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USA Cross Country Championships

Feb 15-16, 2003 at Houston TX

| Results: Junior Women - Junior Men - Other
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High School runners have been prominent in the junior division (under 20) the past few years, but college runners dominated this year. No high school runner qualified for the US junior teams that will go to the World Championships.

World Championships Qualifying

Athletes planning to qualify for and attend the World Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland should be available for travel between March 24-31, 2003. All athletes should come to the USA Championships with an USA passport valid through April 1, 2003. Juniors must bring a copy of their birth certificate. If you qualify for a team, you will be asked before you leave the USA Championships to complete all required USA National Team Processing forms.

The first six finishers in each of the following events who meet the age criteria will select themselves to represent the United States in that event at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships:

Open Women 4 km
Open Women 8 km
Open Men 4 km
Open Men 12 km
Junior Women 6 km
Junior Men 8 km


Saturday, February 15, 2003
9:30 a.m. Community Run 4 km
10:30 Masters Women 6 km
11:30 Masters Men 6 km
12:15 p.m. Junior Women 6 km
12:45 Open Men 4 km
1:15 Open Women 8 km
5:00 Awards Ceremony

Sunday, February 16, 2003
10:00 Junior Men 8 km
10:45 Open Women 4 km
11:15 Open Men 12 km
12:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony


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