Registration is now open for the 12th Annual Ocean State XC High School Invitational to be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Goddard State Park, 1095 Ives Road, Warwick RI 02818.
Middle school races for grades 6, 7, and 8 will be held on Friday, September 21 from 3:40 to 6:00. Last year 1,686 middle school runners from 49 schools entered the meet.
The 2017 High School meet included 172 teams and more than 3,400 runners from CT, MA, NH, NJ, NY, RI and CO. Connecticut had a huge presence in the meet with 38 teams competing. Tolland boys won both the Varsity 1 and JV 1 races; Tolland girls won the JV 1. Haddam Killingworth boys placed 5th in the Championship race and 2nd in the JV 1. Amity also took 6th place honors in the boys’ Championship. In the Varsity 1 girls, Haddam Killingworth took the bronze, while E. O. Smith won the silver in the Varsity 2 girls. Glastonbury was impressive with their 4th place finish in the girls’ Championship. The Top 25 All-Time Performances in the history of the meet include 6 Connecticut boys and 11 Connecticut girls.
Goddard Park is known for its rolling hills and scenic trail views overlooking the Greenwich Bay on its spectator-friendly course. Ample room is available for warmup and team tents. Sanctions have been requested from CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, and VT.