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Sydney West Metropolitan Cross Country 2007

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  • Some discussion on the 2007 series can be found on this CoolRunning Thread.
  • Progressive results will be posted (and archived here) if anyone can email them through. If not here try UTS Norths


  • Race 1 - March 31st - Richard Murden Reserve, Hawthorne Drive, Haberfield, Opposite Barton Ave near Children's play area (google map). Toilets, parking. This is a flat course with no slopes or hills although some may find the grass heavy going. Start/Finish area is about halfway between Marion St and Iron Cove Bay, on Hawthorne Parade near the Children's playground on the right. Course is grass and bike path. Distances are 2km, 4km and 8km. Rating = 1.


  • Race 2 - April 7th - Queen Elizabeth Park, Concord. Start/Finish area is on the eastern side of the Park (Broughton St, near Stanley st) where there is parking. Most of the park is grass and trees with crushed sandstone pathway that runs diagonally through the course. Course is grass. Distances are 2km, 4km and 8km. Rating = 2.


  • Race 3 - April 14th - North Bank Parramatta River, Rydalmere. Start/Finish area is at south end of Nowill & John Streets, near children's playground. Course is bitumen path. Distances are 2km, 5km and 10km. Rating = 2.
  • Race 4 - April 21st - Rosford Reserve, Rosford St, Smithfield (Map). Course is slight undulation but fairly flat with grass and concrete path. Distances are 2km, 5km, 10km. Rating = 2.


  • April 28th - NSW Novice X-Country Championships, Scarborough Park, Hawthorne St, Ramsgate. Entries taken in Syd Frost Memorial Hall.
    • 1:00pm Club/Inv 4km
    • 1:30pm Club/Inv 2km
    • 1:50pm Club/Inv 10km
    • 2:45pm Novice Female 4km
    • 3:15pm Novice Male 10km
  • May 5th - NSW Road Championships, Cataract Scout Park, Appin. Note late change of venue.
    • 12:00pm U20 Male 8km
    • 12:05pm U20 Female 2km
    • 12:40pm U18 Male 5km fun run
    • 1:10pm U12 Male/Female 2km fun run
    • 1:25pm U14 Male/Female 3km fun run
    • 1:45pm U16 Male/Female 4km
    • 12:40pm U18 Female 4km
    • 2:15pm Open, 35+, 45+, 55+, 65+ Male & Female 10km
  • Race 5 - May 12th - Start/Finish near Wilson Park along "The River Walk" on southern bank of Parramatta River, Silverwater (map). Course is flat (the easiest of the series). Course is bitumen path/ cycle way. Distances are 2km, 5km, 10km. Rating = 1.
  • Race 6 - May 19th - Col Sutton Park, Winston Hills (map). Course has short, steep inclines to make it a reasonably testing course. Car Park is in Baulkham Hills Rd near the park & base ball field. Distances 2km, 4km, 8km. Rating = 3.
  • Race 7 - May 26th - Upjohn Park, Dundas (map). Venue has short quick hills and long slopes and is undulating making it a reasonably demanding run. Entrance to car park is in Kirby St, just past Upjohn Pharmaceutical. Distances 2km, 4km, 8km. Rating = 3.5.
  • June 2nd - NSW Cross-Country Relay Championships, Miranda, 12pm-3pm
  • Race 8 - June 9th - North Ryde Common (Macquarie Hospital). Start/finish is halfway between Wicks and Badajoz Rds. A grass course with tough hills and slopes. Distances 2km, 3.5km, 7km. Rating = 4.
  • Race 9 - June 16th - Crestwood Reserve, Baulkham Hills. Start/finish is opposite primary school in Peel Rd. Course is grass and cement path. Distances 2km, 4km, 8km. Rating = 3.
  • June 23rd - NSW Cross-Country Championships, Nowra, 12pm-3pm
  • Race 10 - June 30th - Prospect Reservoir, enter via Reservoir Rd. Distances 2km, 4km, 8km. Rating = 2.
  • Race 11 - July 7th - River Road Reserve, Emu Plains. Start/finish is located on western side of Nepean River. Path is amongts trees and shrubs between the river and River Rd. undulating with short climbs and flats. Distances 2km, 5km, 10km. Rating = 3.5.
  • Race 12 - July 21st - Cowells Lane Reserve, Ermington
  • Race 13 - July 28th - Gipps Road Sporting Complex, Greystanes
  • Race 14 - August 18th - North Bank Parramatta River, Rydalmere
  • Race 15 (Handicaps) - August 25th - Prospect Reservoir
  • Race 16 (Relays) - September 1st - West Auburn
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