Merseyside County Athletic Association

Cross Country

Merseyside Cross Country Secretary Mike Dooling, MBE

The 2018 Merseyside County Cross Country Championships are to be held at Arrowe Park, on the Wirral, on Saturday 6th January 2018.  Start and Finish will be by the Pavilion adjacent to Arrowe Park Road.

2018 XC Champs prospectus             Team manager Entry Form           2018 Course Map

Cross Country News

Merseyside record

When it comes to athletic families, there are surely few stronger in the UK than the Kearney clan of Merseyside. Six of the family were picked for their county team for the Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships recently and their results included: Ellen-Mary (63rd in the under-13 girls’ race), Aileen (116th in the under-20 women’s race), […]

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Posted on 3rd April 2017 in Cross Country, Latest News |

XC I/C teams, 2017

See links for the teams selected to represent Merseyside at the Inter Counties Cross Country Championships at Prestwold Hall, Loughbrough, on Saturday 11th March;   Female teams | Male teams

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Posted on 4th February 2017 in Cross Country, Latest News |

XC Champions

A successful Cross Country Championships were held on 7th January on a compact Sherdley Park course, well organised by St Helens Sutton AC and county Cross Country Championships Secretary, Mike Dooling.  The races were well attended with numbers of finishers much the same as last year. However, at 147 the number of female finishers was […]

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Posted on 24th January 2017 in Cross Country, Latest News |

Officials courses

Two courses are coming up at Wavertree shortly. Level 1 Track & Field Official; Sunday 19th February.  This is the course for new Track and Field officials, ie Field Judges, Track Judges, Timekeepers, Starter / Marksmen.  Attending the course and officiating at 4 or 5 meetings is enough to get a basic Level 1 qualification.  […]

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Posted on 19th January 2017 in Cross Country, Fell Running, Latest News, Officials, Road Running, Track and Field |

2016 Cross Country Champions

The 2016 Merseyside Cross Country Championships were held on a muddy Arrowe Park course on the Wirral, on Saturday 9th January, hosted by Wirral AC, the use of the park and pavilion kindly provided by Wirral MBC. 369 runners finished, including the non-championship 9 and 10 year old races.  Our champions are:

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Posted on 24th January 2016 in Cross Country, Latest News |


Race Permits

Cross country races run under UKA Rules should be permitted. A Cross Country Permit form and guide book are available on the Northern Athletics website at

Applications should be made at least eight weeks before the event.