Athletics Fixtures In Northern Ireland

IAAF Northern Ireland International Cross Country inc Celtic and Home Countries International

Billy Neill Centre of Excellence, Comber, Belfast

19 January 2019 » 19 January 2019

IAAF Northern Ireland International Cross Country inc Celtic and Home Countries International

IAAF Northern Ireland International Cross Country

Date: Saturday 19th January 2019

Location: Billy Neill Centre of Excellence, Comber, Belfast (341 Comber Road, Belfast, BT16 1BX)

Getting to the Venue

* Please note there will be limited parking available at the venue however, there will be shuttle buses from the Stormont Hotel taking you out to the course.* 







Entry Fees:

Entries with full entry fees should be returned to:

International Cross Country, Athletics Northern Ireland, Athletics House, Old Coach Road,

Belfast BT9 5PR

Tel: 028 9060 2707 (0044 28 9060 2707)

Cheques/Postal Orders should be made payable to Athletics NI. Credit card payment now available *NO EURO POSTAL ORDERS PLEASE*

No Telephone Entries or Amendments. 

For amendments please Email or post to Athletics House, Old Coach Rd, Belfast, BT9 5PR

All Athletes age 11 years or over on 31st Dec 2018 must be registered from 1 April 2018.  No registration, no entry.

Teams must field no more than the permitted number.  Entries of more than one team in an age group must be marked as “A”, “B” etc in the club name i.e. “City of Lisburn A” etc.  Switches may be made between pre-entered athletes on the day (no new entries) For age groups up to U20, all members of a team must be in the same age group race. 

Please note Age Groups are set to keep in line with the UK Cross Challenge, false age entries will be disqualified.

Closing Dates

Closing date for online entries: Wednesday 9th January 2019 at 17:00

Closing date for paper entries: Friday 4th January 2019 at 17:00

Late Entries

These will be taken on the day. Charged at the following rates: 

  • Primary School Race - £5
  • Individual Entry - £10 (Age Groups Only)
  • Team Entry - £40 (Age Groups Only)
  • Individual Entry - £20 (Senior & Masters)

Anti Doping & Media:

All athletes and athlete support personnel are bound by UKA/IAAF Anti Doping Rules (which can be found on the UKA website   In particular, athletes should ensure that they register any use of prescribed medication containing prohibited substances prior to any use or (in emergency cases) immediately after use.   For further information please contact the UKA Anti Doping Department on 0121 713 8400.

By entering you acknowledge that drug testing will be in operation for relevant races at this event.   If entering athletes (who are under the age of 18 on the day of event) in U20 or senior open categories, you will be required to submit individual parental consent in case they are selected for testing.  It is not normal practice to target U18s for testing, but if their performance merits it, it would not be fair to test some athletes and not others. Consent form is available for sending upon request from Athletics NI or to download CLICK HERE

By entering you confirm you have made guardians of any children/vulnerable adult athletes aware that photography/film footage containing their image may be used by ANI and partners.  Media queries/special arrangements & exemption requests to be sent to

Further Information - SCORING

IAAF Northern Ireland International Cross Country – General Entries

Age group entries and IAAF Jr Women                  Run 6, Score 3

IAAF Jr Men                                                                 Run 8, Score 3

International/Guest Teams                                      3 to score

Please Note: Age Groups are set to keep in line with the UK Cross Country Challenge 

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