Brother Schools XC Final Instructions

Clonliffe Harriers very much looking forward to this Wednesdays annual Brother schools cross country which is being held in Trinity Sports Grounds on Santry Avenue. Please note that as we have reached full capacity entry is now closed, we are not in a position to accept any further school entries (juvenile members of Clonliffe Harriers who schools may not have entered school teams can, subject to their school’s approval, take part on the day as an individual entry). Thank you sincerely to the schools who have entered, many thanks in particular to our wonderful sponsor Brother. Course builders to report to Trinity at 8 AM on Tuesday morning. On course marshals/officials to report at 11 AM. First race 12 noon.

Final Instructions:

Date:  Wednesday 4th  of October 2023

Venue: Trinity Sports Grounds, Santry Avenue, Santry, Dublin 9

Parking: Trinity Sports Grounds, Santry Avenue. For health and safety reasons it is not permissible for buses to allow passengers to alight until such time as the bus has actually parked. Please obey the directions of the parking marshal.

Bib collegtion: From the Clonliffe tent at the course. School identification sticker (1 per athlete, the sheet contains 4)  to be fixed to the FRONT of the athlete’s running vest/t-shirt.

Toilet facilities: At Trinity

Timetable and race Distances:

Primary Schools;

– 12.00 – 4 th class girls 1000M

– 12.10 – 4 th class boys 1000M

– 12.20 – 5 th class girls 1000M

– 12.30 – 5 th class boys 1000M

– 12.40 – 6 th class girls 1000M

– 12.50 – 6 th class boys 1000M

Secondary Schools;

– 1.00 – Minor girls 1000M

– 1.15 – Minor boys 1500M

– 1.30 – Junior girls 1500M

– 1.45 – Junior Boys 2000M

– 2.00 – Inter girls 2000M

– 2.15 – Inter boys 3000M

– 2.35 – Senior girls 2000M

– 2.50 – Senior boys 4000M

Awards: First three individuals in each race – presentation will be made to the individuals immediately after each race.

Team awards: First 3 athletes to score the lowest score will be declared the winner. In the event of a tie the winner will be decided on the basis of the highest finish of the 3rd scoring athlete from the tying schools.  Team awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd teams.

Souvenir T-shirt: There will be a souvenir T-shirt for all athletes which will be presented at the finish of each race.

Best Schools: Our sponsor Brother will make arrangements to make a presentation of a piece of Brother office equipment to the best boys primary school, best girls primary school, best boys secondary school and best girls secondary school.

Litter: Please do not leave any letter. we would implore you to appoint an individual/individuals to be responsible for the removal of all litter generated by your athletes. Please use the refuse bag supplied.

Results: results & photographs (by taking part in this race it is assumed that you are consenting to photographs being published – photographs will not identify any individuals)

Health and Safety: Please obey the instructions of all marshals at the venue. No athlete is permitted to race barefoot.

Medical Emergencies: St. John’s Ambulance will be in attendance.

On behalf of Clonliffe Harriers A.C. and our sponsor Brother we would like to thank you sincerely for taking part in the Brother Schools X.C. and we sincerely hope that you and your athletes thoroughly enjoy the day.