USATF-New England
2008 Cross Country Schedule
As of October 1, 2008

Open events may require USATF membership - Always confirm entry info with directors

UPDATES: Reminder: Please car pool to all meets at Franklin Park - Parking is restricted

USATF-New England XC Grand Prix -
Events identified by ** XC GP ** - See 2008-xc-gp.html for details

Tuesdays Northfield XC Race Series, Community Gardens, Northfield MA. 6:30 p.m. Don Grant 413-584-7725

Thurs  Summer Series, Travis Landreth XC Course, Maudslay State Park, Newburyport MA.
    5 p.m. Hosted by Winners Circle RC. 1.5 / 3 miles. Don Henniger

2   Green Mt AA Scholarship Cross Country 5K, Red Rocks Park, South Burlington VT  *NE XC GP*

19  Elm Brook 5K XC Race, Elm Brook State Forest, Hopkinton NH 6:00 p.m.
    Jeff Litchfield  603-746-6995 /

24  Thomas Chamberas Memorial 5K XC Race, Carlisle MA, 9:00 a.m.  **NE XC GP**
    Great Brook Farm State Park, 984 Lowell Rd.
    Anthony Chamberas 781-899-0499  or Dave Hannon or Race Web Site

30  Nashua PAL Cross Country Races, Stellos Stadium/Mine Falls Park, Nashua NH
    3K youth, 5K open.  Mark Deschenes


Mondays  Mine Falls 5K Series hosted by Gate City Striders, Mine Falls Park, Nashua NH. 6:30 p.m.
         Relatively flat. Mike Amarello, 603-429-8879

Tuesdays Northfield XC Race Series, Community Gardens, Northfield MA. 6:30 p.m. Don Grant 413-584-7725

6   USATF-NE 5 Mile Road Race Championship at the Ollie Road Race, South Boston MA, 617-566-7600

7   Run to Fall 5k Cross Country Challenge: 10:00 am, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy,
    Northwood, NH. 603-942-7184

13  ** CANCELLED ** Feel Good Farm 7K Trail Race, Lyndeborough NH, 10:00 a.m. *NE XC GP*
    ** DUE TO STORM DAMAGE Website

13  New Jersey USATF 5K Championships, Holmdel Park, NJ
    USATF-NJ 973-334-8900 /

13  Essex HS XC Invitational - Catamount Center, Williston, VT
    Pavel Dvorak   website
    Includes all-comers race (8:00 a.m.)

20  U-Mass Dartmouth Invitational, Dartmouth MA
20  Iona Meet of Champions, (collegiate) Van Cortlandt Park NY

20  Burlington HS XC Invitational - includes all-comers/Citizens Race  9:00 AM
    North Beach / Burlington HS, Burlington, VT   website
    Pavel Dvorak

20  Amherst MA HS Invitational, Hampshire College, Amherst MA website

27  Codfish Bowl - 41st annual, Franklin Park, Boston MA 11:00 a.m. 5K women, 8K men
    Primarily Teams, Individuals welcome.    USATF New England office, 617-566-7600 Entry Info and Individual form

27  Connecticut College Invite, Harkness state Park, Waterford CT. 11 a.m 5K women 8K men
    Ned Bishop   Website
27  Tufts Invite, The Farm, Grafton MA

27  Manchester NH HS Invitational, Derryfield Park.
    Doug Glance 603-622-3111 Rich Nagy

28  Greater Roxbury TC Race, Franklin Park, Boston 10:00 a.m.
    Youth mile, Adult 5K on the familiar XC course.  Tony Darocha 617-821-7471

26-27 Ocean State XC Invitational, Goddard Park, Warwick RI
    Middle school on Fri 26th, Open race 8am Sat 27th, Multiple HS races on Sat 27th


NOTE: NO meet at Franklin Park on Oct 12

Tuesdays 7, 14, 21
    Attleboro YMCA youth races, Age 5-14 - 1 Mile, Norton Outdoor Center, Norton MA, 5pm.
    Ed Poirier 508-222-7422 x 124

4   Mass State Track Coaches Assn Invitational (High School) Franklin Park, Boston
    MA State Track Coaches Assn - MSTCA.ORG

