2021 USATF Illinois Cross Country Championships Masters, Open & Youth

USATF Illinois Masters, Open and Youth Cross Country Championships rev 11-2-2021
JO XC Assoc Meet Info.pdf
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Course Maps

Proviso West Cross Country Course - 3K Map
Proviso West Cross Country 3k Course.pdf
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Proviso West Cross Country Course - 5k Map
Proviso West Cross Country 5k Course.pdf
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Proviso West Cross Country Course - 2K, 4K, 6K, 10K Map
Proviso West Cross Country 2k, 4k, 6k, a[...]
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                                          Saturday, November 13, 2021

                                   Proviso West High School (South Field)
                                                   4701 Harrison
                                                 Hillside, Il 60162


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)

  8:00 a.m.

8 years & under (2013 and later)

2 km (approx.1.24 miles)

10:00 a.m.

9-12 years (2009-2012)

3 km (approx. 1.86 miles)

10:30 a.m.

13-14 years (2007-2008)

4 km (approx. 2.48 miles)

11:00 a.m.

15-18 years (2003-2006)

5 km (approx. 3 miles)

11:30 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 and must be submitted prior to registration and participation. Memberships can be purchased at the USATF Connect site. Proof of birth for new members can be uploaded at time of purchase.


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.


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.



7:00 a.m.         Packet pick-up.

7:00 a.m.         Adult - Course walk            

9:00 a.m.         Youth – Course walk



-         Day of meet entries will not be allowed for youth.
-         Masters and Open athletes may register day of meet. Registration closes at                 7:30 a.m.

EVENT RESULTS: During competition, event results will be posted at www.results.adkinstrak.com. Final event results will be posted at www.usatfillinois.org.



-       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 three (3) finishers in each           age group.



ADVANCEMENTS: Youth: - Top 30 individuals and top five (5) teams in each age group advances to the USATF Region 7 Championships to be held on November 20. 2021, Shelbyville, Indiana. Detailed information is provided at the USATF Indiana website (https://indiana.usatf.org).  All eligible athletes must declare and pay for advancement entries at the following site:  www.athletic.net.


The Youth National Championships will be held on Saturday, December 11th, 2021, in Paris, Kentucky. Additional information is available at:  https://www.usatf.org/events/2021/2021-usatf-national-junior-olympic-cross-country-c. This meet is open to all youth athletes who want to compete. There are no pre-qualifying events.


The Masters & Open National Championships are held on various dates based on distances contested. Please check the USATF national events calendar for championship competitions.


ONLINE REGISTRATION: The registration site is:  www.athletic.net. The registration deadline is Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. For youth, the fees are paid online via a credit/debit card or electronic check.


For Masters & Open, registration can be online or day of meet. The fees can be paid online or day of meet (higher rate applicable).


All registration correspondence should be mailed to:


                                    USATF Illinois
                                    1770 W. State St., suite A
                                    Sycamore, IL 60178


All correspondence must be received by Tuesday, November 9th, 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.


COVID:  COVID impact, if any, will be addressed in a separate communication closer to the event date.


CONTACTS:     Brenda Kimbrough (bbkimbrough@gmail.com)
                        Lorette Cherry (usatfil@sbcglobal.net)
                        Art Pahl (pahlac58@gmail.com)


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