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Sep 7 2018 - 2018 Youth Cross Country Series
Athletics New Brunswick is excited to announce the second annual New Brunswick Youth Cross Country Series. This series is modeled after the indoor and outdoor Run Jump Throw Wheel Series but will focus solely on cross country events for elementary and middle school level athletes.
New Brunswick will play host to two championship events for the series, including Provincials and Atlantics.
Athletes can qualify for the Provincials in Moncton on October 13th by finishing in the top 10 at their school meet or another cross country meet in their area.
A full listing of events can be found here: http://anb.ca/Calendar/index.php
The Series kicks off this weekend, with the first qualifying event taking place this Saturday, September 8th, in Cocagne.
The following week will feature events in St. Andrews (Sept 13th & 14th), and Hampton (Sept 15th).
September 8th: Ecole Blanche Bourgeois Competition de Cross Country- Cocagne, NB
September 14th: Vincent Massey Elementary XC Meet- Passamaquoddy Point, Saint Andrews, NB
September 15th: Hampton Cross Country Classic- Hampton, NB
September 20th: Saint John XC High/Middle School Challenge- Saint John, NB
September 21st: St. Stephen Elementary XC Meet- Rod Wilson Field, St. Stephen, NB
September 22nd: Dieppe Cross Country Classic- Dieppe, NB
September 28th: Milltown Elementary Meet- Milltown, NB
October 3rd: Saint John Elementary Cross Country Meet- Saint John, NB
October 6th: Capital Cross Country Classic- Fredericton, NB
October 6th: Sweet Caroline Run 2018- Rothesay, NB
October 13th: Youth Cross Country Provincials- Moncton, NB
October 27th: Atlantic Cross Country Championships- Fredericton, NB
After reaching Provincials, athletes will then have the opportunity to represent Team New Brunswick at the Atlantic Cross Country Championships on October 27th in Fredericton by placing in the top 15.
Events for Provincials will include:
· 500m (Ages1-5)
· 1km (Ages 6-9)
· 1.5km (Ages 10-11)
· 2km (Ages 12-13)
Provincials will take place in Moncton on October 13th, 2018. Registration can be done by visiting www.anb.ca, checking the calendar and clicking “Youth Provincial Championships”.
Anyone interested in hosting a qualifying event may do so and ANB will provide support in the form of qualifying certificates, ribbons, medals, advertising and registration.
“We are really excited to be able to offer yet another opportunity for younger athletes to participate in cross country with the continuation of this series” said Gabriel LeBlanc, Executive Director of Athletics New Brunswick “The school cross country season is relatively short due to the weather in our province, but with these new competition events we hope to see more participation and excitement built around cross country events” added LeBlanc.
For more information please contact Julia Loparco at firstname.lastname@example.org
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