Rochester XC Classic

Date: November 27, 2021

Length: 5K XC

Start Time: 10:00am

Location: Hopkins Point - Mendon Ponds Park

Who's ready to relive their glory days? Get a chance to represent your high school alma-mater by racing a classic Rochester cross country course. Cross Country is huge and as so many people are home for Thanksgiving, this gives you a chance to “get the team back together”!

Men's Race - 10AM

Women's Race - 11AM

Didn't run High School Cross Country?  Don't worry you can still represent your High School today.  Still in High School?  Extend your season and join us on November 27!

Wear your school colors and join us at Mendon Ponds Park, Hopkins Point for a cross country event where you get to compete with other athletes from your era!

The 5K Cross Country course features the same challenges that you will remember from yesteryear including the classic Cardiac and Coronary hill climbs plus the flag pole finish.

• Chip Timing
• Awards
• Results - Will be posted for each individual race plus all races combined
• Post-Race grab and go food/drink
• Shirt available for purchase when registering ($10)

Registration/Packet Pickup

The entry fee is $20 and registration closes at 11:59pm on Tuesday, November 23.


Ribbons to top 20 male and female in each race
Coveted Top 5 t-shirt to top 5 finishers male and female following categories:

  • Graduated 60s, 70s, 80s
  • Graduated 1990s, 2000s
  • Graduated 2010s
  • Graduated 2020s

Race Day Schedule

9:30am - Race Day Pickup Opens
10am - Men's Race Starts
11am - Women's Race Starts


The course is just about a 5k
• 75%-80% dirt and grass, 20%-25% pavement
• It is the old west side course that starts in the field, finishes at the flag pole, and has 2 road sections
• Includes the classic Cardiac and Coronary hill climbs plus the flag pole finish