PAUSATF Cross Country Series
WVTC participates in this series of 12 races in the bay area from August through December.
The annual Pacific Association Cross Country Grand Prix combines 12 Northern California dirt and grass races into a series from August to November while the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships takes place in December. West Valley competes at the national, regional and local levels in XC and aims to be a leader in this race series. West Valley had an amazing XC season in 2015 - the season started off running up the campus trails of Santa Cruz to racing through Golden Gate Park…receiving beer mugs after runners' hard work effort at China Camp to participating in the PA Championships in San Francisco. As far as standings go, the Open Men and Women's team placed 2nd overall, while the Men's Masters team placed 1st and the Women's Masters team placed 6th. Full standings can be found here.
The XC Grand Prix races range from a 5k to a 8k. The preliminary 2016 PA Cross Country Schedule can be found here. The series ends with the USATF National Club XC Championships in December where more than 100 XC clubs and 1,200 competitors from all over the United States compete. This past year, the National Club Championships were in San Francisco, California. Master's men placed 2nd overall! While Open Men placed 20th, Open Women 30th and Master's Women 18th.
2015 National Cross Country Recaps