Horsford XC Series

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A Wet, Muddy and Fun Series of three races in the Horsford Woods.

The Horsford Cross Country series is a set of three races in the picturesque Horsford Woods. Hosted over the winter months (December, January and February), this down and dirty race offers plenty of thrills - lots of mud and obstacles - around a scenic woodlands course. Beware of tree roots and muddy puddles!

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The Series

The dates for the 2018/2019 series will appear here nearer November 2018.

The dates for the 2017/2018 series are:

  • Sunday 26th November
  • Sunday 17th December
  • Sunday 4th February

All three races start at 10am.


There is no online entry before the race, nor is there any postal entries. Entry is on the day only, and available from 8:30am to 9:45am. Please bring the correct change with you.

Entry is:

  • - £2.50 for affiliated club members
  • - £4.50 for non-affiliated club members
  • - £1 for juniors (under 17)

Race Location

The race is based at a small parking area along Haveringland Road, Horsford. The address for your sat-nav is NR10 4BZ.

There is parking along Haveringland Road and in small car parks just off the road.

Course and Distance

The course consists of a single loop with a small run from the start and back to the finish. The course can vary slightly depending on the conditions but it typically works out around 1.2 miles per lap.

How many laps you do depends on your age category:

  • - Juniors (Under 13): 1 Lap
  • - Juniors (Under 15): 2 Laps
  • - Juniors (Under 17): 2 Laps
  • - Senior & Veteran Ladies: 3 Laps
  • - Senior & Veteran Men: 4 Laps


Awards are given out for series performances. There are no individual race awards.

Award categories are both Male and Female for:

  • Juniors (Under 13)
  • Juniors (Under 15)
  • Juniors (Under 17)
  • Senior Male 
  • Veteran Male 
  • Senior Female
  • Veteran Female

Awards are given after the third race. The race's director, Mick Powell, will arrange for these to get to their winners - they are not presented on the day.


The race results will be published on this website as soon as possible after the race. The race is not chip timed and is timed manually, so may take a few days to be published.


If you've any questions about the Horsford XC Series please contact us at the link above or contact@norwichroadrunners.com


You will become covered in mud when you take part in the race. We recommend you bring an old towel and a some old clothes to change into, as well as a few bin bags.

Past Results

2016/2017 Series
Horsford 2016/2017 Cross Country Series - Race 1 Results [PDF, 56kb]
Horsford 2016/2017 Cross Country Series - Race 2 Results [PDF, 50kb]
Horsford 2016/2017 Cross Country Series - Race 3 Results [PDF, 55kb]
Horsford 2016/2017 Cross Country Series - Series Prizes [PDF, 30kb]