General Information

Cross country events are conducted each Saturday from April until September with distances from 3km to 21.5km.

There will be a shorter distance provided at club events that are over 6km in distance.

Events are conducted on a handicap style at various locations around the Ballarat area and cater for all athletes with ages ranging from 5 years to over 69 years old.

Athletes under 14 contest junior competitions conducted in conjunction with the senior competition over distances ranging from 400m up to 3000m depending on the junior athletes age and individual requirements. Junior athletes are welcome to contest senior distances if so desired.

All club senior events start at 2:30pm, athletes to report by 2:15pm. Junior races for U/12 Novice race will start at 2.15pm and U/10, U/8 and U/6 events start at 1:45pm unless otherwise stated.

Wendouree Athletic Club also participates in Athletics Victoria and Ballarat Regional Centre events and Championships for under 14 to 55+ age groups.

Full club uniform including numbers must be worn in all B.R.A.C. and A.V. races. Club singlet must be worn in all other senior races unless exemption is otherwise granted prior to the race by a minimum of two adjudicators who will consist of the Cross Country Convener, the designated Starter, the President or in the absence of the President, either the Treasurer or Secretary.

All invitation athletes and/or exempted athletes are to ensure that their status is documented on the start list prior to the event commencing. Failure to comply will result in invitation only points being awarded.

Athletes acting in an official capacity may receive invitation points at the discretion of the executive or cross country convenor.

2018 Fixture and Results

Download 2018 fixture here. 

Download Athletics Victoria XCR-18 Handbook via Athletics Victoria website

Download all 2018 maps here (single 13.5Mb file.)

DateEvent NameInfoMapResults
March 21Summer Lap of the LakeInformationRecordsMapResultsSuitable for walkersSuitable for wheelchairs
March 31Easter Relays InformationRecordsMapn/a
April 7Presidents 3km - Lake WendoureeInformationRecordsMapResultsSuitable for walkersSuitable for wheelchairs
April 14BRAC - Road Relays (Vic Park)InformationRecordsn/aResultsSuitable for walkersSuitable for wheelchairs
April 21AV Jells Park Relay - Refer to AV HandbookInformationRecordsn/aResults
April 21Eureka ChallengeInformationRecordsMapResults
April 28Buninyong Winery 5km InformationRecordsn/aResultsSuitable for walkers
May 5St.Anne's Winery - Refer to AV HandbookInformationRecordsn/aResults
May 5Johnstone Handicap InformationRecordsn/aResults
May 12BRAC - S Moneghetti & R Brisbane - Lap of the LakeInformationRecordsMapResultsSuitable for wheelchairs
May 19Club 5km Championship - Vic ParkInformationRecordsMapResultsSuitable for walkersSuitable for wheelchairs
May 26Cruden Farm - Refer AV HandbookInformationRecordsn/aResults
May 26Pax Hill Handicap InformationRecordsn/aResultsSuitable for walkers
June 2BRAC - Wal Brown 8km / 4kmInformationRecordsMapResults
June 9Kingsley Curtis HandicapInformationRecordsMapResultsSuitable for walkers
June 16All Schools BundooraInformationRecordsn/aResults
June 16George Eppingstall Handicap InformationRecordsn/aResults
June 16AV Bundoora Park - Refer to AV HandbookInformationRecordsn/aResults
June 23Pipeline ClassicInformationRecordsMapResultsSuitable for walkers
June 30King & Queen of the MountainInformationRecordsMapResultsSuitable for walkersSuitable for wheelchairs
July 7AV Sandown Racecourse - Refer to AV HandbookInformationRecordsn/an/a
July 7Yarrawee Trail Hitout - Yuille ParkInformationRecordsMapResultsSuitable for walkers
July 14BRAC - Charles SuffrenInformationRecordsMapResults
July 21Burgoyne HandicapInformationRecordsn/aResults
July 22AV Albert Park - Refer to AV HandbookInformationRecordsn/an/a
July 28Schnyder Handicap - Nugetty DamInformationRecordsMapResultsSuitable for walkers
August 4AV Lake Wendouree (5km/15km)InformationRecordsMapResultsSuitable for wheelchairs
August 11Gong Reservoir 4/8km InformationRecordsMapResultsSuitable for walkers
August 18AV Surf Coast Ekiden Relays - Refer to AV HandbookInformationRecordsn/an/a
August 18Graeme Quick Handicap (3km, 6km)InformationRecordsn/aResults
August 25Gudgeon 10km Championship & 5km RaceInformationRecordsMapResultsSuitable for walkersSuitable for wheelchairs
September 1Don Briggs 3km - St.George's LakeInformationRecordsMapResultsSuitable for walkers
September 2AV Burnley Half Marathon - Refer to AV HandbookInformationRecordsn/an/a
September 8BRAC - Fed Uni RelaysInformationRecordsMapResults
September 15AV Tan Relays - Refer to AV HandbookInformationRecordsn/an/a
September 22McCaulay Cup - Handicap Lap of the LakeInformationRecordsMapResultsSuitable for walkersSuitable for wheelchairs
September 22Club Cross Country PresentationInformationRecordsn/an/a

Suitable for walkers Suitable for walkers
Suitable for wheelchairs Suitable for wheelchairs

Information Info including location, start time, uniform or numbers required, registration, team selection.
Records Course male and female records.