An elite race for elite high school runners

Featuring the best high school seniors from four states on one of the best 5k courses in the Midwest.


The Mid-East Cross Country Championships presents the best 12 high school men & women senior runners from Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and other area states. In past years Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and West Virgina have participated.

The event provides an excellent regional forum that supports athletes and college coaches looking for new talent. It is sponsored by the members of the Greater Dayton Track and Cross Country Officials Association and the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches. The race has been held annually since 1987.

A Special Thank You To Our Corporate Sponsors