Cross Country - Secondary

Welcome to the Secondary schools cross country site. Our season runs from October until February, with 5 League fixtures, and a Championships at Graves Park at the end of January. The results from this, taken with League performances, are used to select a teams to represent Sheffield in the South Yorkshire Schools Championships, which takes places in February. Most fixtures take place in Sheffield parks, with one or two occurring on school premises. At the end of the season, there are awards for teams and individuals in both League and Championship competition, . All fixtures take place on Saturday mornings.

This site provides the event manual, entry forms, fixture details and results from the various secondary schools cross country events.

We are always in need of volunteers to help with the organisation on the day. If you can help in this role, please contact the Secretary.

South Yorkshire Cross Country Championships - Athletes selected for English Schools Championships

Firstly can I say a massive well done to all athletes that ran on Saturday at Doncaster. Conditions were very tough, and a lot of grit, determination and effort was on display! All athletes should be proud of themselves. They were a credit to Sheffield Schools.

At the selection committee meeting following the championships, the following athletes have been selected to represent South Yorkshire at the English Schools Cross Country Championships at Liverpool on Saturday 14th March 2020. Letters have just been posted out and will be with schools by Tuesday at the latest. Please return reply slips/forms as soon as possible - it's a tight turnaround before the English Schools.

Junior Girls
Rebecca Evans

Junior Boys
Noah Milbourn
Leni Scott
Tom Wilkinson

Intermediate Girls
Annie Naylor
Hannah Metherall
Isobel Causer
Polly Platts
Katie Adams
Heidi Robertshaw

Intermediate Boys
Ethan Roberts-Cutts
Euan Tryner
Bryn Squires
Olmo Colmbley

Senior Girls
Esther Rowe-Towle
Jodie Hill
Laura Trask
Resian Morris
Holly Booker
Ellen Patton

Senior Boys
Joe McDadd
Alex Durant
Sam Tierney
Tom Valentine William Burton

Well done to all those selected, and for those that narrowly missed out, keep year could be your year! Thanks for all those that have supported throughout the season, and we will see you all in a muddy field in the near future!

Peter Robertshaw
SFSS Cross Country Secretary

South Yorks Schools XC Championship Results 2020

South Yorkshire Schools Cross Country Championships 2020

Attached are the individual results from the Championship races at the weekend

South Yorks Schools XC Championship Results 2020

South Yorkshire Schools Cross Country Championships
Saturday 1st February 2020

Please have a look at the attached document which gives details of the upcoming Championship at Doncaster this Saturday. Please do read it carefully as there are some important points to note!

South Yorkshire Schools Cross Country Championships

Teams for South Yorkshire Schools Cross Country Championships
Saturday 1st February 2020

First off can I say a massive well done for everyone who has been involved this season. Thanks to all staff, parents, helpers and of course, you amazing runners! Selecting teams for the South Yorkshire Championships is always a tricky thing to do. I've tried to be as fair as I can, taking into account not just the result in the Championships, but also performances throughout the season. So many runners merit a place, but unfortunately we are limited in how many we can take! So well done to those selected, and for those that haven't made the team, next year could be your year!

Attached here are a number of documents:

1) Sheffield Team selected for South Yorkshire Champs
2) Athletes letter for selected athletes
3) Reply slip
4) Reply Slip 2

Copies of the letter and reply slips will be sent out to schools in the next few days, but if you have been selected, feel free to print off and send them to me as soon as you can.

Once again, massive congratulations for all of should be super proud of yourselves.

City Championship - Final details

Please read carefully through the attached document which gives details about Saturday's Championship races. Of particular importance is the slightly earlier start time, along with information on what to do if you have a runner that cannot compete, but you still feel should be considered for selection.

See you all on Saturday!


Cross Country League - Final Results

Congratulations to all runners and all teams that competed in the SFSS Cross Country League. There were many incredible races, and great grit and determination was shown by runners time and again. You should all be really proud of yourselves! The full results are attached in the following spreadsheet.

Next race - City Champs at Graves Park, earlier start 9:30am, Saturday 11th January 2020. See you there!


2019-20 Fixtures

  • 5 October 2019 High Hazels Park
    (League fixture 1)
  • 19 October 2019 Longley Park
    (League fixture 2)
  • 9 November 2019 Bradfield School
    (League Fixture 3)
  • 23 November 2019 Norfolk Park
    (League fixture 4)
  • 14 December 2019 Castle Dyke
    (League fixture 5)
  • 11 January 2020 Graves Park
  • February 2020 South Yorkshire Schools
  • 13 March 2020 ESAA