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Welcome to the CYO Cross Country Page!

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Welcome to the CYO Cross Country Page!

Welcome to 2017 CYO Cross Country!


2017 CYO Cross Country!

The 2017 CYO Cross Country Season ended with the annual "Diocesan Meet" at Crown Beach, Alameda. Over 800 runners from around the Oakland Diocese participated on the parish or school teams.  See the CYO Cross Country Results page for results.

CYO Cross Country features teams from parishes and Catholic schools from around the diocese.  There are five weeks of meets each year, running on Friday afternoons. An exciting sport featuring chidlren in Kindergarten through 8th grade.

The "companion sport" to CYO Cross Country, is CYO Track and Field in spring 2018 ... check out the page on CYO Track and Field.!

For more information, contact your local parish or Catholic school CYO Cross Country Coordinator or



2017 Season Results

Meet results will be posted on the 2017 CYO Cross Country Results Page following each meet.  For resutls of previous years, see the "Cross Country Meet Results" column on the right of this page.

Click Here to Visit the 2017 CYO Cross Country Results Page


Meet Mail

The weekly Meet Mail will be posted here each week, containing Information for Coordinators and Coaches on the past and coming meets.

Click Here for Meet Mail for Post Season Wrap Up – October 25

2017 Cross Country Information


Click Here for 2017 CYO Cross Country Meet Schedule

Click Here for 2017 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.

Name Tags


Cross Country Guidelines






"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

2017 CYO Cross Country Important Dates
  • Practice begins: Tuesday, August 15, 2017
  • Parish/School Coordinators' Meeting: Tuesday, August 22
  • Coaches Certification Workshops: Thursday, September 7 and Tuesday, September 12
  • Meet Dates: Fridays, Sept. 22, 29; October 6, 13
  • Diocesan Meet: Friday, October 20