The USATF Oregon Association 2021 Youth Cross Country Championship meet was held on Saturday, November 13 at Jesuit High School in Portland. The meet was hosted by USATF Oregon with help from the Bowerman Track Club and Jesuit High School.
Over 270 athletes ages 6 to 18 participated in the meet. The Bowerman Track Club captured the team title in eight of the ten age group categories. Go here for the individual meet results (account required).
The young athletes received support from ten professional track and field athletes who attended the meet. Seven of the professionals completed in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
Next up is the USATF Region 13 Junior Olympic Championship meet at the Chambers Creek Properties, University Place, WA. The course is located southwest of Tacoma. Go here for meet information. Region 13 includes these USATF Associations: Alaska, Inland Northwest, Oregon, and Pacific Northwest.
Ten professional athletes showed up at the USATF Oregon Cross Country Championships to support over 270 youth who participated in the meet. Back row, left to right: Professional track and field athletes Thomas Ratcliffe, Kieran Tuntivate, Marc Scott, Mo Ahmed, and Elise Cranny. Front row, left to right: Meet participants Jacob Wacek, Vincent Cote, Landon Brefczynski, and Anthony Cote.
Top photo: Professional track and field athlete Woody Kincaid congratulates Lucie Zito for earning her Top 10 Finisher’s Medal.
USATF Oregon Association drives competitive excellence and engagement by youth in the sport of track and field and cross country. The Association offers development programs and grass root outreach to prepare the next generation of track and field and cross country athletes. Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org.