SSP Yr 3-6 Cross Country Competition

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Date(s) - 04/11/2022
10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Earlham Park
Earlham Road



Schools are invited to enter up to 10 boys and 10 girls from each of Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 to take part in the event. The order of events and approximate race distances will be as below;

  • Yr 3 girls = 1400m
  • Yr 3 boys = 1400m
  • Yr 4 girls = 1400m
  • Yr 4 boys = 1400m
  • Yr 5 girls = 1600m
  • Yr 5 boys = 1600m
  • Yr 6 girls = 1600m
  • Yr 6 boys = 1600m

Who is the event open to?

The event is open to SSP member schools

Event Theme

This is a Compete themed event which aims to give pupils the opportunity to compete against pupils from other schools.


To support individual development in sport


The competition will be held outside at Earlham Park with no access to indoor facilities so please ensure your team are appropriately dressed for the weather conditions on the day. Schools might like to bring a gazebo or ground sheet to protect their belongings.


Parents are invited to come along and spectate during league matches. PLEASE NOTE – There is very limited parking available at the Earlham Park.


We are pleased to be able to offer SSP member schools free transport to this event if needed. In the below booking form please indicate whether you require transport and the total number of seats required (pupils+adults). All transport will be provided by Norse Transport Ltd unless otherwise stated. Pick up/drop off times will be confirmed once the booking deadline has past.

Photo and video consent

We aim to use photos and videos to promote our events using a variety of media including on the internet, social media, newspapers and newsletters. It is the responsibility of the participating school to ensure that they have asked parents/guardian for permission for photos and videos of all participants to be taken by SSP staff or official event photographers.

To view our full Photo and Video Consent Policy please follow link.

Risk Assessment

A risk assessment for the event will be emailed to schools approximately 2 weeks prior to the event.


Schools are reminded of the following safeguarding responsibilities at SSP events.

How to enter

To enter a team into the league please complete the below booking form and press “submit”.

Entry deadline

The deadline for entering the event is Friday 21st October.

Support available

If you have any questions about the event or would like some support to help prepare your pupils please email


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