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NACAC Cross Country Championship To Be Held In The Palm Beaches

24 Feb, 2017


The North American Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Cross Country Championship will take place on March 4th, 2017 at the South County Regional Park on their cross country course. This one-day endurance test for senior and junior athletes is held over grass and hilly terrain and will feature the best cross-country runners from countries like the U.S, Canada, Mexico, Aruba, Trinidad and Jamaica.

The event is both a team and individual event with awards three deep in both Junior and senior categories for Males and Females. Teams of 6 athletes with 4 to score represent the Athletics Association of their respected countries.

History of the NACAC Championship

  • 2005       Clermont                                          

  • 2006       Clermont                           

  • 2007       Clermont                             

  • 2008       Orlando                              

  • 2009       Titusville                             

  • 2010       Mt. Irvine              

  • 2011       Port of Spain 

  • 2012       Port of Spain 

  • 2013       Mandeville 

  • 2014       Mt. Irvine 

  • 2015       Tobago

  • 2016       Venezuela

 The Championship Races are run over a loop course of between 1500m and 2,000m over the following approximate distances: minimum up to (IAAF WXC distances recommended)

  • Junior Women          4km up to (6km)

  • Junior Men                 6km up to (8km)

  • Senior Women          6km up to (8km)

  • Senior Men                8km up to (12km)

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