Red Rose Cross Country, Rossendale

ByJason Pier

Red Rose Cross Country, Rossendale

The final race of the Red Rose XC League takes place on Saturday 7th December at Marl Pits, Rossendale. Use postcode BB4 7SW please double check before you set off. This course is historically very muddy so please be careful in your choice of footwear. The course has changed slightly from previous years with the start line being moved. Parking will be limited as there are two rugby matches taking place. Please be respectful to the local residents if you park on Newchurch Road. Please DON’T stray onto the rugby and football pitches when warming up. Refreshments, changing and toilets are available in the sports pavilion.

REMEMBER to bring your RED ROSE race number with you.

Juniors please make sure you bring along to EVERY race the following items:

Club Vest, waterproof / windproof jacket, tracksuit bottoms, hat/buff, gloves, trail / fell shoes or cross country running spikes.

Also remember to bring a drink (not fizzy), a banana or cereal bar with you. It’s important that you are fully prepared before you race.

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before your race starts.


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Jason Pier