Youth Cross Country Challenge



                Have Fun……

                              Earn Points….

                                     Be Rewarded!




USATF Three Rivers is set for another exciting cross country season and the 2016 Youth Cross Country Challenge (YXCC)! 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 towards 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 2016 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 2008+ 8 & Under 2008+
9-10 2006-2007 9-10 2006-2007
11-12 2004-2005 11-12 2004-2005
13 – 14 2002-2003 13 – 14 2002-2003
15 – 16 2000-2001 15 – 18 1998-2001
17 – 18 1998-1999 _ _


Schedule: (Last updated 8/30/16)

Date Host Location Results
Sept 24 Pacers TC Mingo Creek Park  Results

Updated 9/30/16

Oct 2 (Sunday) Wings of Moon Moon Park  Results
Oct 8 Penn Hills Boyce Park  Results
Oct 16 (Sunday) Pacer TC Meet #2 Mingo Creek Park  Results
Oct 22 Get Fit for Families Zelienople Community Park  Results
Oct 29 Greensburg YMCA Greensburg Salem HS  Results
Nov 13 TRA Championships  Coopers Lake – Slippery Rock, PA  Results


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