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Queensland Cross Country Championships



Event date: 4/08/2018 Export event

Queensland Athletics extends an invitation to all distance runners to participate in the 2018 Queensland Cross Country Championships on Saturday 4th August.

After a successful events over the last two years, the Championships will again be staged at the excellent cross country course at the Maleny Golf Club. Maleny is a small, scenic town 90km north of Brisbane, overlooking the Sunshine Coast hinterland. The spectator friendly and popular course has been a feature of the Sunshine Coast Cross Country Series for the last few years.

All runners aged 6 and up, of all abilities, are encouraged to compete. There are no qualifying standards – everyone is welcome.

The competition is also the final selection trial for the State Cross Country Team (U14-Open & Multi-class).

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Proudly Supported by the Sunshine Coast Council’s grants program.


Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the first three individual place-getters in each age group. There will also be a team’s championship in each age group as stated above with medals being awarded to the first three QA club teams to finish.

  • Individual Age Groups
    Under 7, Under 8, Under 9, Under 10, Under 11, Under 12, Under 13, Under 14, Under 15, Under 16, Under 17, Under 18, Under 20, Open, Masters 35-44, Masters 45-54, Masters 55-64, Masters 65+. 
    Multi-class athletes will compete together in the 2000m/3000m race, with medals awarded for 10-12 years, U14/U16/U18/U20.
    Age is calculated as at 31 December 2018. Masters age calculated as at 4 August 2018.
  • Team Age Groups
    Three runners from the same QA club, in the same age group, constitute a team. Athletes are automatically placed in teams according to their club and their finishing order.
    U8, U10, U11, U12, U14, U16, U18, U20, Open, Masters 35-54, Masters 55+, Multi-class 10-12 and Multi-class 13-19.

2017:  U7-Open  |  Masters       2016:  U8-Open  |  Masters     2015:  U8-Open  |  Masters