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Cross Country

Boys & Girls Cross Country - 5th - 8th Grade

Cross Country runs from September through the end of October. The Catholic Academy of Waterbury Cross Country Program is a ten week program for all girls and boys grades 5-8 that teaches the fundamentals of distance running with weekly competitions. The program provides positive health benefits to its participants. There are 4-6 meets throughout the season, as well as weekly practices.



Updated Schedule as of 10/5


Practice location: Lower Murray Park, 215 Anna Ave, Waterbury

Time: 3:15pm to 4:30pm (Parents please timely in picking up your children. We appreciate your efforts!)

Monday, October 7th Race at Holy Cross High School (race starts at 3:45pm need to be there for 3:30)

Friday, October 11th Race at Veteran’s Memorial Park (please report there for 3:30/3:45pm)

Wednesday, October 16th Race at Cheshire Park, 100 Highland Ave, Cheshire (St. Bridget’s hosting) All racers report to Cheshire park for 3:15pm. Race starts at 3:30pm and ends at 5:30pm

Monday, October 21st Chase Invitational at Chase Collegiate (565 Chase Parkway) please report there for 3:30/3:45pm. 

Thursday, October 24th Practice

Wednesday, October 30th Annual Pumpkin Race at Veteran’s Memorial Park (please report there for 3:30/3:45pm)

Dismissal on race days will be at 2:45pm in the lobby of CAW.


Athletes and Parents in order to keep the privilege of wearing our XC shirt on race days at school, the athletes must wear either the Catholic Academy Gym shorts only (no other shorts allowed), the school sweatpants, or running pants (blue, black, grey).