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The Youth Cross Country Challenge  (YXCC) is back after a four-year hiatus! Started in 2015, the YXCC is a competition designed to increase interest in the sport and highlight the physical and competitive benefits of distance running. The series consists of several meets where athletes participate and earn points toward a final series score. Individuals and clubs will be rewarded at the end of the series winning several cool prizes and a chance to be named Youth Cross Country Challenge Champions!


Participation Rules: USATF Membership is required to participate in each meet and the series.  Join or renew today! Only USATF Three Rivers, registered member clubs will be considered for team/club prizes.


Competition Divisions: USATF 2022 Youth competition age divisions for individuals (rule 300.1b) and team scoring (rule 304.5):


Individuals Team Scoring
Age Division Year of Birth   Age Division Year of Birth
8 & Under  2014+ 8 & Under 2014+
9-10 2012-2013 9-10 2012-2013
11-12 2010-2011 11-12 2010-2011
13 – 14 2008-2009 13 – 14 2008-2009
15 – 16 2006-2007 15 – 18 2004-2007
17 – 18 2004-2005 _ _


Schedule: (Last updated 10/04/22)


Date Host Location Complete Results YXCC Results*
Sun. Oct. 9 Wings of Moon Moon Twp Park  Results  Results
Sat. Oct 15 Penn Hills Boyce Park  Results  Results
Sat. Oct 22 Pacers Mingo Creek Park  Results  Results
Sun. Oct 30 Get Fit Families Moraine State Park  Results  Results
Sat. Nov 12 TRA Championships Columbiana HS/Columbiana, OH  Results  Results

*YXCC Results removes all athletes who were NOT USATF Members at the time of the competition, therefore making them ineligible for scoring. 

*Visit the youth page for complete meet information and details for each event.



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