An East Coast Cross Country Championship meet has been announced for December 5th, 2020 at Holmdel Park in Holmdel, NJ. The event, hosted by Garden State Track Club, will feature boys and girls races up to 125 runners awarding teams and individuals.
Teams are by invitation only and individuals can apply through the provided form to await approved entry. This will be a club event, all athletes will be running unattached or with a club team.
"Our club has enjoyed connecting with the high school running community through our showcase meets," said GSTC founder Chuck Schneekloth, "However, we also recognize how valuable the post-season is in cross country. After talking with some coaches and student-athletes, we all agreed Holmdel Park would be a perfect spot for it. We especially appreciate the efforts of Danny Pedretti, from North Hunterdon HS, who has served as a thoughtful advocate for high school runners during the planning process for this event."
MileSplit will be on site for coverage of the event including race videos, photos, interviews.
Below information provided by meet organizers.
Girls Invitational Championship Race
11:00 AM - 125 Runners
Boys Invitational Championship Race
12:00 PM - 125 Runners
Individual Application Process
Since Holmdel Park only allows 125 runners per gender due to COVID restrictions, and there is high demand from a dozen states, we will have the following application process:
All interested runners must complete the above application form immediately for race consideration. All accepted runners will be emailed within a week with a registration link, and they will have 48 hours to register before we offer the spot to the next in line. All non-accepted runners will receive an email shortly thereafter.
Teams by invite only, can email firstname.lastname@example.org to express interest.
$40 per runner once accepted.
All runners will compete as unattached, and all teams will compete as clubs.
All runners will need to email a negative COVID test taken within eight days of the event.
Spectators will be limited and will need to follow strict COVID safety measures.
Live results: lexicontiming.com
Top 25 "All-East Coast" Individuals
Top 6 Teams