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Cross country

​The QGSSSA and GPS Cross Country season begins in February for training. The season finishes with the GPS Championships on Wednesday 25 May. 

Uniform

Cross country singlets for both boys and girls can be purchased from the Uniform Shop.

Students may choose between the unisex school shorts or ‘taslon’ cross country shorts. Girls may choose to wear BSHS bike pants.

Registration

Students are required to complete the school online registration form 

Levy​

Students are required to pay an ​annual levy for bus transport, administration costs, coach shirts, coach gifts, fruit trays, some catering during the season, equipment and trophies.

  • Boys $110 (2017)
  • Girls $100 (2017)

Events and venues - QGSSSA

​Date​​​Cross Country Event​Venue
Tuesday 14 March​Donnelly Dash​Brisbane State High School main oval
​Tuesday 21 MarchBrisbane State High School Invitation Event

​Yeronga Park, Annerley

​Wednesday 29 March​Brisbane State High School Interhouse Cross Country​Musgrave Park, South Brisbane
​Tuesday 11 April​BSHS 2km handicap raceMusgrave Park, South Brisbane
Wednesday 19 April

​Brisbane Girls Grammar School Invitation Meet

​Rangakarra, Sprenger Street, Fig Tree Pocket
​Wednesday 20 April​Composite District Trials - girlsMinnippi Parklands, Tingalpa
​Wednesday 26 AprilSt Aidan's School Invitation Event​Ambiwerra, Graceville
​Thursday 4 May​St Hilda's Invitation EventRivermount College, Yatala
​Saturday 13 May​QGSSSA Cross Country Championships​Rivermount College, Yatala

 Events and venues - GPS

​Date​​Cross Country Event​Venue
​Tuesday 14 March​Donnelly Dash​​Brisbane State High School oval
​Wednesday 29 March​Brisbane State High School Interhouse Cross Country​Musgrave Park, South Brisbane
​Thursday 30 March​Brisbane State High School and Brisbane Boys College Invitation Meet​Minnippi Parklands, Tingalpa
​Friday 21 April​​The Southport School Meet​​The Southport School, Winchester, Southport
​Friday 28 April​Composite District Trials ​Iona College, 85 North Road, Wynnum West
​Tuesday 2 May​Mt Gravatt District Trials​Sunnybank Rugby Fields,
​Saturday 6 May​Queensland Schools Individual Titles​Kedron State High School
​Friday 12 May​​Anglican Church Grammar School Invitation Event​Anglican Church Grammar School, East Brisbane
​Friday 19 May

​Toowoomba Grammar School Invitation Event

​Limestone Park, Ipswich

​Wednesday  31 May

GPS Cross County Championships

​Limestone Park, Ipswich

​Thursday 8 June​Met East Championships​John Paul College, Daisy Hill

Transport

Buses will be provided for transport to weekday lead up events.  Students are to arrange their own transport from the venues.  Note a bus will return from Rivermount, Northgate, Nudgee and Ipswich events.  A bus will be provided for both Championships events

Training

Attendance at training is an important component of being a part of the BSHS Cross Country Team. Students must attend a minimum of 15 training sessions to be eligible for a school pocket award. Students are encouraged to train with the group at least two times per week. 

  • QGSSSA training times are Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 7.30am; Wednesday at 3.00pm.
  • GPS training times are Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7.30am, Departure from F Block.
  • Students who are members of a club, training with an outside coach, must attend at least one school training session per week. 

TeamApp (Girls)

We are using a smartphone app to facilitate easier communication between coaching staff, runners and parents. TeamApp is designed for use on smartphones (android and iPhone), iPads and iPods, and can also be viewed online. It is free to download and does not incur a membership fee.

TeamApp keeps member contact details private and students cannot communicate with each other through the app.

To download, go to Team App:

  1. Sign-up using your name, date of birth and email address. You'll be sent an email to confirm your registration.
  2. Search for BSHS Cross Country and request access to the group players, coaches, or parents (whichever applies to you).
  3. Once your request is approved you will be able to see news and upcoming BSHS Girls Cross Country events.

Sub-committee

The Cross Country Sub-Committee combine with Athletics.  Meetings are organised via email using information provided from registration forms.

  • Chairperson - Mr John Bosnjak
  • Treasurer - Ms Jillian Brosnan
  • Secretary - Mrs Kristy Crome