Cross Country News

South of England Inter Counties Cross Country Championships – Horspath (9th Dec)

There was a strong representation for Bicester AC athletes in last week’s South of England Inter Counties Cross Country Championships held last Saturday at Horspath. Nine of the club’s athletes were selected to run for Oxfordshire. Fortunately the races were staged on...
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Chiltern League Luton and Oxfordshire League Carterton (2nd & 3rd Dec)

Bicester AC had cross country runners spread over two fixtures last weekend with the Chiltern League staged on Saturday in Luton and the Oxford Mail League taking in a new venue at Carterton on Sunday. Although the Bicester contingent were numerically stronger at...
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December Training (3rd Dec)

This is a list of the training sessions that are ON and OFF during December and the Christmas period: Training Date Comment Winter Outdoor Training 03 December 2017 No Training - Oxon league race Circuit training 05 December 2017 Normal Training Sportshall Training 06...
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BBO Cross Country – Reading (19th Nov)

A small number of Bicester AC runners made the journey to Reading for last weekend’s Berkshire Buckinghamshire Oxfordshire Cross Country Championships. Star of the day for Bicester was Oliver Conway competing in his first season of cross country for the club. Conway...
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Chiltern League round 2 – Teardrop Lakes (11th Nov)

Bicester AC enjoyed another excellent a record turnout in the second round of the Chiltern League Cross Country held last Saturday in Milton Keynes including two new runners. This second event combined with the cross challenge so several athletes competing were from...
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Oxfordshire Cross Country League – Newbury (5th Nov)

Bicester AC took 19 runners to the first round of the winter long Oxford Mail Cross Country League which took place last Sunday in Newbury. The club fielded athletes in most of the age groups and there were improved performances amongst the Bicester contingent....
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Chiltern Cross Country League Race 1 – Horspath & Cross Challenge (14th Oct)

Bicester AC had a record turnout in the first round of the Chiltern League Cross Country held last Saturday at Horspath.  No less than 17 athletes started for Bicester with 5 of those new runners. However it was established athlete, Max Nicolle, who stole the...
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Bicester Area Schools Cross Country (4th Oct)

There was a good turnout for the annual Bicester Primary School’s Cross Country event held last Wednesday at the Bicester School. The event was organised by North Oxfordshire School Sport Partnership and assisted by members of Bicester AC. This is one of the biggest...
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUES 2017/2018 (3rd Oct)

Every season the club enters two cross country leagues. The Chiltern league and the Oxon league. These leagues and the races within them are open to ALL paid up Bicester AC members. Any one can take part even if you don't train with the club on a Sunday morning. All...
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WINTER ALL ROUND CONDITIONING/ FITNESS AND CROSS COUNTRY TRAINING (30th July)

Hi All Cross country training which we have renamed this season to reflect the benefits to ALL members regardless of age, ability and event preference starts on Sunday 10th September. All details will be on the club website Sessions start at 10am and finish at...
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Winter Presentation Evening Report (07 Apr)

Bicester AC were busy again last Winter competing both indoors and outside and the feats of its young athletes were lauded at last Friday’s Winter presentation awards evening which was held at Bicester ex Serviceman’s club.  Awards were only presented to those who...
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Emma’s Presentation Evening Speech (07 Apr)

CROSS COUNTRY 2016/17 Hello everyone, thank you for coming along this evening to celebrate a fantastic Winter season. I’m here along with Richard to talk about what we’ve been up to at cross country since September, we have plenty to talk about and lots of goodies to...
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Sun Safety Code (3rd Apr)

OK OUTDOOR KIDS SUN SAFETY CODE Blow the whistle on sunburn and stay safe in the Sun. With the nicer weather arriving Bicester AC is promoting protecting our athletes of all ages in the sun from sunburn and dehydration. We feel passionate about this , protected...
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Inter County Cross Country Championships (11th Mar)

Four Bicester AC athletes represented Oxfordshire in last weekend’s inter county cross country championships held at Loughborough.  They were up against the best cross country runners in the country in their respective age groups.  Ben West produced one of the finest...
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Oxfordshire Cross Country League Race 5 (5th Mar)

The final round of this season’s Oxford Mail League Cross Country event took place last Sunday at a muddy Farmoor. This race determined the final standings for the winter long competition, shortened this year due to the cancellation of round three. Bicester AC’s Ben...
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Chiltern Cross Country League – Campbell Park (11th Feb)

Bicester AC’s comparatively recent decision to enter teams for the Chiltern Cross Country League reaped its reward last Saturday at Campbell Park Milton Keynes as three of its athletes walked away with individual awards in the final Chiltern League event of the...
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Chiltern Cross Country League – Keysoe (14th Jan)

