SYSA Fall 2021 Cross Country

Cross Country Fall 2021

SYSA Cross Country is a fun, recreational fall program for all youth, grades K-6. The 2021 Cross Country six week season will begin as early as September 8, with the first competition on Saturday, September 18th.

There are 5 Saturday meets. Participants K-6th grade will run a mile. Meets are located at different Spokane area parks.

WA State Covid Update

As of June 30, 2021, Washington State is reopened. All previous sporting guidelines are repealed.
Two documents were released; Washington Ready and Order of the Secretary of Health Amending 20-03 regarding Face Coverings Statewide. There are exceptions to the face covering requirements, including: people are not required to wear face masks while outdoors.

    LINK: Washington Ready

    LINK: State of Washington Department of Health

WA Sports Fitness Guidance (updated July 2021) LINK

Washington State has a Secretary of Health Mask Order.
• Outdoors: Masks are no longer required outdoors; however, unvaccinated individuals should wear face coverings outdoors in crowded public settings, including sporting events, where there is decreased ability to consistently maintain physical distance between non-household members.
People are not required to wear face coverings while engaged in outdoor training or competition in any type of sport.

Registration Closed

Season Dates

Sept 8th – October 16th

Registration Deadline 

Register on or before September 2nd

Divisions & Fees

$80  Grades K-6


Begins as early as September 8th
Mead team: Holmberg Park, T/Th, 5:30
North team: Indian Trail, T/Th, 5:00
South team: Mullan Road, M/W, 6:00
Valley team: Mirabeau Park, M/Th, 5:30

Meet Dates/Locations

Saturday, September 18, Audubon Park
Saturday, September 25, Manito Park
Saturday, October 2, Mirabeau Meadows
Saturday, October 9, Holmberg Park
Saturday, October 16, Sky Prairie Park
All City October 23rd.

Race Day Times

8:00 am K-2 Girls
8:15 am K-2 Boys
8:30 am 3-4 Girls
8:45 am 3-4 Boys
9:00 am 5-6 Girls
9:15 am 5-6 Boys


SYSA shirt provided

Picture Day

Coaches will sign up for a timeslot for their team’s group and individual pictures.
LINK to print Dorian picture order form
10/9 Cross Country

Dick’s Sporting Goods Weekend – August 28/29

Need running shoes or shorts? SYSA families receive 20% August 28/29


Player Provides

Athletic attire appropriate for the weather, labeled water bottle, and athletic shoes. Mask to be worn in accordance to the current Sporting Covid Guidelines.

Coaches Meeting

Tuesday, September 7th at 6pm via ZOOM

Volunteer Coach:

  • Volunteer Head Coach is needed before a team starts – All SYSA coaches are volunteers. For more information, contact
  • The Volunteer Head Coach will receive 50% off their child’s registration. LINK for registration procedures. The Head coach will receive the 50% discount after the program deadline and a team is confirmed.
  • Volunteer Coach background check HERE
  • Coaches contact registered players after Coach receives roster, please be patient waiting for this contact.
  • Online Registrations are confirmed by email; if information is omitted notify SYSA via reply email. 

ALERT- for better communications please add the following:, and as contacts in your phone/email.  There have been several issues with coaches and parents not receiving team information due to emails going to spam, junk and trash.