USATF-New England
2015 Cross Country Schedule
As of November 4, 2015

Open events may require USATF membership - Always confirm entry info with directors
See Conn.College link for comprehensive New England Collegiate Meet schedule


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

USATF-New England XC Grand Prix - Events in 2015 - Identified by ** NE GP **
Check 2015 Rules at the USATF NE XC GP Rules page

Mondays  Empire One RC Westfield 3 Mile XC, Stanley Park, Westfield  6:30 p.m.  413 569-0875
         May through September

Tuesdays Northampton XC Race Series - 27th annual series - Community Gardens, Northampton MA. 6:30 p.m. Don Grant 413-584-7725

22   ** NH XC Festival at Derryfield Park, Manchester NH. ** NE GP Event
    HS Jamboree, Competitive and Community 5K races

23  23rd Green Mt AA Scholarship Cross Country 5K, Red Rocks Park, South Burlington VT

29  Keene State Alumni Invitational, Keene NH

Mondays  Empire One RC Westfield 3 Mile XC, Stanley Park, Westfield  6:00 p.m.  413 569-0875

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

Tuesdays Sept 15-22-29 Attleboro YMCA youth races, Norton Outdoor Center, 290 W.Main St Norton MA, 5:00 pm
    Age 6-17 - 1 Mile, score 2 year age groups. $2, register at meet only starting at 4:30
    Ed Poirier 508-409-0754

5   Essex VT HS XC Invitational AND Open Citizens Race - 8:30 a.m. Tree Farm, Essex HS, Essex Jct VT
    Pavel Dvorak website  Run same course as the HS races 8:30 a.m.

5   Fitchburg State U Invite at Doyle Conservation Area, Leominster MA  5K

6   USATF New England 20K, Seasons 20K, Acton MA

12  Smith College Co-Ed Invite, Northampton MA

12  Burlington VT JrHS and HS XC Invitational AND All-Comers/Citizens Race  9:00 AM
    North Beach, Burlington, VT website Pavel Dvorak

12  Dartmouth College XC Invite, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH
12  Nassaney Invitational, Bryant College, Smithfield RI. 4pm.  5km men and women. Open to post-collegians.
12  Vermont Tech Invitational, Randolph VT.
    Open 5K hosted by Vermont Technical College

13  ** Greater Boston Track Club XC Invitational, Elm Bank Park, Wellesley MA 9 a.m.  ** NE GP Event
    Commmunity 5K, 5K Men, 5K Women, 5K Masters Men, 2K youth races

13  15th Run to Fall 5k Cross Country Challenge: 10:00 am, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy,Northwood NH
    runtofall5k.weebly,com 603-682-7249

15  Attleoboro YMCA Youth race, Norton MA 5pm  See above under SEPTEMBER

19  U-Mass Dartmouth Invitational, Dartmouth MA
19  Amherst MA HS Invitational, Hampshire College, Amherst MA website ENTRY CLOSED

20  USA 5K Road Championship - CVS/Downtown 5K, Providence RI
    Join some of the best in the country on a fast course in RI's largest race
    Includes many youth races annd 3K HS run

20  USATF New England 10K Road Championship - Lone Gull 10K - Gloucester MA

22  Attleoboro YMCA Youth race, Norton MA 5pm  See above under SEPTEMBER

25  Boston College Coast To Coast Collegiate Invitational, Franklin Park, Boston MA, 3 pm
    Major Division I Schools

25-26 Ocean State XC Invitational, Goddard Park, Warwick RI
    Middle school Fri 27th 3:45-6:30pm, HS races on Sat 28th 9am-3pm

26  Codfish Bowl 46th, Franklin Park, Boston MA 11:00 a.m. 5K women, 8K men
    Primarily Club and College Teams, individuals welcome. USATF New England office, 617-566-7600
    Entry Info and Individual form

26  Craig Cup 5K, Twin Brooks Park, Cumberland ME 9:00 a.m.
    Chandra Leister 207-807-1060

26  Pop Crowell Invitational, Gordon College, Wenham MA
26  Worcester City Collegiate Meet, Moore Park, Paxton MA

26  Manchester NH HS Invitational 41st running-  Derryfield Park.

26  Mass State HS Track Coaches Assn Frank Kelley Invitational, Wrentham MA

29  Attleoboro YMCA Youth race, Norton MA 5pm  See above under SEPTEMBER


Tuesdays Oct 6, 13 Attleboro YMCA youth races, Norton Outdoor Center, 290 W.Main St Norton MA, 5:00 pm
    Age 6-17 - 1 Mile, score 2 year age groups. $2, register at meet only starting at 4:30
    Ed Poirier 508-409-0754

3   Vermont State Intercollegiate, Johnson State College
3   Paul Short Invitational, Lehigh U, Bethlehem PA

3   25th Thetford Woods Run HS Invitational, Thetford VT website 10:30 a.m.
    2 Jr HS races and 5 HS races, Course built for XC and accessible for spectators; site of VT State Meet

