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Spectator information reminder for Cross Country Finals

The event will be taking place at Holkham Hall this Wednesday 7th March.

Cars are permitted to enter via the north gates. For Sat Navs, please use the postcode NR23 1RH. For cars bringing participants, a parking pass will need to be shown to car parking staff who will direct drivers to the correct car park. These can be obtained from the member of staff in charge of bringing participants.

Hot drinks will be available to purchase on the day, however competitors are advised to bring a packed lunch. The competitors should arrive in kit ready to run. We would recommend all athletes bring warm clothes and plenty to drink as they may be waiting around at times. Please encourage runners to bring warm clothes for before and after races.

We also advise all spectators to come prepared for poor weather.

PLEASE NOTE – We have no indoor space available for the duration of the event

Parents are welcome to come and watch on the day, however, there will be designated areas for spectators. We ask that you support us by remaining in the spectator area as directed by event staff.  This is to safeguard all the children at our event.

Please also be advised that the grounds will be open to other visitors so it is highly like that there will be members of the public including dog walkers around on the day although the general public will be informed of the event via social media prior to the day.

The format of the day is shown below as well as distances of each race.

11.10AM – COURSE INSPECTION YR 3 & 4 – Runners to meet on the warm up area (shown on the map) to walk the course as a guided group.  No spectators to come on the course inspection please.

 

11.35AM – COURSE INSPECTION YR 5 & 6 – Runners to meet on the warm up area (shown on the map) to walk the course as a guided group.  No spectators please to come on the course inspection please.

 

11.50AM – Year 3 Girl runners called for the start of their race. Runners leave all belongings in their area of the holding pens

 

12.00PM – Start of 1000m Year 3 Girls race. Year 3 Boy runners to be called for the start of their race. Runners leave belongings in their area

 

12.20PM – Start of 1000m Year 3 Boys race. Year 4 Girl runners to be called for the start of their race. Runners leave belongings in their area

 

12.40PM – Start of 1200m Year 4 Girls race. Year 4 Boy runners to be called for the start of their race. Runners leave belongings in their area

 

12.55PM – Start of 1200m Year 4 Boys race. Year 5 Girl runners to be called for the start of their race. Runners leave belongings in their area

 

13.10PM – Start of 1400m Year 5 Girls race. Year 5 Boy runners to be called for the start of their race. Runners leave belongings in their area.

 

13.25PM – Start of 1400m Year 5 Boys race. Year 6 Girl runners to be called for the start of their race. Runners leave belongings in their area

 

13.40PM – Start of 1600m Year 6 Girls race. Year 6 Boys runners to be called for the start of their race. Runners leave belongings in their area

 

13.55PM – Start of 1600m Year 6 Boys race. Runners leave belongings in their area. All runners to gather back in holding pens ready for departure.