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The fifth annual Wingfoot XC Classic is now Georgia's largest cross country race featuring Georgia's best high school and middle school runners. This year the event will feature 3K, 5K, and 8K races run in the grass fields of Cartersville. With its new two day format, Friday night will be a championship affair run under the lights with the best high school and middle schools competing alongside college teams. The Saturday morning session will feature all remaining JV and Varsity races, as well as the community 5K which welcomes runners and walkers, part of the Grand Prix Series presented by Piedmont Healthcare.

Read a full recap of the 2019 Wingfoot XC Classic Championship races here



  • Date & Time

    September 18 & 19

  • Location

    Sam Smith Park, 1155 Douthit Ferry Rd, Cartersville, GA 30120

  • Distance

    • 3K (ages 7-14)
    • 5K (ages 8+)
    • 8K (ages 16+)
  • Cost

    • Schools: Various (see details below)
    • Atlanta Track Club Members: FREE (Community 5K only)
    • Non-members: $10 (Community 5K only)
    • Middle School 3K: $10
    • $10 parking fee onsite
  • Registration Cut-Off Date

    September 2 (High School, Middle School, and College Teams); September 19 at 11:59 p.m. (Community 5K)

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Event Day Schedule

Friday

  • 4:15 p.m. Race number pickup opens
  • 5:30 p.m. Races begin

Saturday

  • 6:15 a.m. Race number pickup opens
  • 6:45 a.m. Race Day Registration Closes
  • 7:15 a.m. Races begin

Detailed 2020 event schedule coming soon

Race Selections

Race selections will be posted closer to the event after 2020 team registration is closed. Selection criteria included current and past season performances. Athletes wishing to enter the Championship division as an individual must contact meet management.

Registration

Middle School, High School and College Team Registration
SCHOOL TEAM REGISTRATION* - LINK COMING SOON
*The registration form is for school registration. It will ask for participant information, please fill this out with Head Coach information. Athlete entries will be completed after payment is received.

Teams will register by gender. Registration includes a Varsity team and a JV team. After registration and payment is complete, teams will receive email instructions for athlete entries via MileSplit.
High School and middle school teams with less than 5 runners should register as individuals. Coaches who wish to pay by check should use coupon code "Check", an invoice will be sent out by Friday of that week. Deadline for team registration is September 1, 2020.

Unattached Runners
Unattached runners may only compete in the middle school, college and community race. Unattached runners are not permitted in the high school races. Unattached college athletes should complete the individual registration in the team registration form above. Middle school unattached runner registration opens in August 2020. No race day registration. Timing & Results

The races will be chip timed with timing mats at mile 1 and 2, in addition to the finish line. The race will be NFHS and GHSA sanctioned for Georgia schools and other states upon request.
Live results are available throughout the event. Click one of the links below to view the live results on race day.

  • Live Results- Community 5K - LINK COMING SOON
  • Live Results- Collegiate, Middle & High School Races - LINK COMING SOON
Atlanta Track Club is a member organization of both the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) & USA Track & Field (USATF) and adheres to the guidelines and rules of competition in the events Atlanta Track Club conducts & provides.

EVENT ADDRESS

Sam Smith Park, 1155 Douthit Ferry Rd, Cartersville, GA 30120

SCHOOL REGISTRATION COSTS

$ 125 - Per Gender Team (Includes Varsity and JV)
$ 50 - Middle School Team (per race)
$ 10 - Individual Runners High School/Middle School/College
$ 10 - Community 5K (Adults and Youth 8+)

Make check payable to Atlanta Track Club and send payments to:
Atlanta Track Club, 201 Armour Dr NE, Atlanta GA 30324
School payments due by September 4, 2020. $50 late fee if payment not received by deadline.

AWARDS

School Team Awards

Top 10 finishers from races will receive medals, and top 10 Championship Varsity runners will also receive a t-shirt. Top 3 teams in Championship and Varsity races will receive a trophy.

Community Awards

Overall awards are based on gun time and overall winners are not eligible for age group awards. Age grade and group awards are based on net time.

  • Overall male and female
  • Age grade male and female
  • Age group awards for the top three men and women in each age group (10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, five-year increments up to 90+)
  • Top three teams

WINGFOOT CUP

The Wingfoot Cup will be awarded to the team with the most points across the Boys and Girls Championship Varsity Divisions only. Points will be distributed to teams using the following scale. Milton is the current three-time defending champion of this award.

1st - 10 pts, 2nd - 8 pts, 3rd - 6 pts, 4th - 5 pts, 5th - 4 pts, 6th - 3 pts, 7th - 2 pts, 8th - 1 pt

PARKING

Paid parking is available for $10 CASH ONLY per car at the race site. Additional FREE parking will be available offsite at Cartersville Primary School, Cartersville Elementary School and the Deerfield Practice Fields.

Bus parking available for FREE on site.

Limited parking is available; carpooling is encouraged.

Parking Map

VOLUNTEER WITH US

Interested in giving back to the sport of running? Come volunteer with us! For Wingfoot XC Classic opportunities, CLICK HERE.

TRAVEL

Atlanta Track Club will arrange for room blocks at two Cartersvilles area hotels. Please check back closer to the event for further details.

FOOD TRUCKS

Food trucks will be back for Friday night and Saturday morning sessions. Bring your appetites and enjoy the following vendors:

Friday, September 18

  • TBD

Saturday, September 19

  • TBD

GRAND PRIX

The Wingfoot XC Classic is the ninth event in the 2020 Atlanta Track Club Grand Prix Series presented by Piedmont Healthcare. For more information on the 2020 Grand Prix Series, please click here. Please note: Your age on December 31, 2020 is used as your base age for Grand Prix scoring. For example, if you are currently 34 years old but will be turning 35 in November, your age will appear as 35 in the standing throughout the Grand Prix season.

QUESTIONS

If you have additional questions regarding the event, then please email questions@atlantatrackclub.org.

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