Children from ages 5 to 14 years of age can participate in the XC program!
Anyone who likes to run, to give full effort, and to have fun will want to join the team. The coaching staff conducts practices and races designed to improve each participant's fitness, and help develop their running ability.
CLCF cross country competes in invitationals such as the Ocean State and Campopiano as well as USATF Junior Olympics.
The team holds 4 of its own developmental meets at Chafee Athletic Complex and at Western Hills.
The cross country season takes place in the fall of each year. The CLCF season begins the last week of August or the first week of September, depending on availability of training facilities.
There are two programs-a rec league and a racing team and both practice on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday nights from 5-6 pm. The racing team has an additional practice on Saturday mornings from 8-9:30. All practices will take place in Cranston(next to Hope Highlands or Western Hills middle schools) unless otherwise specified.
CLCF holds 4 developmental meets along with an open meet (last year we hosted an Ekiden meet). For those who are part of the racing team they compete in USATF and AAU meets.
Anyone from the age of 7 to 14 who wants to challenge themselves and be a part of a fun team. Our coaches train our runners to make the most of their abilities. They understand that not everyone develops the same way and will modify group workouts as needed.
The cost for the rec league team is $55 for the season.
The cost for the racing team is $75-$85 depending on whether they need a singlet.
Registration is closed for the 2021 season.
Zia placed 4th Yahara Hills Golf Course in Madison Wisconsin on December 14, 2019. She ran in the 8 and under age group in the 2K race with a time of 8:13.4.
The 2nd annual Tom Aman Ekiden Race was held on October 2. An ekiden race is where 5 person teams where each leg runs either 1.8K or 1.3K. There were 5 teams competed today with many runners having fun running with their own team as well as building their own relay team in the open races! Thank you to all who competed and to the coaches who officiated the race!
XC coaching staff will work with the runners to have fun, stay fit and become stronger.
The season starts the last week in August for everyone. The racing team finishes in late November with Junior Olympics. The rec league finished at the end of October.
Practice Days and Times
Monday 5-6 PM
Wednesday 5-6 PM
Thursday 5-6 PM
Saturday(Race team only)-9 am-10 am
Saturday-4 pm-check the calendar for exact dates
970 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, Rhode Island 02920, United States
Practice is held at Briggs Field (Chafee Complex), Western Hills middle school, and the CLCF building on Pontiac Ave. Each practice day and meet is noted on the season's schedule.
Update on the indoor schedule-Wed and Thursday 5-6 pm and Saturday mornings 6:45-7:45 am.