Champs Sports Cross Country Northeast Regional 2022

in United States at Van Cortlandt Park

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  • Open Race
    5K is open to runners 18 years and older who have exhausted their 8 semesters of high school eligibility.

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  • Freshman/Sophomore Boys

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  • Freshman/Sophomore Girls

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  • "The Marty Lewis" Championship Boys (High School students only)

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  • Championship Girls (High School Students Only)

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  • 13-14 Girls & Boys 5K (High school students not allowed)

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  • 11-12 Girls & Boys 3K

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  • 10 & Under Girls & Boys 3K

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  • Junior/Senior Boys

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  • Junior/Senior Girls

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Race Day Schedule

Runners may only participate in one race.
9:45 a.m. Open Race
10:10 a.m. Freshman/Sophomore Boys
10:40 a.m. Freshman/Sophomore Girls

11:10 a.m. "The Marty Lewis" Championship Boys
12:00 p.m. Championship Girls

12:40 p.m. 13-14 Girls & Boys (5K)
1:05 p.m. 11-12 Girls & Boys (3K)
1:30 p.m. 10 & Under Girls & Boys (3K)
1:55 p.m. Junior/Senior Boys
2:25 p.m. Junior/Senior Girls

Medals will be distributed following each race . Note that medals will be distributed after each race is declared official.
Top 30 finishers from each grade are asked to bring their bib to the announcer’s tent and pick up their medal.

High school races are open to all U.S. high school students (male and female, grades 9–12) who have not reached his/her 19th birthday before August 1, 2022.
9th graders are not allowed in the Youth 13-14 race.
8th graders cannot run in the high school division. Each runner has 4 years of high school eligibility upon entering the 9th grade.
Runners compete in the races as unattached individuals.
The state where a runner resides determines in which regional meet he/she must participate. Runners must participate in the region to which their state
has been assigned. Boarding school students must compete in the region of their school location. Non U.S. citizens who attend high school in the U.S.
and who meet the age requirement may compete. Home-schooled students may compete in the region of their residence during the school year.
Any runner, whether they are in a public school, home school, boarding school, private school or independent school, must run in the high school Championship Race in order to qualify for the National Finals in San Diego. The top ten (10) finishers in the high school Championship Races will qualify for the National Championship on December 11, 2022 in San Diego, CA.

Packet Pickup/Check-In

Runners may pick up their race number and Champs Sports Cross Country Tshirt in person at the:
Sonesta Hotel of White Plains
(Meet Headquarters)
White Plains, NY
914.682.0050

On Friday, November 25th between 4:00 pm and 6:30 pm, registration will be available for early pick-up at the Meet Headquarters.
At Van Cortlandt Park (race site) Saturday, November 26th, race numbers will be available at the registration tent beginning at 8:30 a.m. and continuing until the last race.
All runners receive a participant Champs Sports Cross Country Tshirt.

Race Course Information

The course is 5000 meters and consists of grass, dirt path and crushed rock. Spikes are permitted. The 3000 meter course for the age group races travels through the woods, up vault hill, down to the bridge, immediate left downhill to flats and right to the Broadway finish line. Athletes may participate in only one race.

click here for course map.

States Competing in the Northeast Regional

Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, D.C. and U.S. citizens in Overseas Military Installations.

The state where a runner resides determines in which regional meet he/she must participate. Runners must participate in the region to which their state has been assigned. Boarding school students must compete in the region of their school location. Non U.S. citizens who attend high school in the U.S. and who meet the age requirement may compete. Home-schooled students may compete in the region of their residence during the school year.

Directions/Parking

Directions to the Course
From South: Take NJ Turnpike to George Washington Bridge, cross bridge and follow signs to New England, North, via the Major Deegan Expressway, which is I-87 North, to Van Cortlandt Park South exit. Bear right at exit fork and proceed North (under train tracks) one half mile. The race course is on the right, just north of Burger King. Travel time is about 15 minutes after crossing the GW Bridge.

From North: (1) Take New York State Thruway (1-87) South to Van Cortlandt Park South exit. At light at top of exit ramp, make right (west) to Broadway, and follow directions to course as above. (2) Take 1-95 South to Gun Hill road exit and proceed west until you reach Van Cortlandt Park South, and then proceed to Broadway and make right, as above.

Parking
Parking is available at the golf course lot immediately off exit 11 from the Major Deegan Expressway.

Short walking distance across the field to the finish line check in location. NOTE: Keep belongings in your car trunk, not on your car seats! Please abide by all New York City parking regulations.
Parking has become very difficult in and around Van Cortlandt Park.

Please consider carpooling. Pay attention to all posted parking regulations.

Do not double park. Please unload + load in at posted bus stops and move to a legal park.

Questions?

For event-related questions, please click on the *Contact the Organizers* button on the left-hand side of this page.

COVID Protocol

We will follow all rules and regulations set forth by the State of New York, New York City, and the New York City Parks regarding COVID protocols.


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