4   Murray Keating Invitational, Orono ME
4   Thetford Woods Run HS Invitational, Thetford VT website

4   Wickham Park HS XC Invitational, Manchester CT

5   GBTC Cross Country Team Challenge, Bradley Palmer Park, Ipswich MA. 10 a.m.  **NE XC GP**
    5K women then 8K men. USATF Team Prize Money. Pre-Race Entry preferred. Tom Derderian 617-846-2902 /

5   Boston Parks & Rec/USATF-NE All-Comers Meet, Franklin Park, 9:30 am
    Hosted by Boston Parks/USATF. Youth 14 and under 1.1 mi, Open 5K Enter day of meet only. 617-566-7600

11  USATF Maine Open Championship/Craig Cup 5K, Twin Brooks Park, Cumberland ME. Maine GP
    Contact Jerry LeVasseur 207-729-6180

11  New England Collegiate Championships, Women/Men, Franklin Park, Boston. 12 noon

11  Manhattan College Invitational. 36th annual, largest in the east 781-857-2700

12  Wayland XC Challenge, Wayland HS, Wayland MA. 9:30 a.m.  **NE XC GP**
    Youth 3K 9:30, Adult 5K at 11:00.
    Eric Bucher 508-397-1261

12  USATF National Masters 5K XC, Hagen Stone Park, Greensboro NC
    USATF Adirondack 518-273-5552

17  New Hampshire Junior Varsity State Meet, Mine Falls Park, Manchester South HS
18  New Hampshire Middle School Championships, Londonderry NH

18  Catholic Memorial HS Invitational, Franklin Park, Boston

18  26th Annual Brown HS Invitational, Goddard Park, East Greenwich RI.
    Michelle Eisenreich 401-863-1838

18  State of Maine Collegiate, Bowdoin College, Brunswick ME

19  Ravenswood Trail Race, Gloucester MA, 9 a.m.  4.1 mile, some rough footing, challenging terrain. or

19  Groton 3.4 mile Trail Race, Groton MA Town Forest, 12:30 pm   **NE XC GP**
    Hosted by Squanacook River Runners.  Website Paul Funch

19  Boston Parks & Rec/USATF-NE All-Comers Meet, Franklin Park, 9:30 am
    Hosted by Boston Parks/USATF. Youth 14 and under 2K, Open 5K
    Enter day of meet only.  $3 adult/$.50 youth, 617-566-7600

25  Northeast-10 Collegiates, St.Michael's College, Winooski VT
25  Commonwealth Athletic Assoc Collegiates, Newark DE
25  New England Collegiate Conference, Franklin Park, Boston
25  MASCAC (Mass. state colleges), Westfield State

25  New Hampshire HS Class Meets, Derryfield Park, Manchester
25  Connecticut HS Class meets
25  Vermont State HS Meet, Thetford Academy, 10:30 a.m.
25  Rhode Island HS Class Meets, Ponaganset HS, 10 a.m.

26  *MAYOR'S CUP CROSS COUNTRY RACES, Presented by the B.A.A. and adidas. **NE XC GP**
    Franklin Park, Boston, 10:00 a.m.
    Youth races 1.1 miles for born 1994 and later, Open 5K, 5K Champs Women 8K Champs Men 617-566-7600 /
    Online Entry at

26  Long Island USATF 8K Championship, Eisenhower Park 9 am.

31  Heptagonal (Ivy League) Collegiates, Van Cortland Park, New York City
31  Big East Collegiates, Van Cortlandt Park, NY

31  Connecticut HS Championship, Wickham Park, East Hartford CT (Friday), 2:00 p.m.


1   Wachusett Deer Run 5 Mile, Tahanto Regional HS, Rt 70, Boylston MA. 9:30 a.m.
    Richard Hunt 508-832-4425 Entry Form / Info

1   Manhattan Track Club Bad Boy IV 8k, Van Courtlandt Park, NYC.  Women 2:30 pm, Men 3 pm
    Individual, team prize money.  Great race.

