USATF-New England
2009 Cross Country Schedule
As of October 27, 2009

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
Footlocker NorthEast qualifier in November has moved to Long Island (out of Van Cortland)
New England Jr Olympic entry forms and course maps now up
Region I Jr Olympic info and maps now up

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

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

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

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

29  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  Mac's Run for the Apples 5K, Mac's Apple Farm, Rt 128, Londonderry NH 5:00 p.m.
    Gr.Derry TC Eldon Burkinshaw 603-432-9805


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

4   Bryant College Invitational, Smithfield RI. 4pm.  5km men and women. Open to post-collegians.
    Stephanie Reilly 401-232-6526 

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

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

13  Run to Fall 5k Cross Country Challenge: 10:00 am, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy,
    Northwood NH. 603-767-9134

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

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

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

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

26  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

25-26 New Balance Ocean State XC Invitational, Goddard Park, Warwick RI
    Middle school on Fri 25th, Open race 8am Sat 26th, Multiple HS races on Sat 26th
26  Connecticut College Invite, Harkness state Park, Waterford CT. 11 a.m 5K women 8K men
    Ned Bishop   Website
26  Mountaineer Invitational, Southern Vermont College, Bennington VT

26  Amherst MA HS Invitational, Hampshire College, Amherst MA website
26  Manchester NH HS Invitational, (35th annual) Derryfield Park.
    Doug Glance 603-622-3111 Rich Nagy

??  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


NOTE: NO meet at Franklin Park on Oct 11

3   Murray Keating Invitational, Orono ME
3   Thetford Woods Run HS Invitational, Thetford VT website
3   Vermont Intercollegiate, Johnson State College

4   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 /

4   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

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

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

10  Wickham Park HS XC Invitational, Manchester CT
10  Manhattan College Invitational. 37th annual, largest in the east 781-857-2700

11  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

11  USATF National Masters 5K XC, St.Petersburg Florida. **  CANCELLED **

17  27th Annual Brown HS Invitational, Goddard Park, East Greenwich RI.
    Michelle Eisenreich 401-863-1838
17  Bay State HS Invitational, Northfield Mt, Northfield MA
17  Catholic Memorial HS Invitational, Franklin Park, Boston

17  State of Maine Collegiate, Colby College, Waterville

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

18  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

23  New Hampshire Junior Varsity State Meet, Mine Falls Park, Manchester South HS
24  New Hampshire Middle School Championships, Londonderry NH
24  RI HS State Class meet / JV meet, Ponaganset HS

24  Northeast-10 Collegiates, St.Michael's College, Winooski VT
24  MASCAC (Mass. state colleges), Stanley Park, Westfield MA  12:00 noon

25  *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 1995 and later, Open 5K, 5K Champs Women 8K Champs Men 617-566-7600 /
    Online Entry at
    RESULTS and story

30  Heptagonal (Ivy League) Collegiates, Van Cortland Park, New York City

31  Big East Collegiates, Milwaukee WI
31  America East Collegiates, University of Vermont, Burlington
31  NEWMAC Collegiates at Franklin Park, 11 a.m.
31  Little East/N E Alliance Conf, Keene NH
31  New England Collegiate Conference, Chicopee MA 11 a.m.

31  New Hampshire HS Class Meets, Derryfield Park, Manchester
31  Vermont State HS Championships, Thetford Academy
31  Connecticut HS Class meets, Wickham Park, Manchester

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

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


1   NE JO Preliminary / Course preview,  Freestyle Farm, Amherst NH
    Youth and open race. Details to follow.  Hosted by Amherst TC

1   NESCAC Collegiates at Wickham Park, Manchester CT
1   Rhode Island HS Class Meets, Ponaganset HS, 1:15 pm a.m.

6   Connecticut HS Championship, Wickham Park, Manchester CT (Friday), 2:00 p.m.

7   New Hampshire High School Meet of Champions (All State Champ's), Mine Falls Park, Nashua 1 pm
7   Rhode Island State HS Champ's, Site to be announced
7   Mass HS Coaches Assoc Invitational, Wrentham Development Center, Wrentham MA

7   ECAC Division III, Williamstown MA

7   Massachusetts Middle School Invitational Championship, Devens MA   3000 meters.
    MA middle schools with grades 5,6,7,8 only.  Championship team race, grade 5-6 and 7-8 races.

