2015 XC Championships (Masters, Open & Youth)

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Saturday, November 14, 2015

Lewis University
One University Parkway
Romeoville, Illinois 60446


Schedule & Age DIVISIONS:


Age Division


Start Time

19 and over men

10 km (approx. 6 miles)

  8:00 a.m.

19 and over women

6 km (approx. 3.5 miles)

  9:00 a.m.

8 & under (born 2007 and later)

2 km (1.24 miles)

10:00 a.m.

9-12 years Girls  (born 2003-2006)

3 km (1.86 miles)

10:40 a.m.

9 -12 years Boys (born 2003-2006)

3 km (1.86 miles)

11:20 a.m.

13-14 years (born 2001-2002)

4 km (2.48 miles)

12:00 noon

15-18 years Girls (born 1999-2000)

5 km (approx. 3 miles)

12:45 p.m.

15-18 years Boys (born 1999-2000)

5 km (approx. 3 miles)

1:30 p.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 and must be submitted prior to registration and participation.


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. To enter a team, a club must complete the team entry/declaration process during online registration. Only athletes listed on the team roster are eligible to represent the club at the Association, Regional or National championships.


Note:  Effective Immediately: According to rule 3 (f) Cross Country Qualifying Procedures – high school and collegiate athletes must compete in the Association Championships as long as the Association Championships is greater than 48 hours from the high school or collegiate championships.


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:


7:00 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 for youth (Masters and Open athletes may register day of meet).

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 15 individuals in each age division.  Masters and Open medals will be awarded to the top five (5) finishers.


ADVANCEMENTS: Youth: - Top 30 individuals and top 5 teams in each age group advances to the USATF Region 7 Championships to be held on November 28, 2015. 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 12th in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Additional information is available at:  http://www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2015//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 Tuesday, September 1, 2015. The registration deadline is Wednesday, November 11, 2015 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 6th h at 5:00 p.m.



All Individual Entries:      $10.00 per athlete.
Day of meet:                   $15.00 per athlete Masters & Open only.
Team Entries:                 Team entries are charged at the individual rate.



CONTACT:       Marc Jones (jonesjdaddy5@gmail.com)        
                         Brenda Kimbrough (bbkimbrough@gmail.com)
                         Lorette Cherry (usatfil@sbcglobal.net)


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