4   USA Masters 5K Road Running Championship, Syracuse NY

4   Friends of Reading Recreation Middle School Meet, Reading MA Town Forest 10:00 a.m
    3K races for middle schoolers age 11-14 at 10:00.  No open race this year
    No entry fee. Pre entry only.  Contact for team entry

6   Attleoboro YMCA Youth race, Norton MA 5pm  See above under OCTOBER

10  New England Collegiate Championships, Women/Men, Franklin Park, Boston MA 12 noon  www.neicaaa.og

10  James Early Invite, Stanley Park, Westfield (MA) State U
10  41st Manhattan College HS Invitational. Largest in east - 40 races
10  32nd Wickham Park HS XC Invitational, Manchester CT

11  ** Wayland XC Challenge, Wayland HS, Wayland MA. 9:00 a.m.   ** NE GP Event
    3K Youth races, 5K Open race  TJ Unger

13  Attleoboro YMCA Youth race, Norton MA 5pm  See above under OCTOBER

16  Bruce Kirsh XC Cup, Hopkinton NH Fairgrounds. NCAA Div II preview.  Hosted by Franklin Pierce U
    Open runners welcome  Entry at website

17  State of Maine Collegiate, Brunswick ME
17  Connecticut College Invitational, Harkness Park, Waterford CT
    11 a.m 8K men 6K women  Ned Bishop  Website Limited college entry
17  Rothenberg Invitational, Providence RI
17  U.Albany Invitational

17  Bay State HS Invitational, Stanley Park, Westfield MA
17  Catholic Memorial HS Invitational (54th),Franklin Park, Boston
17  33rd Brown University Northeast XC "Championship", Goddard State Park, Warwick RI.
    12 HS races JJ Riese 401-863-1041

18  Boston Parks & Rec/USATF-NE All-Comers Meet, Franklin Park, 9:30 am
    Hosted by USATF-NE. Youth 14 / under 2K, Open 5K.  Enter day of meet only, STILL ONLY $3 adult/$1 youth, 617-566-7600
    Enter day of meet only.  $3 adult/$1 youth, 617-566-7600  Info Flyer  Entry Form

18  Ravenswood Trail Race, Gloucester MA, 9 a.m.  4.1 mile, challenging, some rough footing. Pre-entry only

18  USATF Masters XC Championships, Saratoga Springs NY
    USATF Championship site

18  Saratoga Springs XC Classic Open/USATF Adirondack Champs, Saratoga Springs NY

24  Plansky Invitational, Williamstown MA.  Co-ed 5K
24  Mass State Track Coaches Association McIntyre Twilight XC Meet (MA HS), Barnstable County Fairgrounds

24  New Hampshire Middle School Championships, Londonderry NH
24  RI Middle School Championship, Goddard Park RI

25 ** BOSTON MAYOR'S CUP  Presented by the B.A.A. and adidas   ** NE GP event **
   Franklin Park, Boston, 10:00 a.m.
   Youth races 1.1 miles for age 14 and under (age on race day)
   5K Champs Women 8K Champs Men, Franklin Park Open 5K * The Open 5K is the USATF NE Masters GP event 617-566-7600 /
25 Northeast-10 Collegiates, St.Michael's College, Colchester VT

   USATF Long Island Championship, Wantagh Park, Wantagh NY

30  Heptagonal (Ivy League) Collegiates, Van Cortland Park, NYC

31  America East Collegiates, Stony Brook NY
31  Commonwealth Coast Conference Champ's, Roger Williams College,  Bristol RI
31  Great Northeast Athletic Conference, St.Joseph's, Standish ME
31  MASCAC @  Worcester MA
31  Little East / NE Alliance Championships, Keene State College NH
31  Northeast Conference Champs, Bryant University, Smithfield RI
31  UAA at Franklin Park
31  NESCAC Collegiates, hosted by Wesleyan, Long Lane Farm, Middletown CT
31  New England Collegiate Conference

31  New Hampshire HS Division Championships, Derryfield Park, Manchester Lancer Timing
31  Connecticut HS Divisional meets, Wickham Park, Manchester CT, CT HS site
31  RI State HS Class/JV Championship Meet, Ponaganset HS, No.Scituate RI.

??  Vermont State HS Championships, Thetford Academy - all divisions Lancer Timing


1  1st Vermont Middle School XC Championship, hosted by GMAA, 3K, Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe VT
   Includes all-comers 5Kcitizens race.
   Norm Larson

1  NEWMAC Collegiates, Franklin Park

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

7  Massachusetts Middle School Invitational Championship , 11:00 a.m., Devens MA
   For MA middle schools with grades 5,6,7,8 only.  Championship team race, grade 5-6, 7, 8 races

7  USATF Maine Junior Olympics and Open Championship, Cony HS, Augusta ME 10 a.m.
   Ron Kelly 207-745-4781
7  USATF Adirondack Junior Olympics (upstate NY) Malta NY.  Website

