Cross Country is now closed for the Fall 2023 season.

The CYO Cross Country Program is conducted in the fall for boys and girls in grades 1-8. Practice will begin in July and the season concludes in late October.  Practice days, times and locations will be announced by the coaches.  Schedules will handled by CYO and they determine meet times and locations.   Information can change without notice.

All participants must either be enrolled in St. Francis Xavier School, be registered at St Francis Xavier Church, home schooled and be enrolled in and actively attending a parish school of religion program for a complete year.  In addition, the athlete cannot be a member of any other Cross Country team during the CYO Cross Country season.
Check under “Athlete Registration” on this website for more eligibility requirements if you are not a registered St Francis Xavier Parishioner.

Sports participants are required to fill out an official CYO Pre Participation form signed by a physician which must be good for 13 months and include the entire season. This form must be on file with the St Francis Xavier Registrar BEFORE an athlete can practice or participate in this sport.  Forms can be found by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.    Please scan an send this form via email to

All first year sports participants must provide a copy of their birth certificate which will permanently remain on file.

Cross Country fee is $85 per child.  Included in the fee are charges for regular meets.  A uniform will be issued and must be returned after the season ends.  Issued t-shirt and shorts must be worn for each event.  No deviations will be accepted and are grounds for disqualification.    Optional black only tights may be worn under shorts.  See coach for details.

Deadline to register for Cross Country is July 17, 2023.  

Click here to register for Cross Country


PreParticipation Form