High School Championship Season
October 28th - December 14th
Mondays and Wednesday, 4pm @ Petrifying Springs Park, Kenosha
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4pm @ TBA, Southern Milwaukee County
Looking to keep active in November and the first half of December? There are four upcoming cross-country meets in the area, including the National Junior Olympics Cross-Country Championship, in Madison! This is a great opportunity for you to compete in a National Championship, right in your own state!
Practices will begin on Monday, October 28th, 4:00pm, at Petrifying Springs Park, Kenosha. We will meet in Kenosha on Mondays and Wednesdays. There will also be practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00pm, in Milwaukee County. The location will be announced soon. Races will be on Saturdays or Sundays. The full schedule is listed below.
The cost of the seven week program is $275. This fee includes the USA Track and Field membership, entry fees for the four events, and the coaching fees. You will receive a club t-shirt, racing uniform, and a full training schedule.
The goal of this is to give local runners more opportunities to compete with your peers on a team, with highly experienced and respected coaches. We hope to see you join us this November!
Mike and Matt De Witt
Southeast Wisconsin Track Club
Wisconsin United States Track and Field Association Championships
Sunday, November 3rd Yahara Hills Golf Course (Madison)
The WI USATF State Association Meet will be coming back to Yahara Hills for the first time since 1991. Both the NCAA D1 and Big 10 Championships have been held on the historic Yahara Hills course. The top-30 individuals and members of the top-five clubs in each age group will qualify for the National Championships! See below for more information.
Wisconsin Coed XC Relays & Midwest Para XC Invitational
Sunday, November 10th Wayne E. Dannehl National Cross Country Course (UW-Parkside)
These are two brand new events being introduced to the United States Cross Country scene. In the spring of 2019 the International Association Athletics of Athletics (IAAF) introduced a coed cross country relay event at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Denmark. It was favorably received, and the WI USATF and Wisconsin Runner will be conducting the first sanctioned coed relay in the USA. A relay consists of 2 male and 2 female runners each running 2500 meters. There will be the following age divisions: 12 & under, 13-18, Open and 40 & over.
Foot Locker Cross Country Midwest Regional Championships
Saturday, November 30th Wayne E. Dannehl National Cross Country Course (UW-Parkside)
The 2019 XC season at UWP closes on Thanksgiving Saturday with the Foot Locker Midwest Regional CC Championships. The boys and girl’s championship race are considered by many to be the best high school races in the whole country. The meet record for girls is 16:54 and the boys is 14:35. There are seven total races in the meet, so there is a race geared to every runner. The entry fee is only $20.00 until Nov. 1st, and you get a quality New Balance/Foot Locker CC backpack.
United States Track & Field Federation National Junior Olympic Championships
Saturday, December 14th Yahara Hills Golf Course (Madison)
Wisconsin has a rich history of hosting quality national cross country championships. The NCAA Division 1, 2 & 3, TAC (now USATF) and the NAIA have all held their championships in Wisconsin at various sites on multiple occasions. However, this will be the first time in the history of the Junior Olympics that they will be held in our state. Youth athletes from all corners of the USA will be in Madison to put on a specular XC show to end the 2019 season.