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Event Information

Date                                                                                  Backup Date
Wednesday 15th May 2024                                                   Tuesday 21st May 2024

9.00 am Arrival Time - Teachers will not be on duty until this time 
9.45 am Opening followed by the start of 8/9 race. There will be no walking of the track prior to races. 
1.30 pm approx finish time. Students may leave following their event after they have signed out with the school team manager. When leaving be careful not to cut across the running track. 

Maitland Touch Fields, Maitland Park. See attached map of track below. 

Arrival/Departure –All parents are to park at the Maitland Showground Carpark. Please DO NOT enter Maitland Park as it will gridlock and be a safety hazard to our student pedestrians. The Showground will have the Lions Club or Rotary there for parking - $2 per car. Entry is to be via Anzac St and Exit via Louth Park Road. 

Criteria to Nominate
Entries are on a School basis only. Each school is entitled up to 3 entries per event.

Multi class runners:  All athletes in a Multi-Class event are to have completed paperwork with Classification and sent to Bernadette Duggan 1 week PRIOR to the Diocesan carnival (Multiclass application).  They must be on the National Master Classification List. 

Age Distance Qualifying Time

Age Distance Qualifying Time

Girls 8/9 yrs 2kms 13 mins

Boys 8/9 yrs 2kms 11 mins

Girls 10 yrs 2kms 13 mins

Boys 10 yrs 2kms 11 mins

Girls 11 yrs 3kms 18 mins

Boys 11 yrs 3kms 16 mins

Girls 12/13yrs 3kms 18 mins

Boys 12/13 yrs 3kms 16 mins



 $15 per student to be paid to your school via the schools payment system 1 week prior to the diocesan event 

Please contact your school sport coordinator for any questions & further information.

There will be a bbq selling sausage sandwiches, bacon and eggs rolls, chicken burgers etc and drinks at the event for students to purchase. 

Polding Cross Country
The fastest 8 runners will represent the Diocese at Polding held at Sydney Equestrian Centre on the 5th June. Paperwork for Polding will be given out at the finish line and parents will need to register on the csnsw.sport website within 3 days of the Dio event. 



Below is a list of full results and times from the 2024 Diocesan Cross Country:


The Top 8 Students from each age division will represent Maitland Newcastle at Polding Cross Country


Congratulations to the following students who placed at Polding Selections and are now in the Polding Cross Country Team to compete at NSWPSSA Cross Country Championships: 

Please click here  for our code of conduct for parents, carers and other spectators attending school sporting events.