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Last amended at 26 November 2021

County Teams & Selections

 

 

COUNTY COLOURS

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

The vests & County clothing can be purchased from Ė 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.


Southern Intercounties 11 December 2021, Lloyd Park Croydon

Cross Country Kent Team selection

Based on the first 3 Kent League Races

16th October, Swanley Park

23rd October, Somerhill

13th November, Danson Park

This will apply to all relevant age groups. NB No Senior Menís or U20 Menís race

Automatic selection Ė

We will be producing a leader board based on the following points system

30pts for 1st ,29pts for 2nd etc down to 1pt for 30th.

After 3 races your best 2 scores will be added together. The 4 highest scoring runners in each age group will be offered Automatic selection. The highest position * in a race and/or Head to Head results will be used to split runners on equal points.

Example

 

RACE 1

 

RACE 2

 

RACE 3

 

TOTAL (best 2)

Runner A

2nd

29pts

1st

30pts

6th

25pts

59pts

Runner B

3rd

28pts

4th

27pts

4th

27pts

55pts

Runner C

4th

27pts

3rd*

28pts

5th

26pts

55pts

Runner D

5th

26pts

5th

26pts

6th

25pts

52pts

Runner E

1st

30pts

10th

21pts

10th

21pts

51pts

 

If numbers allow we are hoping to field two Teams of 8 runners.

If you donít make the top 4 in the Leader board then your selection will still be based on you position in the Leader board as well as Head to Head results with other runners.

Wildcard

Athletes can apply for a Wildcard place with reasons why you could not compete in at least 2 Kent League races. Special dispensation will be given to those that are required by their School to compete in the English Schools Cup which clashes with the 3rd Kent league on the 13th November. And the results of this race will be taken into account when selecting the Team.

Please contact Darrell Smith at darrellluke1967@gmail.com

Selections close on the 20th November 2021 with the Team submitted 26th November 2021

Kent Selectors
Darrell Smith
Stella Bandu
Steve Fury
Anoushka Johnson
Mark Hookway

 


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

 

Designated selection races (2)
Kent Champs Brands Hatch
Southern Champs Parliament Hill

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

Athletes missing one or both of the selection races can be included in the "selection pool" as a Wildcard runner by submitting their reason for missing the race(s)

Possible Wildcard races could but may not be limited to the Cross Challenge races on 16th October, 13th November and GB Trials on 27th Nov

Send to : darrellluke1967@gmail.com

 

Automatic Selection
For all age groups from U13 to U20 the first 4 runners in the Kent Champs will be automatically be offered a place and do NOT need to compete in the Southerns to maintain their automatic entry

Senior Men and Senior Women
Automatic Selection is based on performance at the Kent Champs with the first 4  Autoselected.

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)

 

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 Tuesday 1st Feb that they are available will be considered

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

Selections finalised TBA
Selections submitted to CAU TBA
Selections published Early Feb?? 

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

 


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