November 30, 2019
VanCortlandt Park, Bronx NY

Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, D.C. and U.S. citizens in Overseas Military Installations.

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Historic VanCortlandt Park is the site of the Foot Locker Cross Country Northeast Regional. Olympians and National Champions such as Edward Cheserek, Donn Cabral, Aisling Cuffe, Cathy Schiro, and Jen Rhines competed on this storied course.

Race Schedule
November 24, 2018
Runners may only participate in one race.

9:45 a.m. Open Race
10:10 a.m. Freshman/Sophomore Boys
10:35 a.m. Freshman/Sophomore Girls
11:00 a.m. The Marty Lewis Championship Boys
11:50 a.m. Championship Girls
12:30 p.m. Junior/Senior Boys
12:55 p.m. Junior/Senior Girl
1:20 p.m. 13-14 Girls & Boys (5K)
1:45 p.m. 11-12 Girls & Boys (3K)
2:10 p.m. 10 & Under Girls & Boys (3K)
Medals will be distributed following each race except the Open Race. Any runner, whether they are in a public school, home school, boarding school, private school or independent school, must run in the seeded race in order to qualify for the National Finals in San Diego.
Registration Information

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Mail completed entry form, fee, and signed waiver to:
Foot Locker Cross Country Championships
P.O. Box 109
Brooklyn, NY 11236
Attention: Phil Zodda
Mail In Entry Deadlines and Fees
• Print clearly or type information on the entry form.
• Entries cannot be accepted without all proper signatures under waiver.
• Make $20.00 check payable to: Foot Locker Cross Country Championships.
• November 11, 2019 — deadline for on-time registration. Entries received on or before this date are considered on time and will be charged the standard $20.00 entry fee.
• November 12 to November 25, 2018 — entries and payments postmarked within these dates will be accepted but are considered late entries and will be charged a $30.00 entry fee. Entries may not be included in our Regional program.
• Avoid late fees — enter early.
• Between November 11 and November 25 — ALL ENTRIES must be made on online. Online entry closes November 25.
• No refunds will be given.
• No race day entries. Please do not wait until the last week to enter.
• For multiple entries, please make photocopies of both the entry form and waiver. Your assistance is appreciated in having your multiple copies look like the original, same size and shape. Your group of 7 or more will be set aside as a team. Check-in at registration. Remember to mail team entries together. PLEASE, NO STAPLES.

• Faxed entries will not be accepted.
Race Directory
Age Group Races
10 & under girls and boys, 11 & 12 girls and boys will run 3000 meters. 13 & 14 girls and boys will run 5000 meters. All runners will compete in the age group that corresponds with the age he or she will be on December 31, 2019. 9th graders cannot run in the youth race. 9th graders must enter the high school division. Although girls and boys run together, medals and certificates will be awarded separately on the victory stand.

Open Race
This 5000 meter race is open to runners 18 years and older who have completed high school eligibility in Open (ages 18-39) and Masters (40+) divisions. High school runners are not allowed in the Open Race. The top 24 male and 24 female runners in each division will receive medals. All runners receive a participant backpack and a meet program by showing their race numbers at the tent.

Race Selection
There is no minimum qualifying time. Every high school runner of eligible grade is invited to the Foot Locker Cross Country Championship. Each individual should choose the race best suited to his/her eligibility. Each runner will receive a participant backpack.
Packet Pickup
Runners may pick up their race number and backpack in person at the:
Crowne Plaza
(Meet Headquarters)
White Plains, NY
On Friday, November 29 between 4:00 pm and 6:30 pm, registration will be available for early pick-up at the Meet Headquarters.
At Van Cortlandt Park (race site) Saturday, November 30, race numbers will be available at the registration tent beginning at 8:30 a.m. and continuing until the start of the last race.
All runners receive a participant backpack and a meet program by showing their race numbers at the tent.
FLCCC Race Apparel
Official Foot Locker Cross Country Championships event product may be purchased at Van Cortlandt Park on raceday.
Race Course
The course is 5000 meters and consists of grass, dirt path and crushed rock. Spikes are permitted. The 3000 meter course for the age group races travels through the woods, up vault hill, down to the bridge, immediate left downhill to flats and right to the Broadway finish line.
States Competing
Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, D.C. and U.S. citizens in Overseas Military Installations.
The state where a runner resides determines in which regional meet he/she must participate. Runners must participate in the region to which their state has been assigned. Boarding school students must compete in the region of their school location. Non U.S. citizens who attend high school in the U.S. and who meet the age requirement may compete. Home-schooled students may compete in the region of their residence during the school year.
Awards & National Qualifiers
Participant's Awards
Every runner in every race will receive a backpack and a meet program highlighting the previous 40 years of Foot Locker races, as well as previewing this year's race.

The top 30 finisher in all high school races are awarded medals.
The first ten finishers receive gold medals and are First Team All-Northeast.
The second ten finishers receive silver medals and are Second Team All-Northeast.
The third ten finishers receive bronze medals and are Third Team All-Northeast.
The top 30 in each gender receiver medals in the Age Group Races.
The top 24 men and women receive medals in the Open and Masters Race.

State Team Awards
The top five boys and top five girls from each individual state will constitute that state's "team." Each individual in the top five state teams will receive a medal. They are selected from the championship races only. Please check the results before leaving the park.

