The MSTCA is committed to providing a safe and competitive racing environment for cross country athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the following race setup will be used for this meet:
This meet is open only to athletes who are enrolled in a Massachusetts high school which is currently an MIAA member school.
Entries will only be accepted on an individual basis.
Besides individual results being posted overall, they will also be posted based on MIAA geographical divisions (WMass 1 & 2, CMass 1 & 2, EMass 1 - 6, State 1 & 2).
If five or more entries are received from a single XC Club, then the club will receive a team score.
If more than one team enters from any MIAA geographical division (see above), then this division will be team scored.
The race distance will be 5 kilometers for all varsity waves.
The race distance will be 1.6 miles for all sub-varsity waves.
Due to the course layout and the wave frequency, this meet is designed for :
Varsity girls who can complete a 5 kilometer race in under 25 minutes,
Varsity boys who can complete a 5 kilometer race in under 21 minutes,
Freshman/Sub-varsity girls who can complete 1.6 miles race in under 15 minutes,
Freshman/Sub-varsity boys who can complete a 1.6 mile race in under 13 minutes.
Athletes who cannot meet these standards should avoid entering this meet. Here is the link to register!