1   NESCAC Collegiates at Bates
1   NEWMAC Collegiates at Franklin Park, 11 a.m.
1   America East Collegiates, Baltimore MD
1   New England Alliance Conf, Westfield State College

1   New Hampshire High School Meet of Champions (All State Champ's), Mine Falls Park, Nashua 1 pm
1   Rhode Island State HS Champ's, Site to be announced

1   Mass HS Coaches Assoc Invitational, Wrentham Development Center, Wrentham MA

8   ECAC Division III, site to be announced

8   New England High School Championships, 11:30 a.m., Derryfield Park, Manchester NH

8   Mass HS Class Meets: EastMass - Franklin Park, CentMass - Gardner GC, WMass-Northfield Mt

9   25th Providence Cobras Youth XC Race, 10:00 am, Roger Williams Park, Providence
    1.5 miles for age 14/under. Register at Temple of Music. Awards top 10 per age group.
    401-521-3077 or

9   USATF-New England Championship, 10:00 a.m. Franklin Park, Boston. **NE XC GP**
    Three separate races - Masters Men 8K Men's 10K, Open and Masters Women 6K.
    Enter Early - Day of event costs a lot more. (617)566-7600 /
    Online Entry at
    Printable forms - Individual entry and Team Entry

9   NCAA Division II Northeast qualifier, Franklin Park, Boston 2:00 p.m.

15  NCAA Division III New England qualifier, Williams College
    Schedule and Details 

15  Mass HS All-State Meet, Franklin Park, Boston

16  *USATF-NE JUNIOR OLYMPIC CHAMPIONSHIP, Burrillville (Middle School) Rhode Island
    MA, NH, VT, RI only.  3K/4K/5K depending on age. Races in 2 year age groups, born 1998 & later
    to born 1990-1991. Top 3 teams and Individuals in top 25 advance to
    Regional meet at Van Cordlandt Park, New York City, November 23
    Entry Information and Individual Entry Form and Team Declaration Form.
    617-566-7600 /

16  Genesee Valley Harriers Invitational, Cananadaigua NY.
    Masters 8K, Women's 6K, Men's 8K. Pete Glavin 716-242-9031, or

16  USATF Maine Junior Olympics and Open Championship, Augusta ME.
    Contact Ron Kelly

16  USATF Connecticut Junior Olympics, White Memorial Conservation Area, Litchfield
    Contact Bill Mongovan or Dave Driscoll or see

16  USATF Adirondack Junior Olympics (upstate NY) Queensbury HS NY

16  USATF Long Island Junior Olympics, Sunken Meadow Park, Long Island
    Contact USATF Long Island

22  Hartford TC XC Challenge 8K, CT XC GP. 11:00 a.m., MDC Reservoir, Rt 4 W.Hartford CT

22  NCAA Division II Nationals, Slippery Rock PA
22  NCAA Division III Nationals, Hanover IN
22  IC4A Collegiate, Van Cortlandt Park NYC

23  USATF Region I Junior Olympics, Van Cortlandt Park, New York NY
    Top 3 teams and individuals finishing in top 20 qualify for Nationals. Meet information

23  Little Rhody Runaround, 8 mile Trail Race, Burlingame Park, Charlestown RI  401-596-8612

24  NCAA Division I Nationals, ISU, Terre Haute IN

29  Footlocker HS East Qualifier, Bronx NY  212-720-3752/

29   Nike HS Team Nationals Northeast qualifier, Wappinges Falls NY. Nike website

29   Canadian National Championships, Guelph ON

30  Andover 6K, Noon, Andover MA Country Club. 28th annual.Numerous age divisions, team awards
Dave LaBrode 978-373-3408 DECEMBER 2008 6 Nike HS Team Nationals, Portland OR. Nike website 13 USATF Junior Olympic Nationals. Pole Green Park, Hanover County (Richmond) VA. Qualify on November 23 Championship website 13 USATF Fall National XC Championships - Spokane WA National Club Championship Men 10K, Women 6K, Masters Men 10K, Masters Women 6K. PRE ENTRY ONLY and ONLINE ENTRY ONLY 13 Footlocker HS Finals, Balboa Park, San Diego CA 14? Assault on Mount Hood Race, Melrose MA, 11 a.m. 3.5M race over hilly golf course terrain Brian Slater, Race Director, or Melrose RC JANUARY 2009 Ras na hEireann, Dunleer Ireland. Open meet. Website Top New England athletes at NE Championship November 9 earn trip; winners, maybe more. FEBRUARY 2009 10 USA WinterNational XC / USA World Championship Trials, Maryland Worlds trials: Sr Men 12K, Sr Women 8K, Jr Men 8K, Jr Women 6K or MARCH 2009 28 IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, Amman Jordan NOVEMBER 2009 8 NE Open Championships, Franklin Park 15 NE Junior Olympics, Freestyle Farm, Amherst NH 22 Region I Junior Olympics, Maine


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