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"Leading the Pack" Cross Country Program
 Be a “leader of the pack”!
 
Join Rush Athletics USA Cross Country.

2016 Registration:  Closed
 

Practice Schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays
 
Locations
Settler’s Park – Plainfield, IL

Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays - 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.,

Saturdays - 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
 


1st Practice – Thursday, Aug. 25th
6:00 p.m. at Settler’s Park – Plainfield, IL

 

Date Time Location
Thurs. 8/25 6:00pm Settler's Park
Sat. 8/27 9:30am Settler's Park
Mon. 8/29 6:00pm Settler's Park
Tues. 8/30 6:00pm Settler's Park
Thurs. 9/1 6:00pm Settler's Park
Sat. 9/2 9:30am Settler's Park
Mon. 9/5 6:00pm Settler's Park
Tues. 9/6 6:00pm Settler's Park
Thurs. 9/8 6:00pm Settler's Park
Sat. 9/10 9:30am Settler's Park
Mon. 9/12 6:00pm Settler's Park
Tues. 9/13 6:00pm Settler's Park
Thurs. 9/15 6:00pm Settler's Park
Sat. 9/17 9:30am Settler's Park
Mon. 9/19 6:00pm Settler's Park
Tues. 9/20 6:00pm Settler's Park
Thurs. 9/22 6:00pm Settler's Park
Sat. 9/24 9:30am 4th Annual Illinois Rush Run to Read
Cross Country Invitational
Mon. 9/26 6:00pm Settler's Park
Tues. 9/27 6:00pm Settler's Park
Thurs. 9/29 6:00pm Settler's Park
Sat.
10/1
9:15am Belvidere Tornados Youth Cross Country Meet
Belvidere Park, Belvidere, IL
Sun. 10/2 4:00pm Troy Middle School
Thurs. 10/6 5:30pm Settler's Park
Sat.
10/8
  Batavia Accelerators Youth Cross Country Meet
Sun. 10/9 4:00pm Troy Middle School
Thurs.  10/13 5:30pm Settler's Park
Sat.
10/15
TBA Settler's Park
Sun. 10/17 4:00pm Troy Middle School
Thurs.  10/20 5:30pm Settler's Park
Sat.
10/22
  2014 Cross Country Coaches Youth State Meet /
Elgin Shark Fall Classic
Sun. 10/23 4:00pm Troy Middle School
Thurs. 10/27 5:30pm Settler's Park
Sat.
10/29
  19th Annual Wildcat Youth Cross
Country Meet & Adult OPEN 3k
 
Sun.
10/30
  Troy Middle School
Thurs.
11/3
5:30pm Settler's Park
Sat.
11/5
 

2016 USATF Illinois Association
Cross Country Championships

Masters, Open & Youth

Mon.
11/7
  No Practice
Tues.
11/8
5:30pm Settler's Park
Thur.
11/10
5:30pm Settler's Park
Sat.
11/12
 

2016 USATF Regional
Cross Country Championships

Masters, Open & Youth

Sun.
11/13
8:00am
2016 AAU District Cross Country Championships
National Qualifier
Community Park - Country Club Hills, IL
Tues.
11/15
5:30pm Settler's Park
Weds.
11/16
5:30pm Settler's Park
Thurs.
11/17
5:30pm Settler's Park
Fri. 11/18   Travel Day For Those Going To Cross Country Coaches National Youth Championships
Sat. 11/19   2016 Cross Country Coaches
National Youth Championships

Evansville, IN
Sat.
12/3
 
2016 AAU Cross Country National Championships
Apalachee Regional Park - Tallahassee, FL
Sat.
12/10
  2016 USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships
Hoover, AL
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  Rush Athletic USA Cross Country offers youth athletes the
  opportunity to experience the joy of distance
  running, learn exercises and techniques to improve
  their speed, strength and endurance, and run with
  other athletes their age and ability.
 
Three Programs Offered:

Joining the Pack: Grades K-5, Co-Ed
Introductory to Cross Country program emphasizes the
fundamentals of cross country and sportsmanship.  Beginning runners learn basic running techniques and the importance of healthy lifestyle using the “Kids Run the Nation”
program.


 
Running with the Pack: Grades 6-8, Co-Ed
Program focuses on strength, flexibility, endurance,
technique and speed, and all athletes will learn lifelong
lessons for effective stretching practices, good running form, and pacing.
 

 
Leading the Pack: Grades 9-12, Co-Ed

Program focuses on higher levels of high intensity interval training.Runners learn the TABATA training program to increase speed and endurance.