Results
2018 BC X-Country Championships Race 7 (U16 Girls) - 3 km View Results
2018 BC X-Country Championships Race 8 (U16 Boys) - 3 km View Results
2018 BC X-Country Championships Race 9 (U18 Girls) - 4 km View Results
2018 BC X-Country Championships Race 10 (U18 Boys) - 5 km View Results 
2018 BC X-Country Championships Team Results View Results
2018 BC X-Country Championships Masters Age Graded Results - View Results

 

2017 Results:

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How to Register

Online (the only way to register): 
Registration open soon, until Thursday October 24th

NO RACE DAY ENTRIES
Online entry must be received by midnight Thursday, October 24, 2019.

Entry Fees

NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER MIDNIGHT OCTOBER 24.

Non Provincial/National Association members ADD $3 to fees listed below.

Fee Type By Tuesday
October 22
Thursday
October 24
U16 and JD (15 & Under) $  9.00 $17.00
U18, U20, Senior & Masters $14.00 $22.00

Entry Fees

NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER MIDNIGHT THURSDAY OCTOBER 24.

Non Provincial/National Association members ADD $3 to fees listed below.

Fee Type By Tuesday
October 22
Thursday
October 24
U16 and JD (15 & Under) $  9.00 $17.00
U18, U20, Senior & Masters $14.00 $22.00

Schedule

BC Cross Country Championships & Junior Development Championships
9:30 am — Registration, Package Pickup and Course Walk Through

Race Time Category Distance
#1 11:15 am 2010 Boys & Girls (age 9) 1.5 km
#2 11:30 am 2009 Boys & Girls (age 10) 2.0 km
#3 11:45 pm 2008 Boys & Girls (age 11) 2.0km
#4 12:00 pm Senior & Masters Women
U20* & 70+ Women
8.0 km
6.0 km
#5 12:55 pm U20*, Senior & Masters Men
70+ Men
8.0 km
6.0 km
  1:00 pm Age 9, 10, 11 Awards  
#6 1:55 pm 2007 & 2006 Boys & Girls (age 12 & 13)  3.0 km
#7 2:20 pm U16 Girls (age 14 & 15) 3.0 km
#8 2:40 pm U16 Boys (age 14 & 15) 3.0 km
  2:45 pm U20, Senior, Masters Awards  
#9 3:00 pm U18 Girls 4.0 km
#10 3:15 pm U18 Boys 5.0 km
  3:45 pm Age 12, 13, Midget & Youth Awards  

Notes:

* U18 may run up in the U20 event to qualify for the BC Team — must indicate race # when entering.

 

Course

2019 Course - available soon

2018 Course

Location & Parking

The Championships will take place in Beaver Lake Park outside of Victoria, BC. The park is located off the Patricia Bay Highway on the west side, between Royal Oak Drive (south) and Haliburton Road (north). Google Maps

Beaver Lake Area

Travel Advisory: Although the schedule of events allows for same day travel to and from Vancouver Island, windstorms and other weather conditions, and mechanical problems can cause ferry cancellations. Consider travelling Friday to avoid ferry delays.

BC Ferries Schedule

 

Eligibility and Awards

Eligibility

To be eligible for individual awards, participants must hold a competitive membership in BC Athletics (JD, U16, U18, U20, Senior, Master, Road & Trail, or Post Secondary Team Roster), equivalent from another province or national federation, or be a School Club or School Day of Event member. Individual membership details can be found here.

For team scoring, individuals must be registered competitive members of a BCA club or equivalent from another province or national federation. Club membership details can be found here. School club membership details can be found here. No team declarations are necessary.

Competitive memberships include: Jr. Development, U16, U18, U20, Senior, Post-Secondary, Masters, Jr. Road & Trail, Road & Trail.

Post Secondary Team Roster Memberships (Limited-Competitive) are also eligible for the Championship Awards, ClubTeam Scoring and Awards; but are not eligible for BC Team selection, rankings or athlete funding.

Athletes wishing to represent a second claim club for team scoring purposes must have registered their second claim membership with the BC Athletics office prior to the Championship, using this form, and must register for the Championship under the club they wish to represent. Athletes will ONLY score for the team they register for the race under.

Awards

Junior Development (ages 9 - 13) Championships: BC Athletics medals to individual 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in each year (boys and girls). Ribbons for 4th to 8th place finishers.

JD Team Championship: Team scores based on the top 6 finishers in each year (boys and girls). 6 points for 1st, 5 for 2nd, etc. High score wins. In the event of a tie, the Championship will be jointly awarded.

U16 (14 & 15) ChampionshipBC Athletics medals to individual 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in each race.

U16 Team Championship: Team scores based on top 3 finishers for each club in the race. 1 point for 1st, 2 for 2nd, etc. Low score wins. In the event of a tie, the lower placed third finisher wins. Clubs may score multiple teams - first 3 finishers score the first team, next 3 finishers score the second team, etc.

U18 ChampionshipBC Athletics medals to individual 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in each race.

U18 Team Championship: Team scores based on top 3 finishers for each club in the race. 1 point for 1st, 2 for 2nd, etc. Low score wins. In the event of a tie, the lower placed third finisher wins. Clubs may score multiple teams - first 3 finishers score the first team, next 3 finishers score the second team, etc.

U20 ChampionshipBC Athletics medals to individual 1st, 2nd and 3rd place 19 and under finishers in each race.

Senior ChampionshipBC Athletics medals to individual 1st, 2nd and 3rd place 20 and over finishers in each race. Prize money ($500, $300, $250, $200, $175, $125) to the top individuals with a Senior membership of BCA, another province, or another national federation.

Masters ChampionshipBC Athletics medals to individual 1st, 2nd and 3rd place 35 and over finishers in each race. Ribbons to top 3 finishers in 5 year age groups. Prize money ($100, $50, $25) to the top age graded individuals with a Masters membership of BCA, another province, or another national federation.

Senior and Masters Club Team Championship: Team scores based on top 4 finishers for each club or post secondary club in the race, regardless of age group. 1 point for 1st, 2 for 2nd, etc. Low score wins. In the event of a tie, the lower placed fourth finisher wins. Clubs may score multiple teams - first 4 finishers score the first team, next 4 finishers score the second team, etc. Particpants must hold a competitive or Post-Secondary Team roster membership to score for their team.

Post Secondary School Senior Team Challenge: Team scores based on top 5 finishers for each school in the Senior and Masters 8k race, regardless of age group. Scoring university athletes only, 1 point for 1st, 2 for 2nd, etc. Low score wins. 6th and 7th finishers for each school score as spacers. Additional finishers for each school do not score. All participants in the Senior race, including Day of Event members, are eligible to score for their Post-Secondary Team.
 

 

Accommodation

Details coming soon.

 

 

 

Ferry Travel Assistance

BC Ferries and viaSport may assist with ferry travel costs for athletes participating in the BC Championship through the Sport Experience program. For more information visit Sport BC website: http://www.viasport.ca/grant/bc-ferries-sport-experience-program.

Applications for travel assistance must be received at least 12 business days before the Championship. Due to overwhelming demand, viaSport may not be able to accept all applications.

Food and Beverage

Concession on site.

Sponsors

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For more information

Canadian Cross Country Championships

The results from BC Cross Country Championships are used to select the BC team to compete at the National Cross Country Championships in Abbotsford, BC on Saturday, November 30, 2019. The Selection Criteria is available at the BC Team Selection page.