Cross Country News

I RUN CLEAN (7th Apr)

Bicester Athletic Club is supporting European Athletics' campaign I RUN CLEAN. The campaign aims to educate young athletes about anti-doping and how to avoid doping in sport. Click on the picture above and have a look at the website. There is a course that will take...
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Winter Presentation Evening (23rd Mar)

Bicester AC pulled the curtain across on another busy Winter season at last Friday’s annual awards shindig which this year took place at a new venue, Whitelands Farm Sports Ground. There was also a different Master of Ceremony as new Chairman Mark Brown opened up...
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National Schools Cross Country Championships – Leeds (17 Mar)

Four Bicester AC athletes were selected to represent their county at last weekend’s National Schools Cross Country Championships held in Leeds. And Ben West once again demonstrated he is one of the country’s leading long distance runners for his age group as he...
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The British Athletics CROSS CHALLENGE 2017-2018

Incorporated in the UK inter country cross country championships was the final stage of the British Athletics Cross Challenge series. The cross challenge is a series of five races which were held in Cardiff, Milton Keynes, Liverpool, Antrim and Loughborough. Athletes...
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UK inter country cross country championships – Loughborough (10th March)

Ben West one again rewrote the Bicester AC record books last Saturday as he became the first ever Bicester runner to achieve a top ten finish in the UK inter country cross country championships held at Loughborough. Representing Oxfordshire, West finished a...
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Members need your support (1st Mar)

Two Bicester AC members have been selected to go to the 24th World Scout Jamboree which is taking place in North America July 2019. Over the next 15 months they will be doing lots of fundraising to raise the money they need to go. Part of the money they raise will go...
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National Cross Country Championships – Parliament Hill (24th Feb)

Ben West produced an extraordinary run in last Saturday’s English National Cross Country Championships staged at Parliament Hill Fields, a proper cross country course with its soft underfoot conditions and undulating terrain. West finished a splendid 9th, just 46...
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Chiltern Cross Country League – Campbell Park, MK (9th Feb)

The final round of the Chiltern Cross Country League took place last Saturday at Campbell Park Milton Keynes. This was an opportunity for the outstanding performers of the season to collect their awards. Bicester AC’s under 17 Ben West retained his overall individual...
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Oxfordshire Cross Country League – Swindon ( 4th Feb)

Bicester AC’s Amelia Cox produced the finest run of her career in the penultimate round of the Oxford Mail Cross League event staged last Sunday at Swindon. Some 20 Bicester runner braved the difficult terrain and it was Bicester’s most improved performer Cox who...
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Chiltern Cross Country Laegue – Keysoe (13th Jan)

The cream of Bicester’s cross country talent braved the muddy and cold conditions prevailing at Keysoe Equastrian Centre for last Saturday’s latest round of the Chiltern Cross Country League. Fresh from his emphatic success in last weekend’s Oxford Mail Cross...
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Oxfordshire Cross Country League and Oxfordshire Cross Country County Championships – Bo Peep (7th Feb)

Bicester AC and Banbury Harriers jointly organised the latest round of the Oxford Mail Cross Country League, which doubled up as the Oxfordshire County Championships, and was staged last Sunday at Bo Peep Farm Adderbury. Bicester enjoyed their biggest turnout of the...
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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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