2020 Fall Season Status Hub For New Jersey Cross Country

The status of most things in 2020 and beyond, as we all know, has been a fluid situation with evolving information. This hub highlights the latest information as it relates to New Jersey high school cross country in 2020. We will return to this article and update accordingly as new information releases. 

2020 XC Season Preview Series

Directors and coaches, looking for updates if your meet still plans on running or not, will update in this hub and on our calendar. When details for divisional and dual meet schedules settle please reach out with those as well to rkellert@milesplit.com

Season Status Hub

Last Update: August 28th, 2020

NJSIAA Information

As of this writing, Aug 7th, the July 10th Model 1 remains as the return to play plan. After a virtual contact period of Aug 29th through Sept 13th practice kicks off again Sept 14th. Cross country's regular season starts Oct 1st, regular season ends Nov 12th and NJSIAA Sectionals run Nov 13th through 22nd.

Local Association, County, Conference

Championships Cancelled or Postponed

  • Related: Original Article and Information
  • Bergen County - Postponed Fall Championships
  • Greater Middlesex Conference - Cancelled Championships
  • Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex - Cancelled Championships
  • MAPL Mid-Atlantic Prep League - Cancelled League Competition
  • Mercer County - Cancelled Championships
  • Morris County - Postponed Fall Championships
  • Somerset County - Postponed Fall Championships
  • Have updated information? Reach out to rkellert@milesplit.com

Championships Stating Intention to Run

  • Camden County - Intend to hold meet, working on details.
  • Ocean County - Still hopeful to compete, waiting on divisional schedules.
  • Monmouth County - Still hopeful to compete, waiting on divisional schedules.
  • NJIC - Has meet dates on calendar.
  • Big North - Still holding meets, waiting on details. 
  • Skyland Conference - Intends to run. 
  • Have updated information? Reach out to rkellert@milesplit.com

School Districts

  • 8/26 - Blair Academy does not plan on participating in athletic competition for fall 2020. (source)
  • 8/26 - Dwight-Englewood will not participate in fall athletics in 2020. (source)
  • 8/22 - Manchester Regional cancelled fall sports until further notice. (source)
  • 8/21 - Medford Tech & Westampton Tech canelled fall sports for 2020. (source)
  • 8/20 - Leonia HS cancelled fall sports for 2020. (source)
  • 8/18 - Dover HS cancelled fall sports for 2020. (source)
  • 8/14 - Piscataway Twp cancelled fall sports. (source)
  • 8/10 - Teaneck HS suspended fall sports activities. (source)
  • 8/06 - West Windsor Plainsboro Regional School District announced they are canceling fall sports. This ends the fall bids for two of New Jersey's top competing cross country schools, WWP North and WWP South. The WWP North boys are the second ranked returning squad at Holmdel Park from last season. (source & explanation)
  • 7/23 - Carteret Public Schools were the first district to cancel fall sports in New Jersey. They do not field a cross country team, but do have track and field athletes compete in the spring. (source)
  • New information? Reach out to rkellert@milesplit.com

New Jersey Hosted Invitationals

This list covers meets who have reached out to declare one way or the other, keep an eye on our calendar page as well. 

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Originally published, August 7th.