NACAC Cross Country Championships

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]

NACAC Cross Country Championships
SportCross country running
Founded2005
ContinentNorth America, Central America and the Caribbean (NACAC)

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).

EditionsEdit

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
12th 2015 Barranquilla, Atlántico   Colombia
13th 2016 Campo de Golf de Caraballeda [8] Caraballeda, Venezuela   Venezuela
14th 2017 South County Regional Park.[9] Boca Raton, Florida, United States   United States
15th 2018 Park[10] San Salvador, El Salvador   El Salvador
16th 2019 Queens Park Savannah, Puerto España[11] Port of Spain, Trinidad   Trinidad and Tobago

: 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.

ChampionsEdit

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)
2015   Maksim Korolev (USA)   United States (USA)   Gladys Tejeda (PER)   United States (USA)
2016   Donald Cowart (USA)   United States (USA)   Allison Grace Morgan (USA)   United States (USA)
2017   Abbabiya Simbassa (USA)   United States (USA)   Sasha Gollish (CAN)   Canada (CAN)
2018   Joseph Gray (USA)   United States (USA)   Carmen Toaquiza (ECU)   Peru (PER)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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 (PDF), NACAC, January 26, 2013, retrieved February 8, 2013
  8. ^ 2016 NACAC Cross Country Championships results
  9. ^ 2017 NACAC Cross Country Championships results
  10. ^ 2018 NACAC Cross Country Championships results
  11. ^ TTO – NACAC Cross Country Championships 2019 NACAC

External linksEdit