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Event Logo 2019 Mayor's Cup Cross Country
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - Sunday, October 27, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Franklin Park
Boston, MA
On-Time Entry Deadline: 10/23/2019 11:59:00 PM
Late Entry Deadline: 10/27/2019 10:00:00 AM


The largest open all-ages cross country race in New England. 

Printable Adult Entry Form and information (both Championship and Franklin Park 5K races)
Printable Youth Entry Form and information (all age divisions)
Online entry
  There is a small online processing fee in addition to the entry fee. 
College teams/clubs may contact USATF-NE directly for team entry information

The Mayor's Cup is sponsored by the Boston Athletic Association
and supported by the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department

Race Information
*Youth 1.1 Mile races -  NEW FORMAT IN 2019
Race age divisions are 6-10 years and  11-14 years old - age on day of race
There are separate girls and boys races for each division this year.
All must run in the proper age group race.
Minimum age is 6 years old on race day. Parents may not run with children!  
Course Map
Youth Team scoring is by points, top 3 runners with 2 displacers 
Youth Team scoring divisions:   8-10,  11-12,   13-14   
        There will be no age 
6-7 team scoring, and age 6-7 may not score for age 8-10 teams
* Franklin Park 5K
Age 15 or older on race day 
No performance standards or membership required. 
Course Map
Team scoring open to clubs, school, and community teams.
Scoring by points, top 3 score per team, men and women. No additional displacers
* Championship Races 
Open to athletes age 18+ (or prior permission)
Requires USATF membership, foreign federation membership, or college team participation.   
Participants should be capable of running sub 22:00 (women) or 32:00 (men).
5K Course Map     8K Course Map
Championship race team scoring is limited to current USATF member clubs and college teams/clubs.
All scorers must be current USATF members
Scoring is by points, top 5 runners per team score, 6-7 displace.
Only one team scores (no A/B teams).
Schedule - New in 2019
10:00 a.m. Youth Girls age 6-10
10:15 a.m. Youth Boys age 6-10 
10:30 a.m. Youth girls age 11-14
10:40 a.m. Youth Boys age 11-14
10:50 a.m.  Women's Championship 5km
11:15 a.m.  Men's Championshiop 8km
12:00 p.m.  Franklin Park 5K Open Race
* Youth - Top 3 individuals and top 3 teams, boys and girls in the following divisions
   Individuals - 6-7, 8-10, 11-12, 13-14
Teams -  8-10,  11-12,   13-14   

* Franklin Park 5K - Top 5 men and top 5 women overall
   Medals to masters age group winners 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.

* Championship Races -
Individuals - Open male/female and 40+ M/F in the race receive Mayor's Cup silver bowls. 
Prize money to top 5 eligible finishers
   $600 / $300 / $200 / $150 / $100
USA Runner bonuses to top 3 USA runners. 
   $300 / $200 / $100

Teams - First place open teams receive the Squires Cup silver bowl. 
Top 3 USATF club teams receive prize money.
   $500 / $300 / $100
All team scorers must have current USATF membership.