Cross Country Championships Masters, Open & Youth

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Prairie Point Community

         4120 Plainfield Road

      Oswego, Illinois
         Saturday, November 12, 2022


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 (2014 and later)

2 km (approx.1.24 miles)

10:00 a.m.

9-12 years (2010-2013)

3 km (approx. 1.86 miles)

10:30 a.m.

13-14 years (2008-2009)

4 km (approx. 2.48 miles)

11:00 a.m.

15-18 years (2004-2007)

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 and chips 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 Final event results will be posted at



-       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. 


ONLINE REGISTRATION: The registration site is: The registration deadline is Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 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.

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 19, 2022, Oswego, Illinois. Detailed information is provided at the USATF Illinois website (  All eligible athletes must declare and pay for advancement entries at the following site:


The 2022 USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2022, in College Station, Texas. Additional information is available at: .


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


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


CONTACTS:     Brenda Kimbrough (
                          Lorette Cherry (
                          Art Pahl (



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