EVENT:         Primary Cross Country

DATE:               Friday, 27th August, 2021
VENUE:             Thomas Oval, Tucker Road, Medina
COMPETITORS:  Year 2 - Year 6, Boys and Girls, 3 x Competitors per race
                                    (ie: 3x Year 2 Boys, 3x Year 2 Girls etc.).

INSTRUCTIONS:

TIMES:      

  • 10.30am – Teacher meeting

  • 10.45am – All Marshalls in Place

  • 10.45am – Welcome

  • 11.00am – 1st Race

  • 1.30pm – Presentations

  • 1.45pm – close and dismiss

Distances:   

  • Yr 2, 3, 4 -     1.5km

  • Yr 5, 6 -2.0km

Race Order:

  • Yr 2 Boys -    11.00 am

  • Yr 2 Girls –     11.12 am

  • Yr 3 Boys -    11.24 am

  • Yr 3 Girls –     11.36 am

  • Yr 4 Boys –    11.48 am

  • Yr 4 Girls –     12.00 pm

  • Yr 5 Boys –    12.12 pm

  • Yr 5 Girls –     12.24 pm

  • Yr 6 Boys –    12.36 pm

  • Yr 6 Girls –     12.48 pm

 

EQUIPMENT:

  • All schools to supply their own marquee/GAZEBO for their competitors, and cones to mark their bay!

  • Games, construction activities, drawing/colouring activities to keep students occupied while waiting

  • Water – there is one water fountain.

  • First Aid: All schools to bring appropriate First Aid equipment.

 

Further Details:

  • Ribbons will be awarded to first ten finishers in each race. Medallions will be awarded to first, second and third place in each race. 

  • Schools MUST ensure their students remain in their school bay (unless they are running) and are supervised at all times.

 

EXTRA INSTRUCTIONS DUE TO COVID-19-as discussed/finalised at meeting

COVID 19 means that schools should keep their students within delegated area – ie: gazebos spread out with cones set out to mark space behind gazebo (10m) to define separate school zones.

Updated information: Must read updated Information planner.

  • No kicking footy around, or leaving bay to run with friends/siblings.

  • Please advise parents of rules regarding staying to parent area – see map coming next week.

  • Please bring activities – construction, games, drawing for students to do while waiting.

  • 12 min timeslots allocated for each race – social distancing of competitors in finish shute – will take a little longer to process.

  • Keep students in bay until called – stops the number of students lined up and waiting at the start line.