The IUAA Cross Country Championships, hosted by NUIG Athletics Club, will take place on March 2nd 2019 in St. Mary's College, Galway.
This is a one day Intervarsity Championship open to all members. The hosting of the event is rotated between member colleges every year. The event is held in the spring. The trophies are presented at the Intervarsity Banquet, which is held that evening in a local hotel.
Each College can enter teams of up to 14 female and 16 male undergraduate / postgraduate students, of which up to 4 of these can be 'one year down' athletes. The first 4 women and the first 6 men score points for their college. The college with the lowest points total wins. In addition, up to 10 male and 10 female 'Substitute' athletes can also run.
Start Time: Women's Race @ 2.00pm, Men's Race @ 2.40pm
Course Map: http://iuaa.org/Championships/XC/Course.pdf
Venue: St. Mary's College, St Mary’s Road, Galway
Changing rooms and check-in (opening at 11.30am) are onsite and will be clearly signposted on the day.
Car parking is available on site. €2 per car and €5 per bus for the full weekend.
Intervarsity Banquet: The Banquet will be in the Harbour Hotel , on New Dock Road, Galway City. Tickets will cost €35 and include a 4 course meal and DJ. Neat dress required. The banquet will start at 7.00pm. Payment method to follow shortly.