The 2024 Cross Country season commences on Saturday 4th May at 10.30am.  The first meet will be held at Bostock Reservoir, Ballan.

The season will run from May 4 to August 17.  Full calendar HERE.  Venue maps HERE.

The program is usually finished within 1 – 1.5 hours.

Cross country running is an important part of Little Athletics. It is an ideal way for those athletes who like the longer distances to enjoy a different style of competition. Further, participating in the program is beneficial for building strength and stamina for the next season of track and field events.

All children from Under 6 to Under 17 may participate.

Distances run at Bacchus Marsh are:

Age Group Distance
Under  6 500 mts
Under 7-8 1000 mts
Under 9-10 1500 mts
Under 11-12 2000 mts
Under 13-17 3000 mts

Summer season BMLAC registration also covers athletes for the cross-country season. However, new members are welcome to BMLAC during the cross-country season for a fee of $75.  We do offer a 2 week free trial offer for new athletes only.  All registration queries, please contact our Centre Registrar, Alli on 0409 322983.

Trial athletes must register HERE

Our President, Brett Edwards will be the 2024 Cross Country Co-ordinator – mobile 0428 004 904.