Calendar & Sign Ups

To help you keep track of all our many races, we’ve outlined our key events over the year and provided a quick description. Feel free to get in touch with someone on committee if you have any questions!

This list is far from exhaustive, so if you’re interested in other events, here are some handy resources:

For all the major, SA-affiliated races –

For those keen to take to the hills –,

Semester One – Key Races:

 26th Sep  Chariots of Fire 5k (SSS1)  St Andrews 5k on the iconic West Sands Beach, kicking off the SSS Series.
 6th(/13th) Oct  Stirling Freshers XC Match (SSS2)  Stirling This chilled 5k around Stirling Uni is an ideal introduction to XC, and also acts as the second installment in the SSS Series.  *Not Yet Open*
 9th Oct  East District XC Relays  Livingston The true start to XC! Each runner completes a 4k loop, with women competing in teams of 3 and men in teams of 4.  *Not Yet Open*
 19th Oct  East District League 1  Stirling The first of the East League races – super low key and lots of fun. Highly recommended for first timers to the XC scene, as well as seasoned vets.  *Not Yet Open*
 23rd Oct  National XC Relays  TBC The big one! Cumbernauld is a fast course, and here we compete on a National, not just district, level.  *Not Yet Open*

24th Oct

Abbey Dash 10km


Some fast times to be had here, as long as the course is measured properly

 *Not Yet Open*

30th Oct

 Manchester XC Relays  Manchester

One of the true highlights of first semester. A 3k loop as part of a relay team 

 *Not Yet Open*
6th Nov 

16th Nov

National Short course xc




(SSS4) Edinburgh

Short n sweet – come and take on Scotland’s best runners over 4km of Fife’s finest countryside.

BRAIDS!!! Our very own XC Race, with the option of a 5km or 10km course (or both!). Be there, or be very much square. And don’t forget the bake sale, ceilidh and after party!

*Not Yet Open*

 20th Nov  Scottish Uni XC Champs (SSS3) TBC The big one for Scottish Student runners! Come along to help us defend our titles – we want as many runners here in green as possible!  *Not Yet Open*
20th Nov  East District League 2  Broxburn Broxburn is an iconic course, and the second installment in the East District League. What better way to recover from the Braids festivities?  *Not Yet Open*
 4th Dec  East District Champs  Dundee (TBC) The big one to round off the first half of the season – East District Champs! Compete against runners from all over the East Coast and relish another chance to visit Dundee.  *Not Yet Open*