About the Games

Cross Country    

The London Youth Games is Europe's largest youth sports festival.  It is now a season of events taking place over 9 months including both School and Community Competitions across 30 different sports. The competitions are part of the national School Games Programme. 

School Competitions are organised locally by School Games Organisers, with the London finals hosted by LYG.  For more information see our dedicated School Games page.

Open competitions enable the most talented young people in each London borough to compete to become champions of London.  Teams are organised by the sports development team in your local authority.  Contact you borough team via our Borough Page.

The 2017/18 season kicks off with the Cross Country at Parliament Hill on Saturday 18 November!