Cross Country Fixtures

Anto Devaney in 2010 action in Intermediate Cross Country Championships at Lough Key Forest Park

The Cross-Country season begins this month with Mayo schools area competition due to start next week.

For senior master athletes there is a weekly schedule of competitions and championships right through into December.

The Mayo County Cross Country championships will be in a league format this year with three legs scheduled in October.

“Cross country helps develop athletes, and the challenging courses provide additional strength, endurance and race-fitness that can’t always be achieved just from training”.

Dates for your diary:

September 17: Castlegar Open Cross country

October 1 Mayo senior masters Leg 1 hosted by Moy Valley AC at Belleek.

October 9 Mayo senior masters Leg 2 hosted by Lake District AC at Ballinrobe Racecourse

October 20 Autumn Open Cross Country and Masters International trial Abbottstown.

October 22 Connacht senior masters Leg 1 at Moyne College Longford

October 30 Mayo senior masters Leg 3 hosted by Swinford AC at Mellet’s Hill

November 6 Connacht Mayo senior masters Leg 2 at Leitrim venue

November 12 British & Irish International masters cross country at Santry Demesne

Ann Lennon Mayo AC winning her third consecutive Connacht title (Mayo News January 17, 2001)

November 13 Connacht Mayo senior masters Leg 3 at Roscommon venue.

November 20 National Senior Cross-Country

December 4 National Novice cross country at Gowran Co Kilkenny.

2023 dates

February 5 National Masters Indoor Championships TUS Athlone

February 12 National Intermediate Masters & Juvenile B Cross Country Championships Gowran Demesne

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