This Saturday sees the Club Athletes take part in this years LAAA XC, which takes place at the same course as last year just off Blair Road in Coatbridge.

With it being a relatively flat course with a few hills :-), it is a great enjoyable race for those that are new to cross country and there are races for all age categories from U11’s up to Masters.

Athletes Entered & Entry Fees
As this is a pre-entry race, Teamer Notifications have been sent to all those that have ran Cross Country this year however this race is open to all from U11’s up to Masters – those wanting to compete, please either confirm via Teamer or let Stephen know on Club Night – closing date is Thursday 22nd November.

The following Athletes have been entered into tomorrows LAAA XC race:

Race Timetable & Entry Fees
All age group distance and times of when the races will begin are as follows:

Anyone willing to help as a Volunteer on Saturday to help with marshaling the course, can you please drop Stephen a txt on 07768 337 608 🙂

Would it be possible on arrival at the Club Tent for those that have been pre-entered and have yet to pay your race fees, can you please give your Race Fee to one of the Club Coaches in attendance.

Travel & Meeting Arrangements
As this is a local race and most Athletes attending have said they will be making their own way there, the Club have decided not to take a bus however for those that are unable to make their own way there, can you please speak to Stephen on Thursday’s Club Night and we will ensure you get there and back.

Can I please ask for all the Athletes to meet to meet at the Club Tent at least 1 hour before your race to ensure you warmup properly and pick up your numbers.

Directions from Cumbernauld to the LAAA XC Course, Blair Road Coatbridge, is as follows (please click on the image):


@ Athletes – What to Bring with You
The current weather forecast looks dry but a wee bit on the cold side, we will have the Club Tent with us however please make sure you have the following with you:

– Club Vest, Shorts and four pins;
– Long sleeved Top, Club hoodie, and Joggies;
– Hat, Jacket and trousers and towel;
– Spikes/ Trail Shoes;
– Black bin bag to put your race clothing and running shoes into, which your parents will thank you for 😉
– Snack with a non fizzy isotonic drink.

For all those running on behalf of all the Club Coaches we hope you all enjoy the race 🙂