2014 Assoc. Cross-Country Championships

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Schedule & Age DIVISIONS:


Age Division


Start Time

8 & under (born 2006 and later)

2 km (1.24 miles)

10:00 a.m.

9-10 years (born 2004-2005)

3 km (1.86 miles)

10:20 a.m.

11-12 years (born 2002-2003)

3 km (1.86 miles)

10:45 a.m.

13-14 years (born 2000-2001)

4 km (2.48 miles)

11:20 a.m.

19 and over women

6 km (approx. 3 miles)

  9:00 a.m.

19 and over men

10 km (approx. 6 miles)

  8:00 a.m.


Eligibility Requirements:

Individuals: A current USATF membership is required to compete.  Proof of Birth (copy of birth certificate, passport, certified baptismal record, driver’s license, or U.S. government identification) is required.


Teams: Only registered USATF member clubs may enter a team.  All athletes representing the club must be affiliated with that club as part of their USATF membership. Only athletes listed on the team roster are eligible to represent the club at the Association, Regional or National championships.

High School Athletes:  High school athletes are not required to compete in the USATF Illinois Association Junior Olympic Cross Country Championship. However, you must register for the regional meet during the registration period for the Association Championship (deadline Wednesday, November 12). You also have to declare and pay for the USATF Region 7 Championship during the Region 7 registration period. Both events are on the Coach O site.


TEAM SCORING: Eight (8) athletes on the team may be declared as scoring athletes.  The top five (5) finishers among the declared runners will score.


COMPETITION BIB NUMBERS: All competitors must wear their assigned bib numbers during competition chest-high on the front of their jerseys.  Bib numbers will be distributed to athletes during packet pick-up. Schedule:


6:00 a.m.

Packet pick-up.

7:00 a.m.

Adult - Course walk           

9:00 a.m.

Youth – Course walk


Note:    Day of meet entries will not be allowed.

During competition, event results will be posted at the event site. Final event results will be posted at www.usatfillinois.org.


AWARDS: USATF Junior Olympic medals will be awarded to the top ten individuals in each age division.  


ADVANCEMENTS: Top 30 individuals and top 5 teams in each age group advances to the USATF Region 7 Championships to be held on November 22, 2014. All eligible athletes must be declared and paid for at the following online registration site: www.coacho.com.


The National Championships will be held on Saturday, December 13th in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  The top 20 athletes and 3 teams in each age division will qualify for the National Championships. Additional information is available at:  http://www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2014/USATF-National-Junior-Olympic-Cross-Country-Champi.aspx



All entries (teams/clubs/unattached) must be processed via online registration at www.coacho.com. Online registration begins on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. The registration deadline is Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. Fees are paid online via a credit/debit card or electronic check. All registration correspondence should be mailed to:

                                    USATF Illinois
                                    1213 Maple Avenue, unit E
                                    Lisle, Illinois 06532


All correspondence must be received by Friday, November 7th at 5:00 p.m.



Individual Entries:          $10.00 per athlete.
Team Entries:                Team entries are charged at the individual rate.



CONTACTS:        Marc Jones (jonesjdaddy5@gmail.com)         
                              Brenda Kimbrough (bbkimbrough@gmail.com)




2014 Assoc Cross Counry Championships

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