‘Persistence can change failure

into extraordinary achievement.’

– Marv Levy

Cross Country (winter season)

Cross country running is an important part of Little Athletics. It is an ideal way for those athletes who like the longer distances to enjoy a different style of competition. Further, participating in the program is beneficial for building strength and stamina for the next season of track and field events.

Events are held at various parks within the Wyndham and Hobsons Bay area between April – July with races commencing at 9.30 a.m. The program is usually finished within an hour, and minimal numbers of officials are required.

For U9 – U16 there is also the oppertunity to compete at a region and state level including relays.

This season Werribee will also be joining with Altona and Brimbank.

Werribee will be hosting an open day on Saturday 23rd July at Brimbank Park and is open to any LaVIC athelte

All children from Under 6 to Under 16 may participate. Distances run at Werribee are:

Age group Distance
Under 6-8 1000 metres
Under 9-10 1500 metres
Under 11-12 2000 metres
Under 13-16 3000 metres

2022 Cross Country Program 

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Summer season WLAC registration also covers athletes for the Cross Country season at no extra cost.

New members are welcome to join WLAC for the Cross Country season. Please visit to finalise your registration. The 2022 Winter Fee is $80 per child.