Kent Schools Cross Country Championships

Saturday 22nd January 2022.

The Hop Farm. Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood, TN12 6PY



COVID Reminder

Please ensure you follow the latest NHS/Government guidelines for your own protection and that of others. Please try and take a Lateral Flow Test, either Friday or Saturday morning. If you have symptoms or are feeling unwell in any way, please do not attend. In crowded areas please use a mask and try to keep a distance. Bring hand sanitiser. Many thanks for your co-operation


Entry for this event is by a district competition or nomination by your school to the district co-ordinator. District co-ordinators are responsible for selection decisions and submitting entries. All schools must be affiliated through their district to KSAA. District co-ordinators must have entered their eligible athletes by 3rd December 2021 The names of all entered athletes will appear on the website from 8 th –17 th December 2021. Districts may make adjustments to their team lists during this time. Entries close after this date. All athletes should check their entry and if there is an issue, must contact their school P.E department in the first instance. It is expected that eligible athletes will be proactive in ensuring they have been entered by the stated deadline. No new entries will be allowed on the day of competition. If in doubt about your entry please check with your district co-ordinator before travelling.


To help towards the cost of this event, there is a £5 parking fee which will be collected on the day of competition. CASH PAYMENT ONLY.

Please allow sufficient time to park and register for your race as there will be some congestion at peak periods. KSAA plan to have stewards to supervise parking. Please consider car sharing where possible. Cars are parked at owners’ risk. Neither the Hop Farm or KSAA accept any responsibility.

Please do not bring dogs into the event area.


It is strongly advised that all competitors ensure they have suitable footwear for what may be heavy ground conditions.

Postponement of Event

If this becomes necessary, all district co-ordinators will be informed and a notice will be put on the website by Thursday 20th January 2022. The reserve date is Saturday 5th February 2022.

The KSAA Committee would like to thank you for your co-operation.

Race Times

Event Time Course Distance
Year 7 Girls 10.45 A B D F finish 2400 Metres
Year 7 Boys 11.05 A C D F 2700 Metres
Inter/Sen. Girls (Yr10+) 11.45 A C F G C D F 4000 Metres
Sen. Boys (Yr12/13) 12.15 A B F G C D E F G C D E F 7250 Metres
Refreshments and Break      
Inter Boys (Yr10/11) 13.10 A B D E F G C D E F 5950 Metres
Jun. Girls (Yr8/9) 13.40 A B D E F 3250 Metres
Jun. Boys (Yr8/9) 14.05 A C F G C D F 4000 Metres

Course will be suited to spikes/studs, as almost totally on grass. Two short sections of hard standing, one on the first bridge, and the second, crossing the track between Loops D/E. Second bridge from F to G has railway sleepers.

It may be necessary to alter courses should there be heavy rainfall, to avoid waterlogged ground. Although flat the course is still testing.

The Course