Elementary and Middle School Cross Country Program

2019 Elementary and Middle School Cross Country Program

The Knoxville Youth Athletics Elementary and Middle School Cross Country Program is an eight week program for all girls and boys grades 3-8 that teaches the fundamentals of distance running with weekly competitions including an Area Championship meet that allows participants a chance to qualify for the Tennessee State Middle and Elementary School Cross Country Championships in October.  In many counties surrounding Knoxville (including Knox) cross country is not a funded school sport at the elementary and middle school level.  The Knoxville Youth Athletics serves to help fund, foster and expand a sport that provides positive health benefits to its participants.  If your school does not have a program and you would like one we can get you started.  Everyone is welcome, whether your school has a program or not, you are home-schooled or you just love to run.

You must register online prior to your first practice (no exceptions).

Information Link (click on link below) Date / Deadline Additional Information
Meeting for all NEW teams / programs only 7/25/19 – 7PM Provision Health and Fitness (Map)
Coaches Page

PROGRAM REGISTRATION LINKS

Elementary School /

Middle School

8/12/19 – Online Program Entry Opens $32.00 per athlete program fee – covers entire season except the State Meet. Registration Video Tutorial
Parent Meet Volunteer Sign Up
Parents Info Package 19
The Long Term Approach to working with Young Distance Runners
Participant and Spectator Race Etiquette (Important)
Inclement Weather Policy
Heat Policy
Lost Child Protocol
Bib Numbers Explained
ONLINE ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS 8/27/19 – Deadline to Register
Results

Date Information Notes
7/25/2019 Meeting for all NEW teams / programs only – 7 PM Provision Health and Performance – Required for all new teams and coaches Provision Health and Performance (Map)
8/1/2019 ES-MS Coaches Meeting 6:30-8 PM – Provision Health and Performance Provision Health and Performance (Map)
8/11/2019 ES-MS Coaches Clinic – 3-5 PM – Provision Health and Performance Provision Health and Performance (Map)
8/12/2019 Online Program Entry Opens Elementary School Sign Up / Middle School Sign Up
8/27/2019 Deadline for Teams to submit Online Rosters
8/27/2019 Deadline for Unattached runners to Register Online

Date Time Event/Activity Location Map Course Maps / Videos Additional Information Parking Map
8/25/2019 6:00 PM Group Run Victor Ashe Park Map Open to all parents / participants  preview of course Saturday at the Victor Ashe Park Fall Classic Parking Map
8/31/2019 Meet Page Victor Ashe Park Fall Classic (Included in program fee) Victor Ashe Park ES-MS Map / ES-Video / MS-Video Meet Info
9/1/2019 3:00 PM Group Run Cove Lake State Park Map Open to all parents / participants  preview of course that will be run on Monday and Tuesday
9/4/2019 6:15 PM Second ES Cross Country Meet Cove Lake State Park

 

ES Map / Video

 6:15 PM – Girls Start / 6:45 PM Boys Start Parking Map
9/5/2019 6:00 PM Second MS Cross Country Meet Cove Lake State Park MS Map / Video 6:00 PM Girls Start / 6:30 PM Boys Start Parking Map
9/8/2019 4:00 PM Group Run First Baptist Church of Sevierville Event Complex Course Map Open to all parents / participants  preview of courses that will be run on Monday and Tuesday
 9/9/2019 6:15 PM Third ES Cross Country Meet First Baptist Church of Sevierville Event Complex Course ES Map / Video 6:15 PM – Girls Start / 6:30 PM Boys Start Travel / Parking Map
9/10/2019 6:15 PM Third MS Cross Country Meet First Baptist Church of Sevierville Event Complex Course MS Map / Video 6:15 PM – Girls Start / 6:45 PM Boys Start Travel / Parking Map
9/15/2019 3:00 PM Group Run Melton Hill Park Map Open to all parents / participants  preview of course that will be run on Monday and Tuesday
9/16/2019 5:00 PM Fourth ES Cross Country Meet Melton Hill Park ES Map / Video

5:00 PM – Girls Race

7:00 PM – Boys Race

Parking Map
9/17/2019 5:00 PM Fourth MS Cross Country Meet Melton Hill Park MS Map / Video

5:00 PM – Girls Race

6:30 PM – Boys Race

Parking Map
9/22/2019 3:00 PM Group Run Leisure Pools Forks of the River Map Open to all parents / participants  preview of course that will be run on Monday and Tuesday
9/23/2019 6:00 PM Fifth ES Cross Country Meet Leisure Pools Forks of the River ES Map / Video  6:00 PM – Girls Start / 6:15 PM Boys Start Parking Plan
9/24/2019 6:00 PM Fifth MS Cross Country Meet Leisure Pools Forks of the River MS Map / Video 6:00 PM Girls Start / 6:30 PM Boys Start Parking Plan
10/5/2019
10:00 AM
Area ES / MS Championships Victor Ashe Park Map

ES Map

 

 

MS Map

Elementary School  – Qualifier for the Tennessee State ES Cross Country Championships – Meet Info

 

 

Middle School  – Qualifier for the Tennessee State MS Cross Country Championships  Meet Info

10 AM – ES girls
10:30 –  ES boys
11:00 – ES awards
Noon – MS girls
12:45 – MS boys.
1:15 – MS awards
Parking Map
Parking Map
10/19/2019 10:30 AM Tennessee State Elementary School Cross Country Championships Victor Ashe Park Map ES Map Meet Info
10/19/2019 12:10 PM Tennessee State Middle School Cross Country Championships Victor Ashe Park MS Map Meet Info
10/22/2019 4:30 PM First Practice – Post Season Cross Country Program – Elementary and Middle All Sites Program Info
10/28/2019  4:30 PM First Practice – Post Season Cross Country Program – High School Non-State Qualifiers All Sites Program Info
 11/4/2019  4:30 PM First Practice – Post Season Cross Country Program – High School State Qualifiers All Sites Program Info
11/9/2019 10:00 AM AAU Southeastern District Cross Country Championships (Middle School and under) Victor Ashe Park Map Meet Information
11/22/2019 5:00 PM Hoka One One Postal Nationals – Tennessee presented by KYA (Elementary – Middle and High School Divisions) Hardin Valley Academy Map Meet Information
11/30/2019 8 AM Footlocker South Regional Cross Country Championships Charlotte, NC Map Meet Information
12/7/2019 8 AM AAU National Cross Country Championships Knoxville, TN – Victor Ashe Park Map Meet Information

Program Contact Information

Registration/Results Questions

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