horsford XC series

The Series

A Wet, Muddy and Fun Series of three races in the Horsford Woods.

The Horsford Cross Country series is a set of three races in the picturesque Horsford Woods. Hosted over the winter months (December, January and February), this down and dirty race offers plenty of thrills - lots of mud and obstacles - around a scenic woodlands course. Beware of tree roots and muddy puddles!

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Series Dates

The Series

The dates for the 2019/2020 are

  • 3rd November 2019
  •  ist December 2019
  • 2nd February 2020

All three races start at 10am.


There is no online entry before the race, nor is there any postal entries. Entry is on the day only, and available from 8:30am to 9:45am. Please bring the correct change with you.

Entry is:

  • - £3.50 for affiliated club members
  • - £5.50 for non-affiliated club members
  • - £2 for juniors (16 & under)

Race Locations

The race is based at a small parking area along Haveringland Road, Horsford. The address for your sat-nav is NR10 4BZ.

There is parking along Haveringland Road and in small car parks just off the road.

Course and distance

The course consists of a single loop with a small run from the start and back to the finish. The course can vary slightly depending on the conditions but it typically works out around 1.5 miles per lap.

How many laps you do depends on your age category:

  • - Juniors (Under 13): 1 Lap
  • - Juniors (Under 15): 2 Laps
  • - Juniors (Under 17): 3 Laps
  • - Senior & Veteran Ladies: 3 Laps
  • - Senior & Veteran Men: 4 Laps

Awards and Results

Awards are given out for series performances. There are no individual race awards.

Award categories are both Male and Female for:

  • Juniors (Under 13)
  • Juniors (Under 15)
  • Juniors (Under 17)
  • Senior Male 
  • Veteran Male 
  • Senior Female
  • Veteran Female

Awards are given after the third race. The race's director, Mick Powell, will arrange for these to get to their winners - they are not presented on the day.


The race results will be published on this website as soon as possible after the race. The race is not chip timed and is timed manually, so may take a few days to be published.


If you've any questions about the Horsford XC Series please contact us at the link above or mailto:contact@norwichroadrunners.com

You will be covered in mud. come prepare with clean clothing!

2019 Series