It was a good day for two of Bicester AC’s athletes in the 4th round of the Chiltern League Cross Country league which took place last Saturday at the Keysoe Equestrian Centre.  Both Ben West and Millie Cozens cemented overall individual first places in the overall...
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Cross Country County Champs Report (7th Jan)

The lack of availability of a suitable venue for the 3rd round of the Oxford Mail Cross Country League forced a major re-think for the staging of the Oxon County Championships.  Fortunately an accommodation was agreed with Buckinghamshire where the Oxon County...
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SEAA Inter County Cross Country Championships (10th Dec 2016)

A small but select band of Bicester AC runners were selected for Oxfordshire in the SEAA inter county cross country championships held at Horspath. Once again Ben West was excellent, placing a superb 19th in the under 17 men’s race with a 16mins 29secs clocking....
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Oxfordshire Cross Country League Race 2 (4th Dec 2016) & Chiltern League Race 3.

The members of Bicester AC and Banbury Harriers produced a monster effort combining together to organise at short notice the 2nd round of the Oxford Mail Cross Country League event, held last Sunday at Adderbury.   This is the first time that Bicester, who do not have...
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URGENT INFORMATION REGARDING ROUND THREE OF THE OXON CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE/ COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Unfortunately round three of the Oxon  cross country league on Sunday January 8th 2016 has had to be cancelled due to no venue being found in time. We knew this was a possibility as the league had lost so many of their regular venues this year. This round was also...
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Chiltern Cross Country League – Teardrop Lakes (12 Nov 2016)

Chiltern League Country League - Teardrop Lakes, MK. The second round of the Chiltern league Cross Country took place on Saturday 12th November at Teardrop Lakes Milton Keynes with 13 runners taking part from Bicester AC.  This event was opened up to non Chiltern...
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Oxfordshire Cross Country League (6 Nov 2016)

The first fixture of the Oxfordshire Cross Country League took place last Sunday at new venue Newbury.  Bicester AC had a slightly smaller turnout than normal but there were several decent performances amongst the 23 Bicester competitors.  Pride of place went to Ben...
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Chiltern Cross Country League – Horspath (15th Oct 2016)

Chiltern Cross Country League - Horspath   Bicester AC took a team of 12 to the first  round of the Chiltern Cross Country League  held last Saturday at Horspath.  37 runners took part in the under 17 event ran over a course just short of 4 miles with Ben West...
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Cross Country (19 August 2016)

THE SUMMER SEASON HAS FINISHED! BUT DON’T WORRY AS THE FUN WILL CONTINUE! IT’S TIME FOR FUN, MADNESS, MUD AND HEAPS OF TEAM SPIRIT. YES!!!!! IT’S TIME FOR CROSS COUNTRY! BICESTER AC’S CROSS COUNTRY SEASON WILL START WITH THE FIRST TRAINING SESSION ON SUNDAY 18th...
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Bicester AC perform well at Chiltern Cross Country League (17th February 2016)

A small but select number of Bicester AC athletes contested the latest round of the Chiltern Cross Country League held at Milton Keynes on Saturday 13th February.  Max Nicolle finished an excellent 4th out of the 67 finishers in the under 13 boy’s race clocking 10mins...
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More cross country success for Bicester athletes (9th February 2016)

27 Bicester AC athletes braved what were very challenging conditions for the penultimate round of the Oxford Mail Cross Country League staged in Cirencester Park on Sunday 7th February, and were rewarded with the best set of collective results of the winter so far. ...
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Podium finishes for Bicester athletes at Cross Country championships (15th January 2016)

The Oxford Mail Cross Country League event held at Horspath on Sunday 10th January doubled up as the Oxfordshire County Championships.  Bicester AC featured well in five of the other age groups with top ten finishers in each of these age categories and a county...
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Bicester athletes place well at Culham cross country (8th December 2015)

There was a good turnout of Bicester AC runners for the second leg of the Oxford Mail Cross Country leg held on the hilly contours of Culham on Sunday 6th December.  With the course buffeted by strong winds, this invariably made for tough conditions.  Star of show for...
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Bicester athletes place well at the Chiltern Cross Country League round 2 (10th November 2015)

Eleven athletes from Bicester AC took part in the 2nd round of the Chiltern Cross held on Saturday 7th November at Teardrop Lakes, Milton Keynes.  The fields were swelled in the 2nd round as the event was held injunction with a cross challenge competition with...
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