The Cross Country Season is our Winter sport and runs from May to August of each year. Craigieburn Little Athletics is part of the Cross Country Division 1 Region. The clubs that make up Division 1 include Essendon, Keilor, Sunbury, Coburg, Hume, Lancefield/Romsey and Presonr/Reservoir Little Athletic clubs.
The distances run by athletes are according to their age group as follows:
U6 - 500m
U7 & U8 - 1,000m
U9 & U10 - 1,500m
U11 & U12 - 2,000m
U13 to U16 - 3,000m
Competitions are held weekly at various clubs in the region, so some travel is required. The region also holds various events like Open Days and a Region Cross Country Carnival. There is also the State Cross Country Relay Event, State Road Relay Event and the State Cross Country Championships.
Competition usually commences the first Saturday of May of each year and the first competition is usually run at Essendon Little Athletics located at Corio Street, Moonee Ponds.
More information will be provided for the 2020/2021 Season as it becomes available.