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Year 3-6 School Games COMPETE Cross Country event. Introducing a new team cross country competition. Schools are advised to run an intra school run the distance event to select pupils for this event.

Entry is open to all schools, 1 school team maximum of 24 pupils per school.

Please note at this years event parents will be unable to spectate.


Teams of 6 per year group- therefore a maximum school squad size of 24 pupils. Team composition 3 Boys and 3 Girls for each year group. Schools can enter lower numbers should they wish to give pupils an opportunity but this will affect your team score.


Year 3 1000m

Year 4 1200m

Year 5 1400m

Year 6 1600m


Arrival from 10.15am

Registration/ Briefing 10.30am

First Race 10.45am

Competition Ends 2pm

Presentation 2.15pm

Departure 2.30pm

Risk Assessment

By booking to take part in this event you agree that you have read and understand the contents of the event risk assessment and the safeguarding and responsibilities form/ Event guide. Please note that schools are responsible for the transport, arrival and departure of their pupils. Schools should bring their own first aid kit and are responsible for the first aid of their students.

Photography/ videos

We use a variety of digital and social media to promote all our events including our SSP website and Twitter profiles. By booking onto this event, you are agreeing to our photo policy. It is the responsibility of the participating school to ensure that they have asked parents/guardian for permission for photos and videos of all participants to be taken by SSP staff or official event photographers. Please ensure you make the SSP staff aware of any children without photo/ video consent prior to the start of the event. These children will be asked to wear a yellow armband throughout the event which will indicate that no photographs/ videos should be taken of them.


Schools are reminded to follow guidelines in the SSP Event Guide handbook.  


Unfortunately, parents are unable to spectate during the event.