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Atlanta Track Club’s Youth XC team will introduce kids 11-14 to competitive cross country running. This fun-filled program teaches young runners the basics of cross country and develops team building and leadership skills. Team members will meet 2-3 times a week for workouts and runs and compete in area meets.

*Note: Team members must have valid USATF membership with association listed as Georgia and team listed as “Atlanta Track Club” to compete in USATF meets. Membership is the responsibility of the team member. CLICK HERE FOR USATF MEMBERSHIP

  • Date & Time

    Practice begins August 15

  • Location

    Piedmont Park, Cochran Shoals (weekend only)

  • Event Swag

    • Mizuno singlet
    • shorts
    • short-sleeve and long-sleeve shirt

Team Schedule

  • Aug. 15  Practices start
  • Aug. 26  Saucony Battle of Atlanta
  • Sept. 9  Whitefield Academy Time Trial
  • Sept. 16  Alpha Crush Invite (USATF)
  • Sept. 23  Wingfoot XC Classic
  • Oct. 14  Middle School State Championships
  • Nov. 11 USATF Georgia Championships
  • Nov. 18  Region 4 Championship
  • Dec. 10  National Championship

Practice Dates/Times

Practices begin Tuesday, August 15

  • Tuesdays - 4:30 p.m. 
  • Thursdays - 4:30 p.m. 
  • Sunday long runs - TBD

Practice Locations


Age Groups for 2017

  • 11-12 (born in 2005-2006)
  • 13-14 (born in 2003-2004)     

Program Benefits

  • Singlet & Shorts
    • Available in men’s XS to XL and women’s XS to L
  • S/S Tee
    • Available in youth S-XL and adult XS-2XL
  • L/S Tee
    • Available in youth S-XL and adult XS-2XL
  • Training plan via Final Surge (an online program)
  • Weekly workouts
  • Team coordination

USATF Team Only Option

For those athletes wanting to participate in the post season only.

  • Cost:   $150.00
  • Ages 11-18
  • Must have a valid USATF number
  • Practices between October 17 and December 7th
  • Registration Opens:  October 1 / Closes:  October 25

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Did you know as a member of Atlanta Track Club you receive a discount on all events (except AJC Peachtree Road Race). Join today to begin receiving discounts and the many other benefits of membership!

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