ATHLETICS: The Cheshire Cross Country Championships are to be staged at Knight's Grange on January 15 and managed by Vale Royal AC.
Event organiser Shaun McGrath has already routed the courses for 12 races varying from 2km to 11.3km and is expecting 500 competitors.
Cheshire AA are inviting schools to enter teams while stressing members should run for their clubs.
Apart from the Under 11s at least the first six finishers in each race will be selected to run for Cheshire in the Inter Counties Championships at Nottingham in March which is broadcast live on Sky TV.
Minimum age for entrants is nine and further details can be obtained from McGrath on 01606 592746 or by visiting www.cheshireaa.com.
The event is sponsored by Northwich Carpets and Laminates.