Fall Cross Country Programs:
Velocity Elementary/MG Middle School Program
What: A quality cross country program created by former collegiate runners and coaches that will introduce kids to the sport of cross country through games, skills, and competitions that focus on ethics, excellence, and enjoyment. (We emphasize the fun part of our program to get kids excited about running and movement!)
Who: Kids age 6-12
Where: Local parks, elementary fields, etc.
When: Starting Mid-September, twice a week for 1 hour each.
Cost: $100 for 6 weeks, includes practices twice weekly, 3 meets and a tech t-shirt.
Velocity Jr. High
What: A quality cross country plan for kids age 11-14. We develop great runners while focusing on ethics, enjoyment and excellence. The extra practice/week and more challenging workouts give older kids a chance to really shine, with practices designed by former collegiate runners and elite coaches.
Who: Runners age 11-14 that are willing to handle 15 miles of running per week, building to 20-25 miles per week.
Where: Local parks, jr. high fields
When: Starting the week of August 21
Cost: $200 for 12 weeks (That's ~$6/session), includes practices 2-3x weekly, a tech t-shirt, 3-5 meets. Can be paid in two installments of $100 each.
Teams: Farr West (practices at Mtn View Park), South Weber (practices at Canyon Meadows Park), and West Point (practices at Loy Blake Park).
We need more jr. high teams! Start your own, contact Stephanie Chambers at 385-384-7111.
Fall XC Recreation Season Add On - Northern Utah
What: An additional 3 weeks of practice, 2x/week to prepare for the USATF state meet
Who: Runners age 7-14
When: From Oct 25- Nov 13
*A current USATF membership is required to participate ($25). If USATF registration is completed on or after Nov 1, the registration will also be good for 2024. Before then, USATF membership will expire in Dec 2023.
Hummingbirds: Age 6, race 1K distance
Swallows: Age 7-8, race 2K distance
Swifts: Age 9-10, race 3K distance
Eagles: Age 11-12 race 3K distance
JR High TEAM:
Falcons: Age 11-14 race 4K distance
INTERESTED IN COACHING OR VOLUNTEERING?
BE A COACH - START A CLUB HUB
Paid head coaching positions are available if you'd like to start a club hub in your area. Please contact League Director Stephanie Chambers at 385-384-7111 or at email@example.com for more information.
Course Directors/Coach Aides
We are always in need of Coach Aides to help encourage and organize kids at practice, as well as Course Directors to help produce the cross country meets. Coach Aides receive a free child entry into the program, and Course Directors receive gift cards for their help. If you are interested in either of these positions, and are age 13 or over, please contact League Director, Stephanie Chambers at 385-384-7111
What: An option for busy kids who want to race, but are involved in other sports/activities and don't have the time for practice. Although we highly recommend practice, life is busy, so this option is for you.
Who: Runners 1st-8th grade
Meet Schedule: Sep 29-Mt Ogden Park, Oct 6-Weber County Fairgrounds, Oct 18-Mt. Ogden park
Cost: $35 includes entry into three meets. Participants will get a race bib at their first race that will be good for all 3 races. Lost bibs are a $5 replacement fee.