Welcome Back, Mayor’s Cup

Screen Shot 2013-10-25 at 10.58.20 AMSunday, October 27 at 10 a.m.

Cost: $25.

Cross country is back at Franklin Park, baby! The world was a dark and scary place without the Mayor’s Cup last year, but we can rest easy knowing that it has returned for 2013. The 2013 USATF-NE XC Grand Prix is almost done, but you still have two chances to line up with your teammates and battle it out on some softer surfaces. Details on this Sunday’s race are below:

RACE TIMES

6 to 10-year-old and under boys and girls race:   10:00 a.m.
11 to 12-year-old boys and girls race:   10:15 a.m.
13 to 14-year-old boys and girls race:   10:30 a.m.
Women’s 5K Championship Race:   10:50 a.m.
Men’s 8K Championship Race:   11:15 a.m.
Franklin Park 5K*:   12:00 p.m.

*Entrants should be capable of running 5K under 45 minutes. Minimum age for participation in the Franklin Park 5K Open Cross Country Race is 15-years old

ENTRY FEE

Youth Races  -  $10.00 (day of event)
Adult Races  -  $25.00 (day of event)

You can find all the info you need right here on the BAA website.

2013 USATFNE XC Grand Prix Schedule, Scoring, and Rules

Schedule

Date

Event

Location

24-Aug

Thomas Chamberas 6k

Carlisle MA

8-Sep

WMDP XC Festival 5k/8k

Stanley Park, Westfield MA

13-Oct

Wayland XC Festival 5k

Wayland MA High School

27-Oct

Mayor’s Cup 5k/8k

Franklin Park

10-Nov

USATF-NE XC Champs 6k/10k

Franklin Park

Prizes

The series offers cash prizes for top athletes in both the open and masters categories in addition to team cash prizes.

Rules

The 2013 USATF-NE Grand Prix consists of 5 events, cumulative scoring.

  • Must have 2013 USATF membership.

  • Must run at least 3 races to score in series.

  • Must run USATFNE XC Championship race to score in series.

  • Higher place at NE Champs is the tiebreaker

  • Mayor’s Cup Championship for open runners

  • Mayor’s Cup 5K for aged 40+ runners

  • Traditional team cross country scoring system

See usatfne.org xc GP Series page for complete rules and results.

http://www.usatfne.org/cross/nexcgrandprix/2013-xcgp.pdf

 

If you would like to promote your race or race series with us, contact kevbalance[at]levelrenner[dot]com.

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