Sunderland Harriers

Saturday, 2nd September 2017

First Race at 11:00 AM

Sunderland Harriers’ Farringdon Cross Country Races are Held Annually in the North East of the UK with 6 Separate Events for Runners of All Ages as an introduction to the Cross Country Season

Entry Options

Entries Accepted On The Day

General Information

  • Registration is at Farringdon Community Academy.
  • The course is immediately to the east of the College, and to the north of the junction of Silksworth Road and B1286 Silksworth Way.
  • Date – Saturday 2nd September 2017.
  • First Event – 11.00 AM.
  • Closing date for entries – Saturday 26th August 2017.
  • Entry fee £20.00(SM) & £15.00(SW) per relay team, £4.00 per individual entry for other races.
  • Late entries on the day £25.00(SM) & £20.00(SW) per relay team, £5.00 per individual entry for other races.


Main Course Route

  • The course is an undulating 1.8 miles.
  • Marshalls will be at junctions, so please obey their instructions.
  • One refreshment station is provided at the finish area.
  • A course map will be available to view at the entry desk at the complex.

Aerial View - Main Course.

Aerial View - U11 Girls & Boys Course.

Farringdon Open Cross Country Races - Route Section


  • FIRST AID - St John Ambulance will be stationed at the start/finish area and will provide medical help on route should you need it. If you are unable to finish, try to walk to the first aid post at the finish of the race or signal you need help to the marshals out on the course.
  • PLEASE ENSURE the medical information requested on the reverse of your number is correctly completed.

Race Day Information

  • Car Parking is available in the Farringdon Community Academy school yard. There is no parking on the course.
  • Toilets are available within the Silksworth Sports Complex and at the Academy.
  • Awards will be presented at the end of the races at the finish area.
  • Running Numbers will be issued on race day or by post if SAE is included with your entry.
  • Running Numbers must be worn on the front of your vest and must not be mutilated or folded.
  • Headphones and musical devices should not be worn.
  • The Finish: Having finished please keep moving in the same order you crossed the line. Please ensure your number is clearly visible.
  • Results will be on view shortly after the conclusion of races. They will also be posted on the Sunderland Harriers Website.

Start & Assembly Area

The assembly area is the field immediately to the east of the College, and to the north of the junction of Silksworth Road and the B1286 Silksworth Way. All participants should be at this point no later than five minutes before the start of their race.

Changing Accommodation

Changing facilities and showers are available within the Silksworth Sports Complex. NO baggage should be left in the changing area. Please use the lockers. Tokens are available at the reception. The organisers will accept no liability for loss of, or damage to, competitors' property.