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Cross Country

2022 Fall Cross Country Program and Registration Information


2017 Lafayette Reservoir Run

DVTFC holds a fall Cross Country season and competes at Northern California USATF-sanctioned youth meets , culminating in area USATF Junior Olympic qualifier meets in late November.  The 2022 Junior Olympic Cross-Country Championship will be held in College Station, TX on December 10th.

The 2022 DVTFC Cross Country (X-C) season begin Thursday, August 25th and continues through the Sunday before Thanksgiving.

Program

Open to boys and girls age 9 - 15 (younger and older athletes accepted with coaches approval), both experienced and beginners,  who like to run longer distances and be part of a competitive running team. All athletes participating in the X-C program must be able and willing to continuously run at least 2 miles (8 laps on a track).

Practices/Workouts

  • Tuesdays 5pm - 6pm   @ Lafayette-Moraga Trail
  • Thursdays  5pm - 6pm  @ Larkey Park (Walnut Creek)
  • Sundays 3:30pm - 5pm @ Inspiration Point (Orinda)

All practice times and locations will be listed on the "Calendar" section of the DVTFC website. (Once DST ends, times will be moved up due to darkness.)

Meets

DVTFC participates in 4 or 5 sectional meets, select community runs (including the Lafayette Reservoir Run), and the JO XC qualifiers in November. Meet participation is not required but highly encouraged.

The current list of meets DVTFC will participate in are:

Date Meet Venue City
Saturday, September 11 Ed Sias Invitational Hidden Valley Park Martinez
Sunday, September 25 Oakland Cubs #1 Canyon Middle School Castro Valley
Sunday, October 9 (optional) Norcal Striders West Valley HS Cottonwood
Sunday, October 16 Oakland Cubs #2 Canyon Middle School Castro Valley
Sunday, October 23 Lafayette Reservoir Run   Lafayette
Sunday, October 30 Santa Cruz Track Club Soquel HS Soquel
Sunday, November 6 (optional) Rancho Cordova TC Dave Roberts Park Rancho Cordova
Sunday, November 20 Pacific Association Championship TBD
Sunday, November 27 Region 14 Cross Country Championship Folsom

 

2022 Fees

a)   $450 for the first athlete. 

b)   $350 for each additional sibling athlete. 

Program fees cover all insurance, meet fees, coaches stipends, supplies, and facilities permits.  Participation is at the discretion of DVTFC and its coaches.

(There is an additional $75 per athlete charge for athletes who qualify and compete in the National Junior Olympics X-C meet to defer the cost of additional coaching and travel cost.)

In order to provide proper attention to all our X-C athletes, we expect to limit this year's program to 35 participants  - so register early to secure a spot !

Registration Information

1) Complete the DVTFC 2022 Fall Cross Country Membership and Release Form (CLICK HERE) and return to info@dvtfc.org

2) Make payment online with credit card or PayPal at:

or make check payable to DVTFC and mail to 3158 Maryola Court, Lafayette CA 94549

Thanks for your interest in DVTFC X-C !