Elementary School Cross Country

2018 Elementary School Cross Country Program

The Memphis Youth Athletics Elementary School XC Program is an 8 week meet series for all girls and boys grades 3-8 that teaches the fundamentals of distance running. The series concludes with an area championship meet that allows athletes a chance to qualify for the TN State Elementary and Middle School XC Championships in October. In many schools surrounding Memphis XC & Track is not a funded school sport at the elementary and middle school levels. Memphis Youth Athletics serves to help fund, foster, and expand a sport that provides positive health benefits to its participants. started! If your school does not have a program and you would like one then we can get you started! Everyone is welcome, whether your school has a program or not, you are homeschooled, or just love to run!!

Memphis Youth Athletics Elementary and Middle School Cross Country

  • Fees: $30.00 (4-5 meets including the West TN State Qualifier)

What Your Fees Cover

We will be running at Shelby Farms in the fall on the ES/MS XC course.  All times will be eligible for use as Footlocker meet entry times – should you want to continue competing through the competitive season – and will be reported on TN Milesplit. To help offset the costs of the facility, as well as fees implemented by Shelby Farms Conservancy, cross country season fees will be $30 respectively for the 2018 season.  Your fees will cover (fee is the same whether you run one or all meets)::

  • Facility rental, usage, and clean up
  • Event insurance and liability insurance for coaches
  • Practice Insurance
  • Parking/Security representative at all meets
  • Bib or hip numbers (pins for bibs)
  • Awards
  • Fluids and cups at meets
  • Timing equipment and supplies
  • Officials, Clerk of Course, Timer
  • Course Supplies – marking/flagging/finish line
  • PA system

Date Time Location / Map Notes

Date Meet Meet Location General Meet Info MYA Meet and Travel Info/Meet Sign Up
8/24/2018 MYA #1
9/2/2018 Twilight@ Mike Rose
9/11/2018 MYA #2
9/18/2018 MYA #3
9/28/2018 MYA #4
10/01/2018 MYA Championships
10/13/2018 West TN Regional Champs
10/21/2018 State Championships Knoxville, TN

Program Contact Information

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