Northern Athletics Cross Country Championships

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Date(s) - 30/01/2016
12:00 am

Witton Park, Blackburn



Pleasington Playing Fields, Tower Road, BB2 5 LE

Changing facilities
The Astro-Turf Changing Rooms with Showers and Toilets accessed off Preston Old Road and is the turning into Witton Park just before the Main Entrance on the left.

Registration will be in the ‘old’ Blackburn Harriers clubhouse at the side of the café and will be signposted. Team Managers ONLY to collect chips and numbers. Please note that registration will be open from 9.30 am for collection of numbers for U13 B&G; U15 B&G; U17 M&W; U20 M&W.
Senior Men’s and Women’s numbers will be available from 12.30pm onwards.

Event programmes and camera registration will also be located at this point.

Individual presentations will take place after each race. Team presentations will be made as soon as results are available. All presentations will be announced over the PA System

On Course
Any emergency announcements will be made from the PA System.
Staff of Remote Medical Services and the Mountain Rescue will be on site throughout the day.
Lost children must be taken to the PA area and will only be allowed to leave once staff are satisfied that responsibility has been established
The site is fully accessible to people with disabilities, the course is not. This is due to the undulating topography of the cross country course, toilets that are fully accessible are located in the Start/Finish area. Please ensure that all mobility vehicles (eg wheelchairs) remain on paths and walkways at all times.
Athletes should both bring and wear suitable clothing and footwear.
A specific site for club tents will be situated as indicated on the course map)

Travel Directions

Other Considerations
As with all public parks, there are other park users, and athletes and spectators are asked to respect their right to use the area. The park is also a popular exercise area for walkers, joggers, dogs & owners.
Receptacles will be provided for litter, please ensure that these are used and that as little debris as possible is left on site.

The Course

Witton Park Course Map NA Champs 2016

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Chip timing will be used. Team managers & athletes are asked to ensure that the correct chip is                      allocated and is securely and correctly fixed to the athletes ankle.

If you have any queries please contact us at the NA office on 01924 457922

Any on the day emergency queries related to weather conditions etc should be directed to Judith Temperton (07525 045307), Arwel Williams (07795261458) or Steve Gaines (07771 660979). Weather updates and all latest information will be posted on the NA website



 11.00               Under 17 Womens Championship                                    4.7 Km

11.25               Under 15 Boys Championship                                            4.2 Km

11.45               Under 15 Girls Championship                                            4.2 Km

12.10               Junior Womens Championship                                          5.5 Km

12.45               Under 13 Girls Championship                                            3.1 Km

13.00               Under 17 Mens Championship                                           5.5 Km

13.25               Under 13 Boys Championship                                            3.1 Km

13.40               Junior Mens Championship                                                7.7 Km

14.10               Senior Womens Championship                                          7.7 Km

15.00               Senior Mens Championship                                                12 Km



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