NACAC Cross Country Championships

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NACAC Cross Country Championships
Sport Cross country running
Founded 2005
Continent North America, Central America and the Caribbean (NACAC)

The NACAC Cross Country Championships is an annual regional cross country running competition for athletes representing member nations of the North America, Central America and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC).[1] The event was inaugurated in 2005 and was held in Florida, United States until 2009. The following two editions were held in Trinidad and Tobago.[2]

The event comprises four separate races: an 8 km senior men's race, a 6 km senior women's race, a 6 km junior men's race and finally a 4 km junior women's race.[3]

Between 1983-2003, the event was preceded by the Central American and Caribbean Cross Country Championships organized by the Central American and Caribbean Athletic Confederation (CACAC).

Editions[edit]

Edition Year Venue City Country No. of
athletes
No. of
nations
1st 2005 United States Triathlon National Training Center Clermont, Florida  United States 80 13
2nd 2006 United States Triathlon National Training Center Clermont, Florida  United States 122 14
3rd 2007[4] United States Triathlon National Training Center Clermont, Florida  United States 124 16
4th 2008 Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex Orlando, Florida  United States 64 6
5th 2009 Chain of Lakes Park Orlando, Florida  United States 86 + 6 guests 7
7th 2010 Mount Irvine Bay Golf Course Mount Irvine, Tobago  Trinidad and Tobago 107 11
8th 2011[5] Queen's Park Savannah Port of Spain  Trinidad and Tobago 118 19
9th 2012[6] Queen's Park Savannah Port of Spain  Trinidad and Tobago 108 + 1 guest 12
10th 2013[7] Manchester Golf Club Mandeville  Jamaica 114 8
11th 2014 Mount Irvine Bay Golf Course Mount Irvine, Tobago  Trinidad and Tobago 103 10

: The number of athletes and number of nations are according to unofficial counts within complete results lists. The higher numbers that were published[4][5] could also comprise coaches and/or officials.

Champions[edit]

Year Men's senior race Women's senior race
Individual Team Individual Team
2005  Juan Luis Barrios (MEX)  United States (USA)  Sabrina Monro (USA)  United States (USA)
2006  Juan Luis Barrios (MEX)  Mexico (MEX)  Megan Metcalfe (CAN)  United States (USA)
2007  Fasil Bizuneh (USA)  United States (USA)  Malindi Elmore (CAN)  Canada (CAN)
2008  Thomas Morgan (USA)  United States (USA)  Carmen Douma-Hussar (CAN)  Canada (CAN)
2009  Stephen Pifer (USA)  United States (USA)  Clara Grandt (USA)  United States (USA)
2010  Max King (USA)  United States (USA)  Delilah DiCrescenzo (USA)  United States (USA)
2011  Robert Cheseret (USA)  United States (USA)  Kate Harrison (CAN)  United States (USA)
2012  Cameron Levins (CAN)  United States (USA)  Liz Costello (USA)  United States (USA)
2013  Craig Forys (USA)  United States (USA)  Natasha Fraser (CAN)  Canada (CAN)
2014  Joseph Gray (USA)  United States (USA)  Kellyn Johnson (USA)  United States (USA)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canadian Cross-Country Championships. Calgary Spartans (2009-11-28). Retrieved on 2010-02-24.
  2. ^ Clarke, Nicholas (2010-02-02). 16 Countries from Nacac Cross Country championships. Trinidad Guardian. Retrieved on 2010-02-24.
  3. ^ 2009 NACAC Cross Country Championships. USATF (2009-03-07). Retrieved on 2010-02-24.
  4. ^ a b 2007 NACAC Cross Country Championships. USATF (2007-03-03). Retrieved on 2010-02-23.
  5. ^ a b Robinson, Javier Clavelo (2011-02-20). USA and Canada trade honours at NACAC XC Championships. IAAF. Retrieved on 2011-02-20.
  6. ^ Robinson, Javier Clavelo (2012-03-18). US and Canada trade honours at NACAC XC champs. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-03-22.
  7. ^ NACAC Cross Country Championships 2013 - Manchester Golf Club, Mandeville, Jamaica - Saturday, January 26, 2013, NACAC, January 26, 2013, retrieved February 8, 2013 

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