Muddy Boots Challenge

The club’s Muddy Boots Challenge is an internal club competition which is based on our traditional Grand Prix Series but with the focus completely on cross country racing. It is designed to encourage members to take part in races and represent their club and also to reward good performance. There is a separate Muddy Boots Challenge for the ladies and the men.

The Challenge includes ALL races in the Derby Runner Cross Country League (October-March), ALL races in the North Midlands Cross Country League (October-January) and the Leicestershire County Cross Country Championships (January).

Points are awarded based on where you finish in each race: The first Harrier across the finish line is awarded 50 points, the second Harrier gets 47 points, the third Harriers receives 45 points and then points decrease by 1 for each Harrier after that (fourth gets 44 points, fifth gets 43 points, sixth gets 42 points etc).

For the 2021/22 Muddy Boots Challenge there are a total of 10 races. Out of these 10 results, your best 5 scores will count towards your final score.

Click here to view the Muddy Boots Challenge standings (Desktop Version)


Click here to view the current Muddy Boots Challenge standings (Mobile Version)


In order to be eligible for any Grand Prix prizes you must be a fully paid up member of Huncote Harriers at the end of the challenge when all of the scores are finalised. 

The results of previous years’ Muddy Boots Challenges are available to view here:

  2018/19 Muddy Boots Challenge

Please note: the Huncote Hash is not in the Muddy Boots Challenge as our primary task and responsibility is to arrange and manage the best winter cross country race in the county!