USATF-New England
2017 Cross Country Schedule
As of November, 2017

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


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

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

Thursdays Holyoke Elks 5K - Holyoke MA (Elks Lodge, Whtney Ave) 6 p.m.   June 30-September 15

  25th Green Mt AA Scholarship Cross Country 5K, Red Rocks Park, South Burlington VT

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 19, 26 Attleboro YMCA youth race, 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 starting at 4:30
         Ed Poirier 508-409-0754

  U.Maine Alumni and Friends Meet, Orono ME.   3 p.m.
   (Open) UM Facebook page

  Essex VT XC Invitational Open Citizens Race and HE Invite - 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.

2  Jim Sheehan Fitchburg State Invite at Doyle Conservation Area, Leominster MA  5K
2  Emmanuel College Invite, The Fens, Boston MA  2 Miles women, 5K Men

2 Essex VT Citizens 5K Race, Essex Jct VT.  Part of Essex HS Invitational.

2 UNH XC Season Opener Invitational, Durham NH
9 Maribel Sanchez Souther Dartmouth XC Invite, Hanover NH
9  Nassaney Invitational, Bryant College, Smithfield RI. 4pm.  5km men and women. Open to post-collegians.
9  Vermont Tech Invitational, Randolph VT.  Open 5K hosted by Vermont Technical College
9  Smith College Co-Ed Invite, Northampton MA

  Longmeadow Cross Country Mile, Wolf Swamp Road Fields, Longmeadow MA  9:00 a.m.
    Enter on race day.  $1, open to all ages. 413-565-4160

9  ** 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

10  17th Run to Fall 5k Cross Country Challenge: 10:00 am, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy,Northwood NH
    runtofall5k.weebly,com 603-682-7249

  Longmeadow Cross Country Mile, Wolf Swamp Road Fields, Longmeadow MA  9:00 a.m.
    Enter on race day.  $1, open to all ages. 413-565-4160

16  U-Mass Dartmouth Invitational, Dartmouth MA

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

17  USATF-NE 5K Road Championship - 28th CVS/Downtown 5K, Providence RI
    Join some of the best in the USA on a fast course in RI's largest race.
    Includes youth races annd 3K HS run
19  Attleoboro YMCA Youth race, Norton MA 5pm  See above under SEPTEMBER

22-23 Ocean State XC Invitational, Goddard Park, Warwick RI
    Middle school Fri 27th 3:45-6:30pm, HS races on Sat 28th 9am-3pm

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

23?  Codfish Bowl 48th, 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

23  Worcester City Collegiate Meet, Moore Park, Paxton MA
23  Pop Crowell Invitational, Gordon College, Wenham MA
23  Ted Dutkiewicz Memorial HS Races (22nd), East Longmeadow MA
  Manchester NH HS Invitational 41st running-  Derryfield Park.

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

24  USATF New England association Annual Meeting, 4:00 p.m., Brandeis University, Waltham MA 

24  Waltham TC Youth Meet  Ages 7-14, Newton MA

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

29   Paul Short Invitational, Lehigh U, Bethlehem PA
30   Vermont State Intercollegiate, Middlebury


Tuesdays Oct 3, 10 17 Attleboro YMCA youth races, Norton Outdoor Center, 290 W.Main St Norton MA, 5 pm
    Age 6-17 - 1 Mile, score 2 year age groups. $2, register at meet starting at 4:30
    Ed Poirier 508-409-0754

   Longmeadow Cross Country Mile, Wolf Swamp Road Fields, Longmeadow MA  9:00 a.m.
    Enter on race day.  $1, open to all ages. 413-565-4160

1  ** Western Mass Distance Project XC Invitational, Northampton MA  ** NE GP event **

1   USA Masters 5K Road Running Championship, Syracuse NY

   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

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

7  105th New England Collegiate Championships, Women/Men, Franklin Park, Boston MA 12 noon  www.neicaaa.og
7  James Early Invite, Stanley Park, Westfield (MA) State U
7  43rd Manhattan College HS Invitational. Largest in east - 40 races

7   27th Thetford Woods Run HS Invitational, Thetford VT website 10:30 a.m.
    Jr HS races and 5 HS races, Course built for XC and accessible for spectators; site of VT State Meet
7  34th Wickham Park HS XC Invitational, Manchester CT

