Brother Schools Cross Country get your school entry in now.

The Brother Clonliffe Schools Cross Country will take place in Santry Demesne Parkland at the rear of the Morton Stadium, Santry, in a little over two weeks time: Wednesday October 5th. For the 8th successive year Brother will sponsor the event, meaning that all in the event will receive a souvenir t shirt .


The event is open to schools strictly by invitation. Invitations have at this stage issued to schools who have previously competed. For schools that have received an invitation please complete the entry form and get it back to us asap. If your school would like to compete in the event please e-mail the Race Director Noel Guiden at for further details and for an invitation. Individuals may just entry on the day but team entries need to pre enter by September 30th.

This year the primary schools race is split into 2 races each for girls and boys: 5th and 6th classes. The secondary schools races will be for all age groupings. As this is the opening race of the 2016 cross country season race distances have been adjusted down.

The Race distances and timetable is:

Primary Schools:

12.00  5th  Class girls 1000M (1 small lap)

12.15  5th Class boys 1000M (1 small lap)

12.30  6th Class girls  1000M (1 small lap)

12.45  6th Class boys  1000M (1small lap)

Secondary Schools:

1.00  Minor girls 1000M (1 small lap)

1.15  Minor boys 1500M (1 Big lap)

1.30  Junior girls  1500M (1 big lap)

1.45  Junior boys  2000M (2 small laps)

2.00  Inter girls 2000M (2 small laps)

2.15  Inter boys  3000M (2 big laps)

2.35  Senior girls  2000M (2 small laps)

2.50  Senior boys  4,500M (3 big laps)

Clonliffe Harriers are indebted to our sponsor Brother for their generous support of this event and also to Fingal County Council for their assistance and co-operation with the continued use of the beautiful parkland that is Santry Demesne. Clonliffe are also extremely grateful to Morton Stadium for allowing use of the Stadium facilities for the event.

Any club member or parent of a club member able to help out on the day please e mail or text 0879599888.