Junior Olympics

Status:  OPEN.  
Junior Olympics XC

This year our team will target the USATF National meet in KY.  Athletes that don’t qualify or are not able to race on Dec 11 are welcome to Race at the AAU meet on Dec 4th.

Cost $269*

* Price Includes

  • Professional Training
  • Free 1/4-zip Warm-up pullover
  • Entry Fees for all meet with the exception of FootLocker

Additional Costs Include:

  • Uniform: Approx. $55
  • AAU Membership: $16
  • USATF Membership: $25
  • FootLocker Meet: Approx. $35
  • Parents are responsible for transportation and hotel arrangements

  • Start Date: October 25
  • Who:  4th Grade and Up. All ages compete in their own age group divisions. See “Age Divisions” below.
  • What: Competitive XC Season
  • Practice Location: TBD
  • Days: M, W, Th
  • Practice Time: 4:30 – 6:00
Practice Location MAP
Your Coaches

Lisa Sluiter – Head Coach

KImber Arrington – Coach

Junior Olympics Crosscountry

The Junior Olympic Cross Country program culminates each December when more than 1,500 youth cross country runners hit the course to compete in the National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships.  Entry for the national championship are based on athlete performances at the preliminary District meet in Mid November.

Age Divisions

JO Age Divisions

Age / DivisionDistanceYear of Birth
8 & Under2k2013+
9 - 103k2011 - 2012
11 - 123k2009 - 2010
13 - 144k2007 - 2008
15 - 165k2005 - 2006
17 - 185k2003 - 2004
Meet Schedule

JO Meet Schedule

November 6thMiddle School Age Group ChampionshipHagan Stone Park
Greensboro, NC
November 21NC State Jr Olympics ChampionshipHagan Stone Park Greensboro, NC
November 27Foot LockerCharlotte, NC
Dec 4AAU National ChampionshipsCharlotte, NC
December 11USATF Nationals Championship Lexington, KY

Details: *****Please bring copy of Birth Certificate to First Practice *****

For insurance purposes each child will need to be a USATF member.  The youth cost for membership per year is $25.  You’ll need to connect your athletes membership to Fit180’s Club number.  Fit180 CLUB

    • Visit AAU Website Registration
    • Select your sport: Track and Field (Cross Country)
    • Are you a member of a club? YES
    • Find and select Fit180 Athletics
    • Complete athlete and payment information.
    • The system will provide payment confirmation and member #