Old Goat Track Club XC Classic

Sutton, MA, USA
27 Aug, 2023 (Sun)

Trail running

5 km

About the event

USATF New England XC Grand Prix Race #1

Come one, come all for the inaugural Old Goat Track Club XC Classic (OGTC XC Classic) 5k XC race around fields at Water's Farm in Sutton, MA.

Pre registration is $30 plus small transaction fee, Race day will be by paper application only on site and is $40.

The Old Goat 5K XC Classic is the first race of the USATF New England XC Grand Prix. The 5-race series has a $6K prize pool that includes awards for teams, individuals, open, masters, for both men and women. More info: https://bit.ly/2023XCGP

REGISTRATION

If you are pre-registered, please see if you have the correct team affiliation. If you need to change, please do so yourself prior to race day following the steps here: Join an Existing Group - RunSignup

Day of registration is available and will begin at 9:00 AM in the Darling Barn. Only cash will be accepted so please plan accordingly. Day of registration is $40 per runner.

RACE SCHEDULE

There will be (2) races at the following times:

10:00 AM: Womens Open 5k 
11:00 AM: Mens Open 5k

COURSE 

The course is 3 field loops of the beautiful Waters Farm. Please see course map on the Runsignup page, and below. Although the course does briefly cross over pavement the course is a spike friendly course. The weather forecast is looking to be rainy this weekend so be prepared for potentially muddy conditions.

PARKING

Parking will be available at the event for free. When you enter Water's road please note this road is the only entry and exit point from the farm so please drive cautiously and be on the lookout for exiting traffic. When you approach the farm there will be two lot options that will be designated with signage. Please take note that one lot will have restricted entry/exit during race times in order to prioritize runner safety. Please ensure you park in the lot with unrestricted access if you foresee the need to leave during the event. Volunteers will be present at the exits to guide traffic and assist in the unlikely event there is an emergency and you need to leave. 

WATER

There is no water fountain available at the meet site so please pack accordingly. There will be water and bananas available for runners at the finish.

BATHROOMS

There will be 5 portable bathrooms available for use and one handicapped accessible portable bathroom located at the Darling Barn. 

TENTS

There will be a designated team tent area by the starting line. Please feel free to bring/set up tents for your team. 

AWARDS

There will be a short awards ceremony after the completion of the Male race ~15 minutes after the final finisher crosses. There will be awards for Top Individual Male, Top Individual Female, Top Male Team and Top Female Team. 

AFTER PARTY

There will be a certified Old Goat After Party at the Millbury Old Time Inn located ~12 mins away from the course. Please come join us and celebrate the first meet of the USATF Club Cross Country Series. We will be providing some pizza while supplies last. The Old Time Inn does not serve food but allows food to be brought in/delivered by other businesses in the area. There are drinks available for purchase and beach volleyball. Please note the facility is cash only but ATMs are available onsite.

Races offered by this event

Women's Open 5K XC Race

27 Aug, 2023 (Sun) - 10:00
Trail running
5 km
Women only
Solo
On site
Trail

Men's Open 5K XC Race

27 Aug, 2023 (Sun) - 11:00
Trail running
5 km
Men only
Solo
On site
Trail