Royal Signals Cross Country

Where will your running take you?

Individual and Team/Unit Competitions

Pace your race – from middle distance to marathon

Cross Country

Above Corps Cross Country Championship 2017 Male Major unit winners – 30th Signal Regiment.

Below Female minor unit winners, 37th Signal Regiment.

For Cross Country (XC), running distances range from 5.5 to 6.5 miles.
We do have a runner competing for the Army over the marathon distance and usually have at least four runners selected for the Inter Services Marathon at the London Marathon each year.



Underpinning Military Ethos

A great track-record

Royal Signals has a long, proud history of Cross Country running and, over the years, The Corps runners have won numerous titles and awards.

The Club’s primary objective is to assist runners, helping them to realise and achieve their potential, and to maximise unit and individual participation at all levels of competition. We aim to meet the needs of all standards of male, female, veteran and junior runners through appropriate coaching, training camps and competition.


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From talent to trophies and honours

Every year runners from across the Corps represent their Regiments at their Regional Brigade League fixtures. A good performance at these events can lead to qualification for the Army Finals which are held annually at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Alongside this we also host our own Inter Unit Championship where both Regiments and individuals will be crowned Corps Champions.

Corps Cross Country Championships 2017

Latest Results

2017 Corps Championships individual winners

  • Female Corps Champion – LCpl Curwood
  • Male Corps Champion – Col Dooley
  • Male Junior Winner – Sig Niraj. Runner up – Sig Rankin
  • Female Junior Winner – LCpl Parker  Runner up – Sig Pritchard
  • Female Senior Winner – LCpl Curwood Runner up – Capt Keddie.  3rd – LCpl Taylor
  • Male Senior Winner – WO2 (SSM) Jennings Runner up – LCpl Taylor –  3rd – SSgt Cooke
  • Male Veteran Winner – Col Dooley. Runner up – Capt Lane
  • Female Veteran Winner – SSgt Frostick. Runner up – Maj Hennis

2017 Corps Championships unit winners

  • Major Unit Male Team Winner – 30th Signal Regiment. Runner up – 11th Signal Regiment
  • Major Unit Female Team Winner – 30th Signal Regiment Runner up – 11th Signal Regiment
  • Minor Unit Male Team Winner – 39th Signal Regiment. Runner up – 37th Signal Regiment
  • Minor Unit Female Team Winner – 37th Signal Regiment


Put on your spikes, push out the endorphins

It isn’t all about the speedy end of the spectrum; every year the Corps holds a Cross Country Training and Racing camp amid the splendiour of Keswick in the Lake district – a dramatic setting and area of oustanding natural beauty.
Ex Keswick Runner 2017 will be the 31st anniversary of the event which has somewhat become etched within Corps History. It is here that we take runners of all abilities away for a week to both educate and enthuse in all things XC. This prepares runners to go back to their regional leagues, hopefully perform to the very best of their ability and continue to relish the challenges of cross country running.
We look forward to seeing many of you there.




Royal Signals’ Cross Country Contacts

Corps points of contact

  • Chair – Lt Col B Jeffrey
  • Corps Secretary – Maj F Pearce (OC 200 Sig)
  • Corps Team Manager & OIC Keswick Runner – WO2 SSM J Jennings (22SR)
  • Male Snr Captain – WO2 SSM J Jennings (22SR)
  • Male Jnr Captain – Cpl R Parr (3DSR)
  • Female Captain – Maj D Gavin (ACSC)
  • Head Coach – Cpl D Gray (16SR)

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