NorWesters Policy re. Meet Entries for Athlete Members
NorWesters Track and Field club will pay for 6 meet entries for age 9 to 15 years in a weekend.
(3-4 in on one day not all 6 in one day) Youth, Junior and Senior athletes may enter 4 events per weekend ,
not all 4 in one day. Please make sure that athletes are prepared and ready to compete in an event before
they are entered. Have them check with their coach if they are unsure. Athletes aged 9 to 13 should
compete in some runs, jumps and throws each weekend.
Athletes must reimburse the club for meet entries when an athlete does not follow though and compete.
(medical exceptions must be excused by the meet coach) Payment must be received before entering future events.
Only the meets published here will be paid for by NorWesters.
The coaches feel that these are the most valuable and best events for NorWesters athletes participation.
LOWER MAINLAND CROSS COUNTRY SERIES
How the Series Works
The Lower Mainland JD & Midget Cross Country Series provides an
opportunity for Junior Development and Midget athletes age 9-15 to compete in a number of
cross country races throughout the fall/winter season. Use the Series to prepare for Championship races!
The Junior Development & Midget Series consists of 6 races in September and October.
The Juvenile/Junior/Open/Masters Series
consists of 8 races. All races are sanctioned by BC Athletics.
Runners will be scored on their 4 best performances. Any completed races
count towards the series.
The points are assigned as follows: 1st = 30 points, 2nd = 27, 3rd = 25, 4th = 23, 5th = 21,
6th to 25th each place drops 1 point.
Any ties will be decided by position in the BC Provincial Championship event.
Runners must compete in the appropriate allocated race in order to score in their series.
For example, if a junior runner elects to compete in a separate senior race then he/she cannot
score in a separate age-appropriate event on the same day.
Series Categories and Awards
The series age categories are based on the year of birth: 2002, 2003, 2004,
2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008. Plaques will be awarded to the top 3 boys and girls in each age group.
2017 Series Events
Race details & fees are subject to change so please check each race website or
see individual entry form. Basic fees shown are for BCA Members. Non-BCA members must ADD $3 to fees
for race day insurance.
Race directors: Click here
to find out how to format your results for posting on the BCA site.
1. Pinetree Classic — Saturday September 16, 2017
Mundy Park, Coquitlam
JD divisions 11:00 am – Noon. Course lengths vary from 2.5k to 4.4k according to age.
Undulating mulch/gravel trails, grass, suitable for spikes.
Fees: $10. Non-BCA members add $3.
2. South Fraser Cross Country — Saturday September 23, 2017
Bear Creek Park, Surrey
First race 10:30 am.
Undulating gravel trails, grass.
Fees: $10. Non-BCA members add $3.
3. Vancouver Spirit Run — Sunday September 24, 2017
Jericho Beach Park, Vancouver
10:45 am start age 12 and under (2k). 11:15 am start age 13-15 (3k).
Grass fields and bark much trails. Same course as used for the Canadian Cross Country Championships.
Fees: $12. Non-BCA members add $3.
4. Crescent Park — Saturday September 30, 2017
Crescent Park, White Rock/South Surrey
10 am Track Rascals followed by JD ages 9-13, then HS ages 14-17.
Grass & packed dirt trail. Starts in upper field off 132nd Avenue.
Fees: Rascals $3, JD 9 yrs+ $7. Non-BCA members add $3.
5. Frank Reynolds Memorial — Saturday October 14, 2017
Cates Park, North Vancouver
Walk-through 9 am, first race 9:30 am
Malcolm Lowery Trail with ocean vistas. Course is grass and gravel trails and wooden bridges. SPIKES NOT RECOMMENDED.
Fees: $11 (6-13 yrs), $15 (midget). Discount to $8 and $10 if entered by Oct. 12. Non-BCA members add $3.
6. BC Championships — Saturday October 28, 2017
Clearbrook Park, Abbotsford
Walk-through 10 am, first JD race 11:30 am, subsequent age divisions approx. 15 min intervals.
Loops are on grass and trails. Spikes are suitable.
Fees: $7 for JDs until Oct 25, $15 Oct 26. Non-BCA members add $3. NO ENTRIES accepted after Oct 26.