7   Connecticut Middle School Championship, Wickham Park, Manchester CT

8   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

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

8   26th 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

8   Amherst NH Cross Country Festival / Junior Olympic preview race, Freestyle Farm, Amherst NH
    Clinic 9:30-11:30, 3 distances youth races start at 12 noon, adult/masters race follows.
    Entry form and directions  Maps at club website

14  NCAA Division I  Northeast qualifier, Franklin Park, Boston  2:30 p.m.
14  NCAA Division III  New England qualifier, Twin Brooks Course, Cumberland ME
    Schedule and Details 

14  New England High School Championships, 11:00 a.m., Wickham Park, Manchester CT
14  Mass HS Class Meets: EastMass-Franklin Park, CentMass-Gardner GC, WMass-Northfield Mt

    MA, NH, VT, RI only.  3K/4K/5K depending on age. Races in 2 year age groups, born 1999 & later
    to born 1991-1992. Top 3 teams and Individuals in top 25 advance to
    Regional meet at Augusta ME, November 22
    Entry Information and Individual Entry Form and Team Declaration Form.
    617-566-7600 /

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

15  USATF Maine Junior Olympics and Open Championship, Cony HS, Augusta ME.
    Contact Ron Kelly

15  USATF Connecticut Junior Olympics, White Conservation Center, Litchfield CT
    Contact Bill Mongovan or Dave Driscoll or see

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

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

21  Manhattan Track Club Bad Boy IV 8k, Van Courtlandt Park, NYC.
    Individual, team prize money.  Great race.

21  Mass HS All-State Meet, Northfield Mt Park, Northfield MA

21  NCAA Division II Nationals, Southern Indiana, Evansville IN
21  NCAA Division III Nationals, Berea OH
21  IC4A Collegiate, Van Cortlandt Park NYC

22  USATF Region I Junior Olympics, Cony HS courses, Augusta Maine
    Top 3 teams and individuals in top 20 qualify for Nationals. Meet information

22  Little Rhody Runaround, 8 Mile Trail Race, Burlingame Park, Charlestown RI  401-596-8612

23  NCAA Division I Nationals, Indiana State U, Terre Haute IN

28  Footlocker HS East Qualifier, Sunken Meadow Park, Long Island NY  212-720-3752/
    Note change in site this year due to construction at Van Cortland Park!
28  Nike HS Cross Nationals Northeast qualifier, Wappinges Falls NY. event website

29  Warrior Run, 2.8 miles, Larz Anderson Park, Brookline MA
    Give the challenging Brookline HS XC course a run after the holiday Michael Glennon

29  Andover 6K, Noon, Andover MA Country Club. 28th annual. Numerous age divisions, team awards
    Dave LaBrode 978-373-3408

29  Canadian National Championships, Guelph ON


5   Nike HS Cross Nationals, Portland OR.

12  USATF Junior Olympic Nationals Reno NV. Qualify on November 22
    Championship website

12  USATF Fall National XC Championships - Masterson Station Park, Lexington KY National Club Championship
    Men 10K, Women 6K, Masters Men 10K, Masters Women 6K. PRE ENTRY ONLY and ONLINE ENTRY ONLY

12? 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

13  Footlocker HS Finals, Balboa Park, San Diego CA



13   USA WinterNational XC / USA World Championship Trials, Spokane WA
     Worlds trials: Sr Men 12K, Sr Women 8K, Jr Men 8K, Jr Women 6K

TBA  Ras na hEireann, Dunleer Ireland. Open meet. Website
     Top New England athletes at NE Championship November 8 earn trip; winners, maybe more.

MARCH 2010

TBA North America / Central America / Caribbean (NACAC) XC Championships, Trinidad.



7    NE Open Championships, Franklin Park
14   NE Junior Olympics, Burrillville RI
21   Region I Junior Olympics, Burrillville RI


11  USATF Junior Olympic Nationals, Hoover Alabama Championship website

TBA USA Fall Nationals, Charlotte NC


TBA USA Fall Nationals, Seattle WA

TBA USATF Junior Olympics, in the Eastern Zone of USA


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