East Yorkshire Cross Country League

Yorkshire Wolds Runners is again part of the East Yorkshire Cross Country League for the 2023/24 season –  with the inclusion of Pickering Running club joining this year. There are six races in the season, all hosted by different member clubs, although Wetwang is not running this year.

There is a team competition and results will be posted within the members area after each race, but above all our aim is for as many of us as possible to join in and to enjoy ourselves!

If you would like to join in please contact Kath Hammond for a number.


  • All races will start at 10.00 (Ravenscar will be 10.30am)
  • A 15minutes per mile will apply to all races
  • Courses not suitable for spikes
  • Age groups as at 8th October 2023 but a minimum age 17, on the date of the first race.
  • Club Vests to be worn by all runners and number pinned to the front.


Bishop Wilton – 8.10.23

Welton – 12.11.23

Ravenscar – 10.12.23

Sledmere – 07.01.24

Drewton – 11.02.24

Sewerby  – 03.03.24

Bishop Wilton

Very rural setting. Starting from the village, then climbing a very steep hill and heading off across fields before returning down another very steep hill to the village. (Home Club -Pocklington R)

Distance 5.7 miles


A mixture of woods and farm tracks which take in parts of the Wolds Way. (Home Clubs – Goole Viking & Selby Striders)

Distance 6.1 miles


This course is new for the 2023/24 season. The village of Ravenscar is a coastal village, situated to the north of Scarborough. The 5.3 mile route takes in the Cinder Track and returns along the Cleveland Way. (Home Club – Scarborough AC & YWR)

Distance 5.3 miles

Sledmere Estate

This was a new venue in 2013. The course is 2 laps around the stately grounds of Sledmere House. (Home Club – Driffield Striders).

Distance 7.1 miles


A return for the popular course taking in parts of the Yorkshire Wolds Way. (Hosted by Beverley AC and COH)

Distance 6.6 miles


Start and finish is on cliff top.  The course takes in the ancient land mark of Dane’s Dyke then heads off across the fields to Flamborough and returns along the cliff-top path to Sewerby.  (Home Club – Bridlington RR)

Distance 5.3 miles