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Welcome to the CYO Cross Country Page!

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Welcome to the CYO Cross Country Page!


Welcome to 2014 CYO Cross Country!


CYO Cross Country teams will line up at the starting line beginning on September 19 with the first meet at Joaquin Miller Park!  This fast-growing sport offers runs for teams of young people in a variety of parks in the East Bay. A list of important dates, including meet dates, is now posted on the left of this page, and other important information is posted below.

2014 Cross Country Information


Schedule of Meets
Click here for the 2014 Schedule of CYO Cross Country Meets.

Color Group Schedule
Each school or parish is assigned to a "Color Group" for each meet. For team scoring and awards, runners only run against the others in their color group. The color must be indicated on each runner's name tag.
Click Here for 2014 Color Group Schedule.



Coordinator and Coach Preseason Information
The 2013 CYO Cross Country season concluded with the "Diocesan Meet" on a   Friday afternoon at Joaquin Miller Park in the Oakland Hills. The exciting conclusion to the season included prayer, great races and team awards presentation. Over 800 runners participated in the event.
Results of each meet are now available on the  2013 CYO Cross Country Results Page!


Our Thanks to John Von Seeburg from Assumption parish and the  photographer for the outstanding images of this season!




"Friends on the field of athletic competition are the real gold of Track. Awards become corroded. Friends gather no dust."
– Jesse Owens


Catholic Youth Organization
Diocese of Oakland

2121 Harrison Street , Oakland CA 94612
510-893-5154 • Fax 510-834-5498

Bill Ford, CYO Director
Grace House, Administrative Assistant

CYO Email

2014 CYO Cross Country Important Dates
  • Practice begins: Friday, August 15, 2014
  • Parish/School Coordinators' Meeting: Tuesday, August 19
  • Coaches Certification Workshop: Thursday, September 4
  • Meet Dates: Fridays, Sept. 19, 26; October 3, 10
  • Diocesan Meet: Friday, October 17