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Kent Cross Country League

Fixtures News and Reports

Men, women and young athletes all compete in the Kent Cross Country League. These are local races and they cater for athletes in different age groups. The club also competes in all the major County, Area and National cross country championships. Each year several club members are selected to represent Kent in inter-counties matches.

The2021/22 Cross Country season starts this year with a meeting atSwanley Park hosted by Dartford Harriers Sat 16th October 2021.

If you would like to have a go and take part in this years Cross Country events then pleasecontact Briony Walsh on   or make sure you have a look at and join up to Ashford AC XCountry  group on facebook. Check out the KCAA links below for more information.

Cross Country can seem daunting at first ,but if you just love to run then these are the events for you. The distances do increase with each age group, but all you are asked is to run at Cross Country pace and do your best within your ability.

It may be wet and Windy, but there again it could be one of those beautiful ,sunny autumn mornings, usually running through stunning countryside.

Parents and supporters are always welcome to encourage, especially if they are there at the finish to greet with warm clothing and a nice hot drink when required.


Approximate race distances are listed below.

AgeRace Distance
Under 13 Girls 3000m
Under 13 Boys 3000m
Under 15 Girls 4000m
Under 15 Boys 4000m
Under 17 Women 5000m
Women Veteran 65+ 5000m
Men Veteran 70 + 3000m
Under 17 & Under 20 Men 5000m
Under 20 Women 8000m
Senior & Vet Women 8000m
Senior &Vet Men 8000m


Kent Cross Country League, 15 October, Stanhill Farm

Posted: 20th Oct 2016 by Andrea Bennett

The first Kent Cross league race of the season saw some fine debuts by several young athletes from Ashford Athletic Club. In the U13 girls race , Anna Hinson ran a hard race over 2.7k and finished. . . full report

Kent Cross Country Team Managers

Posted: 5th Oct 2016 by Andrea Bennett

We are delighted to announce the appointment of our Cross Country Team Managers for the upcoming season. Briony Walsh (Under 13/15/17/20 girls) Jane Smith (Under 13/15/17/20 boys) Georgia Child (Senior. . . full report