Passing this on for friend-of-FLRC Brett Shelton, who’s the USATF Niagara Youth Chair and the coach of the SOAR Running Club that participates in our track meets and helps organize the jumps.
Good evening!! We are gearing up for the 2023 USATF Niagara Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships at Bassett Park, in Amherst, NY. They will be held on Sunday, November 12th with check-in at 9:30 and the first race at 11:00.
Here are the age groups with the distances:
8 and U - 2k
9-10 - 3k
11-12 - 3k
13-14 - 4k
15-16, 17-18 - 5k
The course will be wide grassy trails with a couple of short wooded sections. There is a 2k loop and a 3k loop.
Registration is $10.00 and is open on Athletic.Net. Athletes must be a USATF member with verified birth certificate to participate. Registration will close on November 10th at 11:59 PM. Please don’t wait until the last minute as it can take some time for birth certificate verification.
Link to the Niagara JO XC Page: 2023 USATF Niagara Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships | USA Track & Field Niagara
The top 15 and top 2 teams in each gender and each age group will advance to the USATF Junior Olympic National Cross Country Championship on December 9th in Louisville, KY.
Please see the attached flyer for more information.
Please distribute the flyer among the coaches, parents and athletes within your club.
Please let me know if you have any questions
USATF Niagara Youth Chair
USATF JO Flyer 23.pdf (209.6 KB)