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Welcome to the 2021 Varsity Cross-Country Races

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 Varsity Cross-Country Races did not take place. The event returns on Saturday 4th December 2021.

From Thames Hare and Hounds’ Headquarters, Memorial Playing Fields, Roehampton Vale, SW15 3PQ.

Order of Events

1:00 p.m. 29th Old Blues’ Race (4 miles) (All alumni welcome)

2:00 p.m. 45th Ladies’ Race (4 miles) (Eight-a-side, six-to-score)

2:45 p.m. 130th Gentlemen’s Race (7½ miles) (Eight-a-side, six-to-score)


The programme for the 2021 races can be found at the link above. It contains event details including start-lists, a race preiew and a statistical history of the event.

Course Map

A map of the ladies’ and gentlemen’s courses can be found at the above link.

The Old Blues’ and ladies’ course route is: Start - A – B – C – D – E – J – K – L – Finish.

The gentlemen’s course route is: Start – A – B – C – D – E – F – G – H – I – D – E – J – K – L – Finish.


The results will be available on the OpenTrack website shortly after the conclusion of the races at the link above.

Historic results

Details of the results of every gentlemen’s race (since 1880) and ladies’ races (since 1976), courtesy of Simon Molden. Further detail on the race history can be found on the Thames Hare and Hounds’ website.


Further details and news will be posted on the VarsityXC Twitter feed.