BRITISH and IRISH MASTERS CROSS COUNTRY INTERNATIONAL 2017
SCOTTISH MASTERS TEAM SELECTION
For many Scottish Veteran Harriers members the highlight of the competitive year is the annual British and Irish Masters Cross Country International. And this year the event being held Derry, Northern Ireland on Saturday 18th November. The team selection process this year will see trial races being run over the course used for the International 2016. There will be two races to be held on Saturday 16th September; a 6Km race for all women’s age groups and for men over 65 will start at 1.00 pm and an 8Km race for all other men’s age groups will start at 2.00 pm.
The format for selection will be as follows; in the M35-39, M40-44, M45-49 and M50-54 age groups the first three finishers will be selected with an additional three being selected on known form. Similarly in the remaining men’s age groups and all the women’s teams the first two finishers will be selected along with a further two on known form.
Entries for the trial races should be sent in advance by email and should include date of birth and first claim club, by Wednesday 13th September to –
Entry fee for the races will be £2 for SVHC members and £5 for non-members with payment being made on race day.
Although the trial races are open to all aged 35 or over it should be noted that selection for the team for the International is available only to SVHC members. We would hope to announce the team within two weeks of the trial races.