2017 USATF Montana Association Cross Country Championships

The 2017 USATF Montana Association Cross Country Championship will be held Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the East Gallatin Recreational Park in Bozeman and will run concurrently with the BTC Fall Classic for open and masters competitors.

General Information and Race Schedule

USATF Membership and Online Registration

Venue Directions

2K Map

3K Map

4K Map

5K Map

A cross-country race for everyone!  For youth athletes, this is a qualifying race for the National Junior Olympic Cross-Country Championships on December 9, 2017 in Tallahasee, FL.  For the open and masters runner, this is an opportunity to run during the spectacular fall colors in one of Bozeman’s popular community parks.

Youth Athletes Junior Olympic Championships:
Youth participants in the Junior Olympic division (18 years old and younger) must have a 2017 USATF membership (click here) prior to proceeding with online registration.  See details above for applying for a USATF membership that is also valid for all of 2017.  Deadline for online registration at athletic.net (click here) is 5:00 PM (MST), Thursday, November 22017. 

For first time, new USATF members, athlete’s date of birth for Junior Olympic participants must be verified by the local USATF office before registering online. If athletes have not already done so, first time members must submit a birth certificate (or other proof of age) by email to Dave Skelton at bztkclub@gmail.com or Greg Mohl at mohl@vcn.com.  This must be completed before proceeding with online registration.  Please download information above on applying for a USATF membership and age verification.

Open and Masters Athletes Fall Classic:  The Bozeman Track Club Fall Classic will be run concurrently with the Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships for open (19+) and masters (40+) participants.  Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female athletes for both open and masters competitors.  A  2017 USATF membership ($30) is not required unless vying for Montana Association championship recognition.   Preregistration for open and masters participants is currently open at runsignup.com and closes at 5:00 PM (MST), Thursday, November 2, 2016.   The tentative start time for the open and master race is at 11:00 AM.

USATF Montana Cross Country Championships T-shirts:  Order you long sleeve J.O. cross-country shirt now!  Deadline to preregister and order a USATF Montana Association championship long sleeve T-shirt ($15.00) is prior to 12:00 PM (Noon), Monday, October 30, 2017.  Contact Meet Director, Dave Skelton at bztkclub@gmail.com with name, phone number and t-shirt size prior to the deadline on October 30, 2017.  Payment will be handled at the time of packet pickup on the day of competition.

Meet Information:  Make sure to download and read all of the above information for online registration, USATF membership, race schedule and more. Entry fee of $8.00/participant is due at the time of on/line registration.