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

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

13 Emmanuel College Saints Invite, Franklin Park, Boston

 State of Maine Collegiate, Pineland Farms Course, New Gloucester ME
 Connecticut College Invitational, Harkness Park, Waterford CT
   11 a.m 8K men 6K women  Ned Bishop  Website Limited college entry

14 Bay State HS Invitational, Wrentham Development Center, Wrentham MA
   Includes middle school races this year

 36th Brown University Northeast XC "Championship", Goddard State Park, Warwick RI.
   12 HS races JJ Riese 401-863-1041

15 USATF Masters 5K XC Championships, Franklin Park, Boston 10:30 a.m. 3 races (M40-59, M60+, W40+)
    USATF Championship site

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

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

 Longmeadow Cross Country Mile, Wolf Swamp Road Fields, Longmeadow MA  9:00 a.m.
   Enter on race day.  $1, open to all ages. 413-565-4160

21 Plansky Invitational, Williamstown MA.  Co-ed 5K

21 44th New Hampshire Middle School Championships, Div 1, 2 at Londonderry, Div 3 at Northwood
 RI Middle School Championship, Goddard Park RI

21 Mass State Track Coaches Association McIntyre Twilight XC Meet (MA HS), Barnstable Fairgrounds 4:30 p.m.
21 Catholic Memorial HS Invitational (56th),Franklin Park, Boston

22 BOSTON MAYOR'S CUP (27th) Presented by the B.A.A. and adidas
   Franklin Park, Boston, 10:00 a.m.
   Youth races 1.1 miles for age 6 through 14 (age on race day)
   5K Champs Women 8K Champs Men, Franklin Park Open 5K 617-566-7600 /
      Online Entry at
   Youth printable entry ... Open printable entry
22  Northeast-10 Collegiates, Stanley Park, Westfield MA 11:00 a.m.

 St.Anselm Pumpkin Run XC Run, St.Anselm College, Manchester NH, 9:00 a.m.
   5K on St.Anselm campus course  Joanne Welch

 USATF Long Island Championship, Wantagh Park, Wantagh NY

28 ** The Hills Are Alive 5K XC, Stowe VT 1:00 p.m.   ** NE GP Event
    5K Open race ...

28  3rd Vermont Middle School XC Championship, hosted by GMAA, 3K, Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe VT
    Norm Larson

27  Heptagonal (Ivy League) Collegiates, Van Courtlandt Park, NYC
28  America East Collegiates @ St.Albans VT
28  Commonwealth Coast Conference Champ's, Biddeford ME
28  Great Northeast Athletic Conference @ Colt State Park, Barrington RI. 1 pm
28  Northeast Conference Champs @ CCSU, New Britain CT
28  NESCAC Collegiates @ Pineland Farms, New Gloucester ME
28  New England Collegiate Conference @ Stanley Park, Westfield MA
28  Little East / NE Alliance Championships @ Gorham ME

28  Vermont State HS Championships, Thetford Academy - all divisions Lancer Timing
28  New Hampshire HS Division Championships, Derryfield Park, Manchester Lancer Timing

29  NEWMAC Collegiates @ Franklin Park, Boston

  RI State HS Class/JV Championship Meet, Ponaganset HS, No.Scituate RI.
  Connecticut HS Divisional meets, Wickham Park, Manchester CT, CT HS site

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

  Fleet Feet Cross Country Festival, Nashua South HS, Nashua NH  9:00 a.m.
    2K, 3K, 4K youth races, 5K all ages  Mike Wright
    Entry form/info


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

4  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

4  NCAA Division II Northeast qualifier, Amherst NY

4  New Hampshire High School Meet of Champions (All State Champ's), Mine Falls Park, Nashua
4  Frank Mooney Mass Hs Coaches Invitational, Wrentham Devempmental Center
4  USATF Adirondack Junior Olympics (upstate NY),   Website
4  USATF Maine Junior Olympics and Open Championship, Cony HS, Augusta ME 10 a.m.
   Ron Kelly 207-745-4781
4  Connecticut Middle School Championship, Wickham Park, Manchester CT

