SCOTTISH MASTERS TEAM SELECTION
For many Scottish Veteran Harriers members the highlight of the competitive year is the annual British & Irish Masters Cross Country International. And this year the event being held in Swansea, Wales on Saturday 17th November. The team selection process this year will see trial races being run over the course in Tollcross Park, used for the International 2016. There will be two races to be held on Saturday 15th September; a 6Km race for all women’s age groups & for men over 65 will start at 1.00 pm & 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 & M50-54 age groups the first 3 finishers will be selected with an additional 3 being selected on known form. Similarly in the remaining men’s age groups & all the women’s teams the first 2 finishers will be selected along with a further 2 on known form.
Entries for the trial races should be sent in advance by email & should include date of birth & first claim club, by Wednesday 12th September to –
Women Ada Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org
Men John Bell email@example.com
Entry fee for the races will be £2 for SVHC members & £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.