This Saturday sees the return of the LAAA XC at Kirkland Park in Strathaven, with a BIG special thanks to East Kilbride Athletics Club in kindly including it as part of their Club XC Championships.

With it being a relatively flat course with a few hills :-), it is sure to be a great enjoyable race for those Club Athletes signed up to take part 🙂

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

A big thanks to Ken, Shona, (taking the Club Tent and setting it up & Athlete Admin) and Marianne Stirling for kindly agreeing to help as a Volunteer to help marshal the course:-)

If there is anyone else at a loose end and can help as and additional marshal, can you please drop Stephen a txt on 07768 337 608 🙂

Can all Athletes on arrival to meet at the Club Tent to pick up your numbers.

Travel & Meeting Arrangements
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, Kirkland Park in Strathaven, can be found here.

Parking at Kirkland Park
East Kilbride Athletics Club have kindly share the enclosed with regards to perking at the event, can you please take the time read:

@ Athletes – What to Bring with You
The current weather forecast looks dry a wee bit wet, whilst the Club Tent will be there 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 after the race

For all those running on behalf of all the Club Coaches, especially those representing the Club for the first time,  we hope you all enjoy the race 🙂