USATF-New England
2012 Cross Country Schedule
As of September 16, 2012

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

Events identified by ** XC GP ** - See XC GP page
October 13 - New youth meet at Northwood NH
Construction on the course at Franklin Park has moved ALL meets to other locations for 2012

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 - 26th annual - Community Gardens, Northampton MA. 6:30 p.m. Don Grant 413-584-7725
Thursdays   Holyoke Lodge of Elks XC, Asliegh Reservoir Holyoke MA  5K  6:30 pm.  12 Week Point Series 413-467-7354

11  20th Green Mt AA Scholarship Cross Country 5K, Red Rocks Park, South Burlington VT

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

25  ** Thomas Chamberas 5K XC Race, Carlisle MA, 9:00 a.m.   ** GP Event **
    Great Brook Farm State Park, 984 Lowell Rd.
    Anthony Chamberas 781-899-0499 or

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 18, 25 - Attleboro YMCA youth races, Norton Outdoor Center, 290 W.Main St Norton MA, 5pm.
    Age 6-17 - 1 Mile, scoring 2 year age groups. Ed Poirier 508-222-7422 x124

Thursdays   Holyoke Lodge of Elks XC, Asliegh Reservoir Holyoke MA  5K   6pm 413-467-7354

1   Friends of UNH XC & TF Open XC Meet, University of.New Hampshire, Durham
    5K races for women (9am) and men (10am) in the University Forest course
    Coach Rob Hoppler 603-862-4740

1   Keene State Alumni Invitational, Keene NH

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

8   35th Essex VT HS XC Invitational AND All-comers/open Citizens Race - Catamount Center, Williston VT
    Pavel Dvorak website  Run same course as the HS races 8:30 a.m.

8   Dartmouth XC Invite, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH
8   Shacklette Invitational, St.Anselm U, Manchester NH
8   Smith College Co-Ed Invite, Northampton MA
9   UVM Vermont Invitatinal, Williston VT

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

15  Three Stallion InnVitational, Hosted by VT Technical College at Montague Golf Course, Randolph VT.
    Collegiate 8K M, 5K W, Citizens 5K    Bob Dunkle, 802-728-1771

15  River Hawk College Invitational, Mine Falls Park, Nashua NH. 12:30 pm

15  Burlington VT JrHS and HS XC Invitational AND all-comers/Citizens Race  9:00 AM
    North Beach / Burlington HS, Burlington, VT website Pavel Dvorak

15  U-Mass Dartmouth Invitational, Dartmouth MA
15  Bates Invitatinal, Pineland Farms, New Gloucester ME
15  Iona Meet of Champions, (collegiate) Van Cortlandt Park NY

16  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

21  Rivier University Invitational, Nashua NH 4:30 pm

22  Amherst MA HS Invitational, Hampshire College, Amherst MA website ENTRY CLOSED
22  Manchester NH HS Invitational - 38th running. Derryfield Park. Kelly Fox 603-548-6802

    !! Codfish Bowl WILL NOT BE HELD IN 2012 due to course construction
23  ** Gr.Boston TC Cross Country Festival, Elm Bank Park, Wellesley MA  ** New Location  **  USATF NE GP EVENT **
    5K Races for Women, Masters Men, 8K Men.  Team and Individual prizes.
    John Raguin

28-29 New Balance Ocean State XC Invitational, Goddard Park, Warwick RI
    Middle school Fri 28th 3:45-6:30pm, HS races on Sat 29th 9am-3pm

29  Pop Crowell Invitational, Gordon College, Wenham MA
29  Vermont Intercollegiate, Lyndon State College , 10 a.m.
29  Mass State HS Track Coaches Assn Frank Kelley Invitational, Wrentham MA

30  USATF New England 5K Road Championship - Kerouac 5K, Lowell MA


REMINDER: NO meets at Franklin Park

Tuesdays 2, 9, 16 Attleboro YMCA youth races, Norton Outdoor Center, 290 W.Main St Norton MA, 5 pm.
    Age -17 - 1 Mile, Scoring 2 year age groups. Ed Poirier 508-222-7422 x124

6   22nd 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

6   USATF Maine Open Championship/Craig Cup 5K, Twin Brooks Park, Cumberland ME
    Jeff Walker 207-729-6180

6   James Early Invite, Stanley Park, Westfield (MA) State Univ. (Full)

6   31st Wickham Park HS XC Invitational, Manchester CT

7   ** Wayland XC Challenge, Wayland HS, Wayland MA. 9:30 a.m.  3K Youth, 5K Open  ** NE GP event **
    Age 11-14 9:30, 10/under 10:00, open men and women 5K 11:00 Eric Bucher 508-397-1261

