Over the Bales

This great, fun event is put on to give our younger athletes a taste of the thrills and spills of cross country. Held at our Crossford Bridge facility in Sale the course will be on grass and over straw bales as the title suggests. Please come along and see your children fly.

Sunday 17th March 2024 from 1 oclock

  • Race 1 - Under 9 girls - approx. 1200 metres
  • Race 2 - Under 9 boys - approx. 1200 metres
  • Race 3 - Under 11 girls - approx. 1600 metres
  • Race 4 - Under 11 boys - approx. 1600 metres
  • Race 5 - Under 13 girls - approx. 2000 metres
  • Race 6 - Under 13 boys - approx. 2000 metres

All ages as at 31st August 2023



  • Pre-entries £5 per athlete. £7.50 per athlete on the day.
  • Online payments can be made here.  click here.
  • Please use the online form where possible.  .

Awards in each race:

  • 1st 3 individuals.
  • 1st 3 ‘A’ and 'B' teams.
  •  (3 to score for team awards)

The Referee's decision is final!

Car Parking

Car parking is limited so please do not bring your car if you don't have to. Please arrive early if you need to park in the car park and be couteous to other users of the car park. Car share if you can. Park as tightly as you can, do not park in the disabled spaces unless you have a blue badge.


Crossford Bridge

Danefield Road
M33 7BG