We are delighted to have such a fantastic group of runners in our cross country squads. We have a competition squad and a development squad. We train in all types of weather on a Tuesday afternoon and take part in some inter school competitions. The competition squad train in Moira Demesne while the development squad train in the school grounds.
We are involved in the Athletics NI Flavahans Primary School XCountry League. There are over 95 schools competing in the area competitions and just under 400 in the final.
The league runs in seven areas; Co.Down, Southern Area, Co. Antrim, North West, Causeway Coast area, Co-Tyrone and Co-Fermanagh.
The top 3 teams and 5 individuals (from each area) take part in a Northern Ireland Final. The Final is held along with the Ulster Secondary Schools Cross Country Final in February. The top 20 girls & boys from the Final will be invited to join the Flahavan’s Porridge Athletics NI Junior Cross Country Squad for 2019.
We run in the Southern Area and our delighted to have be represented in the NI Finals each year - a tremendous achievement!
Another competition that we enter is the LCCC Primary School Race, held at Billy Neill Centre, Dundonald. This event is over three rounds, with the second round being the South East Finals and the final round being an Inter Council Final, held at Ormeau Park, Belfast.