2023 RICHMOND XC FESTIVAL
formerly
POLE GREEN PARK RUN / WALK

September 2
9:15AM- Men's 6K
9:50AM- Women's 4K

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RESULTS (Check Link Below for LIVE results on 9/2--Refresh page often)

 

EVENT NAME:     2023 Richmond XC Festival / USATF-Virginia Championships (formerly Pole Green Park 5K Run/Walk)                            

                               

LOCATION:         Pole Green Park

                             Cross Country Course

                             8996 Pole Green Park Lane

                             MECHANICSVILLE, VA 23116

DATE:                  Saturday, September 2, 2023

START TIME:      7:45AM-    Course opens; Packet Pickup/Race Day Registration Begins

                             9:00AM-   Race Day Registration Ends

                             9:05AM-   National Anthem

                             9:15AM-   College Men’s 6K / Richmond XC Festival Open Race

                                               (This event will also serve as the USATF-VA Championships         

                                               and open race)

                             9:50AM-   College Women’s 4K / Richmond XC Festival Open Race

                                               (This event will also serve as the USATF-VA Championships         

                                               and open race)

The 2023 Richmond XC Festival / USATF-Virginia Championships will be held within the Spider Alumni Open. The race distances will be 4K (Women) and 6K (Men). The event will utilize the same 2K loop course used for the 2023 and 2024 USATF National Cross Country Championships.  This 2K loop format will provide an opportunity for coaches and athletes to preview the course to be used in January, 2024 to select team USA for the 2024 World Cross Country Championships.

EVENT DETAILS:  

This event (Richmond XC Festival, formerly the Pole Green Park 5K) will serve as the USATF-Virginia Association Open, Masters, and Junior (U20) Championship and will be held within the Spider Alumni Open college races.

Open runners and 2022 USATF-Virginia members will be split-out into separate results (Separate Spider Alumni Open and Richmond XC Festival results) and will not factor into college team scoring or results. Unattached runners, college club, open club and post collegiate runners will have their own results.

EVENT HISTORY:     2022 Results

                                    2020 Results

 

                                    2019 Results 

                                    2018 Results

                                    2017 Results

                                    2016 Results

4K / 6K COURSE MAP:          Link (See 2K Loop Course Map)


ELIGIBILITY:   Open to club teams and unattached runners of all ages.

REGISTRATION:   Registration for this event will open on July 1, 2023

OR

 

If you are not a USATF-VA member you can Download a printable application and email your completed application to: info@collegiaterunning.org 

AND PAY $15 Entry Fee at Packet Pick-up

ABOUT THE COURSE:
Home of the 2023 and 2024 U.S. Cross Country Championships...2008 USATF Junior Olympic XC National Championships, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2020 and 2022 Atlantic 10 Championships, the RVA Relays and the MILESTAT.COM XC Invitational. The course is flat terrain with mostly grass and dirt trail. Every mile is clearly marked. The course is set-up to be spectator friendly.

ENTRY FEE:    Club Teams - $15.00/athlete (unlimited entries)
                         Individuals/unattached athletes - $15.00

Due to the size of the event, there are NO team discounts.

AWARDS:

There will only be awards for the USATF-Virginia Championships which is open to 2023 USATF-Virginia Members...

Over-all and Age Group Results for USATF-Virginia Members only, as follows:

-Open Men’s USATF-Virginia Results (all runners with a current Men’s USATF-VA membership)

-Open Women’s USATF-Virginia Results (all runners with a current Women’s USATF-VA membership)

 

-U20 Men’s USATF-Virginia Results (all under 20 year old runners on December 31, 2023 with a current USATF-VA membership--(Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

-U20 Women’s USATF-Virginia Results (all under 20 year old runners on December 31, 2023 with a current USATF-VA membership--(Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

 

*Men’s and Women’s USATF-Virginia Age Group Results for MASTERS runners as follows:

-USATF-VA 30-34 Age Group (Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

-USATF-VA 35-39 Age Group (Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

-USATF-VA 40-44 Age Group (Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

-USATF-VA 45-49 Age Group (Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

-USATF-VA 50-54 Age Group (Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

-USATF-VA 55-59 Age Group (Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

-USATF-VA 60-64 Age Group (Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

-USATF-VA 65-69 Age Group (Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

-USATF-VA 70-74 Age Group (Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

-USATF-VA 75-79 Age Group (Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

-USATF-VA 80-84 Age Group (Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

-USATF-VA 85-89 Age Group (Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

-USATF-VA 90+ Age Group (Age Calculated on December 31, 2023)

 

RESULTS:  

Live event Timing and Results will be available during the races Saturday morning: 

 

LIVE:  TBA


Contact:  Any questions contact:

Steve Taylor (Event Director)
Email: info@collegiaterunning.org

Cell number: 804-349-3367

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