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Entry Information

You must be a 2016 or 2017 USATF member to enter the Championships. If you do not have a 2016 or 2017 membership, please complete a membership application first. You must also meet the eligibility requirements.

Important Documents

Entry Fees and Deadlines

Date Received

Individual

On/before 11/25/16 at 11:59 p.m. PT

$40

On/before 12/5/16 at 11:59 p.m. PT

$65

There are NO LATE entries (after 12/5/16) allowed for the USATF National Club Cross Country Championship. The entry fee for the Championships is $40 per athlete before 11/25/16. Late online entries (after 11/25/16 but before 12/5/16) incur an additional $25 late fee per athlete (total $65). There is no additional fee for teams. Online entries must be paid for by credit card or electronic funds transfer ("electronic check"). Onsite or day-of-race entries will NOT be accepted. All fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Team and Individual Entries
All team entries should be completed using the online Team Entry module.
Adjustments to the Team Entry may be made online until the close of entries on 12/5/16.  

Final Team Declarations may be done on-site on 12/9/16 until 5pm (PT) in order to indicate your team’s scoring runners and thus form a scoring team. No on-site additions will be permitted. Individuals not competing as part of a team should enter using the Individual Entry Form.

* If your club does not appear on the list, it may be because the club hasn't renewed for the current year. Please contact your local Association for more information.
 
Entry Process

  • The preferred method of entry is online.

  • To enter the Championships online, you will be required to provide your 2016/2017 USATF membership number and password (click here to retrieve your password if you don't know it). For entries close to the deadlines: although we will make every reasonable effort, we cannot guarantee responses to requests for passwords. Please enter early!

Open Teams
The number of entries for a team shall be unlimited, however, note that only eight athletes are allowed to be on the final team declaration per event. Adjustments to the Team Entry may be made online until the close of entries on 12/5/16. The first eight athletes listed on your final online Team Entry will comprise your club's declared team unless a revised team declaration is submitted onsite at packet pick-up on December 9, 2016 no later than 5:00 p.m. PT. No on-site additions will be permitted.

Master Teams
Master Men 40+ and Master Men 50+ teams and individuals will compete in one race of 10 km. A maximum of nine (9) individuals shall be declared per team. Any M60+ runner who is declared as a member of a Men 40+ or M50+ team will forfeit their opportunity to compete for individual awards in their own 5-year age group since the races will not be held simultaneously. (See Rule 341.4)

Master Men 60+, Masters Men 70+ and Master Men 80+ teams and individuals will compete in one race of 8 km. A maximum of five (5) individuals shall be declared per team. Any M60+ runner who is declared as a member of a Men 40+ or M50+ team will forfeit their opportunity to compete for individual awards in their own 5-year age group since the races will not be held simultaneously. (See Rule 341.4)

All Master Women 40+, 50+, 60+, 70+ and 80+ Teams and individuals will compete in one race of 6 km. A maximum of five (5) individuals shall be declared per team.

All Masters Teams
Note that only five or nine athletes are allowed to be on the final team declaration per team respective of team division. If you have listed more than five/nine athletes on your team’s online declaration form, only the first five/nine listed shall comprise your club's declared scoring team unless you revise your declaration form online no later than 11:59 p.m. PT, December 5, 2016. Revisions to final declarations may be submitted in person at packet pickup no later than 5:00 p.m. PT, December 9, 2016. No on-site additions will be permitted.
 
A Master runner may compete in only one Master race at these Championships.

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