7   New England Collegiate Championships (100th running), Women/Men, Stanley Park, Westfield MA 12 noon

13  NH Thunder Youth Cross Country Meet,  Coe Brown Northwood Academy, Northwood NH
    Registration at 3pm, races at 4pm.  Sub-Bantam 2K, Bantam & Midget 3K, Youth 4K
    Info Flyer / entry   Karyn Fisher (603)664 6993

13  Connecticut College Invitational, Harkness Park, Waterford CT
    11 a.m 8K men 6K women  Ned Bishop  Website Limited college entry
13  Seven Sisters Championship, Wellesley College 12 noon
13  State of Maine Collegiate, Twin Brooks, Cumberland ME

13  Manhattan College HS Invitational. 40th annual, largest in east - 40 races
13  Mass State Track Coaches Association McIntyre Twilight XC Meet (MA HS), Barnstable County Fairgrounds

13  USATF National Masters 5K XC, Balboa Park, San Diego CA Information

14  USATF Development XC Runs, Larz Anderson Park, Brookline MA,  9:30 am
    Co hosted by USATF New England and Brookline HS XC.    Youth 14 and under 1 Mile, Open 2.8mile. Challenging!
    Enter day of meet only.  $3 adult/$1 youth, 617-566-7600  Info Flyer  Entry Form

14  Friends of Reading Recreation Middle School and Open Meet, Reading MA Town Forest 10:00 a.m
    2 Mile races for middle schoolers age 11-14, and for open (age 15 and up)
    Day of registratin only. or

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

14  USATF Adirondack Open XC Championships, Saratoga Springs NY

18  Bronco HS/JV Invitational, Burrillville Middle School, Burrillville RI
19  New Hampshire HS Junior Varsity State Meet, Mine Falls Park, Nashua South HS

20   ** Western Mass Distance Project XC Invitational, Stanley Park, Westfield MA  ** NE GP event **
    New event hosted at site of NE XC Championship on 11/18.  WMDP website

20  Mass State Track Coaches Assn Bay State Invitational, Northfield Mtn
20  Catholic Memorial HS Invitational (53rd), ** Millennium Park **, West Roxbury / Boston
20  30th Brown University Northeast XC "Championship", Goddard State Park, Warwick RI. 12 HS races
    Marc Mangiacotti 401-863-1041

20  New Hampshire Middle School Championships, Londonderry NH

20  Northeast-10 Collegiates, Lemoyne U, Syracuse NY

21  USATF Development XC Runs, Larz Anderson Park, Brookline MA,  9:30 am
    Co-hosted by USATF New England and Brookline HS XC.
    Youth 14 and under 1 Mile, Open 2.8 mile varsity course
    Enter day of meet only.  $3 adult/$1 youth, 617-566-7600

22  RI HS State Freshman meet, Burrillville RI 4pm

26  Heptagonal (Ivy League) Collegiates, New York NY

27  Larch Hill English Style XC Classic, Bramble Hill Farm, Amherst MA
    Dave Martula 413-586-8002,

27  Northeast Conference Collegiates, Bryant University, Smithfield RI
27  America East Collegiates, University of New Hampshire
27  Atlantic Coast Conference, Blacksburgh VA
27  MASCAC / NE Alliance Conference, Westfield MA 11:00 a.m.
27  NESCAC Collegiates, Bowdoin College, Brunswick ME
27  NEWMAC Collegiates, Smith College, Northampton MA

27  New England Collegiate Conference, site
27  Great Northeast Athletic Conference, Rivier University, Nashua NH 12 noon
27  Commonwealth Coast Conference Champ's, site

27  New Hampshire HS Class Meets, Derryfield Park, Manchester Lancer Timing
    Vermont State HS Championships, Thetford Academy  Lancer Timing
27  RI State HS Class/JV Championship Meet, Ponaganset HS, No.Scituate RI.
27  Connecticut HS Divisional meets, Wickham Park, Manchester CT, CT HS site

28  USATF New Jersey Open/Masters 8K Champ's, Deer Path Park, Reddington

28  MAYOR'S CUP CROSS COUNTRY RACES WILL NOT BE HELD IN 2012 due to course construction
    Cancellation is as of Aug 25.  Will be back in 2013
28  Amherst NH Preliminary Jr Olympic Cross Country and Open Race, 11 a.m., Freestyle Farm, Amherst NH
    Youth 2K/3K/4K/5K races, Open 5K.  The only JO meet course preview.

