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):
|Age Division||Year of Birth||Age Division||Year of Birth|
|8 & Under||2014+||8 & Under||2014+|
|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.