Newcastle is ready to host this year’s Cross Country Championships this Saturday the 4th of August. The event will be held at the Grey Goose Game Lodge and will start with the men’s 8km race at 8:15 and will be followed by the women’s 4km race. All the races will be concluded by the senior men’s 10km at 10:45.

A medal ceremony will be held on stage at 11:15 and will carry on throughout the day.

Foods and drinks will be on sale for the day with a tuck shop available for attendees to enjoy hot and cold drinks, boerewors rolls, burgers, curry and rice, hotdog, sweets, chips etc. Gooseberries Restaurant will also be open from 7 am to till 9 pm.

Entries for the races are still open. The entry fee for each athlete over 20- years- old is R20.00 and R15.00 for athletes under 20 -years- old. Entries for athletes 10 years and younger are free with no temporary licenses required.