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London Youth Games

 We are very excited to announce that the LYG Cross Country competition will take place this year on Saturday 19th November 2022 at Parliament Hill, Hampstead Heath, NW5 1QR. If you are interested in registering your interest to represent Southwark in this competition please fill in the online submission form below.

Who Can Apply? 

Age categories

Age category Oldest DOB Youngest DOB
U11 01/09/2011 31/08/2013
U13 01/09/2009 31/08/2011
U15 01/09/2007 31/08/2009
U17 01/09/2005 31/08/2007



Age category Girls Boys
U11 1500m 1500m
U13 2000m 2000m
U15 2000m 3000m
U17 30000m 4500m

How to enter and run for Southwark 

The team to represent Southwark will be chosen based on the quickest times for a Parkrun (if your child has times for both a junior and 5k park run please submit both) . To be able to represent Southwark, you need to have been born, live or go to school in the borough.

Step 1:  Register and submit your best time (on the form link below)  from a completed 5K parkrun or a Junior parkrun (please submit both if you have them) between 4th September 2021 and 30th October 2022

Please note the terms and conditions of Park Run state that children under the age of 11 years are the responsibility of their parents/guardians and need to be accompanied at all times before, during and after the run. 

Register to complete a Park Run at no later than 6pm the Friday before you want to run. 

Please could participants note that Parkrun is not a race, and all participants need to follow the parkrun code of conduct

Southwark LYG Cross Country Entry Form 2022

Step 2: All submitted forms will be assessed and times verified with Park Run before selection letters will be sent out via email. We will select 12 in each category.  

If you are interested in representing Team Southwark please submit a completed entry form with your best time for a Parkrun by 9am on Monday 31st October 2022. We will then contact you to confirm if you have been selected or not and to provide further information. 

Any queries please contact 

London Youth Games

Page last updated: 05 February 2024


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