Combined World Athletics & World Masters CC championship
Bathurst NSW 18-19 Feb 2023

Together with World Athletics, The World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 23 and World Masters Athletics have reached a historic agreement to host the World Masters Athletics Short Course Cross Country Championships on the same course from 18-19 February.

Cross country runners aged 35 and older can enter individually but must then be approved by their respective national federations. They will compete across two days of competition:

The masters team relay of 4km (1 male, 1 female x 2km) conducted in five age groups (35-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+), will take place on Saturday, February 18.

The individual championship events on Sunday will be races for five-year age categories (6km for ages 35-39 and 4km for 70+) as per World Masters Athletics rules.

Australian masters entrants need to be current financial members so make sure you have joined before registering.

Registration for Masters’ athletes will open 8 November and close 31 January with Member validation to close one week later.