Each runner placing in the top 30 in the age group and high school races receives a certificate to display indicating that these runners are on the Foot Locker All-Northeast Team.
Team Awards in Age Group Races
Plaques will be given to the girl team champion and runner-up and boy team champion and runner-up in the 10 & under, 11-12, 13-14 races. Five runners per team score for each gender. Club name must be on the entry form to be scored in the team race. >Club name must be listed exactly the same on every entry.
Coaches Award
Please collect, neatly trim, and mail your team entries together. Check for signed waivers, payment, and completion of entry information. Every coach who enters at least seven runners as a group entry will receive a compli - mentary backpack, provided we received your entry before the deadline of November 11, 2019. PLEASE NO STAPLES. ENTER ALL ATHLETES AT ONE TIME. YOUR GROUP WILL BE SET ASIDE AS A TEAM. For those teams that may have entered on active.comand wish to have a team packet set aside; the coach is asked to e-mail pzodda@hotmail.comwith the names of those team members.
National Qualifiers
The top ten (10) finishers in each of the Championship races qualify for the Foot Locker National Finals in San Diego, CA on December 14, 2019.
Directions and Lodging
Directions to the Course
From South:
Take NJ Turnpike to George Washington Bridge, cross bridge and follow signs to New England, North, via the Major Deegan Expressway, which is I-87 North, to Van Cortlandt Park South exit. Bear right at exit fork and proceed North (under train tracks) one half mile. The race course is on the right, just north of Burger King. Travel time is about 15 minutes after crossing the GW Bridge.
From North:
(1) Take New York State Thruway (1-87) South to Van Cortlandt Park South exit. At light at top of exit ramp, make right (west) to Broadway, and follow directions to course as above. (2) Take 1-95 South to Gun Hill road exit and proceed west until you reach Van Cortlandt Park South, and then proceed to Broadway and make right, as above.
Parking is available on the streets surrounding the park and also for cars at the Indoor Manhattan College parking garage (located on 242nd street, uphill on the left side). NOTE: Keep belongings in your car trunk, not on your car seats! Please abide by all New York City parking regulations.
Special rates are available from the following area hotels. To receive a special rate, mention that you’re with the Foot Locker Cross County Championships. Call early to reserve.

Crowne Plaza
(Meet Headquarters)
White Plains, NY

Northeast Region Past Results
14 Aug
November 24, 2018

Girls Race

1 Sydney Masciarelli Northbridge, MA 17:12.6
2 Marlee Starliper Wellsville, PA 17:17.5
3 Grace Connolly Natick, MA 17:27.6
4 Abby Loveys Randolph, NJ 17:49.4
5 Kate Wiser Southbury, CT 17:52.8
6 Mary Hennelly Suffern, NY 18:07.6
7 Taryn Parks Greencastle, PA 18:11.2
8 Sofie Matson Falmouth, ME 18:11.3
9 Sarah Roffman Littleton, MA 18:12.1
10 Nicole Vanasse Martinsville, NJ 18:16.4
13 Aug
November 24, 2018

Boys Race

1 Jack Stanley Mendham, NJ 15:30.2
2 Lucas Aramburu Brookline, MA 15:37.1
3 Connor Nisbet Wilmington, DE 15:37.7
4 Liam Murphy Perrineville, NJ 15:38.2
5 Devin Hart Point Pleasant, NJ 15:38.4
6 Patrick Anderson Pittsburgh, PA 15:38.6
7 Sam Lawler Pittsford, NY 15:38.6
8 Matthew Farrell Glastonbury, CT 15:38.7
9 Mustafe Dahir Wallingford, CT 15:39.1
10 Richard Sturtevant Leyden, MA 15:41.3


14 Aug
November 25, 2017

Girls Race

1 Marlee Starliper Wellsville, PA 17:47.5
2 Katherine Lee Wading River, NY 17:50.0
3 Jacqueline Gaughan Exeter, NH 17:54.7
4 Morgan McCormick Wilton, CT 18:10.7
5 Page Lester Washington, DC 18:12.7
6 Savannah Shaw Pittsburgh, PA 18:14.7
7 Abigail Green Bethesda, MD 18:17.9
8 Eleanor Lawler Wakefield, RI 18:20.4
9 Abby Loveys Mendham, NJ 18:23.8
10 Taryn Parks Greencastle, PA 18:25.6
13 Aug
November 26, 2016

Boys Race

1 Tristan Shelgren Boxford, MA 15:32.8
2 Damien Dilcher Brick, NJ 15:37.0
3 Lucas Aramburu Brookline, MA 15:37.8
4 Dalton Hengst York, PA 15:39.2
5 Nathan Lawler Pittsford, NY 15:40.7
6 Devin Hart Point Pleasant, NJ 15:42.5
7 Drew Thompson Trumbull, CT 15:42.6
8 Rusty Kujdych
Feasterville Trevose, PA
9 Fahd Nasser Jersey City, NJ 15:52.1
10 Mason Gatewood Garden City, NY 15:54.8

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FLCCC Northeast Records

  • Girls
    Cathy Schiro (1984)
  • Boys
    Donn Cabral (2007)

2017 Results



FLCC Northeast History


Past Results  

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