Junior Olympic event for youth born in 2003 through 2015
Registration will use athletic.net
The USATF Region 1 Junior Olympic Cross Country Championship meet is scheduled for Sunday, November 21 at the Mark Coogan Course Highland Park, Attleboro MA. New to the youth rotation, this course was chosen for its rolling hill challenge that is similar to the course hosting the National Championship in Paris KY.
Course Maps, Parking, and Location Logistic Maps
5K Course Map
Commuter Rail is 0.5 Miles from Course - Schedule Link (Go Green)
◦ 10:00am: 8 & under Boys
◦ 10:30am: 8 & under Girls
◦ 11:00am: 9-10yr Boys
◦ 11:30am: 9-10yr Girls
◦ 12:00pm: 11-12yr Boys
◦ 12:30pm: 11-12yr Girls
◦ 1:00pm: 13-14yr Boys
◦ 1:30pm: 13-14yr Girls
◦ 2:00pm: 15-18yr Boys (Separate INDIVIDUAL awards for 15-16yr & 17-18yr)
◦ 2:30pm: 15-18yr Girls (Separate INDIVIDUAL awards for 15-16yr & 17-18yr)
*** Local and state Covid guidelines and regulations may require changes in meet format or schedule.
AGE DIVISIONS / RACE DISTANCES
Born 2013-+ 2000 meters * Note 1 and 1A below
Born 2011-2012 3000 meters
Born 2009-2010 3000 meters
Born 2007-2008 4000 meters
Born 2005-2006 5000 meters **
Born 2003-2004 5000 meters ** Note 2 below
Note 1: While there is no minimum age, all runners must run unassisted and must be able to finish in the time before the next race on the schedule.
A runner MUST be born in 2012 or 2013 (age 7 or 8) to run in the National Championship.
Note 1A: The Age 8 & under race may run as a combined girls and boys race.
Note 2: The oldest two age groups (15-16, 17-18) will run together in boys and girls races. Individuals in those races are scored in 2 year age divisions, but teams are scored in a combined 4 year age group.
Event entry is entirely online and will use athletic.net
Clubs and unattached individuals must set up an account on athletic.net to enter the meet. There are simple instructions at the above link.
All club entrants must have their individual USATF membership affiliation with the club.
Entry deadline is Wednesday, November 17, at 11:59 p.m.
There will be no late entry period and no day of the event entry.
USATF New England encourages athletes and parents to become aware of Safesport to help us create a safe environment for the athletes. Free training and other resources are available here: http://bit.ly/AthleteSafety
USATF announced the National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championship Meet on December 11 in Paris, Kentucky (same site as last year) will be "direct entry" with no advancement requirements similar to 2020.