Cross Country


Welcome to Cross Country

Welcome to the University of Leeds Cross Country Club - a welcoming and inclusive middle and long distance running club open to all abilities.

The club is proud to welcome runners of all abilities, from beginner to elite level - anyone can get involved! We are an active group with 4 organised runs a week, a great family environment and some of the best socials on campus.

Those who would like to know more information about the club: join the Facebook group - University of Leeds Cross Country Club - follow us on Instagram - uol_crosscountry - drop us an email at or drop one of our committee members / coaching team a message.

We hope to see you in September!


2023/2024 Committee

President - Scott Thomas

Vice President - Maddy Johnson

Treasurer - Alex Wright

Men's Captain - Joseph Bentall

Women's Captain - Betty Bergstrand 

Coaching Scholars - Alex Wright, Millie O'Connell, Joe Gebbie, Izzy White

Social Secs - Elina Hine, Alex Dunn, James Gordon

Events Secs - David Hall, Ted Hodgson, Elvis Birrell

Welfare Sec - Jennie Glass, Millie O'Connell

Social Media Sec - Pippa Carcas, Kate Pugh, Sarah Couttes

Press Sec - Robert Mill

Kit Sec - Samantha Mason, Lara Crawford

General Secs - Becca Austin,  Sam Stephens, Stella Evins, Yvette Lewis, Jack Walton, Joe Gebbie



Mondays – 6:30pm – 3, 5, 7 or 9 mile social run from Cromer Terrace Gym (by the Union) 

Tuesdays – 6:00pm – Brownlee Centre tempo/interval session - meet at Headingley KFC at 5:30pm

Wednesdays – rest or own run – check Facebook for yoga/strength and conditioning. SOCIAL NIGHT!

Thursdays – 7:30pm – Beckett Track interval session - meet at Headingley KFC at 6.45pm

Fridays – Rest or own run – check Facebook group

Saturdays – our local parkrun is Woodhouse Moor which our members frequently attend; alternatively check out other parkruns around Leeds at

Sundays – 10am – long run, usually between 60 and 90 minutes from the Skyrack pub in Headingley


Coaching Scholars -

Alex Wright (Advanced)

Joseph Gebbie (Advanced/Development)

Millie O'Connell (Development/Beginner)

Izzy White (Development/Beginner)


Check our Facebook group each week for the weekly training post with all the times, locations and session plans - and remember all abilities are welcome!