28  Cape Cod Marathon, Falmouth MA - USATF New England Marathon Championship


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

3   Massachusetts Middle School Invitational Championship , Tewksbury MA   3000 meters
    MA middle schools with grades 5,6,7,8 only.  Championship team race, grade 5-6, 7, 8 races.  Sponsored by the Boston Athletic Association

3   Running the Rough,  Mt.Pleasant Golf Club, Lowell MA
    Mike Boswser   978-256-2700

3   ECAC Division III, Williamstown MA 11 a.m.
3   Northeast District Junior College meet, Stanley Park, Westfield MA

3   New Hampshire High School Meet of Champions (All State Champ's), Mine Falls Park, Nashua
3   Mass State Track Coaches Association HS Invite, Wrentham Developmental Ctr

3   Connecticut Middle School Championship, Wickham Park, Manchester CT


4   Rhode Island State HS Champ's, Ponaganset HS, No.Scituate RI  1:15 p.m.

9   NCAA Division I Northeast qualifier, Hammonasset Park, Madison CT
10  New England Division III Championship / NCAA New England qualifier, Stanley Park, Westfield MA

10  New England High School Championships, Twin Brook Recreation Area, Cumberland ME 11:00 a.m.,
10  Mass HS Class Meets: EastMass- Wrentham, Centl Mass-Gardner GC, WMass-Northfield Mt

    MA, NH, VT, RI only. 2K/ 3K/4K/5K depending on age. Race in 2 year age groups, born 2004 & later
    to born 1992-1993. Top 3 teams and Individuals in top 25 advance to
    Regional meet at Eisenhower Park, Long Island, NY  November 18
    Entry Information (after September 20) ... and Course Maps
    Online entry only at after September 20
    Entry requires 2012 or 2013 (after Nov 1) USATF membership, and date of birth must be verified
    617-566-7600 /

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

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

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

11  USATF Long Island Junior Olympics,Long Island
    website USATF Long Island

11  National Junior College Division I Championships, Ina IL,

17  Mass HS All-State Meet, Northfield Mountain, Northfield MA

17  IC4A Collegiate, Van Cortlandt Park NYC
17  NCAA Division I Nationals, E.P.Tom Sawyer St.Park, Louisville KY
17  NCAA Division II Nationals, Mo.Southern St.U., Joplin MO
17  NCAA Division III Nationals, Terre Haute IN

18  ** USATF-New England Championship, 11:00 a.m. Stanley Park, Westfield MA ** GP Event **
    (NEW SITE IN 2012 due to Franklin Park construction)
    Three separate races - Masters Men 8K, Open and Masters Women 6K, Open Men's 8K
    Enter Early - Day of event costs a lot more. (617)566-7600 /
18  USATF Region I Junior Olympics, Eisenhower Park, Long Island, NY
    Qualify from New England meet on November 11 (see above)
    Top 3 teams and individuals in top 20 qualify for Nationals. Online entry only at, on 11/13-14-15

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

18  USATF New York Open and Masters Championships, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx NY
    8K open/masters men, 5K open/masters women, 10/11 a.m.

22  Wild Turkey Trot, Maudsley State Park, Newburyport MA.    Hosted by Winners Circle RC

23  Gabe's Run, Patton Park, Hamilton MA  9:00 a.m.
    Jeff Pacione

24  Footlocker HS East Qualifier, Returns to Van Cortlandt Park, NY City 212-720-3752/

24  Nike HS Cross Nationals Northeast qualifier, Wappinges Falls NY. event website

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

*** NOT BEING HELD IN 2012 **  Andover 6K, Andover MA Country Club - DUE TO COURSE CONSTRUCTION

1  Nike HS Cross Nationals, Portland OR.

8  USATF Junior Olympic Nationals Albuquerque NM. Qualify on November 18. All entry online
   Championship website

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

8  Footlocker HS Finals, Balboa Park, San Diego CA



2   USA WinterNational XC / USA Team Trials, St.Louis MO
    Worlds trials: Sr Men 12K, Sr Women 8K, Jr Men 8K, Jr Women 6K

??  Ras na hEireann, Dunleer Ireland. Open meet. Website
    Top New England athletes at NE Championship November 18 earn trip

MARCH 2013


Tentative dates and sites
10  NE Junior Olympics, Burrillville RI
17  NE Open Championships, Franklin Park
17  Region I Junior Olympics, Metro NY


14  USATF Jr Olympic Nationals, San Antonio TX Championship website

14  USA Fall (Club) Nationals,


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