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Cross Country Championships 2015


Nottinghamshire CrestHosted by Nottinghamshire Constabulary


Wednesday 4 March 2015


Nottinghamshire Police Athletics Section will be hosting the 2015 PSUK Cross Country Championships on Wednesday 4th March 2015 at WOLLATON PARK, NOTTINGHAM. NG8 2AE.

Entry to the park is via the WOLLATON RD (A609) and competitors should follow signage to the car parks

The venue for this exciting event will be the historic and tranquil setting of Wollaton Park, home to an Elizabethan, English renaissance style hall built in 1588 as family home of Sir Francis Willoughby, which will provide a stunning backdrop to a challenging, neo-classical and bespoke X-country course.

The Ladies race will be over 4 miles (2 laps) commencing at 1300H and the Menís race over 6 miles (3 laps) and will commence at 1400H.

The laps will consist of mainly grass occasional mud, and the crossing of gravel paths taking in a few short gradients with a flat, fast finish on a good quality grass path and as such is suitable for spikes and fell shoes.

Parking at the race venue is subject to a local parking fee and all attendees should be directed to our own race car park on the day.

Please notify Graham WHITT in advance if you plan to arrive in a coach or require any assistance with travel.

Attached you will find a team entry sheet. Please complete a separate sheet for the ladies and one for the men. The race entry fee is £12 per competitor. If you are entering veteran athletes (Ladies over 35 and men over 40 years on the day of the event) please ensure that you correctly indicate their age category.

Also attached is a team managerís entry sheet which should be completed in full.

Please return your entry by e-mail or by post to DC Tim DUNNE at the addresses as shown on the team entry and managers sheet. As noted on the entry forms, the closing date for entries is Friday 6th February 2015. NO LATE ENTRIES will be accepted so please ensure you contact either Graham WHITT or Tim DUNNE if there are any issues with your entries or payments. (contact details below)

The evening function will take place at East Midlands Conference Centre and DeVeres Orchard Hotel situated within the equally scenic confines of The University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG72RU

The cost is £22.50 per head and the number of those attending must be completed on the Team Managerís Sheet. Tickets will be issued for the meal and will be collected by the Team Managers on arrival at registration. If attendees have no ticket for the evening function they will not be permitted entrance to the dinner. If you have athletes in your team who have dietary requirements then please complete the attached form also.

Dress code for the evening presentation will be smart casual.

Registration will be open at the DeVeres hotel from 1200H-1900H on Tuesday 3rd March for those arriving early and also from 1000H-1200H at the start/finish location at Wollaton Park on Wednesday 4th March 2014.

A list of recommended hotels and accommodation has been provided with this letter. The designated hotel is the DeVeres Orchard Hotel, East Midlands Conference Centre The University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG72RU. This hotel is a 10-15 minute walk from the race venue and is providing an excellent level of service to competitors and participants should make use of the hotel car park where possible.

We have secured a limited amount of rooms to be retained for competitors-please book early to avoid disappointment.

The negotiated rates for room at the DeVeres Hotel are as follows:

  • £75.00 Single occupancy including breakfast.
  • £85.50 Twin/Double occupancy including breakfast.

When booking at DeVeres Orchard, please quote ďPolice Sport UK National X-C Championships 4th March 2015Ē . The designated event manager at the hotel is Carrie QUANTICK.

Telephone 01158760900 and ask for the reservations team or email emccreservations@deverevenues.co.uk

Medals will be presented as follows. Plus the appropriate trophies. (Subject to them being returned). Team Managers whose athletes won trophies at Cheshire last April are asked to ensure that the trophies are returned in a clean condition for presentation and fully engraved.

MEN                                                               WOMEN

1ST, 2ND & 3RD Teams of six                         1st, 2nd & 3rd teams of three

 Minor Forces Team: -                                 Minor Forces Team:-

1st, 2nd & 3rd Teams of Four                        1st, 2nd & 3rd Teams of Three 

Veterans Team                                           Veterans Team

1st, 2nd & 3rd Teams of Three                                  1st, 2nd & 3rd Teams of Three

Individual      1st, 2nd & 3rd                           Individual      1st, 2nd & 3rd

Veteran 40    1st, 2nd & 3rd                           Veteran 35   1st, 2nd & 3rd

Veteran 45    1st, 2nd & 3rd                           Veteran 40    1st, 2nd & 3rd

Veteran 50    1st, 2nd & 3rd                           Veteran 45    1st, 2nd & 3rd

Veteran 55    1st, 2nd & 3rd                           Veteran 50    1st, 2nd & 3rd

Veteran 60    1st Only                                  Veteran 55    1st Only


For your information UKA guidance for competitors is that all your athletes are responsible for their own safety before, during and after the race. This includes the wearing of suitable clothing and footwear as appropriate for the conditions. Runners should have up-to-date tetanus injections. Athletes are advised to write any medical conditions on the back of their race number in permanent ink in case of any emergency.

Race organisers:


Oxclose Lane Police Station

Oxclose Lane



Telephone 01159670999 ext  8034088

Blackberry 07595074181


Tim Dunne
DC 2305
East Midlands Special Operations Unit - Major Crime
Nottinghamshire (Northern Hub)
St Anns Police Station
St Anns Wells Rd, Nottingham. NG3 3HR Telephone 01159670999 ext 811 1922

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