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XCR’21: Round 1 – Jells Park Relays


Date: Saturday 1st May 2021

Entries Close: Monday 26th April 2021, 11:59am (Midday)

Location: Jells Park, Wheelers Hill, VIC 3150

Venue Entry & Check in:

  • This competition will still be conducted under COVID safe practices. As such, all athletes and spectators will be required to enter the competition area via the marked entry, located at the Madeline’s café end of the park. All patrons will be required to check in using the CS Sports COVIDsafe app. Manual check in will be available at administration to those who do not have capacity to use the electronic service.

Race/Member Pack Collection:

  • Club representatives will be collecting race packs from administration. These packs include timing tags, relay and athlete competition bibs. Individual athletes will be required to collect their bibs from their club.

Club Duties and Requirements:

  • Please contact Andrea Hallett (andrea@athsvic.org.au) if you have any questions regarding communicated club helper duties. Officials and club helpers are required to sign in at Administration by 11.30 am with the first race to commence at 12.30 pm. Lunch will be provided at this time.
  • It is vital that all Club Helpers sign in by 11.30. Clubs failing to provide the required number of club helpers may have ALL of their teams disqualified. Please view the important information below for club helper duties.
  • A meeting for all Course Marshals will be conducted at 11.45 am with the Competition Director – Tony Williams located at the Men’s Premier Division pen area. A separate meeting will be held for other Officials, Club Helpers and Team Managers at the Men’s Premier Division pen area at 12 noon. 

Team Sheets, Relay Bibs & Electronic Timing Tags:

  • As we move toward a more electronic way of staging XCR relay events, the burden on officials and clubs will begin to decrease. For this meet, clubs will be required to supply helpers as per the club duty roster, however, will no longer need to provide timekeepers for each team, however we will require some additional assistance to cover gaps on the day.
  • Team managers are now required to complete a team sheet advising Athletics Victoria of their athletes and their bib numbers. Once complete, this can be submitted to the Athletics Victoria administration tent. Clubs are encouraged to submit this prior to completion of competition to allow the timely presentation of medals and publication of results.
  • Teams are expected to return all relay bibs and electronic timing tags upon conclusion of their race. Please note that an $80 replacement fee will be invoiced to the club for any electronic timing tags not returned.

Club Tents:

  • Clubs are encouraged to bring club tents to Jells Park; these can be set up in the section of the park that will be roped off by AV for clubs. Please ensure that social distancing is maintained, and that at least 1.5m is left between structures.
  • Please note: Athletics Victoria hold the right to ask clubs to lower or pack up marquees to meet our Parks Victoria permit risk management responsibilities.
TimeAge GroupEventDivision
12:30pmWomen Open5x6km Cross Country RelayPremier Division
Women Open4x6km Cross Country RelayDivision 2,3
Women Open3x6km Cross Country RelayDivision 4, 5, 40+
Men Open6x6km Cross Country RelayPremier Division, Division 2
Men Open5x6km Cross Country RelayDivision 3, 4
Men Open4x6km Cross Country RelayDivision 5, 6, 7
Men Open3x6km Cross Country RelayDivision 40+, 50+, 60+
Men U203x6km Cross Country Relay
1:00pmWomen 50+3x3km Cross Country RelayDivision 50+
Women U203x3km Cross Country Relay
Men U183x3km Cross Country Relay
Women U183x3km Cross Country Relay
Men U163x3km Cross Country Relay
Women U163x3km Cross Country Relay
Men U143x3km Cross Country Relay
Women U143x3km Cross Country Relay
  • Presentations will be carried out once all results have been verified after each race.

*Please note that this event and its offerings are subject to change in alignment with advice from the Victorian Government


Important Information:

Eligible AthletesEntry ListXCR’21 Handbook (Updated 29.04.21)XCR’21 Duty RosterCheck In WebpageResultsHubAV Rules and PoliciesDHHS Guidelines for Sport and ExerciseCOVIDsafe Registration

If you have issues entering the event please contact Athletics Victoria PRIOR to the closing date. This can be done via email to sportdelivery@athsvic.org.au or by phoning the Athletics Victoria office on 8646 4526 (Leave a message explaining the issues you are experiencing). Athletics Victoria will not accept any late entries. Emails received after the closing date will not be accepted.

NOTE: Please be aware that following the closure of entries, AV will publish a provisional timetable which will take the place of the Draft Timetable.