5  ** USATF-New England Championship, 10:00 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 online entry requires membership number and password. Club contact must fill out online team entry.
   Printable Form

  Amherst NH Jr Olympic Development Cross Country and Open Race, Freestyle Farm, Amherst NH
   Youth 2K/3K/4K/5K races, Open

  Rhode Island State HS Champ's, Ponaganset HS, No.Scituate RI  1:15 p.m.
  USATF Long Island Jr Olympic Meet, Wantagh Park, Wantagh NY

10   Mass _Elementary_ School Cross Country Invitational, Gannon Golf Club, Lynn MA - 4 races
(Fri) 9:30 a.m. on holiday. 1.2 miles for grades 1-5 team race, .7 miles for grades 1-3 non-team
    Entry form  ... Joe Abelon

10 NCAA Division I Northeast qualifier, Buffalo NY

11 New England Division III Championship / NCAA New England qualifier, Gorham ME
11 New England High School Championships,
11 Mass. HS Class Meets: Eastern - Wrentham, Central - Gardner GC, Western - Northfield Mountain

    MA, NH, VT, RI only. 2K/ 3K/4K/5K depending on age. Races in 2 year age groups, born 2010 & later to 1999-2000
    NEW AS OF 2016 - TEAMS for age 15-16 and 17-18 are combined into one 15-18 division, Individuals score 2 year.
    Top 5 teams and Individuals in top 30 advance to Region I meet in Smithfield RI on November 19
    Entry requires 2017 or 2018 USATF membership, and date of birth verification to enter.
    Check schedule carefully for order of events.  617-566-7600 /
    Entry Information ... Online entry now open at
    and INFORMATION ON THE SITE  Course Maps
12  USATF New York Open / Masters and Junior Olympic Championships, Van Cortlandt Park, NYC
    8K open/masters men, 5K open/masters women,

12  USATF Connecticut Junior Olympics, White Conservation Center, Litchfield CT?
    Bill Mongovan or Dave Driscoll or
12  USATF New York Junior Olympics, Van Cordlandt Park, Bronx NYC

18  Lynn 18 Hole Par 70 5K, Gannon Golf Course, Lynn Woods, Lynn MA
    9:00 a.m., covers all 18 golf course holes in order ... Entry form 

18  IC4A/ECAC Collegiate, Van Cortlandt Park NYC
18  NCAA Division I Nationals, Louisville KY
18  NCAA Division II Nationals, Evansville IN
18  NCAA Division III Nationals, Principia College, Elsah IL

18  Mass HS MIAA All-State Meet, Wrentham Developmental Center, Wrentham MA

19  USATF Region I Junior Olympics, Smithfield RI
    Qualify from New England meet November 12.  Top 5 teams and individuals in top 30 qualify for Nationals
    Same courses as New England meet.  Information after October 1. Online entry at after Nov 10

19  Li'l Rhody Runaround, 8 Mile Trail Race, Burlingame Park, Charlestown RI  401-596-8612

23  Wild Turkey Trot, Pipestave Hill, West Newbury MA.    Hosted by Winners Circle RC

24  Gabe's Run, Patton Park, Hamilton MA  9:00 a.m.

25  Footlocker HS East Qualifier, Van Cortlandt Park, NY City 212-720-3752/
25  Nike HS Cross Nationals Northeast qualifier, Wappinges Falls NY. event website


2   Nike HS Cross Nationals (14th), Portland OR.

9  USATF Junior Olympic Nationals Tallahassee FL.  Top 5 teams, 30 individuals qualify on November 19. All entry online
    Championship website

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

9  Footlocker HS Finals, Balboa Park, San Diego CA


   USA Winter National XC Championships / USA Team Trials,
    Sr Men 12K, Sr Women 8K, Jr Men 8K, Jr Women 6K

MARCH 2018
TBA North America / Central America / Caribbean (NACAC) XC Championships

Tentative dates and sites
4   NE Open Championships, Franklin Park
11  NE Junior Olympics, Amherst NH
18  Region I Junior Olympics

8   USATF Junior Olympic Nationals
8   USA Fall (Club) Nationals

February 2019 USA Winter Nationals,


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