Last amended at 06 January 2022

County Teams & Selections




Kent County colours are a ROYAL BLUE vest with dark shorts.

The vests & County clothing can be purchased from Podplus (their shop is based at Julie Rose Stadium) or via their website http://www.podplus.co.uk/shop

Vests may also be borrowed on the day from the Team Manager.

Please do not use your Kent Schools vest.

National CAU Intercounties Cross Country - Loughborough Sat 12th March 2022

 Please re-read as amended 6-01-22

Designated selection races (2)
Kent Champs Brands Hatch, 8th Jan
Southern Champs, Beckenham 29th Jan

Selection Criteria 
Performance in the Selection races above will be used to select the Kent Team for the CAU Intercounties

Athletes missing the Kent Champs the Southern Champs can be included in the "selection pool" as a Wildcard runner by submitting their reason for missing the race(s). If you miss the Kent Champs you need to supply a valid reason for missing the Race.  This needs to be submitted to Darrell Smith by 15th January. 

Send to : darrellluke1967@gmail.com


Automatic Selection
For all age groups (including Seniors) the first 3 runners in the Kent Champs will be automatically offered a place and do NOT need to compete in the Southerns to maintain their automatic entry

All other selections
Apart from the Automatic selections, all selections (including named reserves) will depend primarily on Head-to-Head performances in both qualifying races. However the "Selection pool" may include accepted Wildcard runners

Races considered for Wildcard will include the Cross Challenge Races on 16th October, 13th Nov and 27th Nov (UK Trials) as well as performances at the Southern Intercounties in December  


Seniors 9 run and 6 score

All other age groups 8 run and 4 score

If a selected runner withdraws the next Reserve has 24hrs to confirm they are available. If not, the place will offered to the next Reserve


Age Groups
Athletes representing Kent in the Intercounties may only do so in their own age group

NB . U13,U15 and U17 are under UKA rules. Ie the same normal Sept-Aug age groups. The same used in the Kent and Southern Champs

However, at the Intercounties U20 and Seniors are under IAAF Rules ie Age Groups by Year of birth

To be an U20 at the Intercounties you have to be U20 for the whole of 2022 - anyone born in 2002 or earlier is a Senior

Selection Procedure
Only runners that have confirmed by Saturday 15th Jan that they are available for Selection will be considered

A nil response from a runner will be taken as they are unavaialble 

Selections finalised: 30th January 
Selections submitted to CAU 31st Jan
Selections published Early Feb 

Selection Team
Darrell Smith SAC Team Manager
Steve Fury M&M
Anoushka Johnson Central Park
Stella Bandu Ashford AC
Mark Hookway TAC


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