USATF-New England
2016 Cross Country Schedule
As of November 1, 2016

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


New 4 week 1 mile series in Longmeadow MA mid-September to mid-October

New Meet in Nashua NH October 30 - all ages

New Meet in Lynn MA November 19 - all ages

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

USATF-New England XC Grand Prix - Events in 2016 - Identified by ** NE GP **
Find all New Hampshire HS Invitationals at
Check 2016 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 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

21  24th 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 20, 27 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

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

5  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.

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

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

10  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

11  ** 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

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

11  16th Run to Fall 5k Cross Country Challenge: 10:00 am, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy,Northwood NH
    runtofall5k.weebly,com 603-682-7249

12  Burlington VT XC Invitational All Comers Race (at HS XC Invitational)  9:00 AM
    North Beach, Burlington, VT website Pavel Dvorak

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

17  USATF New England association Annual Meeting, 3:00 p.m., Newton MA website

17  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

17  U-Mass Dartmouth Invitational, Dartmouth MA

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

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

18  USA 5K Road Championship - 27th CVS/Downtown 5K, Providence RI
    Join some of the best in the USA on a fast course in RI's largest race.
    Includes many youth races annd 3K HS run

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

23  Worcester City Collegiate Meet, Moore Park, Paxton MA

23-24 Ocean State XC Invitational, Goddard Park, Warwick RI
    Middle school Fri 27th 3:45-6:30pm, HS races on Sat 28th 9am-3pm

24  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

24  Pop Crowell Invitational, Gordon College, Wenham MA
24  Ted Dutkiewicz Memorial HS Races, East Longmeadow MA
24  Manchester NH HS Invitational 41st running-  Derryfield Park.

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

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


Tuesdays Oct 4, 11 18 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

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

1   26th 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

2   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

2  Waltham TC Youth Meet  Ages 7-14, Newton MA.

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

8  New England Collegiate Championships, Women/Men, Franklin Park, Boston MA 12 noon  www.neicaaa.og
8  James Early Invite, Stanley Park, Westfield (MA) State U
8  42nd Manhattan College HS Invitational. Largest in east - 40 races
8  33rd Wickham Park HS XC Invitational, Manchester CT

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

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

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

15 Mass State Track Coaches Association McIntyre Twilight XC Meet (MA HS), Barnstable Fairgrounds 4:30 p.m.
15 Catholic Memorial HS Invitational (55th),Franklin Park, Boston
15 35th Brown University Northeast XC "Championship", Goddard State Park, Warwick RI.
   12 HS races JJ Riese 401-863-1041

16 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 USATF members/$5 other adult/$1 youth, 617-566-7600
   Info Flyer  Entry Form

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

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

22 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

22 Northeast-10 Collegiates, Stonehill College Campus, North Easton MA 11:00 a.m.
22 Plansky Invitational, Williamstown MA.  Co-ed 5K

22 Bay State HS Invitational, Gardner Golf Course, Gardner MA

22 43rd New Hampshire Middle School Championships, Large at Londonderry, Small at Northwood
22? RI Middle School Championship, Goddard Park RI

23 ** 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 /
29 St.Anselm Pumpkin Run XC Run, St.Anselm College, Manchester NH, 9:00 a.m.
   5K on St.Anselm campus course  Joanne Welch

23 USATF Long Island Championship, Wantagh Park, Wantagh NY

29  America East Collegiates @ Baltimore MD
29  Commonwealth Coast Conference Champ's,
29  Great Northeast Athletic Conference @ Franklin Park, Boston. 1 pm
29  Little East / NE Alliance Championships @ U.Mass.Dartmouth
29  MASCAC @ Fitchburg
29  Northeast Conference Champs @ Bryant University, Smithfield RI
29  NESCAC Collegiates @ Colby, Waterville ME
29  New England Collegiate Conference @ Stanley Park, Westfield MA
29  NEWMAC Collegiates @ Coast Guard Academy, New London CT
29  Heptagonal (Ivy League) Collegiates, Princeton NJ

29  2nd Vermont Middle School XC Championship, hosted by GMAA, 3K, Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe VT
    Includes all-comers 5K citizens race.
    Norm Larson

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

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

30  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


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

5  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

5  NCAA Division II Northeast qualifier, Hopkinton New Hampshire. Hosted by Franklin Pierce U
5  ECAC Division III,

5  New Hampshire High School Meet of Champions (All State Champ's), Mine Falls Park, Nashua
5  Vermont State HS Championships, Thetford Academy - all divisions Lancer Timing
5  Mass State Track Coaches Association Frank Mooney HS Invite, Wrentham Ctr
5  Connecticut Middle School Championship, Wickham Park, Manchester CT
5  USATF Adirondack Junior Olympics (upstate NY), Saratoga State Park  Website

6  ** 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

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

6  USATF Masters 5K XC Championships, Tallahassee FL  USATF Championship site

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

11 NCAA Division I Northeast qualifier, Van Cortlandt Park, NYC

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
    Entry form  ... Joe Abelon

12 New England Division III Championship / NCAA New England qualifier, Stanley Park, Westfield MA
12 New England High School Championships, Ponaganset HS, RI
12 Mass. HS Class Meets: Eastern - Wrentham, Central - Gardner GC, Western - Stanley Park, Westfield

    MA, NH, VT, RI only. 2K/ 3K/4K/5K depending on age. Races in 2 year age groups, born 2009 & later to 1998-1999
    NEW IN 2016 - TEAMS for age 15-16 and 17-18 are combined into one 15-18 division.  Individuals still score 2 year.
    Top 5 teams and Individuals in top 30 advance to Region I meet in Saratoga Springs NY on November 20
    Entry requires 2016 or 2017 (after Nov 1) USATF membership, and date of birth must be verified 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
13  USATF New York Open, Masters Championships, Freshkills Park, Staten Island NY
    8K open/masters men, 5K open/masters women,

13  USATF Connecticut Junior Olympics, White Conservation Center, Litchfield CT?
    Bill Mongovan or Dave Driscoll or
13  USATF New York Junior Olympics, Van Cordlandt Park, Bronx NYC
13? USATF Maine Junior Olympics and Open Championship, Cony HS, Augusta ME 10 a.m.
    Ron Kelly 207-745-4781

19  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 

19  IC4A/ECAC Collegiate, Van Cortlandt Park NYC
19  NCAA Division I Nationals, Terre Hauet IN
19  NCAA Division II Nationals, St.Leo Florida
19  NCAA Division III Nationals, Louisville Kentucky

19  Mass HS MIAA All-State Meet, Gardner Golf Course, Gardner MA
19  NH Track and Field Coaches Association TF clinic

20  USATF Region I Junior Olympics, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs NY
    Qualify from New England meet November 13.  Top 5 teams and individuals in top 30 qualify for Nationals
    Information after October 1. Online entry at after Nov 15

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

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

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


3   Nike HS Cross Nationals (13th), Portland OR.

10  USATF Junior Olympic Nationals Hoover AL. Qualify on November 20. All entry online
    Championship website

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

10  Footlocker HS Finals, Balboa Park, San Diego CA


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

MARCH 2017

Tentative dates and sites
5   NE Open Championships, Franklin Park
12  NE Junior Olympics, Amherst NH
19  Region I Junior Olympics, Long Island

9   USATF Junior Olympic Nationals
9   USA Fall (Club) Nationals,

February 2018 USA Winter Nationals,
TBA North America / Central America / Caribbean (NACAC) XC Championships


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