7  ECAC Division III, Mt.Greylock HS/Williams, Williamstown MA
7  New Hampshire High School Meet of Champions (All State Champ's), Mine Falls Park, Nashua
7  Mass State Track Coaches Association HS Invite, Wrentham Developmental Ctr

7  Connecticut Middle School Championship, Wickham Park, Manchester CT

8  ** USATF-New England Championship, 10:30 a.m. Franklin Park, Boston MA ** GP Event **
   Three separate races - Masters Men 8K, Open and Masters Women 6K, Open Men's 10K
   Enter Early - Day of event costs a lot more. (617)566-7600 /
   Online Entry .. non-members/collegians must mail in entry
Note that individual entry requires membership number and password, and club contact must fill out team entry Printable Form 8 USATF New York Open, Masters Championships, Freshkills Park, Staten Island NY 8K open/masters men, 5K open/masters women, 8 NCAA Division II Northeast qualifier, Hopkinton Fair Grounds, NH. Hosted by Franklin Pierce U 8 Amherst NH Jr Olympic Development Cross Country and Open Race, Freestyle Farm, Amherst NH Youth 2K/3K/4K/5K races, Open 8 Rhode Island State HS Champ's, Ponaganset HS, No.Scituate RI 1:15 p.m. 11 Mass _Elementary_ School Cross Country Invitational, Gannon Golf Club, Lynn MA - 4 races 9:30 a.m. on holiday. 1.2 miles for grades 1-5 team race, .7 miles for grades 1-3 non-scoring Joe Info 13 NCAA Division I Northeast qualifier, Franklin Park 14 New England Division III Championship / NCAA New England qualifier, Harkness Park/Conn.College, Waterford CT 14 New England High School Championships, Thetford VT 14 Mass HS Class Meets: Eastern - Wrentham, Central - Gardner GC, Western - Stanley Park, Westfield 15 * USATF-NE JUNIOR OLYMPIC CHAMPIONSHIP *, Deerfield Park, Smithfield RI MA, NH, VT, RI only. 2K/ 3K/4K/5K depending on age. Races in 2 year age groups, born 2008 & later to born 1997-1998. Top 5 teams and Individuals in top 30 advance to Region I meet on same course November 22 Entry requires 2015 or 2016 (after Nov 1) USATF membership, and date of birth must be verified to enter. CHECK INFORMATION PAGE CAREFULLY FOR ORDER OF EVENTS. 617-566-7600 / Entry Information ... and Course Maps Online entry only at 15 USATF Connecticut Junior Olympics, White Conservation Center, Litchfield CT? Bill Mongovan or Dave Driscoll or 15 Li'l Rhody Runaround, 8 Mile Trail Race, Burlingame Park, Charlestown RI 401-596-8612 IC4A/ECAC Collegiate, Van Cortlandt Park NYC 21 NCAA Division I Nationals, Louisville KY 21 NCAA Division II Nationals, Joplin MO 21 NCAA Division III Nationals, U.Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Winneconne WI 21 Mass HS MIAA All-State Meet, Stanley Park, Westfield MA 22 USATF Region I Junior Olympics, Smithfield RI Qualify from New England meet November 15. Top 5 teams and individuals in top 30 qualify for Nationals. Information ... and Course Maps Online entry at after Nov 10. 26 Wild Turkey Trot, Pipestave Hill, West Newbury MA. Hosted by Winners Circle RC 26 DIAL / SELF Sachem Scamper, Greenfield HS XC course, Greenfield MA 9 a.m. Garth Schaneyfelt 413-774-5350 race website 27 Gabe's Run, Patton Park, Hamilton MA 9:00 a.m. Jeff Pacione 28 Footlocker HS East Qualifier, Van Cortlandt Park, NY City 212-720-3752/ 28 Nike HS Cross Nationals Northeast qualifier, Wappinges Falls NY. event website Warrior Run, Brookline MA - NOT BEING HELD IN 2015 DECEMBER 2015 5 Nike HS Cross Nationals, Portland OR. 12 USATF Junior Olympic Nationals Albuquerque NM. Qualify on November 22. All entry online Championship website 12 USATF Fall National XC Championships - San Francisco CA Golden Gate Park. National Club Championship Men 10K, Women 6K, Masters Men 10K, Masters Women 6K. PRE ENTRY ONLY and ONLINE ENTRY ONLY 12 Footlocker HS Finals, Balboa Park, San Diego CA FEBRUARY 2016 6-7 USA Winter National XC Championships / USA Championship Team Trials, Bend OR Sr Men 12K, Sr Women 8K, Jr Men 8K, Jr Women 6K XC in Bend OR MARCH 2016 TBA North America / Central America / Caribbean (NACAC) XC Championships
NOVEMBER 2016 Tentative dates and sites 6 or 13 NE Open Championships, Franklin Park 13 NE Junior Olympics, Amherst NH 20 Region I Junior Olympics, Adirondack Association, NY DECEMBER 2016 10 USATF Junior Olympic Nationals, 10 USA Fall (Club) Nationals, Tallahassee FL 2017 February 2017 USA Winter Nationals, March 2017 IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, Kampala Uganda


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