Kerry Schools Cross-Coun­try cham­pi­onships

The Kerryman (North Kerry) - - SPORT -

THE Kerry Schools Cross-Coun­try Cham­pi­onships will be held next Thurs­day, Jan­uary 17 at The Demesne, Kil­lar­ney with the first race at 11.30am.

Ath­letes will com­pete in four age groups and race dis­tances:

• Mi­nor (born on/af­ter July 1, 2005) Girls 1,500m Boys 2,000m

• Ju­nior (born on/af­ter July 1, 2004) Girls 2,000m, Boys 2,500m

• In­ter­me­di­ate (born on/af­ter July 1, 2002) Girls 2,500m, Boys 4,000m

• Se­nior (born on/af­ter July 1, 2000) Girls 2,500m, Boys 5,000m

Kerry Schools medals will be pre­sented to the first six in­di­vid­u­als and the first three teams (4 to score). Shields will be pre­sented to the Best Over­all School in girls and boys events.

The en­try fee is €3 per ath­lete. Please fill in the en­try forms and hand them to the Sec­re­tary along with the cor­rect fee, be­fore the first event.

Qual­i­fi­ca­tion for Mun­ster Schools Cross-Coun­try Cham­pi­onships is through re­gional qual­i­fiers at North or South Mun­ster Cham­pi­onships. The fol­low­ing are fix­ture dates:

• North Mun­ster Schools XCThurs­day, Jan­uary 24 in Pal­laskenry, Co. Lim­er­ick

• South Mun­ster Schools XC - Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 1

• Mun­ster Schools XC - Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 15

• All-Ire­land Schools XC - Satur­day, March 9

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