Mayors Cup Cross Country Festival for Youth and Open runners
IMPORTANT SCHEDULE CHANGES (Below) AS OF SEPTEMBER 28
On-Time Entry Deadline: 10/21/2021 11:59:00 PM
No day of event entry
The largest open all-ages cross country race in New England.
The Mayor's Cup is supported by the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department
Entry fee is $10 for youth races, $25 for open / adult races.
Online entry for the Championship races, Franklin Park 5K, and unattached youth is at Simplyregister.com
Online entry for USATF YOUTH CLUBS is at www.athletic.net
There is a small online processing fee in addition to the entry fee.
Large college teams/USATF clubs (10 or more) may contact USATF-NE directly for team entry information.
Youth 1.1 Mile races
Races for age 6-10 years old, 11-12 years old, and 13-14 years old
* Division is age on day of race.
Separate girls and boys races for each division, 6 races total
All youth must run in their proper age group race.
Minimum age is 6 years old on race day. Parents may not run with children!
Youth Team scoring in each race is point total of top 3 runners' places.
* Championship Races
Women's 5km and Men's 8km championship races.
Age 16 or older on race day.
Suggested times are 23:00 or better for women and 32:00 or better for men
Team scoring is limited to current USATF member clubs and college teams. All scorers for USATF clubs must be current USATF members
Scoring is by points, top 5 runners per team score, 6-7 displace.
Only one team scores per club (no A/B teams).
* Franklin Park 5K
Open to all runners of all abilities
Age 15 and older
Single race, combined women and men
Team scoring requires 5 runners, one team scores per organization.
Teams may be clubs, schools, school groups, or community groups.
No USATF membership required
Schedule as of September 28
Covid restrictions may change times or number of races
9:30 a.m. Youth Boys Age 13-14
9:45 a.m. Youth Girls Age 13-14
10:00 a.m. Youth Boys age 11-12
10:20 a.m. Youth Girls age 11-12
10:40 a.m. Youth Boys age 6-10
11:00 a.m. Youth Girls age 6-10
11:20 p.m. Men's Championship 8K Race
12:00 p.m. Women's Championship 5K Race
12:30 p.m. Franklin Park 5K Race
* Youth Races *
Top 3 individuals and top 3 teams, boys and girls, in each race
Awards presentation at the trailer - 11:20 a.m.
* Championship Races *
Individuals - Open male/female in the race receive Mayor's Cup awards
Prize money to top three eligible individual finishers
Teams - First place open teams receive the Squires Cup award.
Top three USATF club teams receive prize money.
All team scorers must have current USATF membership.
* Franklin Park 5K *
Medals to age group winners - 15-18, 19-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.
Awards to placers on the top M and F teams